Dubai is finalising plans to increase its cruise ship capacity at Port Rashid amid higher than anticipated growth in cruise tourists to the city in the coming 2016/17 Middle East cruise season.
The recently concluded Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum revealed strong growth in the Middle East cruise market, with the UAE’s ports of Dubai and Abu Dhabi set to welcome 1.5-million cruise visitors […]
Dubai Cruise Tourism has commemorated the inaugural visit to Dubai of Celebrity Constellation during her maiden voyage in the region.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced that Seven Seas Voyager will undergo renovations as part of the company’s $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment program ahead of her Dubai cruise in 2017.
Celebrity Cruises is the latest cruise line to home port a cruise ship in the Middle East for the winter cruise season, offering roundtrip cruises out of Abu Dhabi. During her maiden call to Dubai, Cruise Arabia & Africa was invited aboard to tour this latest addition to the Arabian Gulf cruise market.
The 295m cruise ship Celebrity Constellation made her Middle East debut this week, sailing for the first time ever from Abu Dhabi on a 12-night roundtrip cruise to India.
The Gibraltar shipyard Gibdock has undertaking exacting repair and renewal work on Thomson Majesty, the Thomson-operated luxury vessel owned by Louis Cruises.
The Chinese cruise market is one of the fastest growing in the world, with an increase this year in cross-border Chinese cruise passengers of 44% and a 35% increase in the number […]
More than 600,000 cruise tourists aboard several dozen cruise ships making 157 ship calls will visit Dubai during the upcoming Middle East cruise season starting in November 2016 and ending in June […]
The Category 4 hurricane currently battering its way through the Caribbean has caused mass disruption to cruise itineraries in the region, according to reports from cruise lines operating from the US’ Gulf […]