There are now three cruise lines scheduled to cruise roundtrip from Dubai for the 2020/21 Middle East cruise season, which has been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.
Dubai’s resilience as a cruise destination has shone through in the last few weeks as cruise lines begin to develop itineraries for the 2021 and 2022 winter seasons, with several major lines […]
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It will likely take until at least 2022 before the cruise industry fully recovers from the damage wrought by the global coronavirus pandemic, according to Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation.
The Cape Town cruise sector has fully recovered from the contraction in 2016 caused by the drought crisis, says the V&A Waterfront’s Andre Blaine, Executive Manager Marine and Industrial.
Tourism officials in Durban, the homeport for MSC Cruises for the South African cruise season, say the regular turnaround calls by MSC Orchestra during the coming cruise season will add more than […]
Recent xenophobic violence and crimes against women in South Africa have damaged the country’s brand as a travel destination and hurt forward bookings by international tourists, according to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO, Tourism […]
Despite load shedding and an ongoing water shortage crisis, the Cape Town cruise tourism market has been unaffected, with local officials looking forward to the city’s biggest cruise season on record in […]
South Africa is aiming to grow its cruise market to more than 1-million passengers by 2025, according to Phindile Makwakwa, the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
Despite the rolling black outs and economic uncertainty plaguing South Africa, the country’s domestic cruise market is stronger than ever, according to the results of the annual Travel Expo in Johannesburg.