South Africa wants to triple the number of cruise tourists visiting the country via Cape Town by 2040, according to Derek Hanekom, the country’s Minister for Tourism.
Anecdotal reports from the first passengers taking a cruise from Durban aboard the new SA-based cruise ship MSC Musica indicate that wait times at the N-Shed terminal for boarding have been reduced […]
MSC Musica arrived in Durban Wednesday morning at the end of a 24-night repositioning cruise from Venice, via Greece, Israel, Aqaba in Jordan, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion.
MSC Cruises have revealed details of MSC Orchestra’s inaugural cruise season in South Africa, sailing roundtrip from Durban in the Indian Ocean between November, 2019 and April, 2020.
The Durban beachfront promenade extension, part of the city’s R35 billion Point Waterfront Development, which includes the new Durban Cruise Terminal, is on track for completion in November next year.
At 294m, 92,409 gross tons and carrying 2,550 passengers, MSC Musica is the largest cruise ship that MSC Cruises has ever homeported in South Africa. From November, 2018 to March, 2019, she […]
The Port of Durban has scooped the prestigious title of Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018 at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, widely regarded to be the Oscars of the travel industry.
The deployment of a much larger cruise ship in the South African market is a sign of MSC Cruises’ confidence in the SA source market, and of South Africans’ growing desire for […]
For the first time ever, four cruise lines will be homeporting in South Africa for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season, sailing roundtrip out of Cape Town and Durban.
MSC Cruises will deploy MSC Orchestra in Durban, South Africa for the 2019/2020 cruise season, instead of MSC Musica, according to scheduled itineraries for both ships.