Port Sultan Qaboos, Oman’s primary cruise port in the heart of Muscat, received 72 cruise ship calls in the first quarter of 2019, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism, while another […]
There’s something particularly satisfying about time-lapse videos, especially when it’s a cruise ship under construction or undergoing a refit, and we love the new video of Marella Explorer 2 from Marella Cruises.
Marella Cruises is pitting Dubai in the UAE and Aqaba in Jordan against one another as cruise destinations in its new 14-night cruise itinerary from the UAE to Jordan aboard Marella Discovery.
Five cruise ships tied up alongside at Dubai Cruise Terminal in Port Rashid Friday as the 2018/2019 winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf kicked off.
Five cruise ships packed with 25,000 cruise tourists from across the globe will be alongside at the Dubai Cruise Terminal this coming Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the same day that the UAE’s […]
Newly re-branded Marella Cruises (formerly Thomson Cruises) is returning to the Middle East in 2019 with Marella Discovery.
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Marella Cruises made a name for itself as Thomson Cruises, becoming known as the UK’s preeminent fun ship cruise line offering fly-cruise itineraries in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and more recently, Dubai.
At the recent Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Dubai, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of extending the Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.