German cruise line Phoenix Reisen is cruising from Dubai again in 2021 aboard its classic cruise ship Artania, but this time it’s got a more unusual destination planned than the Med.
TUI Cruises, which cruises the longest Middle East cruise seasons of all the cruise lines homeporting in Dubai, is switching out Mein Schiff 5 with Mein Schiff 6 for the 2020/21 season.
Marella Cruises has released its 2020/21 Winter cruise itineraries, confirming Marella Celebration’s deployment in the Arabian Gulf out of Dubai.
There is a lot of chatter in the cruise market about Marella Cruises upcoming Winter 2020/2021 deployments, with reports on Cruise Critic’s message boards that the cruise line will be sailing another […]
The new Dubai Cruise Terminal within the Dubai Harbour development on the Palm Jumeirah will be built by ASGC, Meraas, the property giant behind the project, has announced. The new Dubai Cruise […]
Oceania Cruises has announced that it’s 684-passenger luxury cruise ship Sirena will spend the winter and spring cruise seasons in 2020/21 in the Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf instead of the Caribbean.
The Middle East cruise market, based primarily out of Dubai, and the Indian sector, based primarily out Mumbai, has seen the largest-ever capacity increase in a single year, with a year-on-year jump […]
Karnika, the first cruise ship to be operated by Jalesh Cruises, itself the first-ever domestically owned mainstream cruise line in India, has made her maiden port call in Dubai, marking the start […]
The GCC source market for cruises is now worth around US $300-million, with more than 110,000 Middle East nationals taking a cruise annually, according to Mohamed Saeed, Royal Caribbean International’s Middle East […]
Saudi Arabia has the potential to be a key cruise destination on the Red Sea, according to Royal Caribbean International’s Middle East general manager Mohamed Saeed.