Royal Caribbean International has dropped Oman’s capital Muscat as a port of call on the two remaining roundtrip Dubai cruises of the 2019/2020 season for Jewel of the Seas due to concerns […]
Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has released ten new itineraries within its Crystal Getaways collection, which are shorter legs of longer voyages – typically four to ten nights rather than several weeks.
MSC Cruises has opened sales for its 2022 World Cruise aboard MSC Poesia, calling at 43 ports on five continents, including Aqaba in Jordan (the gateway to Petra) and the ancient port […]
Saudi Arabia has taken the historic step of introducing a tourist visa for travelers from 49 countries, including e-visas and visas on arrival for citizens of the world’s largest cruise markets.
In 2018 MSC Cruises became the first cruise line ever to homeport two cruise ships in Dubai simultaneously, and during next year’s cruise season, they will do it a third time with […]
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 […]
Costa Cruises have cancelled a port call in Salalah for Costa Victoria due to Cyclone Luban, according to a statement from the cruise line. “Costa Crociere considers the safety of its guests […]
The Norway of Arabia, Khasab sits amidst the glittering fjords of the Musandum Peninsula, surrounded on all sides by the dramatic Hajar mountain range.
Muscat is the ancient capital of Oman, sitting amid a stunning mountain range it is a city of greenery and barren peaks, and is best approached from the sea as the sun […]
Salalah is the quintessential ‘pretty Arabia’, surrounded on three sides by the Dhofar mountain range, with a coastline dominated by frankincense trees. It is the perfume capital of the region and the […]