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 […]
MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises and TUI have joined Royal Caribbean in confirming that their planned Dubai cruise programs for the coming 2019/2020 cruise season are unaffected by the ongoing tensions between Iran […]
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 […]
In the last five years the number of cruise tourists sailing from Dubai has doubled. In the coming 2018/2019 cruise season 725,000 passengers are expected to cruise from Dubai aboard one of […]
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.
The German cruise line TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, and a regular homeporting cruise line in the Middle East, is planning to order a new […]