When Queen Mary 2 returns to Dubai in 2019 she will likely have on-board a team of Royal Marines to protect her against pirate attacks in the Red Sea.
It may soon be possible to cruise between Dubai and Karachi aboard Pakistan’s first cruise-ferry service, if transport officials in the country are able to put their plans into action.
Abu Dhabi has fast established itself as the cultural as well as political capital of the UAE, it is home to the largest mosque in the world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the […]
Fujairah is a picturesque port city on the east coast of the UAE. It is the only emirate in the UAE with an Indian Ocean coastline, and as such tends to get […]
Khor Fakkan lies on the east coast of the UAE, with its coastline on the Gulf of Oman. It is considered to be part of Sharjah, the third-largest emirate in the UAE, […]
Dubai is determined to remain the cruise capital of the Middle East, undertaking a major redevelopment and expansion of its facilities at Port Rashid and the recently announced Dubai Harbour, and now […]
Cruise market in UAE exempt from value added tax (VAT) and therefore Dubai cruise demand wont be affected, says leading Middle East cruise representative.
Costa, MSC and AIDA to ‘interport’ between Dubai and Abu Dhabi for 2018/19 Middle East cruise season
Three of the five cruise lines deploying cruise ships in the Arabian Gulf for the 2018/2019 cruise season out of Dubai will be offering both Abu Dhabi and Dubai as turnaround ports, […]
Ras Al Khaimah is not currently included on the itineraries of any cruise ships homeporting in the Arabian Gulf for at least the 2018 and 2019 cruise seasons, although it has been […]
The Omani government recently handed over Muscat Port’s waterfront assets to Omran, the wholly government owned tourism investment vehicle, for the implementation of the ambitious Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront Project.