Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal is playing a prominent role in expanding the emirate’s tourism industry, having recorded a 16 per cent increase in passengers and 20 per cent increase in vessel calls during the 2015/2016 cruise season.
Dubai Tourism authorities gave a grand welcome to Ovation of the Seas, the third Quantum-class ship of Royal Caribbean International, when it dropped anchor at the Dubai Cruise Terminal 3 during its Global Odyssey cruise.
A stomach bug causing vomiting and diarrhea has spread to more than a quarter of the 919 passengers aboard a British cruise ship, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said, as the ship docked in Maine over the weekend.
Bahrain came out a big winner at the annual Royal Caribbean Arabia awards announced at last month's Arabian Travel Market (ATM) with three travel companies taking home the most number of awards.
Transworld Travel and Al
Abu Dhabi is set to host the world’s leading cruise line executives when they meet in the UAE capital for the return of the annual Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum this December.
The forum is being organised and managed by
The newly opened La Verda Dubai Marina Suites & Villas is offering guests exciting cruise packages tailored to suit different requirements.
The ‘Special Sunset & Night Package’ starts from Dh1,600 for two hours
UAE’s Etihad Airways, in conjunction with MSC Cruises, has created a special Fly-Cruise package in celebration of the new Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal launch, which took place yesterday (December 13).
More than 650 guests were
In a further show of regional collaboration, Bahrain became the latest country to confirm its commitment to the Cruise Arabia Alliance, which now has membership from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Qatar and Oman.
The six-member allian
Dnata, the Middle East’s leading travel management company, has recently entered into partnership with Germany’s AIDA Cruises to provide shore excursions to their guests in Bahrain.
Dnata expects to serve approximately 25,00
Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the emirate―has started welcoming cruise liners at Sir Bani Yas Island, the Arabian Gulf’s first cruise beach stopover in Abu Dhabi.