Cruise

Constant updates on cruise lines, cruise tourism and terminal developments

Haitham Mattar, chief executive of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and Captain Clifford Brand, chief executive of RAK Ports, signing the new MOU

RAK Ports signs tourism develo...

RAK Ports signs touri...

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is keen to raise its profile as a tourism destination and RAK Ports is...
The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is ...
RAK Ports could start hosting luxury cruise ship calls in 2018

RAK Ports targets cruise marke...

RAK Ports targets cru...

RAK Ports is at present primarily focused on cargo operations and has a strong position in the regio...
RAK Ports is at present primarily...
A computer generated image of one of the new cruise terminals planned for Dubai Harbour

Second cruise terminal planned...

Second cruise termina...

The Dubai-based Meraas group has announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in ...
The Dubai-based Meraas group has ...
Noura Rashid Al Dhaheri, cruise terminal manager, ADP, presents the captain of Majestic Princess with a special plaque to mark its maiden voyage

UAE cruise ports achieve doubl...

UAE cruise ports achi...

Both Dubai and Abu Dhabi have recorded strong growth in their cruise business in the 2016-17 season ...
Both Dubai and Abu Dhabi have rec...
Jasem Zaiton, ISS' Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions

Inchcape Shipping Services boo...

Inchcape Shipping Ser...

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), one of the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider...
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS),...
P&O Cruises Oceana will home port in Dubai for a season in 2019

Dubai wins cruise line home po...

Dubai wins cruise lin...

Dubai's Port Rashid's efforts to establish itself as one of the region's major cruise shipping hubs ...
Dubai's Port Rashid's efforts to ...
Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach

Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach open...

Sir Bani Yas Cruise B...

Abu Dhabi Ports has officially opened Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach, offering cruise ship passengers a n...
Abu Dhabi Ports has officially op...
Cruise business is booming in Qatar

Cruise first for Doha

Cruise first for Doha...

For the first time ever, two large cruise ships recently docked at Doha port in Qatar simultaneously...
For the first time ever, two larg...
Azamara vessel welcomed at Doha Port

Doha Port welcomes Azamara ves...

Doha Port welcomes Az...

The luxury cruise ship Azamara Journey docked in Doha Port on the morning of October 31st, highlight...
The luxury cruise ship Azamara Jo...
Oman operator starts Iran ferry link

Oman operator starts Iran ferr...

Oman operator starts ...

Muscat-based National Ferries Company (NFC) has started a high speed ferry service between Oman and ...
Muscat-based National Ferries Com...
Record cruise year for Abu Dhabi

Record cruise year for Abu Dha...

Record cruise year fo...

As the region’s 2015/2016 cruise season has come to a close, Abu Dhabi Ports has released its best e...
As the region’s 2015/2016 cruis...
Abu Dhabi Opens Cruise Terminal

Abu Dhabi opens cruise termina...

Abu Dhabi opens cruis...

His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of Abu ...
His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zay...
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