All aboard: cruise season launches with arrival of Seabourn Encore to Abu Dhabi

Sir Bani Yas Island is a popular new cruise destination in the United Arab Emirates (Courtesy Anantara Hotels)Seabourn Encore arrived in Mina Zayed at 8am on Monday. On the quay, passengers were met by women and men in traditional Emirati dress serving Arabic coffee and dates. Falconers were on hand and an ayyala traditional dance was performed. (