Carnival Corp. Signs Partnership with Meraas to develop Dubai Cruise Terminal

Carnival Corporation & plc  (logo)Carnival Corporation has signed a strategic partnership with Dubai-based holding company Meraas to develop the Dubai Cruise Terminal in an effort to grow maritime tourism in the region and transform Dubai into a major regional maritime tourism hub. 

Set to open in October 2020, the terminal will serve as the main hub for cruise tourism in Dubai and will become Carnival Corporation’s primary hub for its homeporting and transit operations in the region. 
Meraas and Carnival Corporation signed the strategic agreement at a ceremony with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in attendance, who approved the terminal as the main hub for cruise tourism in Dubai. Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will assist Meraas in ensuring the terminal meets the highest international standards of the cruise industry – The companies will collaborate across several strategic areas including port development, terminal management and new cruise development opportunities at Dubai Harbour and the broader region.

(Carnival Corporation)