Tagged: Dubai – United Arab Emirates – Bahrain – Qatar – Oman

MSC Cruises Updates Winter 2023-24 Itineraries

MSC Cruises (logo)MSC Cruises has cancelled the full winter programme of MSC Orchestra that was planned in the Red Sea from 8 November 2023 to 17 April 2024 because of the proximity of some of ship’s ports of call to Israel and the number of restrictions in the bordering countries that would have adversely affected the holiday experience for passengers. (more…)

MSC Cruises And Formula 1 Join Forces To Launch A Unique Grand Prix Hospitality Experience. Range of different packages and experiences on board MSC Virtuosa, for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2023

MSC Cruises (logo)As part of MSC Cruises Global Partnership with Formula 1®, a unique and high-end Grand Prix™ hospitality offering has been unveiled today promising an unrivalled race weekend experience at this year’s FORMULA 1® ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™ on 24-26 November. (more…)

Cruise ship terminal opens in Jordan’s port of Aqaba. The agreement with Abu Dhabi’s AD Ports Group could help bolster Jordan’s tourism sector

AD Ports Group opened a cruise ship terminal in the port of Aqaba Monday, January 24. The Abu Dhabi-based logistics firm and the Aqaba Development Corporation said the Aqaba Cruise Terminal is the first of its kind in the Jordanian Red Sea port. (more…)

AIDAcosma warmly welcomed in Dubai for her maiden call. Start of the debut Orient season with many highlights

On November 17, 2022, the cruise ship AIDAcosma called at the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal for the first time. To mark the occasion, numerous official representatives from Dubai Port Authorities, Inchcape Shipping and Dubai Cruise Terminal came on board for the official plaque ceremony. (more…)

MSC Foundation: Plans For National Program To Conserve Qatar’s Coastal Ecosystems Announced

MSC Foundation: Plans For National Program To Conserve Qatar’s Coastal Ecosystems Announced (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - November 2022)The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Qatar University’s Environmental Science Center, and Qatar Foundation’s Earthna Center for a Sustainable Future have signaled their intent to collaborate on a national program to conserve and restore Qatar’s coastal ecosystems. (more…)