Cruises

Crusing and dealing

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 6_2ND STORY

Cruisehost is the first technology provider to of AIDA Cruises, with its full implementation by the end of this year. TT Bureau Cruisehost Solutions — operator of the booking systems Cruisea and Cruisec for cruises — has agreed to a cooperation with AIDA Cruises. Accordingly, Cruisehost may connect its systems …

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Abu Dhabi as a cruise destination

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 6

Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services (EAS) via Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal to create a seamless cruise passenger journey experience from plane to sea, thereby meeting their expectations. TT Bureau With the beginning of the 2018-19 cruise season, the ongoing partnership will witness …

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Art Marine’s cultural trip

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG -8

Dubai Properties has appointed Art Marine, the region’s largest 360-degree leisure marine enterprise, as the operator of its marina at Culture Village. The 60-berth marina is located between Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Bridge. TT Bureau The agreement mandates Art Marine, Dubai Properties’ maritime partner, to manage the entire premises, …

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NCL eyes the MEA region

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG - 5

With a 51-year-old history of breaking boundaries of traditional cruising, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is now focusing on the Middle Eastern market. Nick Wilkinson, VP & MD, Norwegian Cruise Line, shares insights. TT Bureau How important is the Middle Eastern market for cruising The Middle Eastern market has experienced significant …

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Dubai to boost maritime traffic

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-8_2ND STORY

Dubai’s maritime industry has significant potential to grow by expanding into the lucrative luxury yacht sector and ensuring leisure maritime pursuits, aiming to broaden Dubai’s tourism offering. TT Bureau As per the latest report by Dubai Tourism, Dubai is the world’s fourth most visited city. Following the announcement of the …

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Costa marks 70 years of cruising

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-8

This year, Costa Cruises celebrates its 70th anniversary milestone with its Costa fleet ships sailing the seas all over the world. Alessandro Bottaro, Sales & Marketing Director—Mediterranean New Markets, UK, East Europe, Africa and Middle East, Costa Crociere S.p.A shares with TravTalk. TT Bureau Costa Cruises is celebrating 70 years …

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Indulge in luxury onboard Al Wasl

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 23

ATM is the perfect platform for Al Wasl Dhow to network with global partners as the cruise has taken off to great heights over the years under the leadership of Ishrat Khan with its many offerings from cultural and heritage tourism to yachting, cruising and even desert safari for the …

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Roam the world with CruiseXplore

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 6

With over 25 years of experience in cruising, CruiseXplore is committed to finding the best cruise for its clientele. With around 14 cruise brands in portfolio, the company caters to vacationers across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon. TT Bureau Cruising is all about …

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Anchors aweigh for ‘Sailing Arabia’

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-24

The Middle East is steadily progressing in terms of hosting various adventure tourism events over the past few years. ‘Sailing Arabia’ brings together sailing enthusiasts from around the world to network with each other whilst enjoying the spirit of sportsmanship. TT BUREAU David Graham, CEO, Oman Sail This year marks …

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Dubai sees the dawn of cruise season

TTME JAN 2018-PG 6-ii

As this year’s cruise season begins, Dubai is targeting new markets from Europe and India to join in as the 9-month seasonal venture is one of the most lucrative tourism strategies, says Jamal Humaid Al Falasi, Director, Dubai Cruise Tourism, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). SHEHARA RIZLY …

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