Cruises

Dubai to boost maritime traffic

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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

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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

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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

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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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Al Wasl anchor to ME for cruises

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Al Wasl Dhow recently bagged the Best Dhow Cruise Company award at the maiden Arabian Travel Awards held recently at JW Marriott Dubai. Ishrat Ali Khan, MD, talks about the win. Al Wasl Dhow is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and a leader of Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina, with …

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Costa cruises on Middle Eastern waters

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Costa Cruises has gained immense popularity in the Middle East and it returns the love by dedicating its most exquisite ship, Costa Mediterranean, to the region every year during the winters. Alessandro Bottaro, Head of Sales & Marketing for Mediterranean New Markets, UK, East Europe, Africa and Middle East at …

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Setting sail for strong season

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Dubai Cruise Tourism is going all out to develop and position Dubai as a top cruise destination. Cruise tourism, today, stands as a major component of Dubai’s tourism proposition. Jamal Humaid Al Falasi Director Dubai Cruise Tourism By the end of 2016, almost 24 million tourists would have taken to …

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Cruising Abu Dhabi on scenic waterways

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A novel addition to the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi is a newly launched ferry named as “Jalboot” – the emirate’s only private scheduled passenger service which covers 100 kms of scenic waterway in and around the emirate. TT BUREAU The ferry has won a warm reception from residents and tourists …

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