For a robust maritime sector


The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) sheds light on some of the major local insurance services designed to ensure safe navigation, and support maritime operational efficiency and security. TT Bureau The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has been at the forefront of promoting excellence and quality across key maritime indicators, …

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Pullmantur marks debut in Dubai


Reaffirming Dubai’s position as the cruise hub of the region, Dubai Tourism alongside its public and private sector partners, welcomed ‘Horizon’ into Dubai, marking the debut of Pullmantur in the region. TT Bureau At 208 meters long and weighing 46,811 gross tonnes, ‘Horizon’ is the first Spanish cruise line to …

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Dubai to boost maritime traffic


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


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


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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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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Cruising off Dubai shores with Al Wasl

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In its endeavour to offer new experiences to clients every season, Al Wasl Dhow goes all out to create new packages that include sunset cruise, spectacular views of Dubai’s canals, desert sports and adventure activities, reveals its Managing Director Ishrat Ali Khan. TT Bureau Al Wasl Dhow Cruise promises breathtaking …

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