CruiseInternational

Amber Cove to welcome first cruise ship next year

Amber Cove, an exciting new destination located in the heart of the Dominican Republic's breathtaking North Coast, known as the Amber Coast, just outside the historical town of Puerto Plata – will welcome its first cruise ship when the Carnival Victory arrives on October 6, 2015, for a day-long call. The visit by Carnival Victory is the first of 37 calls by eight different Carnival ships that will take place between October 2015 and April 2016, accounting for more than 100,000 guests during this period. The project is designed to re-establish the Dominican Republic’s North Coast as a popular cruise destination.  The last cruise ship to call at Puerto Plata was nearly 30 years ago. The new two-berth Amber Cove Cruise Center will be able to accommodate up to 8,000 cruise passengers and 2,000

Read More
CruiseInternational

Dubai gets World’s largest cruise terminal at Mina Rashid

DP World’s third cruise terminal in Dubai has been inaugurated by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal is set to be the world’s largest covered cruise facility capable of welcoming 14,000 cruise passengers a day. DP World welcomed 4,000 passengers at the new terminal on last week from the Costa Cruise and Aida Cruise ships, part of Arabian Gulf tours. Incidentally Mina Rashid was for the seventh consecutive year was voted as world's leading cruise port in the World Travel Awards just a few days ago. The Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal covers 28,000 square metres and is the latest addition to The Dubai Cruise Terminal facility at Mina Rashid. Dubai’s vision is to attract 20 million tourists a year by 2020, with

Read More