The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has announced the resumption of cruise liners in Abu Dhabi starting from September 01 of this year, after months of closure in 2020 as a result of the strict COVID-19 precautionary measures.
A new partner has joined the cruise network, Cruise Baltic. It is a happy reunion, as Sassnitz has previously been a part of the network and has now returned. With this new German partner, the total number of cruise ports and destinations hits 32 – the highest ever.
Costa Cruises ship, Costa Luminosa has set sail again on May 16 from the port of Trieste, becoming the company's second ship this year to resume operations and the first to resume cruises in the Adriatic Sea and Greece. Overall, Costa has a total of four ships scheduled to resume cruises this summer.
Costa Smeralda, Costa Cruises’ flagship, left the port of Savona May 01, for a week-long cruise in Italy. It is the first ship of the Italian company to resume operations during this year, officially kicking off the summer season, which will see a total of four Costa ships cruising the Mediterranean.
This summer, Royal Caribbean International guests can soak up the Mediterranean sun and explore the captivating coastlines of Greece and Cyprus on all-new seven-night cruises departing from Limassol, Cyprus.
Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Tourism welcomes the decision of Royal Caribbean, hailed as the largest cruise company in the world, to include Cyprus in its programme for the months of June, July and August of this year.
P&O Cruises Australia is maintaining its optimism for the ultimate restart of cruising while, in the meantime, again taking a practical approach in extending its current operational pause to departures on or before June18 of this year.