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Dubai expects double-digit growth in cruise tourism

In the future months, up to 150 cruise ships are expected to arrive in Dubai.

In the future months, up to 150 cruise ships are expected to arrive in Dubai.

Dubai anticipates robust growth in cruise ship passenger numbers as it gears up for the upcoming season, with both of its ports poised for increased activity.

Up to 150 Cruise Ships Set to Visit Dubai

Dubai is preparing to welcome a substantial influx of cruise ships, with up to 150 vessels scheduled to call at its ports, Mina Rashid and Dubai Harbour, in the coming months.

Season Kicks Off with Mein Schiff 2 Arrival

The cruise season officially commenced with the arrival of the luxury liner Mein Schiff 2, which docked at the state-of-the-art Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal at Mina Rashid.

Virgin Voyages’ Resilient Lady Ship Makes Debut in Dubai

Dubai is set to host the Resilient Lady Ship, operated by Virgin Voyages, marking the vessel’s first voyage from the city. The Resilient Lady Ship will embark on two routes from Dubai during this cruise season.

Prominent Cruise Companies Operating in Dubai

Dubai’s growing popularity as a cruise destination is evident as several major cruise companies have included the city in their itineraries. 

Notable operators such as MSC Cruises, TUI Cruises, Aida Cruises, Costa Cruises, and Ponant Cruises will run cruises from Dubai. Additionally, renowned cruise lines like Cunard, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruises, Silversea Cruises, and Cordelia Cruises will also offer routes via the emirate.

Dubai’s vibrant cruise industry is poised for another successful season, with a diverse range of cruise companies and vessels set to cater to travelers seeking an exciting maritime experience in this dynamic city.

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