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(News) SOUTH AFRICA-Durban cruise season shows bumper growth

https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/kwazulu-natal/durban-cruise-season-shows-bumper-growth-24446089 The number of cruise passengers that passed through the Durban port this year shot up to nearly 30% compared to last year with data released by Transnet National Ports Authority showing a total of...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA-Cruise liners carry huge economic potential

https://www.heraldlive.co.za/news/2019-05-28-cruise-liners-carry-huge-economic-potential/ That is the potential economic impact of one cruise ship carrying 2,000 passengers docking in the Port of Port Elizabeth for just one day.But the port will have to go through a significant facelift...

(News) OMAN-Indian cruise liner visits Oman

https://timesofoman.com/article/1361119 Oman’s tourism sector looks set for a boost as the first Indian cruise liner to visit the Sultanate has docked at Sultan Qaboos Port, the Ministry of Tourism has announced. The Karnika arrived in...

(Info) SOMALIA-Somalis escape to the beach and a new floating restaurant

https://www.euronews.com/2019/05/22/somalis-escape-to-the-beach-and-a-new-floating-restaurant MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu's popular Lido beach. "We considered that...

(News) INDIA-Tide turns in Kochi’s favour as cruise season ends on a high note

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/2019/may/14/tide-turns-in-kochis-favour-as-cruise-season-ends-on-a-high-note-1976516.html SPECTRUM OF THE SEAS, the world’s fourth-largest cruise liner, departed Kochi’s shores on Saturday, bringing the eight-month cruise tourism season in the city to an end. The city looked back at it with joy as...

(News) INDIA-Mumbai Port plays host to Spectrum of the Seas

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/mumbai-port-plays-host-to-spectrum-of-the-seas/article27085111.ece Mumbai Port on Thursday hosted around 5,700 guests from 71 nations, who arrived on Spectrum of the Seas, the largest and most advanced cruise ship to port in India. Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship has...

(News) UEA-Largest cruise ship to ever visit Dubai departs for Singapore.

https://www.logisticsmiddleeast.com/transport/maritime/32647-video-largest-cruise-ship-to-ever-visit-dubai-departs-for-singapore While Dubai is no stranger to mega-cruise ships, with several dozen 100,000+ gross ton vessels calling each year, SPECTRUM OF THE SEAS at 168,800 gross tons is the largest of them all. The Dubai...

(News) OMAN- 10 new tourism projects worth OMR4.5 million coming up in Oman.

https://extra.timesofoman.com/article/1244753/Oman/Tourism/Ten-new-tourism-projects-worth-OMR45-million-coming-up-in-Oman With an investment of OMR4.5 million, 10 new projects are coming up in the tourism sector. The massive investments are for establishment of hotels, hotel apartments, tourist resorts, and camps as well as restaurants...

(Info) OMAN- The cruise ship AIDA BELLA, with nearly 2,000 tourists, arrives in Oman.

https://timesofoman.com/article/1227532 .The last cruise liner of the season, AIDA BELLA, landed today at the port of Khasab with 1958 tourists at the port, according to the Ministry of Tourism. AIDA BELLA arrived today in Khasab...

(News) OMAN-Omani yacht to visit 17 ports in 12 nations on friendship tour

https://timesofoman.com/article/1192464/Oman/Government/Omani-yacht-to-visit-17-ports-in-12-nations-on-friendship-tour Omani naval yacht Shabab Oman II will visit 17 ports across 12 nations as it departs on its friendship tour, which runs from April to October 2019. The yacht, which belongs to the Royal Navy...
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