(News) MALDIVES- Submarine excursions is now available in the Maldives

https://www.marinetechnologynews.com/news/submarine-excursions-available-maldives-560619 Guests at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru are able to go beyond the typical vacation experience with an underwater flight excursion aboard the three-person DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S, a submarine designed...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA- Increase of several million rand for Western Cape fishing and tourism

http://cajnewsafrica.com/2018/05/30/multimillion-rand-boost-for-western-cape-fishing-tourism-2/ Fishing communities and tourism operators in the Western Cape have received a major boost with the R400 million (US$32 million) upgrade on harbours in the province. (…) CDC, an implementing agent on behalf of...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN- Luxury French line Ponant has rolled out new, enticing itineraries that...

https://cruisepassenger.com.au/ponants-new-exotic-itineraries-for-2020-21/ Be it the gardens of Japan, the game reserves of Africa, diving and snorkelling in the crystal waters of Polynesia or experiencing the exotic fairyland of the Arabian Nights, there is a world of...

(News) TANZANIA-Cruises are becoming more and more successful in the Indian Ocean; Tanzania wants...

https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/mayotte/actualite-regionale-8-avril-697760.html The Tanzanian government has just announced the construction of a cruise terminal in the port of Dar es Salaam. The port has recently been visited by the Silver Whisper, which is beginning to sail...

(News) INDIA – More than 25,000 crew, passengers on over 700 ships not allowed...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/morethan-25000-crew-passengers-on-over-700-ships-not-allowed-to-disembark-at-indian-portsshipping-ministry-official/articleshow/74636553.cms To contain the spread of deadly coronavirus, the government has so far prevented more than 25,000 crew and passengers on board over 700 ships from disembarking on Indian shores, a Shipping Ministry official said....

(News) MAURITIUS- Boaters: a sector plagued by illegal operators

https://www.lexpress.mu/article/319749/plaisanciers-un-secteur-en-proie-aux-operateurs-illegaux The field of nautical activities takes off. Operators, boat manufacturers and authorities agree on this. Moreover, yesterday, Monday, October 30 a workshop was organized. Objectives: to professionalize the sector, improve the quality of service...

(News) OMAN-Oman to turn old port into major tourism hub

http://www.globalconstructionreview.com/news/oman-turn-old-port-major-tourism-hub/ Oman has hired Dubai luxury property developer Damac International to turn its historic port into a major tourism and lifestyle haven. Master planning and other work has been awarded to multidisciplinary design firm, SSH.The...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA- Volvo Ocean Race, a major contributor to South Africa’s oceans economy

https://blog.samsa.org.za/2017/11/28/volvo-ocean-race-a-major-contributor-to-south-africas-oceans-economy-va-waterfront/ The start of the global Volvo Ocean Race (VoR) South Africa leg at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town at the weekend is among highly significant water based international events that are a major...

(News) REUNION- Cruises: AIDAblu in Reunion Island until tomorrow

https://www.zinfos974.com/Croisieres-L-AIDAblu-a-La-Reunion-jusqu-a-demain_a135077.html Aida Ablu arrived in Reunion Island this Thursday morning. The 252-metre boat of the Aida Cruises company will remain at the Port until this Friday, 6 p.m. The time for its 2192 passengers of...

(News) MAURITIUS-1,760 Mauritians stranded on 100 cruise ships in about 40 ports, according to...

https://defimedia.info/1-760-mauriciens-bloques-sur-100-bateaux-decroisieres-dans-une-quarantaine-de-ports-selon-nando-bodha There are 1,760 Mauritians stranded on 100 cruise ships in some 40 ports. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nando Bodha, made this clarification during the National Communication Committee's communication point in the evening of...