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Plans to include a second cruise terminal to accommodate 1,200,000 passengers annually in Dubai

Meraas has announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017. Dubai Harbour will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously which when completed will accommodate 1,200,000 passengers annually.




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Abu Dhabi Reports Record Season

Abu Dhabi Ports has reported its best-ever cruise season with a 48 percent increase in passengers at Zayed Port and Sir Bani Yas from last year. The 2016-2017 season saw more than 345,662 passengers, up from 232,605 for the 2015-2016 season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Premier cruise anchors in Abu Dhabi waters

Celebrity Constellation, a luxury vessel from one of the world’s biggest cruise operators, is the first ship to make the UAE capital its home. The vessel is one of three cruise departures originating from Abu Dhabi in the 2016/17 season, which also sees the highest number of new callers and the highest recorded number of regional rotational callers. (khaleejtimes.com)




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Hapag Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2 guests can experience ‘first-hand’ the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Europa 2  (Photo Christophe Dedieu at  Vesseltracker.com)As part of an Asia cruise on the Europa 2 in March/April 2016, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is introducing two exciting highlights for fans of both motor sports and wine: the shore excursions programme includes a trip to the Formula 1 race in the Kingdom of Bahrain.




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