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MSC Cruises leads the way with expanded Emirates programme

Region’s largest ship and choice of itineraries for winter season 2016/17

MSC Cruises is cementing its position as the leading cruise line to the Middle East by widening its itinerary choice and flight options for the 2016/17 winter season.
With the luxurious 137,936-GRT MSC Fantasia set to operate in the Arabian Sea between December 2016 and March 2017, the cruise line has already committed the largest-ever ship to the region.


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Abu Dhabi becomes major cruise port

Port Zayed Cruise Terminal

Two lines make it their winter home port

Two leading cruise lines are making Abu Dhabi their home port for winter cruises. MSC Cruises is offering 16 week-long cruises on the 2,550-berth MSC Musica out of Zayed Port from December 13 2015 to March 26 2016. Passengers will enjoy visits to ports in Sharjah, Oman and Dubai.

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Agents enjoy a welcome to Miami with new cruise incentive

Celebrity Cruises is offering agents selling cruise holidays around the world the opportunity to join them on an exclusive long weekend in Miami.
Any agent who sells a 2016 Celebrity Cruises holiday, featuring long haul flights with British Airways, between 1 September and 31 October 2015 is in with a chance of enjoying the fam trip to Miami hosted by the Celebrity Cruises UK and Ireland sales team.


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Greenwich to get London’s first ever passenger cruise terminal

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has welcomed news that the Mayor of London has given the go-ahead to London's first ever passenger cruise terminal built in the borough. 
Consent for a revised and updated scheme at Enderby Wharf, SE10, was approved last month by the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Planning Board, and today the Deputy Mayor for Planning, Sir Edward Lister, also gave the application the go ahead.


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