Resorts World One is predicted to make 75 calls within the area with 150,000 passengers over
the 6-month interval.

DUBAI, UAE – Resorts World Cruises announce that will probably be increasing its footprint to the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman with the Resorts World One for a 6-month homeport deployment in Dubai, UAE. Ranging from 18 October 2024, the Resorts World One will homeport and depart from Dubai to supply a 2 Evening Sir Bani Yas Weekend Cruise with departures on Fridays; a 3 Evening Oman Cruise to Khasab and Muscat departing on Sundays; and a 2 Evening Doha Cruise departing on Wednesdays. Company may have the versatile possibility to mix two or all three of the itineraries to extend the cruise size to a 4, 5 or 7 Evening Cruise.

Resorts World One can even add Doha as a homeport in the course of the Qatar faculty holidays from 24 October to 2 November 2024. Throughout this era, vacationers may have the extra comfort to embark from Doha to get pleasure from two 2 Evening Dubai Cruises (24 and 31 October departures) and two 5 Evening Dubai–Khasab-Muscat Cruises (26 October & 2 November departures).

“We’re excited to introduce the Resorts World Cruises model to the Arabian Gulf with the Resorts World One cruise ship. As a world cruise line that’s homegrown in Asia, we’ve many years of helpful expertise within the cruise and hospitality sector, particularly in catering to the wants of various ethnic and spiritual markets,” mentioned Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “Each cities Dubai and Doha are key worldwide gateways to the Center East and with the assist of the respective native governments, authorities and journey companions, we look ahead to additional creating cruises to the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman,” he added.

Resorts World Cruises operates cruises with homeports in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Indonesia. Resorts World One is predicted to make 75 calls within the area with 150,000 passengers over the 6-month interval, which is able to considerably contribute to the expansion of cruise tourism within the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. Resorts World One will entice a brand new section of cruise passengers from Asia, rising range to the Arabian Gulf cruise market.

Saud Hareb Almheiri, Cruise Tourism & Yachting Lead, Dubai Division of Financial system, and Tourism (DET), commented: “Below the steerage of our visionary management, Dubai continues to additional consolidate its standing as a number one world metropolis for enterprise and leisure, aligned with the objectives of our Dubai Financial Agenda, D33. In selecting Dubai as their ship’s homeport and debut vacation spot within the Center East, Resorts World Cruises has additional highlighted Dubai’s place because the cruise capital of the area. With its strategic location, numerous vacation spot proposition, world-class infrastructure, ease of entry, and superior air connectivity, Dubai has grow to be a big a part of the itineraries of worldwide cruise strains, and this growth will drive elevated visitation, enrich the tourism panorama and contribute in the direction of town’s financial development. As we look ahead to welcoming extra cruise travellers from all over the world, we thank Resorts World Cruises for selecting Dubai, and we additionally prolong our gratitude to all different stakeholders and companions, together with DP World, for his or her continued assist in creating and selling Dubai because the cruise gateway to the area.”

Abdullah Yousuf, Director of Worldwide Operations at DCT Abu Dhabi mentioned, “Sir Bani Yas Island is one in all Abu Dhabi’s most stunning hidden treasures, offering whole immersion in nature and wildlife, and a serene stopover for cruise travellers. With the addition of family-friendly journey actions, the island gives the prospect to have various, memorable experiences that may thrill each kind of customer. We look ahead to welcoming travellers to the island, inspiring them to return and discover the total array of wonders that Abu Dhabi and its cruise routes have to supply.”

“Go to Qatar is delighted to have Resorts World Cruises calling into our gorgeous new Grand Terminal within the coronary heart of Doha as a vacation spot and likewise as a homeport for the upcoming deployment within the Arabian Gulf. The Resorts World One cruise ship will additional enhance Qatar’s inbound and outbound cruise tourism sector, showcasing the very best of Qatari hospitality, tradition, and our vacationer points of interest to a brand new target market,” mentioned Philip Dickinson Main Worldwide Market Growth at Go to Qatar.

“The Omani Ministry of Heritage and Tourism with their key companions is taking part in a big function in preparations to make sure a real expertise and hospitality for Resorts World Cruises in Khasab and Sultan Qaboos Ports from October 2024 to April 2025. This endeavour holds immense significance for Oman of their respective plans to function 11 ports sooner or later”, mentioned Khalid AlAzri, Director of Tourism Tendencies Division, Oman Ministry of Heritage and Tourism.

Resorts World One will function from the Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal at Mina Rashid. “We’re thrilled to welcome Resorts World Cruises to Dubai, marking a big milestone in our mission to rework Dubai right into a premier cruise hub. This partnership displays our dedication to enhancing our hospitality choices and boosting the regional financial system by numerous tourism practices. We look ahead to a fruitful collaboration that guarantees to boost the cruising expertise but in addition to showcase the wealthy cultural heritage and fashionable luxuries our area has to supply,” mentioned Hamza Mustafa, Chief Working Officer of P&O Marinas at DP World.

Noura Al Dhaheri, Appearing Chief Govt Officer – Cruise Enterprise, Ports Cluster, AD Ports Group, commented: “We’re excited to welcome Resorts World Cruises to Sir Bani Yas Cruise Seaside as a fantastic worth addition to the array of world cruise liners calling at our state-of-the-art facility. This can be a testomony to Abu Dhabi’s place as an award-winning cruise vacation spot of alternative and to AD Ports Group’s cruise enterprise’s stance as a world-class cruise terminal developer and operator dedicated to providing guests a novel and memorable expertise within the island wealthy with its pure marvels.”

“As Tourism 365, A part of ADNEC group we’re delighted to collaborate on this thrilling enterprise with Resorts World Cruises. Our partnership emphasizes tourism 365’s dedication to
delivering distinctive journey experiences within the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. Collectively, we look ahead to showcasing the distinctive allure of locations like Sir Bani Yas Island, whereas
offering unmatched service and hospitality”, mentioned Josep-Anton Grases, Chief Operation officer, Tourism365.

Grant Holmes, VP Cruise & Superyacht Sector mentioned, “Inchcape Transport Companies (world’s largest Port Agent) is worked up concerning the prospect of serving Resorts World Cruises throughout the
Arabian Gulf area, which opens a brand new supply market that may sustainably enhance the financial affect of all native communities featured on the itinerary.”

Resorts World Cruises is a model extension of Resorts World, a world model with a mix of over 50 years of experiences within the hospitality and leisure trade, that includes over 40 properties in 8 nations spanning 4 continents – Asia, US, Europe and Africa with specialised experience within the world cruise sector as effectively. With its deep-rooted Asian heritage, Resorts World Cruises greatest understands the Asian markets to ship best-in-class providers and choices that really resonate with the totally different and distinctive markets throughout Asia.

Muslim cruise passengers can be an essential market section and to be able to cater for them, the Resorts World One will obtain the official OIC/SMIIC* Normal Halal-Pleasant Cruise Ship
certification, offering regional Muslim travellers with the comfort and entry to licensed Halal-Pleasant choices onboard the ship. All meats are sourced from UAE Halal suppliers with no pork served onboard. As well as, visitors could make pre-advanced appointments to have the crew of the identical gender attend to the visitors for chosen onboard providers such because the Spa. Licensed Vegetarian and Jain delicacies can even be obtainable to cater to travellers from India and others preferring specialised vegetarian alternatives. Moreover that, onboard public bulletins can be made in each the English and Arabic languages.

Vicky Karantzavelou

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Community the place she is the Editor-in Chief. She can also be accountable for the day by day operation and the monetary coverage. She holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Tourism Enterprise Administration from the Technical College of Athens and a Grasp in Enterprise Administration (MBA) from the College of Wales.

She has a few years of each educational and industrial expertise inside the journey trade. She has written/edited quite a few articles in varied tourism magazines.


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