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DUBAI TOURISM SETS SAIL FOR 2016/2017 CRUISE SEASON

27 Oct 2016, Dubai, UAE

As travellers around the globe look to escape the winter cold for sun-filled holidays, Dubai Cruise Tourism this month announces the official start of the 2016/2017 season. Following a successful 2015/2016 run, which saw passenger numbers grow by 19 per cent and ship calls increase by 24 per cent compared to the previous year, two new lines – Norwegian Cruise Line and Thomson Cruises - are making their debut in the region with their maiden call to Dubai this season. Thomson Cruises will be the first ever UK-based cruise line to home port in Dubai contributing over 12 calls and over 25,000 cruise tourists to Dubai this season.

As travellers around the globe look to escape the winter cold for sun-filled holidays, Dubai Cruise Tourism this month announces the official start of the 2016/2017 season. Following a successful 2015/2016 run, which saw passenger numbers grow by 19 per cent and ship calls increase by 24 per cent compared to the previous year, two new lines – Norwegian Cruise Line and Thomson Cruises - are making their debut in the region with their maiden call to Dubai this season. Thomson Cruises will be the first ever UK-based cruise line to home port in Dubai contributing over 12 calls and over 25,000 cruise tourists to Dubai this season.

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