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Dubai Cruise Terminal United Arab Emirates

Dubai Cruise Terminal

Dubai brings together the highest standards of comfort and convenience with the timeless adventure of Arabia - from bustling souks to the majestic desert. Cruise ship operators will find a government that is committed and eager to welcome vessels from around the world. Discerning passengers will find that Dubai offers the perfect blend of luxury and leisure, shopping and culture, in an environment that is hospitable, safe and virtually crime free.

Dubai, The Pride of the United Arab Emirates. A place of facinating contrasts. Where the East and the West meet. The ancient and modern merge. The desert and the sea blend. Dubai has always had a strong marine association thanks to its excellent location on the southern Arabian Gulf Its shores has for generations attracted seafarers and traders for commerce. In fact, Dubai was a principal Gulf Coast port and an important Trading Centre. It was called the City of Merchants and was famous throughout the region for its courtesy and hospitality.

A tradition that lives on to this date. Dubai's growing popularity amongst world travelers has resulted in the evolution of a mature tourism sector. With over 282 hotels, more than 91 airlines connecting to over 132 destinations, experienced ground operators, modern seaports and most importantly a government dedicated to creating a sound social and economic infrastructure for the tourism industry. Underlining the importance of the Tourism industry is The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) which under the able leadership of H. H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Minister of Defence as the Chairman and Khalid bin Sulayem as the Director General, is making Dubai the favourite tourist sport of the millennium.

 

Dubai Cruise Terminal United Arab Emirates

Dubai Cruise Terminal United Arab Emirates

Dubai Cruise Terminal United Arab Emirates

 

An increasing number of cruise ships are already choosing Dubai as an ideal and unique destination. The Dubai Cruise Terminal opened in 2001 at Port Rashid and able to handle up to two ships simultaneousely. It has an unique 'mobile' design to enable customisation of passenger and baggage flows. Other thoughtful features include special facilities for the physically challenged like electric golf carts for transportation, duty-free shops, internet access, money exchanges, information centre, beautiful palm gardens, Arabian heritage and cultural exhibits, a Cafe and much more.

Step into a world of luxury. Step into the Dubai Cruise Terminal. The sprawling 3,300 sq. mtr. dedicated cruise hub right on the southern coast of the Arabian Gulf. Located midway between Europe and the Far East, Dubai has year round sunshine and is fast becoming an attractive option for winter sun travellers. Dubai Cruise Terminal, straddling two berths in Port Rashid, has facilities to handle two ships simultaneously. Its deep basin gives Cruise lines the option of bringing in larger ships. The extra depth also means that they can look at a destination other than Europe or the Mediterranean that is perfect year round. Especially during winters. The quite waters of Port Rashid provide a perfect alternative to the normally congested Caribbean islands.


An in-depth research into the needs of Cruise lines the world over, has made the procedures at the Dubai Cruise Terminal extremely friendly and convenient. With minimum bureaucracy, easy immigration, clearing of passengers by manifests, professional ground handling with excellent tourist support infrastructure, world-class ship stores and more.

Geographical Location:

Dubai is located on the southern shore of the Gulf, between 55° 16 East and 25°16 North.

Dubai's strategic location midway between Europe and Asia, makes for easy accessability. London is seven hours away by air, Frankfurt six, Cairo four and Hong Kong eight.

Cruise Facilities:
Extensive docking facilities

Spacious 3,300 sq.m. ultra-modern cruise terminal.
335m of Quay with a Quay apron of 35m.
11.m Draft for ships of all sizes.
Entire site surrounded by a perimeter fencing with security system.
Well-equipped in-terminal services.


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