Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2022

3 8 While the Covid-19 situation still limits cross-border travel for Hong Kong residents, cruising has become a safe vacation alternative with a range of activities, exceptional dining options, and around-the-clock entertainment that none of other travel products in the market can offer. There has been continued growth in demand for cruise travel since the return of the cruise-to-nowhere itinerary in Hong Kong from the end of July 2021. Its cruise travel and homeport calls also generate significant economic benefits to travel agents and the city. Hong Kong FEATURE Ports and destinations share the innovations and established attractions that are now available for cruise visitors to enjoy Back on the map The Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal is a new world-class facility in the heart of modern Dubai offering cruise passengers a seamless arrival and departure experience. Comprising two purpose-built facilities with food, beverage and retail offerings, including duty-free outlets, it can complete passenger turnaround for two mega cruise ships simultaneously and is capable of processing over 3,250 passengers per hour, per terminal. World-famous attractions such as Palm Jumeirah, Bluewaters Island, JBR Beach, Ain Dubai, Burj Al Arab, and Expo 2020 Dubai are in easy reach of the terminal. Dubai Harbour, United Arab Emirates Le Havre’s first cruise call for 14 months took place on 8 September 2021 and the French port expects around 40 calls by the end of the year. Some cruise lines offer bubble-format excursions and others let their guests visit independently. The layout of Le Havre’s streets allows for scenic tours by bus, while independent visitors can wander easily and discover the multiple assets of the city: impressionism, world heritage, seaside, gardens and shopping. A new tuktuk tour is available either as a bubble excursion or for independent visits. Le Havre, France