Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2024

19 Gibraltar to construct new cruise terminal Gibraltar is to build a new 3,817-square-metre, sustainable cruise terminal. The ground floor of the two-storey facility will be used to process cruise passengers, while the first floor will be used for events and conferences, and possibly feature several shop units. “This new facility will provide a luxurious passenger experience, in a worldclass environment, including improvements in the surrounding area,” said Vijay Daryanani, Gibraltar’s Minister for Tourism. Viking’s 82-passenger ship Viking Sobek will offer Nile River sailings after its debut in 2025, becoming the sixth ship in the cruise line’s fleet to sail the 12-day ‘Pharaohs and Pyramids’ itinerary. “We are very pleased with the continued interest in Egypt and are proud to be the only western company to build, own and operate ships on the Nile,” said Torstein Hagen, chairman of Viking. Viking Sobek to sail additional Nile River cruises DID YOU KNOW? According to CruiseMapper, there are more than 2,000 ports which cruise ships can dock at around the world. Photo: Ministry of Business, Tourism and The Port Photo: Viking Photo: Royal Caribbean International