Travel Trade

Cruise Handling

Arabian Adventures Cruise is widely recognised as one of the region’s leading cruise handling specialist. Our experienced, multilingual team has a proven background working with international cruise operations and can handle a plethora of requirements and arrangements including immigration clearance, visas, transfers and creative on-shore excursions. Since the start of our cruise handling operation in 2006, our teams have catered for more than 1,910,000 cruise guests around the region.

About Us

Part of the Emirates Group and dnata Travel Group, Arabian Adventures Cruise has pioneered the cruise business in the region. We work closely with local authorities such as immigration, customs, airport/seaport authorities, police officials, tourism boards and local excursion partners to ensure consistent, comprehensive and seamless services.

Our Services

  • Turnaround logistics, including welcoming guests at the gate of their arrival flight, escorting them the port, checking them onto the ship and ensuring their comfort until departure
  • Our team of experts have the capacity to accommodate operations ranging from a single ship to multiple liners in a single day, at different ports
  • Comprehensive range of shore excursions, catering to all ages, interests and group sizes
  • Ground handling services, including airports services, transfers, visa support and more

Health and Safety

We are committed to the highest standards of service and safety. We benefit from the extensive support of the Emirates Group health and safety department, as well as a Group-wide Integrated Management System that covers all areas of health and safety and management of risk.

Our team leaders and tour guides are trained in first aid and have an extensive manual to handle all potential incidents and scenarios related to cruise ship operations in our care.

Our Destinations

We’re proud to serve several countries throughout the region, including:

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Oman
  • Bahrain
  • Qatar

Our team

Arabian Adventures is the only travel company in the region with a team entirely dedicated to cruise handling, year round. Our experienced team offers unparalleled expertise and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week during passenger turnarounds. Our team also includes licensed, multilingual tour guides to ensure all cruise passengers have a seamless, high quality experience.

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