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Seven Day Arabian Gulf Cruise To Launch

A seven day Arabian Gulf Cruise will launch on January 18th in Dubai.   Dubailand, a member of Dubai Properties Group, and Royal Caribbean International announced the new holiday package. Cruise stops will include Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Muscat, Fujairah, and some of Dubailand’s tourism developments, such as Dubai Autodrome and The Global Village. 

CEO of Dubai Properties Group, Khalid Al Malik, said “Two strong brands have come together to deliver a compelling series of attractions that will add value to the emirate’s economy and increase visitor numbers to the region.”    The cruise ship ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ will carry passengers on their trip through the Gulf. Brilliance of the Seas has an open centrum with ten deck high windows, mini golf course, rock climbing wall, and waterslide. Regional Vice President of Royal Caribbean International, Rama Rebbapragada, said they received excellent response from the cruise ship’s first ever sailings in the Gulf region.
 

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