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Jamal Humaid Al Falasi, director, Dubai Cruise Tourism welcoming Horizon's master Captain Charilaos Petridis

Pullmantur Cruceros' debut Middle East season up and running

Pullmantur Cruceros’ Horizon departed from Port Mina Rashid in Dubai on Sunday to undertake the Spanish cruise line's inaugural 'Dubai and Legends of Arabia' itinerary, the company's first winter season in the Middle East.  

President & ceo of Pullmantur Cruceros, Richard J. Vogel, travelled to the Emirate to commemorate the milestone attending the traditional exchange of plaques.

About 50 dignitaries including Captain Charilaos Petridis and his officers, as well as local government authorities and main business partners also attended the event.

Vogel stressed that the arrival of Horizon in Dubai ‘is the materialisation of a dream that dates back some years to when we first considered taking on this challenge.’

Pullmantur returning in 2019-20

Vogel said: ‘We are very satisfied with the number of bookings we are taking and as a sign of our confidence in this proposal, we have already opened upcoming season 2019-2020.’

The 8 day and 7 night round trip Dubai visits Khasab (Oman), Muscat (Oman), Fujairah (UAE) and Abu Dhabi (UAE). There will be 13 departures between now and March 3, 2019.

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