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Norwegian Dawn to make UAE debut

Norwegian Dawn's UAE sailings range from seven to 20 days
Starting December 13, Norwegian Dawn will offer sailings to the UAE for the first time.

Itineraries will span seven to 20 days with a range of embarkation ports to choose from, including Doha, Qatar, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Port Louis, Mauritius. Passengers will have the chance to visit attractions like the Burj Khalifa in Dubai or the UNESCO World Heritage Site Qal'at Al Bahrain. 

‘We are thrilled to be introducing Norwegian Dawn to Gulf waters,’ said Gary Anslow, head of UK & I business at Norwegian Cruise Line. ‘At NCL, we pride ourselves in delivering the best holiday experience and providing endless opportunities for our guests to explore the world. 

‘Blessed with rich heritage that encompasses architecture, sports, traditions, arts and food, we are thrilled to deliver a diverse selection of voyages to such a special destination.’ 


There are two seven-day cruises calling at Saudi Arabia & UAE, departing from Doha and Dubai, UAE.

The 2,340-passenger vessel will embark on a longer 17-day cruise from Doha calling UAE, followed by Seychelles, Kenya and Tanzania, Africa. 

Norwegian Dawn will also operate a 20-day Doha Cruise tour from Qatar’s capital.