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cruise

verb A popular term for the seeking, watching, or flirting with potential sexual partners. See Casual sex.
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cruise

(krooz)
1. To walk sideways or diagonally while holding onto people or objects. It is a form of locomotion used by infants and toddlers as they begin to assume an upright posture while exploring their environment.
2. A colloquial term for surfing the Internet.
3. To travel for pleasure aboard a ship. Health problems associated with cruising include athletic injuries, excessive use of alcohol, failure to take prescribed medications, and epidemic diarrhea.
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This growth reflects the committed joint efforts to boost the cruise sector by the Dubai Cruise Committee made up of leading industry partners: Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism); DP World UAE Region, operator of Mina Rashid; Emirates airline; General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai; and Dubai Customs.
"Dream Cruises offers its heartfelt thoughts and sympathies to the family members of the missing person in this time of difficulty," the spokesman said. 
According to Breaking Travel News , Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal saw 846,176 cruise visitors via 152 ship calls during the season, compared to 558,781 visitors on board 110 ships in 2017/2018.
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannai, CEO-P&O Marinas & Executive Director, Mina Rashid, said: "We are pleased to move in the right direction in promoting Dubai as a popular destination for international cruise tourists.
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannai, CEO-PandO Marinas and Executive Director, Mina Rashid, said, "We are pleased to move in the right direction in promoting Dubai as a popular destination for international cruise tourists.
Karnika , India's first cruise ship, made its maiden call at the Port Sultan Qaboos (PSQ) in Muscat on Monday.
In addition, this year, Salamis Cruise Lines with its Salamis Filoxenia vessel is using Limassol as its home port with 32 cruises to the Greek islands, Alexandria in Egypt and Israel's Ashdot included in the tour.
In the first two months of this year, the company welcomed big groups of cruise travellers including 3,500 Chinese visitors from Hong Kong who came on the World Dream Cruise Ship, and more than 11,500 travellers from Hong Kong, the US, the UK and France on board cruise ships such as the Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Millennium and World Dream.
A member of the International Franchise Association, Dream Vacations is part of World Travel Holdings and has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines as well as national recognition for its support of military veterans.
Cruise season in Dubai runs from November and March each year.
In India, robust economic growth and rising household incomes are giving a boost to the cruise tourism industry.
As of January, this year, cruise tourism arrivals registered a 1,952.82% increase to 9,156 passengers from 446 passengers in the same period in 2017.