Emirates Sponsors ‘Stars on Board’ Set to Amaze Arab Fans Around the World

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Published February 14th, 2018 - 12:05 GMT
Najwa Karam with Emirates cabin crew at the 2017 Stars On Board Australia edition.
Najwa Karam with Emirates cabin crew at the 2017 Stars On Board Australia edition.

Emirates will once again connect thousands of Arab fans to their favourite artists with the next edition of ‘Stars on Board’ 2018, planned to set sail later this week from Miami, Florida. ‘Stars on Board’ features performances by some of the biggest stars in the Arab world on some of the most exclusive cruise ships that have sailed across the Mediterranean,  Australian coast and this year for the first time, along the southern Atlantic coast of the United States and the Caribbean.  

This is Emirates’ fourth year supporting this popular entertainment event, which has so far featured more than 100 renowned artists from the Arab world and has entertained more than 17,000 Arab fans from around the globe. Stars on Board not only touches fans living in the Middle East, but also engages with Arab diaspora communities around the world. The event has become a channel of sponsorship for the airline to engage with its customers and wider communities as well as offer an opportunity to support the growth of arts and music in the Arab world. 

“Working with Emirates has always guaranteed that Stars On Board is a success. Our mission is to provide top notch entertainment combined with Emirates’ passion and experience in connecting people from across the world together makes the event not only memorable, but also enjoyable for many music fans” said Youssef Harb, President and Producer of Stars On Board. 

The ninth edition of ‘Stars on Board’ will feature a number of live concerts that will be performed by some of the biggest Arab music stars including Najwa Karam, Kadim Al Saher, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Ragheb Alama, Melhem Zein, Nader Al Atat, comedian Mario Bassil and special appearances from Yousef Arafat and Tarek Al Attrash.

This year, close to 3,500 fans will be travelling on the Royal Caribbean ship, Navigator of the Seas, set to sail from the 16th to the 20th of February. The four night entertainment sea voyage will start in Miami, and will move on and explore the stunning islands of Nassau, Freeport and Cococay, before heading back to Miami.

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Emirates Airline

The Emirates story started in 1985 when we launched operations with just two aircraft.

Today, we fly the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

We inspire travelers around the world with our growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service. Read on to find out more.

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