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Princess Cruises Unveils Name of Fourth Royal-class Ship

Princess Cruises’ fourth Royal-class ship will be named Sky Princess and is scheduled to launch in October 2019 on a series of Mediterranean destinations, including Athens.

Special Event Marks Majestic Princess’ First Voyage Out of Piraeus

Piraeus is among 22 ports to be visited by the Majestic Princess on her 49-day "Silk Road Sea Route” from Rome to Shanghai.

Piraeus to Welcome New Built Cruise Ship Majestic Princess

The newly built cruise ship Majestic Princess of Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp, will dock in Piraeus Port on Sunday, April 30.

Princess Cruises Orders Sixth ‘Royal’ Class Vessel

Princess Cruises has placed an order for its sixth ‘Royal’ class vessel. The 3,560-guest ship, as yet to be named, is expected for delivery in 2022.

Greece’s 28-Member Cruise Affairs Coordinating Committee Meets for 1st Time

The framework of operation, challenges, developments and priorities of Greece’s cruise industry were the focus of the first meeting of the National Coordinating Committee for Cruise Affairs held on Wednesday, at Piraeus Port Authority headquarters.

Cruising the Mediterranean & Challenges for 2017

Terrorism, capital controls, the economic crisis, the refugee influx, Brexit and the Turkey coup last week have forced cruise companies to change their itineraries for 2017 cutting out many Mediterranean destinations.

Homeporting Picks Up Pace at Piraeus, Cruise Passengers Welcomed with Shows

The Greek port of Piraeus has seen its homeporting cruise traffic rise by 14 percent in the first half of the year thanks in large part to major cruise companies like Celestyal Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises and...

Princess Cruises to Add New Ship to Fleet in 2019

Princess Cruises has confirmed that Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will build a new ship for the line, which will enter service in late 2019.

Princess Cruises to Launch New China-based Luxury Liner

Princess Cruises, represented in Greece by Athens-based Amphitrion Group, announced that its new China-based ship will carry the name “Majestic Princess”.

Princess Cruises To Add New Ship To Fleet

Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, recently announced that it has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will enter service in 2017.

Piraeus Port Welcomes The Luxurious Regal Princess Cruise Ship

On Monday 23 June, the port of Piraeus welcomed the Regal Princess, one of the largest cruise ships in the world.

Crete: Heraklion Port Receives The Queen Elizabeth

A group of professionals from Crete were recently given the grand tour of the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship that recently docked in the port of Heraklion.
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Heraklion Optimistic On Greek Cruise In 2013

Heraklion, Crete, is expecting the number of cruise liner stopovers at its port this year to increase by 51.8 percent compared to 2012, according to data released today, 14 February.

Princess Cruises Annouces 2012 Europe Program

Princess Cruises passengers may have a hard time choosing among next summer’s array of Europe sailings as choices range from timeless cities of the Mediterranean, the splendor of Scandinavia and Russia and the intriguing ports of the continent’s northern reaches. Princess...

Princess Cruises To Embark From Piraeus in Spring 2007

S Cruiseplan, said, "will give Greeks the opportunity to escape completely from their daily routine."

Festival And P&O To Join Forces

Festival Cruises and P&O Cruises announced last month that they would join forces in order to expand in the global cruise business. Festival, one of the Europe’s leading cruise lines, becomes a world cruise company once forces and joined with P&O, Princes and Germany’s Aida...