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Greece on MSC Cruises’ East Mediterranean Itineraries for Summer 2021

MSC Cruises has included Greece on the updated East Mediterranean itineraries of three of its ships for this coming summer.

Giorgos Koubenas Appointed President of Greece’s Cruise Ship Owners Union

Giorgos Koubenas has taken on the role of the new president of Greece’s Union of Cruise Ship Owners and Maritime Agencies (EEKFN). He succeeds Theodore Kontes.

Celestyal Getting Ready to Offer Safe Cruise Experiences from May

Celestyal Cruises is speeding up procedures for the restart of sailings on May 29, aiming to provide its guests with carefree holidays to the Greek islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

Cruise Travel Restart on Agenda of 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

The 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will run as a digital event on May 25 and focus on the restart of the international cruise industry.

Greece’s Cruise Ship Owners Union Prepares for Restart

The Union of Cruise Ship Owners and Maritime Agencies (EEKFN) is taking action to prepare for the restart of the cruise season in Greece.

Post-Covid-19 Cruise Return on Greek Tourism Ministry Priority List

Restoring cruise travel to Greece once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, topped the agenda of talks between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA.

Crystal Cruises Announces New Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

Crystal Cruises will require all customers to be fully inoculated with a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their Crystal cruise.

Deep Waters for 2020 Greece Cruise Travel Due to Covid-19

Greece's cruise travel sector all but “drowned” in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in a 94% decrease in passengers, according to the Greek Cruise Ship Owners Union.

CLIA Announces MSC Cruises’ Pierfrancesco Vago as its New Global Chairman

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, as its new Global Chairman.

CLIA and GSTC Pave the Way for Sustainable Cruise Tourism Development in Greece

CLIA's Maria Deligianni and GSTC's Ioannis Pappas are inviting port destinations in Greece to join the effort towards a more sustainable tourism industry.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

Costa Cruises: New ‘Firenze’ Ship to Sail in the Mediterranean in 2021

The new Costa Firenze, scheduled to sail in the Mediterranean in 2021, represents a step forward towards the restart of the cruise industry, says Costa Cruises.

CLIA: Cruise Sector Heading into 2021 with Optimism

The international cruise industry appears optimistic and ready to address the challenges of the new year ahead, CLIA says in its latest report.

Cruise Industry to Lose Almost $20bn Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

The entire cruise industry is expected to lose almost $20 billion in revenue amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a 71% plunge year-over-year.

Celestyal Cruises Launches New Global Brand Identity

Celestyal Cruises has unveiled a new global brand identity inspired by Greece and the Greek "Love of Life".

UNWTO and IMO Call for Safe Resumption of Cruise Operations

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are calling for the gradual resumption of cruise operations.

Piraeus Port Authority and Attica Region Partner to Safeguard Cruise Travel

The Piraeus Port Authority and the Region of Attica have partnered to ensure and protect the health of all visitors and employees at the port of Piraeus.

Celestyal Cruises Offers Complimentary Travel Insurance

Celestyal Cruises will provide complimentary travel insurance for new, individual bookings made through to November 30, for sailings during March-June 2021.

Amadeus Launches New Cruise Booking Solution

Amadeus has launched a cruise portal offering new content, more choice and enhanced technology to automate the booking process for travel sellers.