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EU Issues Guidelines for Possible Cruise Travel Restart

The EU recently issued guidance in preparation for the possible resumption of cruise ship operations in the aftermath of Covid-19.

CLIA Welcomes EU Guidance for Resumption of Cruises in Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has welcomed the publication of the "Interim Guidance for Restarting Cruise Operations" by the EU’s Healthy Gateways program.

Celestyal Cruises Further Suspends Sailings Until March 2021

Celestyal Cruises has announced the further suspension of its operations until March 2021.

Greece May See Cruise Tourism Restart in August

Cruise lines are interested in including Greece in their itineraries this coming August, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has informed the Greek government.

Celestyal Named Exclusive Cruise Partner of ‘The Hellenic Initiative’

Celestyal Cruises has been announced corporate ambassador and exclusive cruise partner of The Hellenic Initiative, an international non-profit organization.

Celestyal Releases Cruise Program for 2021 & 2022

Celestyal Cruises has announced popular but less crowded destinations in the Aegean sea and the East Med as part of its 2021-2022 cruise program.

Celestyal Supports Greece’s Vulnerable Groups, Healthcare Professionals

Celestyal Cruises is supporting Greece’s local communities and healthcare professionals in their efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.

Celestyal Cruises Extends Suspension of Operations to June 29

Celestyal Cruises, which offers cruises to the Greek Islands and the Mediterranean, has extended the suspension of its operations to June 29.

Greece Allows Cruise Ship Short-term Berthing at Ports

The Greek government has agreed to allow cruise ships to carry out short-term berthing at ports in Greece under strict safety rules.

Cruise Ships Restricted in Greece Until April 15

All cruise ships from any origin are restricted from entering Greek ports and disembarking passengers until April 15.

Greece Closes Ports to Cruise Ships, Suspends Flights to Spain and Albania

Greece has decided additional measures to limit entry to the country in its aim to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Royal Caribbean Suspends All Cruises Globally

Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced the suspension of all the sailings of its fleet globally due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Celestyal Cruises Suspends Sailings Until May 1

Celestyal Cruises is taking preventative measures and suspending cruise operations from until May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Cruise Industry Reacts to US ‘Advice’ Against Travel

The State Department has advised US nationals against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection.

MSC Opera Continues Cruise Itinerary to Corfu after Coronavirus Incident

An MSC Cruises liner on Wednesday was given the green light by Greek authorities to sail to Corfu after a Covid-19 incident forced passengers to remain temporarily quarantined.

Cruise Ships to Ban Recent Visitors to China and Cities in Italy

Cruise ships around the world will deny boarding to persons who have traveled or passed through specific countries, including China, in response to the spread of the coronavirus.

Corfu’s Joy Cruises Announces Upgrade of its Fleet

Joy Cruises, a daily cruises provider based on the island of Corfu, has announced plans to proceed with a strategic renovation plan for 2020.

Norwegian Spirit Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus, Greece, for First Time

Norwegian Cruise Line will homeport its all-new Norwegian Spirit ship for the first time in Piraeus, Greece, beginning in April.

Platinum Cruises: We Charter!

Platinum Cruises, a consortium between Hydraiki Naval Company and Evermore Cruises, has expanded its services to the field of chartering for corporate or social events.

Cruise Industry Steps Up Measures to Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

Measures for cruise travel are being tightened in response to developments concerning the 2019-novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the global cruise industry, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).