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Thessaloniki Expecting Over 60 Cruise Ship Arrivals in 2022

Thessaloniki is expected to welcome over 60 cruise ships in 2022, the Region of Central Macedonia announced after participating in the Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 event.

CDC Revises Cruise Travel Advisory but Stills Sees ‘High’ Risk

The CDC has lowered the risk level for cruise travel but advises travelers to make sure they are up to date with Covid-19 vaccines before boarding a cruise ship.

CDC Cruise Advisory Triggers Royal Caribbean Response

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean is among companies “disappointed” with a CDC warning advising travelers against cruise travel, even those who are vaccinated.

Piraeus Hosts Official Naming Ceremony of Silversea Cruises Newest Ship

The port of Piraeus in Greece hosted the christening of the Silver Moon, the newest ship in the ultra-luxury fleet of Silversea Cruises.

CLIA Announces Ukko Metsola as New Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Ukko Metsola as its new Director General for Europe.

Piraeus Port Welcomes Newly-built Cruise Ships

The Piraeus port recently welcomed two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Royal Caribbean's "Spectrum of the Seas" and Ponant's "Bougainville".

CLIA Europe Appoints Costa Group CEO as New Chairman

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe has appointed Michael Thamm, Group CEO at Costa Group and Carnival Asia, as its new chairman.

Azamara Club Cruises Expands Fleet with New Ship in 2018

Azamara Club Cruises, the subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises, is expanding its fleet with the delivery of a new ship in March 2018.

Celebrity Cruises Begins Construction of New Edge Class Ship

Celebrity Cruises recently began the construction of its newest cruise ship - Celebrity Edge - at the STX France shipyard in Saint Nazaire.

Limited Airlift Capacity Isolates US and Chinese Markets From Greek Sea Tourism Product

Limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for mega cruise vessel deployment.

‘Quantum of the Seas’ Super Smartship Hits Greek Shores

Shipping Minister Thodoris Dritsas, Deputy Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the US Ambassador to Greece David Pearce were at the port of Piraeus on Monday morning to welcome the Quantum of the Seas, one of the largest cruisers to dock at the Greek port.
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Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Unveils Program, Speakers

The developmental prospects of the cruising and yachting sectors in the wider East Mediterranean and Black Sea regions in relation to the changing geopolitical and economic landscape of the sub-region's source and destination markets will be tabled at the 2nd Posidonia Sea...

WTM 2012 – Heraklion Port Attracts Interest Of Royal Caribbean Cruises

“We have regained our credibility and companies are now listening to us. We are on track,” Ioannis Bras, the chairman and managing director of the Heraklion Port Authority, recently said following talks with US cruise giant Royal Caribbean at the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in...