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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.

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.

Corfu and Heraklion Team Up with GSTC and CLIA for Sustainable Tourism Development

Local authorities on Corfu and Heraklion, Crete, have teamed up with CLIA and GSTC to draw up a plan for sustainable tourism development.

CLIA Cruise Line Members to Test All Passengers for Covid-19

All CLIA members that operate cruise ships with a capacity of 250 or more passengers will conduct pre-boarding Covid-19 tests to all.

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.

Six Greek Ports will Open to Cruise Ships in August

Six ports in Greece will be open to cruise ships as of August 1, the Greek Tourism Ministry has announced.

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.

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.

E-Vehicles Company ‘Τuk Tuk Hellas’ Becomes CLIA Gold Member

Tuk Tuk Hellas, a company that offers electric vehicles, has become a gold member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Rhapsody Travel Among Best Performing Greek Companies in 2018

Athens-based Rhapsody Travel has been included among the Best Performing Companies for 2018 at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards.

Celestyal Cruises Welcomes Chris Theophilides as New CEO

Chris Theophilides will succeed Kyriakos Anastasiadis as the new CEO of Celestyal Cruises, the home-porting cruise operator in Greece, as of July 1.

CLIA: German, UK, Ireland Markets Driving European Cruise Growth

German, UK and Ireland markets are driving European cruise travel growth up by 2.5 percent compared to 2016, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA: Income Plays Little Role in Cruise Travel

There is a cruise for every travel preference, style and budget, according to the 2018 Cruise Travel Report, released by CLIA.

Quality, Year-round Tourism the Answer to Overtourism

Quality and year-round tourism could be the answer to the phenomenon of overtourism, according to Celestyal Cruises CEO Kerry Anastasiadis.

CLIA: Higher Demand for Cruise Travel, More Ships in 2018

More travelers will be taking to the seas for recreation in 2018 with more ships hitting the waters to meet the demand, according to a report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA Reports Significant Increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

The European cruising market has been steadily growing for the past ten years, reaching up to 6.7 million European passengers in 2016, according to the annual CLIA survey.

Full Speed Ahead for Greek Cruise Tourism

New cruise products and theme-based experiences were on the agenda of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s meetings at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference.

Europe Cruise Sector Sets Sights on Asia

Europe’s cruise sector is actively reaching out to Asian markets in efforts to maintain its strong hold as the world’s second top cruise destination.
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