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MSC Lirica Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus for Summer 2022

MSC Cruises will deploy its MSC Lirica cruise ship to the Eastern Mediterranean market for the summer 2022 and homeport in Piraeus, Greece, during the entire season.

WTM London Unveils Saudi as Premier Partner for 2021

Saudi, the authentic home of Arabia, has been announced as Premier Partner of WTM London 2021, as the country ramps up its global drive to reach 100 million visitors a year by 2030.

UNWTO and Greece to Collaborate on Maritime Tourism Research Centre

Greece will establish the first centre dedicated to measuring sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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.

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.

MSC Cruises Postpones Restart of ‘Magnifica’ Sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the restart of cruises with its Magnifica ship until September 26.

MSC Cruises Celebrates Float Out of ‘Seashore’ Vessel

The float out of the MSC Seashore, the longest ship of MSC Cruises at 339 metres, recently took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.

MSC Cruises Unveils Health Protocol to Restart Operations in the Med

MSC Cruises has introduced its health and safety protocol that has been developed to support the restart of operations in the Mediterranean.

MSC Cruises Names New Ship ‘Grandiosa’, Ready to Sail the Med

“Grandiosa”, the newest ship of MSC Cruises, is ready to sail the Western Mediterranean, following its christening by MSC “godmother” Sophia Loren.

MSC Cruises Expects 20% Growth in Greece and Cyprus for 2019

Global cruise giant MSC Cruises expects 20 percent growth in Greece and Cyprus in 2019, on the back of a 72 percent rise in 2018.

MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship Named ‘Belissima’ by ‘Godmother’ Sophia Loren

MSC Cruises’ newest state-of-the-art cruise ship has been named "Belissima" by its “godmother” and Hollywood icon Sophia Loren.

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.

Top Kinisis: Greece on Schedule of Luxury MSC Cruises for 2019

Top Kinisis Travel has announced that luxury liners MSC Musica and MSC Magnifica will be heading for the port of Piraeus in 2019, with two weekly departures for the Aegean, Dalmatian and Italian coasts.

MSC Cruises Orders Four Ultra-luxury Ships from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises has signed a memorandum of agreement with Fincantieri for the construction of four ultra-luxury cruise ships of a total value of over 2 billion euros.

MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami

MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade county have announced the signing of an MOU for the construction of a new Cruise Terminal at PortMiami.

‘MSC Seaview’ Sets off on Maiden Voyage in Luxury and Style 

MSC Cruises recently inaugurated the latest addition to its fleet, the new flagship "MSC Seaview", during a lavish ceremony in Genoa, Italy.

Piraeus Port Welcomes the MSC Musica Cruise Ship

The summer 2018 itineraries of MSC Cruises' "Musica" and "Poesia" ships will begin in Piraeus and include calls to Greek ports including Mykonos and Santorini.

MSC ‘Orchestra’ Gives Piraeus Thumbs Up as Home Port for 2016

The MSC Cruises Orchestra is one more liner selecting Piraeus as its home port for 2016.

MSC ‘Musica’: When Luxury Sails Greek Waters

Luxury liner MSC Musica has set sail for Greek waters with Piraeus as its first port of call on May 7.

Greece Expects ‘Good Year’ for Cruise Industry

2015 is expected to be a good year for the cruise industry and especially for Piraeus Port, according to the president of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), Giorgos Anomeritis.
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