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CLIA Expects 5% Rise in Cruise Travel for 2019

Some 30 million passengers are expected take cruises in 2019, a 5 percent increase from 2018, according to CLIA Europe.

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: 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).

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.

Cruise Travel: CLIA Sees 2017 Bringing More Interest, Investment

Some 25.3 million people among them younger generations, including Millennials and Generation X, are expected to take a cruise in 2017.

Celestyal Cruises Maps Out 2017, Says ‘Flexibility’ Key to Success

Upgraded port infrastructure and flexibility are key to making Greece a Mediterranean cruise tourism hub, according to Celestyal Cruises.

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO takes the Helm at CLIA Europe

The CLIA Europe General Assembly has appointed Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as CLIA Europe Chairman.

CLIA: Europe Cruise Travel On the Rise, Greek Market Share Drops

A record 6.6 million Europeans took to the seas in 2015, with an additional 200,000 opting to take a cruise for their holidays compared to last year, marking a 3 percent rise, but the Greek market saw a 14 percent drop with less than 16,000 preferring to take a cruise, the Cruise...

Europe’s Tourism Stakeholders Call for Smarter EU Visa Policy

CLIA Europe and ECTAA have called on the EU to bring more flexibility to the EU Visa Code in order to facilitate the entry of legitimate tourists and travellers from third countries into Europe whilst maintaining the current high level of security.

Med Cruise and CLIA Europe Sign Travel Agent Training Partnership

MedCruise continues its commitment with the European travel agent community creating a first step for a successful travel agent platform. - CLIA’s successful travel agent training program to be expanded to France.

Greece Announces National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs

A National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs in Greece will be launched in a few days during a crucial juncture for the country's economy, Alternate Minister for Maritime Affairs Theodoros Dritsas announced on the first day of the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

CLIA Europe: Unlock the Potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece

CLIA Europe stressed the need for greater cooperation among all stakeholders in order to unlock the potential of the cruise industry in Greece, at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum which began on Tuesday in Athens.

More Greeks are Taking Cruises, Domestic Demand Up 10% in 2014

The Greek cruise market showed signs of recovery last year with an impressive 10 percent increase in domestic passengers, after two years of sharp decline due to the country’s on-going economic difficulties.

Pan-European Dialogue Brings Together Cruise Operators, Ports and Coastal Tourism Stakeholders

The European Commission earlier this month launched the inaugural Pan-European Dialogue between ports, cruise operators and coastal tourism stakeholders with a conference in Brussels.