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Royal Caribbean Returns to Arabian Gulf with New Cruises for Winter 2019-20

After a two-year break, Royal Caribbean International in December 2019 will return to the Arabian Gulf to operate sailings from the port of Dubai.

Royal Caribbean Registers Cruise Ships with HELMEPA

Royal Caribbean Cruises has become a member of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) and registered 12 cruise ships under its management.

Greece’s HATTA Travel Agents Body Marks 90 Years of Action

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently celebrated nine decades of action during a special event in Athens.

Azamara Adds Greek Destinations to 2018-19 Cruises of New ‘Pursuit’ Ship

Monemvasia, Samos and Spetses are among the destinations announced by Azamara Club Cruises for the 2018-19 sailings of the brand's newest addition, Azamara Pursuit.

Celebrity Cruises: Five Ships to Sail Europe in Summer 2019

Celebrity Cruises will welcome the 2019 summer season with five luxury ships and itineraries to 92 ports in Europe, including destinations in Greece.

Royal Caribbean Unveils New Features of ‘Symphony of the Seas’

Royal Caribbean International is set to offer a new vacation experience and redefine family travel with the launch of its new ship "Symphony of the Seas" in 2018.

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 Welcomes All to ‘Eden’ on its New Edge Class Ship

Celebrity Cruises recently revealed "Eden", the next exciting feature on its newest ship, Celebrity Edge, which debuts in 2018.

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Symphony of the Seas’ Completes Next Phase of Construction

The newest member of Royal Caribbean International's Oasis class of ships, Symphony of the Seas, is now one step closer to full completion as her April 2018 debut approaches.

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

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.

Insider Says Greece Cruise Traffic to Shrink Next Year

Cruise traffic in Greece is expected to decline by 30 percent in 2017 resulting in fewer tourists and dwindling tourism revenues, according to Andreas Stylianopoulos, responsible for cruise travel at the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

HATTA Awards Best Travel Agency Brochures, Websites at Philoxenia Expo

For the 25th year, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 31st International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia held November 12-15.

‘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.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Honors Greek Partner Navigator

Royal Caribbean Cruises constantly evaluates partner performance and 2014 was Navigator’s year to stand out as the Greek company received two coveted distinctions; the 2014 “Leadership in Sustainable Shore Excursions” and “Shore Excursion Manager’s Choice” awards.

Best of Greece Honored at ‘Tourism Awards 2015’

Greek tourism’s best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country’s enterprises were rewarded last week at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony in Athens.

Third Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Unveils Speaker Line-up

Senior officials from major international cruise companies will meet in Athens in May for the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to engage with government officials, network and do business with representatives of the Eastern Mediterranean’s port authorities, cruise ship suppliers...

Greece’s Association of Airline Representatives Honors Founding Members

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) recently honored its founding members at a ceremony that followed its first Board of Directors meeting of the year.
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Heraklion City Hosts MedCruise Workshop

The establishment of the best ideas, practices and initiatives to improve the charging policy of ports, was focused on during the Second MedCruise Day Workshop held in Heraklion, Crete, 24-25 January. MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports.