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Greece’s 28-Member Cruise Affairs Coordinating Committee Meets for 1st Time

The framework of operation, challenges, developments and priorities of Greece’s cruise industry were the focus of the first meeting of the National Coordinating Committee for Cruise Affairs held on Wednesday, at Piraeus Port Authority headquarters.

Cruising the Mediterranean & Challenges for 2017

Terrorism, capital controls, the economic crisis, the refugee influx, Brexit and the Turkey coup last week have forced cruise companies to change their itineraries for 2017 cutting out many Mediterranean destinations.

Homeporting Picks Up Pace at Piraeus, Cruise Passengers Welcomed with Shows

The Greek port of Piraeus has seen its homeporting cruise traffic rise by 14 percent in the first half of the year thanks in large part to major cruise companies like Celestyal Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises and...

Carnival Cruise Lines Includes Greece in its Return to Europe

Carnival Cruise Lines is making a comeback to Europe with its most innovative ship ever, Carnival Vista, debuting in spring 2016 and Greece is included in its variety of Mediterranean itineraries.
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Heraklion To Hold Discussions With Leading Cruise Companies At SeaTrade Miami

Heraklion, Crete, is participating for the third time in the SeaTrade Miami international cruise shipping exhibition with a series of proposals and high expectations for the coming year.
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Heraklion Optimistic On Greek Cruise In 2013

Heraklion, Crete, is expecting the number of cruise liner stopovers at its port this year to increase by 51.8 percent compared to 2012, according to data released today, 14 February.

Carnival Cruises Plans New Greek Island Itinerary For Next Year

In celebration of its new 110,000-ton ship, Carnival Freedom, next summer Carnival Cruise Lines will offer new itineraries that feature the Greek islands and other Mediterranean destinations.

Cruise Sales At Home Drop Significantly

It's not only local cruise companies -- for the first half of this year cruise passengers on Greek vessels are down some 30% over the same period last year -- that face difficulties this year.

Superfast And Costa Crociere Alliance

Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries, and cruise company Costa Crociere, owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, signed signed a letter of intent to create two joint ventures in cruise and ferry operations.