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Celestyal Cruises Supports Refugees of Ukraine War

Celestyal Cruises has expanded its partnership with the “Ark of the World” to support mothers and children that have fled the war in Ukraine.

Celestyal Boosts Thessaloniki’s Reputation as a Cruise Destination

Journalists from Serbia, Romania and Poland had the chance to experience Thessaloniki as a homeport destination during a fam trip held by Celestyal Cruises.

Celestyal Cruises Launches New ‘Shore Experiences’ Program for its Guests

Celestyal Cruises is introducing its guests to a new program of shore excursions offering them the opportunity to explore destinations further and persue personal passions such as gastronomy, art and adventure.

allCruises: New Agency for Cruise Travel Enters Greek Market

allCruises, a new travel agency that specializes in cruise travel, recently entered the Greek market and opened its doors in Athens.

Celestyal Puts Thessaloniki on the Cruise Destination Map

Celestyal Cruises has officially launched its 7-day voyages out of Thessaloniki for the 2022 season, recognizing the incredible potential of the Greek Northern city as a homeport.

Celestyal Launches 1st Cruise Out of Lavrio Homeport for 2022

Celestyal Cruises recently launched its first departure from the port of Lavrio - the third of its homeports - during a special event on board the "Celestyal Olympia".

Celestyal Cruises Ready to Kick Off 2022 Season

Celestyal Cruises is officially opening its 2022 cruise season on April 18 with the Celestyal Crystal embarking on three- and four-night itineraries.

Celestyal Cruises Appoints David Noyes as Non-Executive Chairman

Greek cruise operator Celestyal Cruises has announced the appointment of David Noyes as Non-Executive Chairman. 

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Welcomes City’s First Cruise Ship for 2022

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization (TTO) recently welcomed the Viking Sky, the first cruise ship to arrive at the city’s port, for 2022.

Celestyal Cruises to Boost its Brand Globally Through New Holding Company

Celestyal Cruises and its parent company, Louis plc, have announced a strategic investment agreement with funds managed by Searchlight Capital.

Celestyal Announces Return to Year-round Cruising

Celestyal Cruises will return to year-round cruising to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean as of March 14, 2022.

Celestyal Sells its ‘Experience’ Cruise Ship

Celestyal Cruises has sold its “Experience” cruise ship due to the market conditions resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Celestyal will Complete Summer Cruises as Planned, Resume Operation in March 2022

Celestyal Cruises is on track to successfully complete its summer itineraries but will postpone its fall and winter sailings and resume operation in March 2022.

Celestyal Cruises Further Upgrades Ventilation System of its Fleet

Celestyal Cruises has partnered with AtmosAir Solutions with the aim to further upgrade its ventilation system across its fleet.

Infrastructure, Connectivity Key to Keeping Cruise Companies in Greece

Greece is taking steps to accelerate port infrastructure upgrades and ensure stronger air connectivity in order to handle more cruise ships and passengers in the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Thessaloniki Welcomes ‘Celestyal Olympia’ Cruise Ship

The northern port city of Thessaloniki recently welcomed Celestyal Cruises’ Olympia ship, which started sailings to the Greek islands and Cyprus in June.

Greece Taps into Cruise Tourism with Upgraded Port Infrastructure 

Greece is planning to improve its port infrastructure in order to meet the increasing demand of cruise ship arrivals.

Celestyal Cruises Resumes Operations from Piraeus Port

Celestyal Cruises has resumed operations from Piraeus Port with its signature seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary on the Celestyal Crystal.

Η Celestyal Cruises διακρίνεται για 8η συνεχή χρονιά στα Tourism Awards 2021

Η Celestyal Cruises βρέθηκε για ακόμη μια χρονιά ανάμεσα στις εταιρείες που διακρίθηκαν στα Tourism Awards 2021, αποσπώντας 4 σημαντικά βραβεία.

Posidonia: Greece Leads the Way in Mediterranean Cruise Travel Restart

Global cruise companies are hoping to stimulate traveler interest and kick-start operations from Greece this summer.