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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...

‘Celestyal’ Launches Global Facebook Competition to Win One of 16 Authentic 2016 Cruises

Celestyal Cruises is inviting all to play “Merry Greecemas” on Facebook and enter the drawing for one of 16 authentic 2016 cruises, including 7-, 4- and 3-day Aegean cruises and 7-day cruises around Cuba.

Celestyal Installs 43 New Balconies on the ‘Crystal’

Celestyal Cruises has completed the installation of 43 new balconies on the Celestyal Crystal following a 20-day refurbishment.

Celestyal Announces Good Year for Greek Cruise Market, New Destinations for 2016

Cruise in Greece fared well in 2015 for Celestyal Cruises, despite the financial crisis and the imposition of capital controls in the middle of the summer, as the company recorded a 20 percent increase in passenger traffic, compared to 2014.

WTM 2015: Celestyal Cruises Aims to Get Closer to UK Market, Launches 7-day ‘3 Continents’ Itinerary

Celestyal Cruises, the only home porting cruise operator in Greece, is hoping to attract more British holidaymakers on its cruises through its participation in this year's World Travel Market.

Celestyal’s ‘Olympia’ Ends Season with Traditional Greek Dances

Celestyal Cruises’ Olympia marks the end of the season in true Greek style featuring the internationally acclaimed Lyceum Club of Greek Women in traditional Greek dances on Monday, October 19.

Celestyal Cruises ‘Sails Off’ with Gold Award for Change Management

The Celestyal Cruises Human Resources department picked up five awards at the HR Awards 2015, including the Gold Award for Best Change Management Strategy.

Celestyal Cruise Brings Secrets of Greek Island Cuisine on Board

As part of its three-day and four-day “Images of the Aegean” routes, Celestyal Cruises introduces travelers to the secrets of Greek island cuisine, and the GTP was there to sample the treats.

Celestyal Cruises Introduces ‘Nefeli’, Extends 2016-2017 Homeporting Program in Turkey

Celestyal Cruises introduces the new ship "Nefeli" that will sail the company's popular itineraries for the next two years, with embarkation from Turkey.

Celestyal Cruises Sees Smooth Sailing for 2015

The number of cruise passengers visiting the country with a Greek destination as their home port is expected to rise by 22 percent compared with 2014, Celestyal Cruises’ CEO told a press conference on Tuesday.

Signature Travel Holds First-ever Greek Salsa Dance Cruise

Latin dance lovers with a soft spot for travel will get a chance to cruise the Aegean in the first-ever dancing cruise aboard the Olympia departing from Piraeus port on July 31 with stops and lots of partying at Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Patmos and Kusantasi (Turkey).

Endeavor Greece Joins Celestyal Cruises to Push Greek Products

Business consultants Endeavour Greece and Celestyal Cruises have joined forces to promote Greek products and the Mediterranean Diet, strengthening in this way the country’s image abroad.

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.

Celestyal Cruises Invests in Education Via Program on Milos Island

Investing in young people and ensuring their “journey to knowledge" is the motto of Celestyal Cruises’ corporate social responsibility program, which ran earlier this month on the Cycladic island of Milos in collaboration with the municipality and the Herakleidon Museum.

Louis Cruises Introduces New Subsidiary Brand ‘Celestyal Cruises’

Cypriot firm Louis Cruises presented its new subsidiary brand and logo, Celestyal Cruises and announced that it will add a third ship to its fleet next year.

Louis Cruises To Launch New Brand: Celestyal Cruises

Louis Cruises recently announced plans to launch a new brand in September 2014: Celestyal Cruises.