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Cruise Lines are Confident of ‘Extraordinary’ 2023 Despite Rising Costs

The resilience of the cruise industry in 2022 and its future challenges for full recovery in 2023 were among the main topics of the International Cruise Summit in Madrid.

Piraeus Port Authority Makes Cruise Tourism a Top Priority

The Piraeus Port Authority is moving ahead with actions to establish Greece’s largest port into a major homeport in the Mediterranean.

Cruise Industry has Responsible Tourism Practices High on Agenda, Says Report

CLIA’s annual report produced by Oxford Economics shows the cruise industry’s continued commitment to responsible tourism practices and progress on development of new environmental technologies.

Op-Ed: ‘Covid-19 Gave the Cruise Industry the Opportunity to Foster Significant Improvements’ – Giorgos Koumpenas

Giorgos Koumpenas, the president of the Union of Cruise Ship Owners & Association Members, shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deep Waters for 2020 Greece Cruise Travel Due to Covid-19

Greece's cruise travel sector all but “drowned” in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in a 94% decrease in passengers, according to the Greek Cruise Ship Owners Union.

Op-Ed: Cruise… The Day After

Ioannis Bras, the founder and CEO of Five Senses Consulting that specializes in cruise development for ports and destinations, takes a look on how the Covid-19 pandemic will hit the cruise industry.

Greece Allows Cruise Ship Short-term Berthing at Ports

The Greek government has agreed to allow cruise ships to carry out short-term berthing at ports in Greece under strict safety rules.

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

More Greek Destinations in Cruise Company Plans, Says CLIA

International cruise companies are looking to include more Greek destinations in their future itineraries, says the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA: Global Shipping Gets Proactive for the Environment

The shipping industry is taking proactive measures to safeguard the environment, according to a report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Adriatic Sea Region Expecting Over 5.5m Cruise Passengers in 2019

The number of cruise passenger movements in the Adriatic Sea is expected to rise by 7.3 percent to a record 5.52 million in 2019, says recent data.

CLIA Europe Says Locals and Travelers Must Both Benefit from Cruise Travel

The sustainable development of cruise destinations will benefit both cruise passengers and host communities, according to CLIA Europe.

Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Leros Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a concession agreement for the construction of a marina on the Dodecanese island of Leros.

Flexibility and Upgrades Key to Fortifying Greece’s Cruise Travel Industry

Tapping into innovation is key to establishing Greece as a top cruise destination, according to Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

Posidonia 2019 Forum to Cast Spotlight on Greek Cruise Comeback

Greece’s sea tourism, with particular focus on its cruise travel sector, will come into the spotlight at the 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum during May 28-29 in Athens.

World Experts to Discuss Greece’s Cruise Comeback at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Greece's cruise comeback will be discussed by some of the industry's leading companies and experts at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019: Renewed Optimism for East Med Cruising

Τhe 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, to be held May 28-29 in Athens, will focus on the industry's renewed optimism for cruising in the East Med.

Environmental Protection, Sustainability Top ICOMIA Athens Agenda

Greece's marina infrastructure and environmental protection policies topped the agenda of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2018 held in Athens.

Less Red Tape to Propel Greek Sea Tourism, Says Kountoura

Enacting laws which will facilitate licensing procedures and cut red tape will allow for the development of marina infrastructure in Greece, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Shipping Minister Talks Investment at ICOMIA Marinas Conference

Ways to attract investments in marina infrastructure were discussed during the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference in Athens.
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