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Sea, Cruise Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Bet on Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited sea and cruise tourism stakeholders to place their bets on Greece, during the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

Sea Tourism, Cruise Travel Come into Focus at 4th Posidonia Athens Forum

"Reinventing Cruising in the East Mediterranean" is the theme of this year's Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to be held May 23-24 in Athens.

CLIA Reports Significant Increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

The European cruising market has been steadily growing for the past ten years, reaching up to 6.7 million European passengers in 2016, according to the annual CLIA survey.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Probes Growth Prospects

Industry stakeholders will come together at the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens in an effort to reinvent Cruising in the East Mediterranean.

Greece 3rd Favorite Europe Cruise Destination

Besides being one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe, cruise travel employs some 10,000 people who contribute over 188 million euros annually to the Greek economy, according to the latest report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Lesvos Mayor Urges Cruise Companies to Include Island in Stopovers

The Mayor of Lesvos is telling cruise companies that there is no reason to cancel scheduled itineraries to the island after the mother company of the Azamara Journey decided to exclude Mytilini port from its route on June 21.

Smooth Sailing for Cruise Industry in 2015

The cruise industry is set to sail through 2015 with ease, according to the latest report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which estimates that a record 23 million passengers are expected to board a liner this year.

Adam Goldstein of Royal Caribbean Cruises is Appointed New CLIA Chair

The Board of Directors of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Adam Goldstein as Chairman as of 1 January 2015.

Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola Virus Says “No” To General Bans on Travel, Trade

The Travel and Transport Task Force stands firmly with the World Health Organization (WHO) against general bans on travel and trade, as well as restrictions that include general quarantine of travelers from Ebola-affected countries.

International Cruise Demand Sees 77% Increase In The Last Decade

The international cruise industry has seen demand grow by 77 percent in the last 10 years, according to data released recently by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Cruise Industry’s Economic Contribution Sets All-Time High In Europe

The cruise industry continues to play its part in helping Europe’s economy emerge from the economic downturn by delivering another strong year of growth in 2013.

International Cruise Industry To See Growth In Passenger Numbers This Year

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and its cruise line members are looking forward to a positive year of growth with a 2014 passenger forecast of 21.7 million worldwide guests on CLIA’s 63 member lines.