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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.

Meandros Cruises Resumes Daily Sailings from Athens to Saronic Islands

Meandros Cruises has resumed operations and is offering day- and multi-day cruises from Athens to the nearby Saronic islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Katakolon as New Embarkation Port in Greece

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the addition of Katakolon as its new embarkation port in Greece.

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.

Norwegian Cruise Line Appoints Eamonn Ferrin as VP International Business

Norwegian Cruise Line is strengthening its sales strategy with the appointment of Eamonn Ferrin as Vice President of International Business.

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.

Greece Praised for Cruise Tourism Restart Initiative

Global cruise industry stakeholders have praised Greece for its initiatives to help restart cruise travel after Covid-19.

GNTO: Covid-19 an Opportunity to Move Towards Sustainable Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic could serve as a springboard to accelerate Greece’s transition to more sustainable tourism practices, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said.

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.

Airlines, Cruise Companies Betting on Greece this Summer

Airlines and cruise companies are looking to Greece this summer in hopes of covering ground lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2021 to Table Global Cruise Industry Issues

Senior executives of leading international cruise lines will participate in the 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2021 that will take place online on May 25.

Registration Opens for Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Digital

Registration has opened for the 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum (PSTF) that will take place virtually on May 25.

Giorgos Koubenas Appointed President of Greece’s Cruise Ship Owners Union

Giorgos Koubenas has taken on the role of the new president of Greece’s Union of Cruise Ship Owners and Maritime Agencies (EEKFN). He succeeds Theodore Kontes.

Celestyal Getting Ready to Offer Safe Cruise Experiences from May

Celestyal Cruises is speeding up procedures for the restart of sailings on May 29, aiming to provide its guests with carefree holidays to the Greek islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

Cruise Travel Restart on Agenda of 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

The 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will run as a digital event on May 25 and focus on the restart of the international cruise industry.

Greece’s Cruise Ship Owners Union Prepares for Restart

The Union of Cruise Ship Owners and Maritime Agencies (EEKFN) is taking action to prepare for the restart of the cruise season in Greece.

Celestyal Cruises to Start Sailings for 2021 on May 29

Celestyal will start its 2021 cruises on May 29, instead of late April, after Greek authorities announced plans for the reopening of tourism by May 14.

Crystal Cruises Announces New Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

Crystal Cruises will require all customers to be fully inoculated with a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their Crystal cruise.

Greek Ports See 95% Drop in Cruise Passenger Arrivals in 2020

Cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits to Greek ports dropped 95% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.