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Cruise Companies Submit Plan for Healthy Sailing in Covid-19 Era

In efforts to ensure safe journeys at sea in the Covid-19 era, cruise companies have tabled a comprehensive plan that includes heightened health protocols for passengers and crew.

CLIA Announces Ukko Metsola as New Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Ukko Metsola as its new Director General for Europe.

Celestyal Cruises Honored at MedCruise Awards 2020

Celestyal Cruises has been honored at the MedCruise Awards 2020 for its solidarity initiatives amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

MSC Cruises Postpones Restart of ‘Magnifica’ Sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the restart of cruises with its Magnifica ship until September 26.

MSC Cruises Unveils Health Protocol to Restart Operations in the Med

MSC Cruises has introduced its health and safety protocol that has been developed to support the restart of operations in the Mediterranean.

Celestyal Adds ‘Costa Cruises’ Ship to Fleet

Celestyal Cruises has added a new ship to its fleet, the Costa NeoRomantica from Costa Cruises.

EU Issues Guidelines for Possible Cruise Travel Restart

The EU recently issued guidance in preparation for the possible resumption of cruise ship operations in the aftermath of Covid-19.

CLIA Welcomes EU Guidance for Resumption of Cruises in Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has welcomed the publication of the "Interim Guidance for Restarting Cruise Operations" by the EU’s Healthy Gateways program.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

Celestyal Supports Greece’s Vulnerable Groups, Healthcare Professionals

Celestyal Cruises is supporting Greece’s local communities and healthcare professionals in their efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

Singapore Promoted as the Miami of Asia at Athens Event

Singapore was promoted as the "Miami of Asia" during the "Fly Cruise Seminar" event for Greek travel agents that took place in Athens by Asian Aviation, Navigator Travel and Athens International Airport.

Cruise Industry Steps Up Measures to Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

Measures for cruise travel are being tightened in response to developments concerning the 2019-novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the global cruise industry, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Celebrity Cruises to Take Seagoing Vacations to New Heights with APEX Ship

The “Celebrity Apex”, the newest cruise ship of Celebrity Cruises, will take seagoing vacations to new heights with exclusive culinary, wellness and entertainment offerings.

Celebrity Cruises Announces Activist Reshma Saujani as Godmother of ‘Apex’ Ship

Celebrity Cruises has announced activist Reshma Saujani as the godmother of Celebrity Apex, the second ship in the brand’s Edge Series of vessels.

Cruise Ship and Passenger Arrivals to Greece Rise in 2019

Cruise passenger traffic to Greece improved in 2019 against 2018, increasing by 15.64%, according to data by the Hellenic Ports Association (ELIME).

‘Celebrity’ Announces 2021-2022 Cruises, Adds Three New Ports in Greece

Celebrity Cruises has announced its 2021-22 season of sailings which includes eight new ports of call in Greece, Brazil and Japan among other countries.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Oasis of the Seas’ Ready to Sail with $165 Million New Look

Royal Caribbean's “Oasis of the Seas” cruise ship has made a splash in its return to South Florida with a $165 million new look.

MSC Cruises Names New Ship ‘Grandiosa’, Ready to Sail the Med

“Grandiosa”, the newest ship of MSC Cruises, is ready to sail the Western Mediterranean, following its christening by MSC “godmother” Sophia Loren.