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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.

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.

CLIA Announces MSC Cruises’ Pierfrancesco Vago as its New Global Chairman

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, as its new Global Chairman.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

CLIA: Cruise Sector Heading into 2021 with Optimism

The international cruise industry appears optimistic and ready to address the challenges of the new year ahead, CLIA says in its latest report.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

Cruise Industry to Lose Almost $20bn Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

The entire cruise industry is expected to lose almost $20 billion in revenue amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a 71% plunge year-over-year.

Celestyal Cruises Launches New Global Brand Identity

Celestyal Cruises has unveiled a new global brand identity inspired by Greece and the Greek "Love of Life".

Celestyal Cruises Offers Complimentary Travel Insurance

Celestyal Cruises will provide complimentary travel insurance for new, individual bookings made through to November 30, for sailings during March-June 2021.

Amadeus Launches New Cruise Booking Solution

Amadeus has launched a cruise portal offering new content, more choice and enhanced technology to automate the booking process for travel sellers.

Covid-19 Cases on TUI Cruise Ship in Greece Create Confusion

A Covid-19 scare on board TUI’s "Mein Schiff 6" cruise ship caused alarm after 12 crew members tested positive for the coronavirus.

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.