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Cruise Activity to Greece Snaps Back in 2021

Cruise activity picked up last year with 1,957 cruise ships bringing 1.32 million passengers to Greece, according to data by the Hellenic Ports Association.

Full Greece Cruise Recovery Expected in 2025

Cruise travel to Greece is expected to recoup 2019 pre-pandemic levels in 2025, achieving a 35% improvement this year over 2021.

CDC Cruise Advisory Triggers Royal Caribbean Response

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean is among companies “disappointed” with a CDC warning advising travelers against cruise travel, even those who are vaccinated.

CLIA ‘Disappointed’ After CDC Advises Against Cruise Travel Due to Covid-19

The CDC has advised travelers against cruise travel, even for those who have been vaccinated, triggering a reaction from the cruise industry.

CLIA – Greek Gov’t Discuss Cruise Sector Priorities for 2022

CLIA Europe executives discussed the 2022 cruise season with Greek government officials and focused on issues of safe travel, port operations and responsible tourism.

Greece Aiming for March 2022 Cruise Travel Start

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) - Europe and the Greek Tourism Ministry are aiming to kickstart cruise travel to Greece in March 2022.

Hotelwize Receives Honour at Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2021

Hotelwize has been honored at the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2021 for the high-quality websites it has developed for its partners in the hospitality industry.

WTM: Half of Brits Plan Two or More Holidays in 2022, Beach Vacations Top Wish List

Half of Brits are planning to take two or more holidays in 2022, with overseas beach destinations topping their wish list.

CLIA Appoints Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe.

Athens’ AITE 2021 Tourism Trade Show to Open in November

The 8th Athens International Tourism & Culture Expo (AITE) will take place November 25-27 at the Greek capital’s Zapio Mansion.

Infrastructure, Connectivity Key to Keeping Cruise Companies in Greece

Greece is taking steps to accelerate port infrastructure upgrades and ensure stronger air connectivity in order to handle more cruise ships and passengers in the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

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.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

ITB Virtual Convention will Shine Spotlight on Rebuilding Trust in Travel

Experts from the hospitality, aviation and cruise industries will analyze the role of trust management in tourism, during the ITB Virtual Convention on November 19.

Workathlon in Techstars Accelerator Program for Startups in Abu Dhabi

Greek hospitality recruiting platform Workathlon has been selected as one of the top 10 startups from around the world to participate in this year's Techstars Accelerator | Hub71 program.

OYO Hotels Selects Sabre for Travel Agency Distribution

OYO Hotels is now connected to almost 900,000 travel agents globally, through the GDS connectivity solution powered by Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ SynXis platform.

Celestyal Cruises Welcomes US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt Onboard its ‘Crystal’ Ship

Celestyal Cruises held a reception in the honor of US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on its "Crystal" ship, in the presence of 300 American guests.

New ‘Sky Princess’ Cruise Ship Docks in Piraeus

Sky Princess, Princess Cruises' newest ship, recently docked in Piraeus Port before sailing on its inaugural cruise to the Mediterranean and the Adriatic.

Νέοι τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές στη φετινή AITE

Η 6η Athens International Tourism Expo, που θα διεξαχθεί 6-8 Δεκεμβρίου 2019, μεγαλώνει φέτος με νέους τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές.

YES to Sea Tourism Forum Offers Graduates Chance at a Shipping Career

This year’s YES to Sea Tourism Forum offered young graduates insight into ways of securing a career in shipping and tourism.