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Greek Tourism Up Against “Cold” Winter

Foreign arrivals at Greek airports fell nine percent year-on-year in August while the number of foreign visitors in Greece dropped 8.5 percent in the first eight months of the year, the Research Institute for Tourism and Forecasts (ITEP) recently said. The institute sees airport...

Greek Cruising Sails into a New Era

Research done by European Cruise Contribution in Brussels recently showed increasing trends in the cruise line sector throughout Europe. Primarily, the research indicates there is an increase in orders for new cruise ships with the subsequent result being the creation of new...

Princess Cruises Selects Piraeus to Christen New Vessel

In order to promote its Mediterranean cruise program with its the new cruise vessel, Emerald Princess, the company's owner, California-based Princess Cruises, selected the port of Piraeus for the ship's christening.

Queen Mary 2 Docks in Piraeus

Queen Mary 2, considered the most magnificent ocean liner ever built, docked in Piraeus last month, which is one of the 18 ports of call on its maiden 'Round the World in Less than 80 Days' cruise.

Princess Cruises To Embark From Piraeus in Spring 2007

S Cruiseplan, said, "will give Greeks the opportunity to escape completely from their daily routine."