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‘Luxury Yacht Parties’ Presents Revamped Vessel at East Med 2019 Show

Luxury Yacht Parties, a Greek yachting company specializing in social and private events at sea, recently presented its revamped vessel at the 18th East Med Yacht Show 2019 in Athens.

‘Prince of Athens’ Cruise Concept Shows Best of Athenian Riviera

The Kivotos Hotels and Boat Masters have joined forces and launched the “Prince of Athens”, a new cruise concept that aims to introduce travelers to the best of the Athenian Riviera.

Celestyal Starts Cruises Early this Year

Celestyal Cruises launched its three- and four-night “Iconic Aegean” cruises on March 15, aiming to extend the tourism season in Greece beyond the summer months.

‘MSC Seaview’ Sets off on Maiden Voyage in Luxury and Style 

MSC Cruises recently inaugurated the latest addition to its fleet, the new flagship "MSC Seaview", during a lavish ceremony in Genoa, Italy.

Crete to Present Alternative Tourism Forms at ‘f.re.e 2018’ Travel Fair in Munich

The Region of Crete will promote its alternative tourism forms at the “f.re.e 2018” travel and leisure fair in Munich, during February 21-25.

Cruise Travel to Greece Recovering Slowly Amid Challenges

Cruise travel to Greece is picking up pace albeit slowly after a major drop last year due to the geopolitical situation in Turkey, Egypt and Israel.

Investments, Greek Port Upgrades a Must for Cruise Travel Growth

Extending the tourism season, improving the tourist experience, boosting private investments and port upgrades are basic for the development of cruise travel.

Tales of Magic Carpets & Floating Bars Onboard ‘Celebrity Edge’

Celebrity Cruises has gone all out with its pride and joy, the Celebrity Edge, which is set to hit the seas on December 16, 2018.

Oceania Cruise Travelers to Sample Greek Gourmet in Athens

Oceania Cruises is launching culinary tours in seven destinations: Athens, Rome, Barcelona, Provence, Tuscany, London and Buenos Aires, during select voyages as of Spring 2016.

Sea Tourism Forum To Launch Next Month

The potential for sea tourism and the development of the economies of Greece, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea region will be examined during the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, scheduled to take place 21-22 June at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens.

Forum Puts Thessaloniki In The Spotlight

“A city adds value to the professional and the creator depending on the strength of its identity and Thessaloniki must obtain a strong identity,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said during an international culture and tourism forum held recently in Thessaloniki by...

Diving Tourism On Ministry’s Agenda

The development of diving tourism is one of the top priorities of the Culture and Tourism Ministry within the framework of promoting alternative forms of tourism, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the “Biodiversity and Diving Tourism in the Greek Seas”...

Deputy Minister Attends International Cruise Convention

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis presented significant opportunities provided for cruise tourism and investments in Greek port projects, following the lifting of cabotage restrictions (currently in process by the Greek government), last month at the 8th...

Greek-Bulgarian Tourism Cooperation

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos and Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traycho Traykov signed in late July a tourism cooperation protocol during the first joint session of the Greece-Bulgaria High-Level Cooperation Council held in Sofia.

Strong Demand from U.S. for Greek Island Cruises

Americans bombard their travel agents for prices on cruises in Europe, including the Greek Islands. The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says that Europe will be on the cruise map this year.

Full House Expected at This Year’s ITB

If you have yet to make arrangements to attend the International Tourism Exchange ITB Berlin, which runs from 11 to 15 March on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds and in the ICC Berlin, the chances are you'll be staying home.

Superfast And Costa Crociere Alliance

Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries, and cruise company Costa Crociere, owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, signed signed a letter of intent to create two joint ventures in cruise and ferry operations.
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Aktina Leads The Way

Just a few years after it was first founded in 1975, Piraeus-based Aktina has lead the way for other Greek travel agencies. The office became an IATA member in 1977 and in 1981 the company foresaw new market developments and was one of the few to convert the personal company into...

Alemar Launches Greece’s Largest Catamaran Yacht

The largest Greek-flagged catamaran yacht was officially presented for the first time last month at the Palio Faliro Yacht Club. Christened Neptune, the vessel ranks eighth in the world, and is unique in its class in the Mediterranean.

Louis Group Raises Greek Flag

One of the many aims of the Louis Group of Cyprus is to fly the Greek flag on its cruise vessels. "It's a shame Greek ships do not fly Greek flags," said the Louis Group's chairman, Costas Loizou, at a recent Athens press conference, "as this is in Greece's interest and in the...
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