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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.

Greece to Allow Cruise Ships from Turkish Ports, Indoor Hotel Pools to Operate

The Greek committee of Covid-19 experts has given its approval for Greece to allow the arrival of cruise ships from Turkey and the operation of indoor swimming pools in hotels.

Piraeus Hosts Official Naming Ceremony of Silversea Cruises Newest Ship

The port of Piraeus in Greece hosted the christening of the Silver Moon, the newest ship in the ultra-luxury fleet of Silversea Cruises.

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.

GNTO: Covid-19 an Opportunity to Move Towards Sustainable Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic could serve as a springboard to accelerate Greece’s transition to more sustainable tourism practices, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said.

CLIA Welcomes Greece’s Cruise Tourism Restart

More than 20 cruise lines are currently scheduled to set sail on cruises around Greece this year, with calls at 45 ports in total.

Airlines, Cruise Companies Betting on Greece this Summer

Airlines and cruise companies are looking to Greece this summer in hopes of covering ground lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Norwegian Cruise Line: More Itineraries to the Greek Isles in September

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the relaunch of its ‘Epic’ and ‘Getaway’ ships with itineraries to the Mediterranean and Greek Isles beginning September 5.

Greece on MSC Cruises’ East Mediterranean Itineraries for Summer 2021

MSC Cruises has included Greece on the updated East Mediterranean itineraries of three of its ships for this coming summer.

Piraeus Port Authority and Attica Region Partner to Safeguard Cruise Travel

The Piraeus Port Authority and the Region of Attica have partnered to ensure and protect the health of all visitors and employees at the port of Piraeus.

Greece on Itineraries of Three Costa Cruises Ships in 2021

Greece is included on the one-week itineraries of three ships of Costa Cruises that are scheduled to take place in 2021.

What’s Next for Greek Tourism – Minister

Allowing direct flights from Sweden as of July 22 and resuming cruise travel in August are among the next steps of Greek tourism's restart.

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.

Cruise Ships Restricted in Greece Until April 15

All cruise ships from any origin are restricted from entering Greek ports and disembarking passengers until April 15.

Vernicos Yachts Marks 45 Years with Call for Marine Tourism Development

Vernicos Yachts recently celebrated 45 years of activity with the company's president, George Vernicos, calling for actions that must be taken for Greece to maintain its leading role in marine tourism.

Piraeus to Play Major Role for MSC Cruises in 2021

The Greek port of Piraeus is expected to play a major role in MSC Cruises' Eastern Mediterranean cruise programme in 2021, with guests embarking there for the first time.

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

Greece’s Coordination Committee for Cruise Affairs Sets Agenda

Greece's coordination committee for cruise affairs has resumed responsibilities, with its agenda focusing on the sector's challenges and growth prospects.