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Cruise Segment Gives Boost to Piraeus Port’s Revenue

The cruise, car handling and coastal shipping segments gave a boost to the Piraeus Port Authority's revenue in the first half of 2021.

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.

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August

Holland America Line in August will restart cruising from Piraeus, Greece, with four departures aboard the Eurodam ship.

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.

Greece Covid-19 Restrictions: Tourism and Travel-related Information

The Greek Tourism Ministry reminds of the rules that are in force for hospitality, tourism and travel during Greece's Covid-19 lockdown.

Azamara Adds 26 Greek Ports to 2022-2023 Cruise Schedule

Azamara Cruises has announced its full 2022 and winter/spring 2023 itineraries, which feature 26 ports of call on its Greek isle-hopping voyages.

Greece Waiting for Covid-19 Guidance to Restart Cruise Tourism

The rules that must be followed on cruise ships in Greek ports, during the post-Covid-19 era, are expected to be officially announced this week.

Celestyal Cruises Suspends Sailings Until May 1

Celestyal Cruises is taking preventative measures and suspending cruise operations from until May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Greece – Egypt Join Forces Against Antiquities Smuggling

Greece and Egypt have agreed to boost efforts in the area of culture with a primary focus on jointly addressing the illegal trade of antiquities.

Greece and Egypt Look to Target Long-haul Markets Together

Greece and Egypt are looking to establish a joint tourism cooperation in an aim to attract more tourists to both countries from long-haul markets such as the US and Australia.

Celestyal Wins at Cruise Excellence Awards for Best Itinerary in 2019

Celestyal Cruises was awarded in the “Best Itinerary” category of the Cruise Excellence Awards 2019 for its "3 Continents" cruise itinerary.

Windstar Cruises Docks at Piraeus Port in Greece

The Wind Star vessel of Windstar Cruises was presented to a group of Greek travel agents while it was docked in the port of Piraeus.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 Sets New Attendance Records

More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism attended the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 in Athens.

Celebrity Edge Travels to Greece for the First Time – Photo Report

The game-changing Celebrity Edge, the new state-of-the-art ship of Celebrity Cruises, recently visited Piraeus as part of its first-ever cruise to the Mediterranean.

Cruise Lines Call for Improved Infrastructure in East Med

Greece is among the destinations in the East Med that are in need of improved infrastructure to serve and cater to cruise ships, according to sector experts.

Celestyal Cruises Targets 21% Guest Growth for Greece in 2019

Celestyal Cruises in 2018 "showed Greece" to 108,000 passengers and is aiming to boost that number by 21 percent, to 130,000, in 2019.

Celestyal Cruises on Course to Extend Greek Tourism Season

Celestyal Cruises is going full speed ahead in its aim to extend the cruise tourism season in Greece, according to the company's CEO, Chris Theophilides.

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Cruise Homeport Case Study: Destination Thessaloniki – Opinion

Ioannis Bras, an expert in port and cruise management, focuses on Thessaloniki and the benefits of a 20-week "butterfly" cruise itinerary from the city's port.

Eurostat: Popularity of Sea Cruises in the EU

Most passengers choose Italy to start their cruise in Europe, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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