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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.

Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business, Minister says

Greece is prepared to launch a concessions campaign in order to encourage international cruise liners operating in the country to invest in relevant infrastructure projects.

Greece Shows Cruise Credentials at Global Expo

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is attending the Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading annual global exhibition of cruise tourism in the world, to promote Greece as a key maritime destination.