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In Memory of Andreas Potamianos

Andreas Potamianos, one of Greece’s most prominent shipping magnates, passed away at the age of 88 on Friday, July 30.

Limited Airlift Capacity Isolates US and Chinese Markets From Greek Sea Tourism Product

Limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for mega cruise vessel deployment.

CLIA Europe: Unlock the Potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece

CLIA Europe stressed the need for greater cooperation among all stakeholders in order to unlock the potential of the cruise industry in Greece, at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum which began on Tuesday in Athens.

Major Meeting for the Development of the Cruise Industry in Greece Scheduled for Monday

The developmental prospects of the cruise sector in Greece will be tabled at a meeting on Monday 22 December between Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis.

The Louis Cristal Embarks on Greece’s First Transatlantic Cruise Since 2002

After 12 years, Greek cruise is once again in the international spotlight. On Friday, 28 November, the Louis Cristal set sail from the port of Piraeus for its first transatlantic cruise.

OECD Report: Greek Tourism Up Against Restrictive Provisions That Harm Competition

An 11-month investigation by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) identifies competition-distorting rules & provisions in Greek tourism.
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HATTA Optimistic On 2013 Greek Tourism Season

“The time has come for the recovery of Greek tourism,” the president of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA), Yiorgos Telonis, said while opening the association’s annual general assembly on Wednesday, 27 March, in Athens.

Greek Homeporting Sees Decline, European Cruise Council

The number of passengers that disembarked on Greek cruise destinations from circular cruises that homeported in Greece continued to drop in 2011, according to a report presented during the sixth annual conference of the European Cruise Council (ECC) in Brussels.

Greek Cruise Arrivals Increase In Q1

Greek cruise seemed to be on the up during January-March 2011 as cruise ship arrivals in Piraeus Port increased by 5.1 percent and passenger arrivals increased by 58.1 percent, compared to 2010 figures, according to Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Chairman and CEO Yiorgos Anomeritis.

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