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Greek Cruise Industry Development Conference To Be Held In Heraklion, Crete

Greek Maritime industry experts will turn their attention to the need to develop Greece's cruise industry at a conference to be held 8-9 November in Heraklion, Crete.

Major Cruise Companies “Eye” Heraklion For Home Porting

Four international cruise companies are currently in discussions with the Heraklion Port Authority to include the Cretan cruise destination as a homeport for their ships by 2015, according to the authority’s president and CEO, Yiannis Bras.
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Heraklion Optimistic On Greek Cruise In 2013

Heraklion, Crete, is expecting the number of cruise liner stopovers at its port this year to increase by 51.8 percent compared to 2012, according to data released today, 14 February.

Heraklion City Hosts MedCruise Workshop

The establishment of the best ideas, practices and initiatives to improve the charging policy of ports, was focused on during the Second MedCruise Day Workshop held in Heraklion, Crete, 24-25 January. MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports.

WTM 2012 – Heraklion Port Attracts Interest Of Royal Caribbean Cruises

“We have regained our credibility and companies are now listening to us. We are on track,” Ioannis Bras, the chairman and managing director of the Heraklion Port Authority, recently said following talks with US cruise giant Royal Caribbean at the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in...

Heraklion Port Honored For Excellence

The Heraklion Port Authority was honored with the National Project Excellence Award during the 26th Intergrating Project Management Standards World Congress held 29-31 October on Crete.

Heraklion Port In The Spotlight At Cruise Conference

The Heraklion Port was the center of attention during the 1st Corfu Cruise Conference “The Cruise Industry and Local Communities” that took place last weekend, 28-29 September, on Corfu.

Heraklion Makes A Comeback As A Homeport This Summer

With Costa Cruises homeporting this summer in Heraklion (Crete), leading international cruise officials have expressed optimism in choosing the cruise destination as a homeport for non-European Union flag cruise ships now that the cabotage law has been lifted in Greece.