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Piraeus Port Welcomes Newly-built Cruise Ships

The Piraeus port recently welcomed two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Royal Caribbean's "Spectrum of the Seas" and Ponant's "Bougainville".

More Greeks are Taking Cruises, Domestic Demand Up 10% in 2014

The Greek cruise market showed signs of recovery last year with an impressive 10 percent increase in domestic passengers, after two years of sharp decline due to the country’s on-going economic difficulties.

Costa Cruises Records Increase In Greek Passenger Numbers In 2013

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises saw a major increase in bookings made by Greek travelers in 2013.
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Heraklion To Hold Discussions With Leading Cruise Companies At SeaTrade Miami

Heraklion, Crete, is participating for the third time in the SeaTrade Miami international cruise shipping exhibition with a series of proposals and high expectations for the coming year.

Minister Discusses Open Tourism Issues

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni requested cooperation at all levels with all tourism professionals, yesterday, 4 October, while attending a board meeting of the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET).

Cabotage Lifted But Profits From Cruises Will Be Delayed

Although the number of cruise tourists from stopovers at Greek ports last year increased considerably (6,155,609 against 5,719,259 in 2010), major profits expected from the recent lifting of cabotage restrictions for non-European Union flag cruise ships would take a while to...