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Celestyal Cruises Welcomes Chris Theophilides as New CEO

Chris Theophilides will succeed Kyriakos Anastasiadis as the new CEO of Celestyal Cruises, the home-porting cruise operator in Greece, as of July 1.

Celestyal Cruises Wins Four Honors at Tourism Awards 2018

Celestyal Cruises received four honors at the Tourism Awards 2018 ceremony, recently held at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center in Athens.

Greece Expects More Cruise Arrivals in 2018

Greece is expected to welcome an increase in passenger arrivals through cruise ship calls this year, according to leaders of the global cruise industry.

Celestyal, Thomson Cruises Extend Thomson Spirit Charter for 2018

Celestyal Cruises is continuing its partnership with Thomson Cruises of TUI Travel plc, by extending the charter of “Thomson Spirit” for the 2018 season.

Celestyal’s New Website Invites Passengers to ‘Recharge, Renew, Relax’

Celestyal Cruises launched its new website, offering visitors a faster, simpler booking process and a comprehensive introduction to the company’s cruises.

Celestyal Cruises Maps Out 2017, Says ‘Flexibility’ Key to Success

Upgraded port infrastructure and flexibility are key to making Greece a Mediterranean cruise tourism hub, according to Celestyal Cruises.

Greece 3rd Favorite Europe Cruise Destination

Besides being one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe, cruise travel employs some 10,000 people who contribute over 188 million euros annually to the Greek economy, according to the latest report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA: Europe Cruise Travel On the Rise, Greek Market Share Drops

A record 6.6 million Europeans took to the seas in 2015, with an additional 200,000 opting to take a cruise for their holidays compared to last year, marking a 3 percent rise, but the Greek market saw a 14 percent drop with less than 16,000 preferring to take a cruise, the Cruise...

Celestyal Announces Good Year for Greek Cruise Market, New Destinations for 2016

Cruise in Greece fared well in 2015 for Celestyal Cruises, despite the financial crisis and the imposition of capital controls in the middle of the summer, as the company recorded a 20 percent increase in passenger traffic, compared to 2014.

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.

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.

Louis Cruises: Nine New Cruise Destinations For Summer 2014

New Greek destinations and themed cruises are included on the summer 2014 schedule of Louis Cruises.