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CLIA Appoints New Gov’t and Public Affairs Representative East Med

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Maria Deligianni as Government and Public Affairs Representative Eastern Mediterranean.

CLIA: German, UK, Ireland Markets Driving European Cruise Growth

German, UK and Ireland markets are driving European cruise travel growth up by 2.5 percent compared to 2016, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Celestyal Wins Four Honors at 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Celestyal received four honors at the 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Awards, organized by the international cruise reviews site Cruise Critic.

Celestyal Cruises Announces Appointments to Team for North American, Chinese Markets

Looking towards international markets, Celestyal Cruises recently announced the appointment of a president for the North American market as well as a local sales executive in China.

Celestyal Announces 2018 ‘Idyllic Aegean’ Cruise Itinerary

Celestyal Cruises has announced the 2018 itinerary of its 7-day “Idyllic Aegean” cruise, which combines calls, shore excursions and longer stays at some of the top destinations in Greece.

Celestyal Cruises Appoints Andrew Magowan as Vice President Commercial Europe

Celestyal Cruises has appointed Andrew Magowan as the company’s new vice president commercial in the European region with a focus on the UK market.

Tourist Flows Still Strong in September for Greece

Summer is still on in Greece this September with hotels fully booked, flights on the rise and cruise travel marking its best month of the year this far.

Celestyal Cruises Partners with Hays Travel in UK Market

Celestyal Cruises and Hays Travel have entered into a partnership, which is expected to capture a wide UK audience and meet the increasing demand for cruises.

Celestyal Cruises Partners with SetelHellas for Next-generation Communication Services

Celestyal Cruises has selected SetelHellas to equip its offices in Greece and Cyprus, including Optimum Ship Management, with Cisco IP telephony service.

Celestyal Cruises Wins Big at the Tourism Awards 2017

Celestyal Cruises' innovative practices were rewarded with five distinctions -- four gold and one silver -- at the Tourism Awards 2017 in Athens.

CLIA Reports Significant Increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

The European cruising market has been steadily growing for the past ten years, reaching up to 6.7 million European passengers in 2016, according to the annual CLIA survey.

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises has announced its new season in the Aegean with new itineraries, new destinations and a new Celestyal Inclusive Experience.

Celestyal Cruises Adds Samos to its 2017 ‘Iconic Aegean’ Itineraries

Celestyal Cruises has announced the addition of the Greek island of Samos to its 3- and 4-day "Iconic Aegean" itineraries from March 2017.

Celestyal Named ‘Best Value Cruise Line of 2016’ by Cruise Critic

Celestyal Cruises has been recognized as the best value for money cruise line of 2016 by leading cruise reviews site Cruise Critic.

Celestyal Cruises to Host Gastronomy Onboard Startup Hackathon in October

As part of its ongoing social responsibility policy, leading cruise operator Celestyal Cruises will once again host the “CruiseInn” four-day startup creation hackathon offering support to young people seeking careers in shipping and tourism.

Celestyal to Launch Fourth ‘Cuba Cruise’ Season Early

Celestyal Cruises has announced that it will sail year-round in Cuba beginning on November 21, four weeks earlier than last year, due to increased demand for the authentic Cuban product it offers.

Celestyal Joins iTravel Platform for Cruise Reservations

IBS Software and Celestyal Cruises recently signed a contract for delivery of IBS’ next-generation iTravel Cruise Reservation System.

Celestyal Installs 43 New Balconies on the ‘Crystal’

Celestyal Cruises has completed the installation of 43 new balconies on the Celestyal Crystal following a 20-day refurbishment.

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.

TBEX Athens Travel Bloggers Tour Aegean Courtesy of Louis Cruises

Travel bloggers attending this year’s TBEX Europe event in Athens were treated to a four-day cruise of the Aegean as part of a fam trip organized by Cyprus-based cruise line Louis Cruises.
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