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CLIA: Global Shipping Gets Proactive for the Environment

The shipping industry is taking proactive measures to safeguard the environment, according to a report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CLIA Europe Says Locals and Travelers Must Both Benefit from Cruise Travel

The sustainable development of cruise destinations will benefit both cruise passengers and host communities, according to CLIA Europe.

Greek Ports Expecting Over 5 Million Cruise Passengers this Summer

Greek ports are expected to welcome more than 5 million cruise passengers this summer, with the ports of Piraeus, Santorini and Corfu leading the activity.

Cruise Heads, Santorini Officials Agree to Launch Works on Athinios Port

Santorini authorities have agreed to proceed with urgent repair works on the Athinios Port, which receives thousands of cruise travelers every year.

CLIA, Santorini Officials Work Together for Sustainable Cruise Travel Future

Improving the overall cruise travel experience for visitors to Santorini topped the agenda of talks between CLIA executives and island officials.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

Transport Ministry to Launch Tender for Santorini Port Upgrade

The Greek Transport Ministry has set aside 8.4 million euros to be used to fund the upgrade of the Athinios port on the Cyclades island of Santorini. 

Santorini Cruise Ship Controls Kick Off

In efforts to decongest the world-famed caldera, Santorini's local authorities announced the launch of a new berthing management system for incoming cruise ships.

Celebrity Cruises: Five Ships to Sail Europe in Summer 2019

Celebrity Cruises will welcome the 2019 summer season with five luxury ships and itineraries to 92 ports in Europe, including destinations in Greece.

Santorini System to Regulate Cruise Ship Arrivals

The launch of a cruise berthing management system that will regulate incoming traffic to Santorini has been announced by the Municipal Port Fund of Thira.

Greek Ports Join Forces to Coordinate Cruise Policies

The heads of the Greek ports of Piraeus, Santorini and Mykonos have agreed to work together and coordinate their cruise policies for 2016.