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Greece Promotes Cruise Travel, New Destinations at Seatrade Cruise Med 2018

Aiming to strengthen cruise travel to Greece, Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas participated in the 12th Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

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.

Three Greek Ports Join MedCruise Board of Directors

Greece will be represented on the new Board of Directors of MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, by the ports of Piraeus, Volos and Corfu.

Europe Cruise Sector Sets Sights on Asia

Europe’s cruise sector is actively reaching out to Asian markets in efforts to maintain its strong hold as the world’s second top cruise destination.

Pan-European Dialogue Brings Together Cruise Operators, Ports and Coastal Tourism Stakeholders

The European Commission earlier this month launched the inaugural Pan-European Dialogue between ports, cruise operators and coastal tourism stakeholders with a conference in Brussels.
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2nd Posidonia Forum To Focus on Cruise, Yachting, Passenger Shipping

For two days, Athens will be the meeting place for discussions and debates on the cruise sector’s growth challenge for Greece, Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea, organizer Posidonia Exhibitions said in regards to this year’s 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

Greece Comes Third as Cruise Port of Call

The European Cruise Council (ECC) and MedCruise recently announced the cruise industry now accounts for more than a quarter of a million jobs in Europe, over 10 billion euros direct expenditure and 15 million visits to European ports, Greece’s ports being the third most popular...

Greece Would Draw Millions of Tourists as a Cruise Hub

Making Greece an international cruise hub for the eastern Mediterranean would bring five million tourists in a few years and tremendous financial returns were the main conclusion drawn from the forum organized by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on...