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WTM London Unveils Saudi as Premier Partner for 2021

Saudi, the authentic home of Arabia, has been announced as Premier Partner of WTM London 2021, as the country ramps up its global drive to reach 100 million visitors a year by 2030.

Greece on MSC Cruises’ East Mediterranean Itineraries for Summer 2021

MSC Cruises has included Greece on the updated East Mediterranean itineraries of three of its ships for this coming summer.

CLIA Announces MSC Cruises’ Pierfrancesco Vago as its New Global Chairman

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, as its new Global Chairman.

MSC Cruises Postpones Restart of ‘Magnifica’ Sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the restart of cruises with its Magnifica ship until September 26.

MSC Cruises Celebrates Float Out of ‘Seashore’ Vessel

The float out of the MSC Seashore, the longest ship of MSC Cruises at 339 metres, recently took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.

MSC Cruises Restarts in the West Med with ‘Grandiosa’ Ship

The MSC Grandiosa recently became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back and depart for its first 7-night cruise in the West Mediterranean.

MSC Cruises Includes Greece in Restart Plans

MSC Cruises announced that it will soon resume cruises in the Mediterranean with Greek destinations included in its itineraries.

MSC Cruises Unveils Health Protocol to Restart Operations in the Med

MSC Cruises has introduced its health and safety protocol that has been developed to support the restart of operations in the Mediterranean.

Cruise Industry Reacts to US ‘Advice’ Against Travel

The State Department has advised US nationals against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection.

MSC Opera Continues Cruise Itinerary to Corfu after Coronavirus Incident

An MSC Cruises liner on Wednesday was given the green light by Greek authorities to sail to Corfu after a Covid-19 incident forced passengers to remain temporarily quarantined.

Piraeus to Play Major Role for MSC Cruises in 2021

The Greek port of Piraeus is expected to play a major role in MSC Cruises' Eastern Mediterranean cruise programme in 2021, with guests embarking there for the first time.

MSC Lirica to Homeport in Piraeus for Summer 2021

MSC Cruises will deploy MSC Lirica to the Eastern Mediterranean market in summer 2021 and she will homeport in Piraeus, Greece, for the entire season.

MSC Cruises Names New Ship ‘Grandiosa’, Ready to Sail the Med

“Grandiosa”, the newest ship of MSC Cruises, is ready to sail the Western Mediterranean, following its christening by MSC “godmother” Sophia Loren.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 Sets New Attendance Records

More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism attended the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 in Athens.

MSC Cruises Expects 20% Growth in Greece and Cyprus for 2019

Global cruise giant MSC Cruises expects 20 percent growth in Greece and Cyprus in 2019, on the back of a 72 percent rise in 2018.

MedCruise Sees Positive Prospects for Greek Cruise Industry

The prospects for cruise industry growth in Greece and the East Med region are positive, according to the MedCruise association.

MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship Named ‘Belissima’ by ‘Godmother’ Sophia Loren

MSC Cruises’ newest state-of-the-art cruise ship has been named "Belissima" by its “godmother” and Hollywood icon Sophia Loren.

CLIA Europe Appoints Costa Group CEO as New Chairman

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe has appointed Michael Thamm, Group CEO at Costa Group and Carnival Asia, as its new chairman.

MSC Bellissima Introduces First Digital Cruise Personal Assistant: Zoe

The MSC Bellissima, the newest addition to the MSC Cruises fleet, in March 2019 will introduce the industry’s first digital cruise personal assistant, named Zoe.

Top Kinisis: Greece on Schedule of Luxury MSC Cruises for 2019

Top Kinisis Travel has announced that luxury liners MSC Musica and MSC Magnifica will be heading for the port of Piraeus in 2019, with two weekly departures for the Aegean, Dalmatian and Italian coasts.
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