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MSC Cruises Orders Four Ultra-luxury Ships from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises has signed a memorandum of agreement with Fincantieri for the construction of four ultra-luxury cruise ships of a total value of over 2 billion euros.

CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises to Speak at WTTC’s first European Leaders Forum

Global leaders from the travel and tourism industry, such as the CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises, will meet at the first WTTC European Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11.

MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami

MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade county have announced the signing of an MOU for the construction of a new Cruise Terminal at PortMiami.

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO takes the Helm at CLIA Europe

The CLIA Europe General Assembly has appointed Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as CLIA Europe Chairman.

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...

Med Cruise and CLIA Europe Sign Travel Agent Training Partnership

MedCruise continues its commitment with the European travel agent community creating a first step for a successful travel agent platform. - CLIA’s successful travel agent training program to be expanded to France.

Greece Announces National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs

A National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs in Greece will be launched in a few days during a crucial juncture for the country's economy, Alternate Minister for Maritime Affairs Theodoros Dritsas announced on the first day of the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

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.

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.

International Cruise Demand Sees 77% Increase In The Last Decade

The international cruise industry has seen demand grow by 77 percent in the last 10 years, according to data released recently by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Cruise Industry’s Economic Contribution Sets All-Time High In Europe

The cruise industry continues to play its part in helping Europe’s economy emerge from the economic downturn by delivering another strong year of growth in 2013.

Posidonia Forum An Eye Opener For Tourism Sector

“Cruise tourism is a key to the government’s overall policy,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said during his opening speech at the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum held at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens on 21-22 June.