connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

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.

Celebrity Edge Travels to Greece for the First Time – Photo Report

The game-changing Celebrity Edge, the new state-of-the-art ship of Celebrity Cruises, recently visited Piraeus as part of its first-ever cruise to the Mediterranean.

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.

Azamara Club Cruises Celebrates Naming of Newest Ship

Azamara Club Cruises recently held a festive naming ceremony to celebrate the addition of the "Azamara PursuitSM" to its existing fleet.

Royal Caribbean Registers Cruise Ships with HELMEPA

Royal Caribbean Cruises has become a member of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) and registered 12 cruise ships under its management.

YES Forum Draws Attention to Value of Shipping and Sea Tourism

Key issues on shipping and sea tourism were discussed by renowned speakers at the 1st YES to Sea Tourism Forum that took place in Athens.

Tales of Magic Carpets & Floating Bars Onboard ‘Celebrity Edge’

Celebrity Cruises has gone all out with its pride and joy, the Celebrity Edge, which is set to hit the seas on December 16, 2018.

Celebrity Cruises Begins Construction of New Edge Class Ship

Celebrity Cruises recently began the construction of its newest cruise ship - Celebrity Edge - at the STX France shipyard in Saint Nazaire.

Insider Says Greece Cruise Traffic to Shrink Next Year

Cruise traffic in Greece is expected to decline by 30 percent in 2017 resulting in fewer tourists and dwindling tourism revenues, according to Andreas Stylianopoulos, responsible for cruise travel at the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Limited Airlift Capacity Isolates US and Chinese Markets From Greek Sea Tourism Product

Limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for mega cruise vessel deployment.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Honors Greek Partner Navigator

Royal Caribbean Cruises constantly evaluates partner performance and 2014 was Navigator’s year to stand out as the Greek company received two coveted distinctions; the 2014 “Leadership in Sustainable Shore Excursions” and “Shore Excursion Manager’s Choice” awards.

Adam Goldstein of Royal Caribbean Cruises is Appointed New CLIA Chair

The Board of Directors of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Adam Goldstein as Chairman as of 1 January 2015.
off

Greece On Track But “Ain’t Plain Cruising Yet” Says Global Cruise Industry

Greece is extremely popular as a destination for cruise companies but the country still needs to do more in order to realize its full potential, representatives from the world’s two biggest cruise lines said today, 28 May, on the first day of the 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum...

Heraklion Makes A Comeback As A Homeport This Summer

With Costa Cruises homeporting this summer in Heraklion (Crete), leading international cruise officials have expressed optimism in choosing the cruise destination as a homeport for non-European Union flag cruise ships now that the cabotage law has been lifted in Greece.

Royal Caribbean Orders New Ship For 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises recently signed an agreement with German shipyard Meyer Werft and ordered a brand new class of ships, dubbed “Project Sunshine,” according to the cruiseline’s representative in Greece Navigator Travel and Tourism Services.