Cruise Tourism in Greece Might Drop 30% in 2017
Cruise tourism in Greece might drop as high as 30 percent in 2017 compared to this year, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). SETE representative Andreas Stylianopoulos said that the decrease is irreversible. Stylianopoulos is also president and CEO of...
Revenue Losses Continue as Piraeus Port Workers Extend Strike
Eight cruise ships carrying more than 9,700 passengers scheduled to dock at Piraeus Port on Saturday might not anchor at all if dock workers continue their strike. The port unionists are on strike for three weeks now and their protest...
Piraeus Port Strike Sends Cruise Ships to Turkey
The continuing strike of Piraeus Port workers impedes cruise ships from docking and as a result the vessels are forced to go to Turkey, says a Kathimerini report. The workers are on rolling 48-hour strikes protesting the privatization of Piraeus...
Aida Aurora Arrives in Thessaloniki
The cruise ship, Aida Aurora, tied last night in the port of Thessaloniki, as it will be doing hereafter every two weeks, with its last arrival scheduled for August 21. Aida Aurora arrived in Thessaloniki from Odessa and departed on...
Thousands of Tourists to Visit Thessaloniki During the Summer
Thirty cruise ships have already included Thessaloniki in their summer sailing routes. Thousands of tourists are expected to give a boost to the city's market until November. Despite the fact that the already planned cruise ships visiting Thessaloniki are less...
Cruise Ships Arrive At The Port Of Souda In Chania
The development of cruise tourism in Greece can contribute to the development of the country's economy, since more than 140,000 visitors are supposed to arrive at the port of Souda in Chania of Crete. According to data, revealed by 'haniotikanea.gr',...
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