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Jaw-Dropping Scenes As Massive Cruise Ship Passes Through Corinth Canal

The largest ship to ever pass through the narrow Corinth Canal in southern Greece amazed both the fortunate passengers on board and spectators along the Canal on Wednesday morning. The MS Braemar cruise ship, belonging to the UK-based Fred. Olsen...

Greece Declared The World's Best Cruise Destination for 2019

Another major distinction for the Greek tourism industry came recently from London, where the country won a ''Wave Award'' for being the world's best cruise destination for 2019 in a ceremony last week. The Wave Awards are considered ''the Oscars of Cruising''...

"Costa Crociere" will not Include the Aegean in 2017 Cruise Schedule

The decision of the shipping company "Costa Crociere" to retire from the Aegean and not to include it in its cruise schedule for 2017 has caused concern to businessmen at the ports of Volos, Piraeus, Nafplio and Kalamata. The company's...

Observe the Bottlenose Dolphins of the Amvrakikos Wetlands

The observation of the dolphins in a landscape of extreme natural beauty in the wetland of Amvrakikos is a unique experience for visitors. The bottlenose dolphins of Amvrakikos is a protected population under immediate threat. The observation does not seem...

Three Greek-Flagged Ships Corner Chunk of Cuban Cruise Market

Despite bureaucracy and huge problems with the infrastructure in Cuba, tourism is thriving with cruise companies active in the region as more and more travelers choose it as a destination. Three Greek-flagged ships - specifically Attica Group, United Caribbean and...

Sea Cruise Association Expects Less Passengers this Year

The Association of Cruise Shipowners and Shipping Agencies met with Greek Shipping and Island Policy Minister Theodore Dritsas and discussed developments in the port of Piraeus ahead of the summer season and government initiatives regarding migrants and refugees temporarily...

Tourist in Santorini Killed by Donkey

The Greek island of Santorini has been shocked by a tragedy that occurred in Fira, when a donkey accidentally caused the death of 67-year-old German tourist who was enjoying a cruise in the Aegean. The unbelievable accident occurred on Wednesday,...

Greek Coast Guard in Search of Female Missing from Aegean Sea Cruise

The Greek Coast Guard have launched a rescue operation in the sea region between the Aegean islands of Kea and Kythnos and the north coasts of the island of Chios to locate a female passenger of cruise ship "MSM Magnifica." The...

Chinese Tourists Arrive in Crete

Residents in Crete, Greece, warmly welcomed 800 Chinese tourists who arrived at Heraklion port early on Friday morning, March 27, with the cruise ship Costa Atlantica. Several journalists, actors and writers were among the visitors. The regional unit of Crete and...

Queen Elizabeth in Piraeus Port

One of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world, Queen Elizabeth, laid anchor in the Greek port of Piraeus. The ship was named by Queen Elizabeth of England herself in October 2010. The cruise ship will start its journey from Greece to finally...