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Covid-19 Breaks Out on 89 Cruise Ships

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Protection is tracking a Covid-19 outbreak across 89 different cruise ships. The CDC announced on Tuesday that it is conducting a formal investigation into the spread. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal called for...

German Cruise Operators Relaunch Sailings in Greece

German cruise operators TUI and AIDA will restart their cruise program for Greece in May, it was announced on Friday.

Major Cruise Operators to Restart Greece Cruises in July

Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) announced its resumption of Greece cruises out of Piraeus, Greece beginning in July of this year.

Greece's Cruise Ship Sector Will Reopen on August 1 This Year

  The reopening of Greece's cruise sector beginning on August 1 was confirmed by Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis in a letter to the International Cruise Association and the three largest cruise companies which operate in Greece, including MSC Cruises, Costa,...

Coronavirus Scare to Hit Cruise Industry in Greece

Greek cruise industry insiders are increasingly alarmed about the effect of the coronavirus epidemic on the tourist industry as Chinese bookings have stopped completely and the virus has spread to Italy, a major cruise connection point with Greece. "We are...

TUI Expanding its Cruise Schedule in Greece Amidst Positive 2016 Tourism Season

Amidst positive results thus far for the 2016 tourism season in Greece, the European tour operator, TUI, has expanded its cruise schedule to some of their most popular Greek tourist destinations, according to reports by the Greek newspaper Kathimerini. The...

Growth in Asian Market for Cruise Tourism Encouraging

According to data published by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the Asian market has grown considerably in cruise passengers and claims that as many as 40,000 additional passengers to the already 140,000 could be gained in the coming seasons...

Mobile Phone Application Assisting Tourist Travel to Greek Islands

The "Hopwave" team, winners of the 1st Prize in the 2nd Maritime Economy Competition "Blue Growth Piraeus," aspire to help tourists visiting Greece by providing useful information on the means of transport that they will need for their trip. The...

Record Number of Tourists in Greece This Year

October’s statistical data have forced the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) to once again revise this year’s predictions regarding tourist arrivals. According to SETE, the number of international arrivals is expected to reach 20.5 million, a significant increase compared...

Greece Ranks Third Among Popular European Cruise Destinations

Data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), one of the biggest cruise companies, show that Greece is ranked third among the most popular cruise destinations in Europe. Greek ports are among the most popular ports of call in...