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Greek Ports to Welcome More than 5 Million Cruise Passengers this Summer

Greek ports are expected to welcome more than five million cruise passengers this summer, breaking last year’s record, according to Greece’s Union of Cruise...

Cruise Ship Arrivals in Greece Dropped by 20% in 2017

In 2017, Greece experienced a large drop in cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits compared to 2016, according to data released by the Hellenic...

Greek Shipping Minister Proposes Duty-Free Port for Cruise Tourists

Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumblis expressed the view that a port which would offer duty-free shopping to cruise ship tourists, would...

Cruise Ship Arrivals Drop in Greece Amid Turkey Concerns

Cruise ship arrivals in Greece have dropped due to the continued political instability in Turkey. According to Kathimerini news daily, passenger traffic at the port...

Arrival of Four Cruise Ships to Katakolo; Breather for the Local Economy

Four cruise ships carrying 8,733 tourists and 3,416 crew members docked at the port of Katakolo, Greece. The tourists visited the archaeological site of Ancient...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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