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Valletta Cruise Port welcomes Carnival Vista - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes Carnival Vista

Valletta Cruise Port welcomed the Carnival Cruise Line brand in Malta, with the arrival of the cruise ship Carnival Vista. The ship was greeted by the lively tunes of a Maltese village band courtesy of Valletta Cruise Port plc. In an address, the Minister for Tourism, Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis said this development was very […]

Port of Gibraltar: Ovation of the Seas megaship in inaugural visit - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Port of Gibraltar: Ovation of the Seas megaship in inaugural visit

Quantum-class cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, made its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Sunday May 8th 2016. This is the largest cruise ship ever to dock at Gibraltar. The vessel was recently constructed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and belongs to the cruise firm Royal Caribbean International. It has a gross tonnage […]

Messina to design new cruise terminal - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Messina to design new cruise terminal

Messina is due to sign a contract soon for the design of a new cruise terminal, coming at a time when the port is experiencing good traffic growth with calls expected to be up by 18% and passenger numbers up 15% compared to 2015. 187 ships bringing 377,112 passengers are booked to call in 2016 including 13 […]

Zadar new cruise port in full operation - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Zadar new cruise port in full operation

All infrastructure work in the new port of Gazenica, situated just 3km from city centre is completed. It is directly connected to the new motorway network (a four lane highway) with rapid access to Zadar Airport, Zagreb, the rest of Croatia and central Europe through the road and motorway networks. The new port provides extended berthing capacity for large international ferries and cruise ships and […]

Civitavecchia builds new cruise passenger terminal - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Civitavecchia builds new cruise passenger terminal

Roma Cruise Terminal, the company managing cruise terminal operations in he port of Civitavecchia, is expecting uise passengers in 2016 and close to 850ships. Maiden callers include Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista and Oceania’s Sirena. Last year, 2.2m passengers visited. Without doubt Rome remains the main attraction for passengers disembarking in the port. An hour away […]

Promoting MedCruise destinations to China’s largest travel agencies - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Promoting MedCruise destinations to China’s largest travel agencies

MedCruise actively participated at CETCOM conference that took place in Beijing, China, on Monday 11 April 2016. The event was attended by more than 80 travel agents from 40 Chinese agencies and 20 specialised tourism journalists. MedCruise initiated the discussions of the conference presenting the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas as a cruise destination and […]

Balearic Islands: Upgrading cruise infrastructure

The Balearic ports of Palma and Ibiza are forging ahead with upgrading cruise infrastructure. In busiest port Palma a new €16m terminal for mega ships is under construction covering a total surface area of 9,564sq mtr and due for completion in December 2017. In addition, €23m investment is planned for extending the North Poniente Quay esplanade covering a surface area of 36,000sq mtr and […]

MedCruise celebrates 20 years of growth in the Med and the Black Sea - Κεντρική Εικόνα

MedCruise celebrates 20 years of growth in the Med and the Black Sea

The 48th MedCruise General Assembly to be held 22-25 June 2016 in Odessa, Ukraine, will mark the celebrations of 20 years since the birthday of the major cruise port Association of the world. The event will bring together MedCruise members and invited Cruise line executives in one of the most neuralgic cruise ports to jointly shape the […]