Month: April 2016

Princess Cruise Lines pleads guilty to dumping oil, covering its tracks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division announced that Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruise Lines will plead guilty to deliberately dumping oil-contaminated waste into the ocean and covering it up. Illegal discharges by the Caribbean Princess since 2005 will result in seven felony charges and a $40 million penalty, the largest…

UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference gathers experts from around the world

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016. “Georgia’s unique wine-making traditions date back 8,000 years and are considered by UNESCO as intangible heritage, making the country an ideal…

The Grimaldi Group enhances its prsence in Venice

NAPLES – The Grimaldi Group strengthens its Motorways of the Sea network announcing an important news: as from next 3rd January, the Neapolitan Group will extend to Venice its maritime links for passengers and freight between Italy and Greece. Venice will be included in the Ancona – Igoumenitsa – Patras itinerary, currently performed on a…