Celestyal, the award-winning, number one choice for travellers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, participates in the presentation to the media of the Central Macedonia region as a tourist destination for the whole year, held on May 29th at the Hotel Palacio de los Duques in Madrid. The event ended with a gastronomic tasting of local Greek products.

The event was attended by around 40 journalists who enjoyed the presentation in which the Ambassador of Greece in Spain, Mr. Ilias Fotopoulos; the director of the Greek Tourism Office in Madrid, Ms. Dalliopi Kourousia; representatives of the region of Central Macedonia as Leonidas Tsiadis, the Chalkidiki Tourism Agency, George Vroutzas and the UNWTO with Nikolaos Golfinopoulos; and Noelia Dominguez, Country Manager and Sales of Celestyal Cruises participated.

Celestyal’s participation in the Madrid event follows a similar initiative with the UK office of the Greek National Tourism Organization and highlights the company’s commitment to creating strategic partnerships to jointly promote Greek destinations in key European markets where it operates and to strengthen its position as the leading provider of award-winning, multi-dimensional holiday experiences in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean.

About Celestyal

Celestyal has fast built an award-winning reputation and recognition as the number one choice for travellers to the Greek Islands and East Mediterranean thanks to its regional expertise and exceptional hospitality. The company operates two vessels, each one intimate enough to provide guests with a genuine and highly personalised experience. The foundation of the company’s philosophy is built on a unique Greek heritage which combines outstanding hospitality with genuine cultural destination immersion and provides authentic, lifetime experiences both onboard and onshore.


Since 2014, Celestyal has received top honors in the Tourism Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious awards programs within the Greek tourism industry. These include 1 Platinum, 15 Gold, 10 Silver and 9 Bronze awards covering Guest Experience Excellence, Solo Travel, CSR Initiatives, Contribution to National Economy, FAM and Press Trips, Communication Campaign and Multichannel Marketing Campaign.

In December 2022, Celestyal won a Bronze Award at the British Travel Awards in the ‘‘Best Operator for Mini Cruises’’ category and was named one of the top ocean cruise lines for ‘’Best Service’’ at the annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards 2022, an award also received in 2018 and 2019. Ιn 2019 and 2020, Celestyal was recognized for its overall contribution and commitment to the development of the cruise industry in the Eastern Mediterranean region at the MedCruise Awards.

Corporate Responsibility

Celestyal is deeply committed to sustainability and ethical business practices. The company actively supports the local communities in the destinations it visits, particularly in the field of education. Additionally, Celestyal supports cultural NGOs to promote youth entrepreneurship, marine student development and child welfare.

ISO Certification

The entire spectrum of Celestyal’s ship management, including technical, hotel and crew management, and offices, are certified in accordance with ISO 9001/14001 standards. The certifying authority is DNV, which is by widely recognized as the biggest and most respected rating agency in the marine industry.