Venice to Begin Rerouting Cruise Ships Away From Historic City Centre

PHOTO: A cruise ship sailing the Giudecca Canal in Venice. (photo via Mark Edward Smith/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Venice has taken a huge step toward banning large cruise ships from entering the crowded grand canal through its historic city centre just months after a cruise liner smashed into a riverboat and dock and a week after city officialsContinue reading “Venice to Begin Rerouting Cruise Ships Away From Historic City Centre”

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Cruise ships to be banned from Venice

  Summary – Celebrities including British stars Sir Michael Caine and Julie Christie had backed the campaign. An international campaign to ban large cruise liners from Venice has been successful, with the Italian government confirming massive ships will be blocked from the city centre from 2015. British celebrities such as Sir Michael Caine and JulieContinue reading “Cruise ships to be banned from Venice”

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Cruise lines digest plans to limit Venice visits

Cruise lines digest plans to limit Venice visits By Phil Davies Global cruise lines are digesting the implications of plans to limited the number of large ships allowed to pass through the centre of Venice. The Italian government announced its intention to impose limitations from January with a 20% cut, while cruise ships of moreContinue reading “Cruise lines digest plans to limit Venice visits”

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