News,March 4th, 2024,

Celestyal and the Cyprus Maritime Academy announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for full scholarships for apprentices

Athens, Greece, March 4, 2024Celestyal and the Cyprus Maritime Academy have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, concerning their collaboration in the field of maritime education. Under the agreement, Celestyal will offer full scholarships to aspiring cadets of the Cyprus Maritime Academy, thus confirming the company’s commitment to train young talent from Cyprus and the wider region on board its ships.

The partnership aims to empower young cadets through training on Celestyal’s new ships, the Celestyal Journey and the Celestyal Discovery, while thanks to the scholarships, the cadets will gain invaluable experience, as they are getting prepared for a successful career in the shipping industry.

Mr. Chris Theophilides, CEO, Celestyal, who is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Cyprus Maritime Academy, stated: “The collaboration with the Cyprus Maritime Academy reflects Celestyal’s firm commitment to maritime education. Through the scholarships, we provide training opportunities on our new ships and nurture Cyprus’ future talent, thus contributing to the development of the wider maritime industry.”

“We are excited to embark on this journey with Celestyal and we sincerely thank the company for its support to our Academy and to the cadets who wish to pursue a career at sea”, said Mr. Nicolas Kythreotis, Executive Director of Intercollege and the Cyprus Maritime Academy. “This collaboration comes as a testament of our shared vision for the advancement of maritime education in Cyprus and the cultivation of skilled professionals in the maritime industry.” 

About Celestyal

Celestyal, an award-winning and year-round cruise company, continues to set the standard for unmissable travel experiences in the Greek Islands, the Adriatic, and the Arabian Gulf. Built on a foundation of unique Greek heritage, the company excels in delivering, exceptional hospitality, ensuring genuine cultural immersion both onboard and onshore. Operating two brand new vessels, accommodating up to 1260 passengers each, Celestyal prioritizes highly personalized services, establishing a high-end environment that welcomes over 100,000 passengers annually from more than 130 different nationalities.

The company’s unique approach, informed by valuable passenger feedback and market insights, has contributed to its continuing success in the cruise industry. Celestyal’s vision extends beyond the shores of Greece and the Mediterranean, aiming to redefine the cruising experience. As the company looks to the future, its dedication to providing authentic and unmissable experiences, reaffirms the company’s vision of offering travellers a unique and enriching exploration of diverse destinations.

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