Miray International has been supplying highly qualified Hospitality/Guest Services to ship owners world-wide since 1996.
In 2012 and in line the strategic development plan, Miray International entered the Cruise Ship Hotel Management and floating Hotel Business. Since then, because of our excellent performance and commitment in continuous development, we proudly say, that some of the most prestigious passenger shipping brands are using our services.
Our mission reflects the belief that Miray by elaborating on the trends of hospitality business, meets the current and future needs and demands of the maritime industry worldwide, becoming a trustworthy, very important business partner with global network. We, at Miray, are committed to excellence and customer service, and are justifiably proud of our reputation as a consistently dependable source of qualified crew members for the maritime industry.
Implementation of Strict Quality Procedures – The added value Miray International brings to its Customers: The commitment to excellence was originally endorsed by our approval by LL-C Register Quality Assurance with a Quality Management System Standard and Occupational Health and Safety Management System for "Crew management and Hotel management services to the merchant navy, the wider marine industry and the commercial sector incorporating the requirements of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) where applicable." Our attainment of the latest certificate of approval reference ISO 9001:2015 (document code 901930) is a new milestone -achievement, that very few companies in similar areas of business, have been awarded.
MIRAY INTERNATIONAL – A FULL MANAGEMENT FACILITY: Our growing knowledge and experience has enabled us to extend our support to the training, travel and operational needs of our clients, creating a FULL MANAGEMENT facility.
The portfolio of our Charter and Marine Operations at a glance: Miray International chartered and operated following passenger vessels (Cruise ships as well as Coastal Ferries) during the past few years:
Louis Aura – Aegean Paradise – MV Delphin – Med Queen – MV CotunavTanit – GNV Rhapsody – GNV Toscana – MV Gemini.
In 2019 we managed and operated with two vessels (for a total of 4.100 clients) a Dry dock floating Hotel in Cadiz, Spain. A similar project is planned for 2020, again in Cadiz, Spain.
In many of these cases, because of our superior performance and because of offering Turnkey - Full Management solutions, we managed to have with ship owners long term cooperation agreements in place.
Our business success story with the Leading Turkish Tour Operator ETS: We have an unparalleled business cooperation with the leading Turkish Tour Operator ETS. Since 2012, we have managed on ETS behalf four (4) different cruise vessels, carrying almost 120,000 passengers on the very popular 3 and 4 day short cruises departing from the Turkish ports of Izmir and Cesme to the Greek Islands.
Our next big project in the East Med Cruise Shipping: Following a 5 year Charter (with the first option to purchase) of the cosy and extremely popular among cruise lovers M/V GEMINI, Miray International is proudly announcing its entry as Cruise Operator in the very popular short cruises to the Greek Islands, in cruises out of Piraeus, Greece and Cesme, Turkey, for Summer 2020.
Truly committed in our Strategic Business Plan for developing new destinations in the Aegean, Miray Cruises is deploying the M/V GEMINI in the Aegean Sea, offering the truly unique and very popular 3 and 4 day short cruises enhanced with new destinations (Syros, Greece and Cesme, Turkey). Our short cruises are ideal for weekend break lovers and complement in the best way any land package featuring land programs in Greece or Turkey. M/V Gemini (has undergone recent upgrade in 2017) is a modern, human sized vessel, with spacious sundecks, offering 400 cozy cabins in various categories and a maximum of 1.048 beds).
The purpose of our itineraries, is to give to the passengers of our M/V Gemini ample time for experiencing some of the real jewels among the Aegean Islands and Cesme in just 3 or 4 days, enjoying the services of our experienced and friendly crew:
Our 3 day itinerary gives our passengers the opportunity to visit in just three days four (4) top destinations (Mykonos, Santorini, Syros, Cesme), with highlights a full day stay in Santorini (experiencing the breath taking sunset), and an evening call in Mykonos (giving to our passengers a good feeling of the island’s famous night life).
Our 4 day itinerary calls five (5) top destinations: Mykonos, Syros, Santorini, Rhodes, Cesme. The highlights of our 4 day itinerary are full day stays in Santorini and Rhodes and an evening call in Mykonos.
Sailing on the M/V Gemini in the Aegean is all about experiencing some of the best destinations in the world in a hassle free way: Our Shore Excursions specialists, have picked from the wealth of must-see places on the visited islands, some of the most popular tours, tailor made according to the needs of our passengers: from a wide range of optional shore excursions, there are tours for every interest and age, which are bookable either in advance (at the time of booking your cruises) or even on board.
While in Cesme, our passengers have the opportunity either to experience this picturesque destination, visit the rich in history vivid city of Izmir, or the famous Ancient Ephesus.
Our cruises are designed for introducing to our passengers the unique lifestyle and the delicious local cuisine, offering meals from all destinations, a truly unique deep dive in the enograstronomy of the area. The experience can be further enhanced with the specially selected drink packages (bookable either in advance or onboard) and the warm-hearted hospitality of our crew.
Our 2020 Sailing program will commence with a 3-day cruise on May 29th and operate up to and including September 11th, 2020.
Going forward, Miray Cruises is committed already now to offer for 2021 Aegean Season a complete 3 & 4 day cruises sailing program, by extending the sailing season from beginning of April 2021 to end of October 2021 (adding important shoulder season departures).