Archive for the ‘Maritime Tourism’ Category

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch
The Kallichoron team Last Sunday found us in Piraeus, attending the brunch hosted by Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel introducing us to local tastes and handmade delicacies of the beautiful island of Astypalea. The event took place at a fully functional event venue with modern aesthetics “Proorismos...
April 8th, 2017 | Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes
John Faraclas Despite losing 27 points the BDI maintained its weekly plus modus; Geopolitics and reality will soon create havoc. John Faraclas brief weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 27 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,297 points but managed to remain on a weekly basis on plus...
March 31st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Kallichoron gets Bronze at the Tourism Awards 2017

Kallichoron gets Bronze at the Tourism Awards 2017
Smiling faces; Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is awarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 and receives the Bronze Award at the category “Personalized and tailor-made experiences” for its proposal “Turning the hotel accommodation to a unique experience”!...
March 21st, 2017 | Awards, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises, the specialist in destination-centric cruising, has announced its new season in the Aegean with new itineraries, new destinations and a new Celestyal Inclusive Experience. Celestyal Nefeli embarked on the company’s classic Iconic Aegean itineraries on March...
March 14th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Setting Sail to New Horizons…

Setting Sail to New Horizons…
Tim Schweikert Setting Sail to New Horizons: Challenges and Solutions in the Cruise Market for 2017 by Tim Schweikert, president & CEO, GE’s Marine Solutions Approximately 130 million Chinese citizens travel internationally, making China the world’s largest outbound travel market in the world....
March 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract
ISS has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. The new business...
February 27th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM 2017 PROBES GROWTH PROSPECTS Seeking new visionary strategies for cruising and yachting in the East Med While the global cruise industry’s outlook remains strong in 2017, local geopolitical tensions have impacted the East Med’s performance as a sea tourism region. Industry...
February 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership
Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation strengthen their existing partnership and joint continuous improvement efforts to maintain cruise ship safety and reliability Wärtsilä Corporation, Press Release, 25 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:...
January 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Technical, Technology | Read More

A million senses from Greece

A million senses from Greece
Aggela Menni, Kostas Boulazeris and Vivi Sidirofagi We  dream to live in an autism friendly world “A million senses is a social start up, created in 2016, to design autism friendly holidays in Greece for people within the autism spectrum and their families.” There are a million different stories...
January 22nd, 2017 | Featured, Health and Safety, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises welcomes Samos to its 2017 iconic Aegean itineraries

Celestyal Cruises welcomes Samos to its 2017 iconic Aegean itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced the addition of Samos to its 3 and 4 day Iconic Aegean itineraries. After evaluating more than 85,000 valid questionnaires, Celestyal Cruises found its passengers considered Samos, a lush beauty in the northeastern Aegean, as one of the top destinations...
January 17th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism
Howard Pridding, Brienc Morin and Jonathan Fielding at the London Boat S.how An agreement has been made between the UK’s South West and Northern French marine businesses in a bid to boost tourism amid the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. British Marine South West (BMSW), which represents 200 marine...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market

Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market
An invitation from Portugal. Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market By Graciete Amaro Some years ago – I won’t tell you how many – I had to commute from Aljustrel, the small town where I went to school in Portugal, to the city of Beja, the capital of the Baixo Alentejo...
December 27th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago supporting Maritime Tourism

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago supporting Maritime Tourism
l to r: Andrés Pérez, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Adolfo Alonso and Emérito Rodríguez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the CLUB NAUTICO PUERTO COLON, in Adeje (Tenerife), interested in the development of nautical tourism...
December 24th, 2016 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

CLIA releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast

CLIA releases 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook and Cruise Travel Trends Forecast
Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA Brussels, 16 December, 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, detailing a steady pace of cruise travel interest and significant investment in the industry. CLIA, the world’s largest...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises’ fourth Cuba season sets sail

Celestyal Cruises’ fourth Cuba season sets sail
First Cruise Sailed from Montego Bay November 18th, arrived in Havana on the 21st Celestyal Cruises, the true specialist in destination centric cruising, is delighted to announce its fourth year operation in Cuba. After three successful seasons, the company now sails to Cuba year-round, providing thrilled...
December 6th, 2016 | Maritime Tourism | Read More

The European Tourism Industry welcomes the designation of 2018 as EU-China Year of Tourism

The European Tourism Industry welcomes the designation of 2018 as EU-China Year of Tourism
Marco Digioia The Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism, which gathers the main travel and tourism trade associations in Europe, sees the designation of 2018 as EU-China Tourism Year as a unique opportunity to increase mutual travel trade between the two regions and stresses the need for...
November 30th, 2016 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar
Myanmar’s message. A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar By James Brewer Myanmar, seen by travel operators as one of the world’s most promising tourist magnets, attracted more than 5m international visitors in 2015. Hardly any of them got as far as the hilly eastern state of Kayah, but that...
November 11th, 2016 | Container shipping, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Antiparos: sun, sea and underground…

Antiparos: sun, sea and underground…
Antonia Kanetouni (left) and Iliada Stavrinidi of Antiparos * Antiparos: sun, sea and underground… By James Brewer Many Greek islands are favoured by holidaymakers for attractions topped by sun, sea and sand, but one such spot in the southern Aegean has one of its most important sights below ground. The...
November 11th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Mykonos extends timeless welcome to holidaymakers

Mykonos extends timeless welcome to holidaymakers
Beach view on Mykonos. Mykonos extends timeless welcome to holidaymakers By James Brewer Mykonos is fully behind the Greek National Tourism Office’s drive to stimulate year-round tourism nationally. The Cycladic island is blessed with excellent climatic conditions, which means it welcomes visitors...
November 11th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greek tourism cruises to new heights

Greek tourism cruises to new heights
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek tourism cruises to new heights by James Brewer Buoyed by bumper tourism figures, Greece has pledged to increase its backing for the cruiseship sector. Elena Kountoura,  Minister of Tourism, speaking at the World Travel Market 2016 in London, declared: “We are...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Tourism | Read More

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season
MSC Simfonia was welcomed to Durban by marimba bands and traditional dancers. [Durban, South Africa, 1 November 2016]  The South African 2016/17 cruise season kicked off this morning with the arrival of the first international cruise liner, MSC SINFONIA, at the Port of Durban. Carrying a full capacity...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s Helm

Celestyal Cruises’ CEO Takes up CLIA Europe’s Helm
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Kyriakos Anastassiadis elected CLIA Europe Chair for next two years after receiving unanimous support from CLIA Europe’s General Assembly BRUSSELS, 20 October 2016 – The CLIA Europe General Assembly, has voted to appoint Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, as...
October 20th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

CLIA Welcomes First Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic

CLIA Welcomes First Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic
Marco Digioia Director of Government Affairs at CLIA Europe. (BRUSSELS, 18 October 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe as one of the leading partners of the European Commission’s Pan European Dialogue between cruise operators, ports and coastal tourism stakeholders is pleased...
October 18th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, European Union, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More