Archive for the ‘Maritime Tourism’ Category

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

Nissos Mykonos maneuvering at Chios port

Nissos Mykonos maneuvering at Chios port
The “Nissos Mykonos” entering the Port of Chios We continue the unique coverage of Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou drone spectacular with the maneuvering and fastening of Hellenic Seaways’ Nissos Mykonos ro/ro ferry by captain Vaggelis Arathimos at the Chios port, Greece, yesterday Sunday...
October 17th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Film Industry, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism | Read More

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up
John Faraclas Wonder where your business intuition stands during these difficult and crucial times not just for the Markets but also for the messy Geopolitics we are faced with… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was just one single point up since last Friday standing at 922 points...
October 10th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  10-Oct-2016 OVER 230 CRUISE SHIPS TO TRANSIT DURING 2016-17 SEASON Panama Canal, Panama Over 230 cruise ships to transit during 2016-17 season Monday, October 10, 2016, Panama Canal, Panama More than 230 cruise ships are expected to transit the Panama Canal during the 2016-2017...
October 10th, 2016 | Canals, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London
Luxury Travel is on the Rise. How Can Travel Brands Take Advantage? Jean Carmella shares 4 ways travel brands can take advantage of the growing luxury travel tribe. Read more UK...
September 30th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship
Inspiration Hornblower has converted to the maintenance-free TG100 mechanical tail-shaft seals Thordon Bearings’ US West Coast Distributor, Pacific Marine Equipment has successfully completed the installation of a pair of TG100 mechanical propeller shaft seals to Hornblower Cruises & Events’...
September 20th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Autumn Cruises with the Aromas and Flavors of Greek Cuisine and Wine!

Autumn Cruises with the Aromas and Flavors of Greek Cuisine and Wine!
Celestyal Cruises’ “Stories of Greek Enogastronomy” Will Be Told Through the End of November on 3-, 4- and 7-day Aegean Cruises Piraeus, Greece — Celestyal Cruises announces autumn cruises redolent with the aromas and flavors of Greek cuisine and wines through the end of November:  Passengers...
September 15th, 2016 | Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism | Read More