Archive for the ‘Maritime Tourism’ Category

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight
Island after island. Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight By James Brewer Ideal vacations for many thousands of people mean Greek islands, and a single name, Lipsi in the south-eastern Aegean, signifies a wealth of them. Lipsi is the collective name for 25 tiny...
December 9th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

SASM Forum 2019

SASM Forum 2019
l to r: Maria Mavroudi, Carolina Alkalai SASM Forum 2019 Sustainable Development and Greek Tourism Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel participated at SASM Forum “Tourism and New Horizons” that took place on Saturday, 30 November and Sunday, 1 December at Moraitis School by their Alumni Association (SASM). On...
December 3rd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos
Agios Ioannis Kastri. Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos By James Brewer The Aegean island of Skopelos is a dream destination, one the one hand for fans of the supergroup Abba and on the other… for lovers of the quieter Greek holiday spots. From May to September each year, tourists drive or are...
November 28th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia
… From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia FIRST CHINESE-BUILT CRUISE SHIP READY FOR ARCTIC ADVENTURES At the forefront of China’s expanding cruise market is China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), who recently delivered the first ever Chinese-built, Polar-class expedition cruise ship,...
November 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, LNG, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent
First stop UK: Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady will be looked after by GAC UK who have clinched the contract to provide agency support.Photo credit: (c) virginvoyages.com Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent  Southampton, United Kingdom, 15 November 2019 – Newly-launched US-based cruise...
November 15th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019

Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019
Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019   Day Two: Debate & Innovation Day two of the show has certainly lived up to the excitement of yesterday. Among the talking points today: The UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ summit An absolutely buzzing speed...
November 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism
Tourism minister Theoharis Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism By James Brewer Greece’s new tourism minister has said he is working on plans which in effect could save the country from the blight of cruiseship-led over-tourism. Harry Theoharis told a press conference at the World...
November 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Fly me to the Moon Travel newsletter volume 44

Fly me to the Moon Travel newsletter volume 44
. Fly me to the Moon Travel newsletter volume 44 OUT OF THE BOX REASONS TO VISIT GREECE Dear Traveler, «Καλό μήνα» (Kalo Mina). Let’s welcome November, a month filled with gratitude and beautiful moments. The crowds in Greece have thinned out, the sun is shining and the air is crisp. Fall...
November 3rd, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know

Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know
Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know ETOA has recently been commissioned by the UK government to deliver a Brexit seminar focusing on the travel and tourism sector. The purpose of the seminar is to provide up-to-date information and expert insight, and assess sectoral preparedness. Full...
October 15th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Fly me to the moon travel newsletter Volume 43

Fly me to the moon travel newsletter Volume 43
. Fly Me To The Moon Travel newsletter Volume 43 Dear Traveler, As the season changes and we welcome new chapters in our life, it is time for new experiences and adventures! This is where we come in, to inspire you with our stories and to pave a way for new, exciting and rewarding travel experiences.  In...
September 29th, 2019 | Holidays, Jet set, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Region of Attica – Newsletter September 2019

Region of Attica – Newsletter September 2019
. Region of Attica – Newsletter September 2019 ATTICA PRESENTS September in Attica, with extraordinary routes and authentic experiences! September is probably the best month to visit Attica: it is also called “harvester”, since it marks the beginning of the grape harvest season, when the aromas...
September 27th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August
The m/s “Viking XPRS” All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was clearly reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on M/S Viking XPRS, which sails...
September 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

“Club Med 2” in Chios

“Club Med 2” in Chios
The “Club Med 2” about to berth at the Port of Chios Continuing our drone coverage events – particularly from Chios, Greece, today we have an impressive drone footage of the biggest sailing ship on Planet Ocean, the “Club Med 2”  at the port of Chios thanks to  Konstantinos...
August 28th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism | Read More

CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show

CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show
. CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show The buzz-worthy performance brand will display its popular CLB72 model in Rhode Island Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Aug. 21, 2019 – (Marine NewsWire) The luxury performance yacht brand making waves within the industry, CL Yachts, is gearing...
August 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of A-B-Seas

Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of  A-B-Seas
Lesley Robinson Missing the boat: UK kids Un-shore of  A-B-Seas 35% of British kids have never been in a boat on the sea and close to a quarter (24%) have never been swimming in the ocean Almost one in three (27%) don’t know the Earth’s surface is covered primarily by water Just over one in 10...
August 8th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Fly me to the Moon

Fly me to the Moon
.. Fly me to the Moon Fly me to the Moon Travel newsletter volume 41 Eyes wide open Dear Traveler, August is a month of new discoveries, relaxation and spending quality time with your loved ones. That sweet time of year when we travel to switch off, to recharge our batteries and to fuel our passions...
August 4th, 2019 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Join in the festivities of the August 15 holiday in Attica, under the majestic full moon!

Join in the festivities of the August 15 holiday in Attica, under the majestic full moon!
The full moon above the Temple of Posidon at Cape Sounion Join in the festivities of the August 15 holiday in Attica, under the majestic full moon! The greatest religious holiday of the summer and the most enchanting full moon of the year in a magical combination! This August in Attica we visit beautiful...
August 1st, 2019 | Environment, Events, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton

‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton
The “Spirit of Discovery” – Photo credit: Andrew Sassoli-Walker ‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton The Port of Southampton has rolled out the red carpet to welcome guests from Saga Cruises’ newest cruise ship on her maiden voyage around the UK. Passengers...
July 22nd, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on

Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on
Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on WTM London – Th e unmissable travel event of the year The countdown has just started and we are excited to be back and talking to you about WTM London. So, get ready to start looking forward to one of the biggest travel events...
July 16th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

A Rejuvenating Journey in Greece

A Rejuvenating Journey in Greece
. A Rejuvenating Journey in Greece Dear Traveler, This summer we invite you to discover the exciting and diverse destinations we have selected for you in Greece.  At FLY ME TO THE MOON our goal is to connect you with the best qualities of each destination through unique experiences and adventures. In...
June 30th, 2019 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment
SAGA’s “Spirit of Discovery” – picture credits: Chris Ison SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment SAGA SAILS INTO DOVER LAUNCHING BRITISH BOUTIQUE CRUISINGWITH OVER £600m INVESTMENT IN NEW CRUISE SHIPS Kent-based Saga today (Friday, 28th June) sails into its future,...
June 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Markets | Read More

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews
Ken Wiseman, project lead and Cyprus chaplain for The Mission to Seafarers (front right), Karen Martensen, charter manager and broker, Burgess (back left), Andrea Peluffo, brokerage assistant in Palma, Burgess (back right). Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Tourism, News, Safety and Security, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…
From the record breaking conference Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records as East Med takes centre stage in global cruise itineraries More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new...
June 10th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism | Read More

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | Read More