Archive for the ‘Maritime Tourism’ Category

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand
… Asian governments have been hard at work improving the facilities and easing the regulations to attract more superyachts to cruise in the region and spend time in their marinas. The value of this category of marine tourism is high and brings with it many benefits for the economy generally, the...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Yachting | Read More

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…
The “Orcades” One of  the 40 or so stands at the London Cruise Show at Olympia this weekend which attracted my interest was that of the “Orcades” “Orcades” is a luxury motor yacht, available for private hire to explore the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides....
February 17th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
The entrance of the Piraeus Port CURRENT SIGNS OF RECOVERY IN EAST MED CRUISING MARK THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA FOR THIS UNIQUE REGION The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum returns this May to Athens for its fifth consecutive edition at a new venue and celebrates the industry’s renewed optimism...
February 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Oceanco Wins Prestigious Design & Innovation Award With 106.7m Black Pearl

Oceanco Wins Prestigious Design & Innovation Award With 106.7m Black Pearl
The “Black Pearl” ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Oceanco’s 106.7m Black Pearl won top honors at the 2019 Boat International Design & Innovation Awards that took place on the 27th of January in Cortina. This unique and complex vessel took home...
January 27th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jet set, Maritime Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Flying high: birdlife on Aegean island of Karpathos beckons tourists

Flying high: birdlife on Aegean island of Karpathos beckons tourists
Eleanora’s falcon. Photo Jakob Fric. Flying high: birdlife on Aegean island of Karpathos beckons tourists By James Brewer Blue bays, secluded beaches and white-washed villages might be enough to lure most visitors to the southern Aegean island of Karpathos. Sun and sand-seeking tourists are increasingly...
November 20th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,395; Geopolitics still messy and IBIA’s Annual Convention makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The  volatile Capes’ BCI three-digit loss of 101 points bringing down this index at 2,296 points was...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism | Read More

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit
David Hope (left) and Olivier Ponti British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit By James Brewer High-profile discussions over Brexit have not dulled the appetite of Britons for travel, analysts have said at the World Travel Market 2018 taking place in London. Large numbers of people continue...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum now live!

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum now live!
CREATING A NEW VISION FOR SEA TOURISM IN THE EAST MED On 28-29 May 2019 the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum welcomes over 1,000 top executives, decision makers and participants from the cruise and yachting industries at the Domotel Kastri Conference Centre. The event will showcase new development...
November 1st, 2018 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greek Fraport Profiteering

Greek Fraport Profiteering
Landing in Chios airport Without prejudice Greek Fraport Profiteering, by John Faraclas The other day, I was thinking about the so-called “reforms” that the Greek government is allegedly bound to accomplish. The majority of these promised reforms have either not matured or those that probably have,...
September 4th, 2018 | Aviation, European Union, Insight, Maritime Tourism, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Great prospects; find out why…

Great prospects; find out why…
Register your interest Why Visit Blog WTM Latin America Events Business opportunities The total contribution of the travel market to the global GDP is 10.4%, with the forecast of 4% growth...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Experience Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel

Experience Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel
… Late Summer Holiday? Join us for a late summer break on Astypalea, the “butterfly” of Aegean Sea! Kαλοκαίρι για πάντα!  Προγραμματίστε την επόμενη απόδρασή σας στην “Πεταλούδα του Αιγαίου”!  5+1...
August 23rd, 2018 | Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October
The Bluegrowth aims to inspire and support startups with innovative ideas relating to the blue economy, including shipping, tourism, fisheries, and the marine ecosystem. The process is carried out through the big competition Bluegrowth, that was organized for the 4th year in a row, in which take part...
July 30th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Destination Chios!

Destination Chios!
Pristine waters The holiday season is on and its peak begins now that schools and academies are closed all over Europe – and in most other northern hemisphere countries. For sure the Mediterranean and in particular the Greek Archipelago has a lot to offer to those looking for tranquillity far from...
June 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 72 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capers… The Geopolitical front could soon become not just uncertain, but an inferno. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI with these 72 points – as a result of the Capers’ sky...
April 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018
Stunning views from Kallichoron “Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018 Astypalea can be inspiring any season of the year! Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is proud to sponsor the event “Astypalea in Passion” and actively contribute to its successful running with AELIA-Epinisia Eos. Being a socially...
April 18th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement
Do you know who will be at WTM Latin Ameica 2018    Destinations? Argentina, Brazil (27 States), Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Dominican Republic, USA, Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, Palestine Hotels and Resorts? Accor, Am...
March 29th, 2018 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | Read More

14+1 reasons to visit Astypalea island in 2018

14+1 reasons to visit Astypalea island in 2018
. The winter holidays are over, and you’re bracing for the cold months ahead. Sounds like the perfect time to start thinking about that summer getaway? Oh yes! Feeling the white sand in between your toes already? That’s a good start! Keep that ultimate summer escape in your mind and go with it. Don’t...
January 16th, 2018 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services
Nisomar has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, with port agency at its core, has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, parent company of Norwegian...
December 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
The new exploration cruise vessel being built for Sunstone is to be equipped with Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems. Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2017 at 9.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning...
November 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced the Majesty will conclude its successful charter with Thomson and will contribute to the extension of the 2018 Celestyal Cruises season: the Majesty will sail approximately one month of 3- and 4-day Iconic Aegean cruises, from 30 March 2018 until...
November 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More