Archive for the ‘Maritime Tourism’ Category

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!
Kallichoron …occasion for escape Astypalaia! Easter or Yoga Retreat in Astypalea? We have both! You just choose what suits you. 25-29 April 2019 Easter getaway in the scenic Astypalaia with the endless blue of the Aegean and island traditions. The...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

YSA Design delivers stylish slice of “Costa Venezia” to China

YSA Design delivers stylish slice of “Costa Venezia” to China
Costa Venezia’s Canal Grande Aft features a real gondola made by Squero di San Trovaso artisans ‘floating’ in backlit glass SA Design delivers stylish slice of Costa Venezia to China A sizeable slice of Venetian style and chic will float into Asia’s flourishing cruise market next month, when...
April 2nd, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum

YES to Sea Tourism Forum
YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, 14.00-19.00. The YES  Forum  is the leading platform for open dialogue in the Greek Shipping...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor
The Edinburgh Marina [London: 5th March 2019]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina today announced the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as the main contractor for the first phase of this major new development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront. McLaughlin &...
March 5th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction
XRTC’s head George Xiradakis, Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai  Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Silver Award in the category of “Best Greek Hotel Breakfast” for its unique personalized breakfast offering “Grandma’s Breakfast” at the Greek Hospitality...
February 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

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