Archive for the ‘Marinas’ Category

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!
Artists impression The Legends Theatre, packed with sailing superstars from past and present, will be at the heart of the 2018 London Boat Show. Inspiring and exciting visitors to the Show and its two complementary events, the Boating & Watersports Holiday Show and Bespoke London, this intimate...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The decisions behind London Boat Show’s relaunch explained

The decisions behind London Boat Show’s relaunch explained
Chief officer of boatshows, Murray Ellis The London Boat Show will be different. The 2018 event will be five days, welcoming two new additions alongside it to offer visitors three shows in one venue and widening its audience target and reach. We want you to be as aware and involved in this new Show...
August 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status
Porto Montenegro Porto Montenegro has become the first marina ever to be awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest status for any marina across the world.  Launched last year by operators of the Gold Anchor award scheme, The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight
  Forget social media – why quality blog content is the most valuable Paul Dow tells us why bloggers shouldn’t forget the importance of quality blog content amid the frenzy of social media. Take a look Defining...
June 30th, 2017 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Bespoke London unveiled as third Show for London Boat Show 2018

Bespoke London unveiled as third Show for London Boat Show 2018
A premium event targeting a global high net worth audience Offering a new opportunity for you to meet extremely affluent consumers British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce Bespoke London as the eagerly awaited third Show – another very special event to compliment the London Boat Show and...
May 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

First attraction announced for new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show

First attraction announced for new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show
… Dedicated feature to showcase inland holidays British Marine Boat Shows is excited to unveil its first attraction for the brand new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show 2018. At the centre of this innovative new Holiday Show will be an interactive area focusing on recreating the spectacular...
May 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2
Still a full house on Day 2 4TH POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM KICK STARTS EAST MED’S PORT AND MARINA INVESTMENT DRIVE Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential  through concession and PPP investment models Thanks to the recent formation of an integrated national strategy...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Poole Harbour Boat Show…

Poole Harbour Boat Show…
… POOLE HARBOUR BOAT SHOW – AN IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF ON-WATER ACTIVITIES There’s just one week until the start of the Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, which runs from 19-21 May. In addition to more than 200 exhibitors, Royal Navy and Border Force vessels, four tall ships...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017
Murray Ellis Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of exciting on the water features at this year’s biggest festival of boating. With participation in the UK on the rise...
May 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017
Dr. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General, MEDCRUISE, Mr. Theodore Kontes, President, Union of Cruise Ship owners and Associated Members, Mr. Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Mr. Antonis Stelliatos, President,...
May 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

New management team at Poole Marinas

New management team at Poole Marinas
Kerrie and Kirsty Kerrie Gray has taken over as Manager of the Poole Quay Boat Haven and Port of Poole Marina.  She first started working for PHC in the summer of 2005 as a seasonal staff member and returned to work at the marinas for a number of seasons between spending the winters in the Caribbean,...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Marinas, Person Profiles | 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

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven
Poole Quay Boat Haven wins Marina of the Year award For the second year running Poole Quay Boat Haven has picked up one of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards.  It beat off competition from 40 marinas around the UK to be named as UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths) by...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marinas, People and Places, Sailing, Yachting | 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

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards
… Yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2017) The Yacht Harbour Association (THYA), a group association within membership organisation British Marine, announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards, with proud sponsors GJW. Now in its fourth year, the Awards, sponsored by GJW, recognise...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year
London Boat Show 2017: An impressive entrance New figures released by British Marine at the 2017 London Boat Show report UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year Six months since the Brexit vote, confidence amongst British Marine members has bounced back Industry now calling for...
January 9th, 2017 | Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Statistics, Yachting | Read More

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year
  Joanna Lumley at the London Boat Show 06 Jan 2017 – The annual London Boat Show returns to ExCeL London with award-winning actress, Joanna Lumley OBE helping to open the Show in style The London Boat Show officially opened this morning to celebrity appearances, live entertainment and close...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | 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

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry
l to r: N. Vettas, G. Katrougalos, Paul Kazarian, Sotiris Leontaris, and Harris Ikonomopoulos Greece releases over half a million acres of land worth more than Euro 33 billion for tourism, hospitality and retail development.  Speaking at this week’s* ‘Greece: A Financial Overview and Investment...
November 26th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

First ever female Certified Marina Professional awarded

First ever female Certified Marina Professional awarded
l to r: Michelle Hitchcock, Head of Business Development at MDL Marinas Ltd, John Hogen, Chairman of the GMI, and Can Akaltan, General Manager at Cesme Marina The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference in Amsterdam (17-19 November 2016) provided the ideal backdrop for the presentation of the latest two Global...
November 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Marinas | Read More

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory
Mexico’s huge presence at WTM. Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory By James Brewer After president-elect Donald Trump made his campaign threat to deport “illegal immigrants” to Mexico, it has been revealed that the number of US citizens travelling in the very same southerly...
November 10th, 2016 | Immigration, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, 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

The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics

The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) stood at 870 points – up 15 since last Friday but the Wets are now another problem. Add the messy geopolitics and see what you get. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers were once again the focal point with 43 points plus ending the day with the BCI 2014...
November 7th, 2016 | Marinas, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More