Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

‘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

Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market

Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 42 points and now stands at 1,135 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… The Geopolitics remain more than crucial… with asymmetrical events to happen anytime now… John Faraclas’...
June 18th, 2019 | European Union, Insight, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | 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

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences
The first panel* Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences Greece expects 7% increase in cruise guests this year according to Tourism Minister speaking       at the 5th Posidonia...
May 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
A very well attended event! Greece’s Cruising prospects positive despite of regional geopolitical challenges the key message at the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum The prospects for the growth of the cruise industry in East Med are positive but still need much to improve in terms of safety and...
May 28th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”
The Region of Attica stand Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show” With its participation at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”, which was organised by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA), from 10 to 13 May 2019 at the Zea Marina in...
May 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019
.. YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, May 29th 2019 YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, from 14.00 to19.00. YES ...
May 16th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points
John Faraclas 13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 13 points since last Friday the 10th of May and now stands at 1,026 points. Geopolitics still perplexed with Turkey, Iran, North Korea creating mess; not to add Venezuela and the USA vs. China Trade...
May 13th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Promotion of the Region of Attica aims to reinforce inbound tourism from Turkey

Promotion of the Region of Attica aims to reinforce inbound tourism from Turkey
… Yet another important initiative for the tourism promotion of the Region of Attica aims to reinforce inbound tourism from Turkey The Region of Attica Directorate of Tourism presented the attractions and experiences offered throughout Attica on Thursday 18 April 2019, in Istanbul, at the official...
April 25th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Another success story from BlueGrowth Alumni!

Another success story from BlueGrowth Alumni!
.. Another success story from BlueGrowth Alumni! keeano – The Social Coastline Guide The idea which Ilias Bogordos had on May 2017, was simple, yet powerful. How to connect the community of those being affiliated with the coastlines either for work or pleasure worldwide, by being able to share live...
April 24th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Maritime Tourism, Technology, Tourism | Read More

RoomIt by CWT appoints Geoffrey Waldmiller VP of Revenue Optimization

RoomIt by CWT appoints Geoffrey Waldmiller VP of Revenue Optimization
Geoffrey Waldmiller RoomIt by CWT Appoints Geoffrey Waldmiller VP of Revenue Optimization Chicago, 24 April 2019: RoomIt by CWT, the hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Geoffrey Waldmiller as Vice President of Revenue Optimization. Waldmiller will be...
April 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Tourism | Read More

SCH extends cruise handling contract with Liverpool City Council

SCH extends cruise handling contract with Liverpool City Council
The “Celebrity Silhouette” SCH extends cruise handling contract with Liverpool City Council  Stevedores and port terminal management specialists SCH have been awarded the contract for a further three years with Liverpool City Council to handle all cruise ships calling at Liverpool Cruise...
April 24th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

RoomIt by CWTÒ Appoints James Colquhoun VP of Finance and CFO

RoomIt by CWTÒ Appoints James Colquhoun VP of Finance and CFO
James Colquhoun, VP of Finance and CFO, RoomIt by CWT RoomIt by CWTÒ Appoints James Colquhoun VP of Finance and CFO Chicago, 16 April 2019: RoomIt by CWTÒ, the hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed James Colquhoun VP of Finance and CFO. “James’...
April 16th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Tourism | Read More

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

Venetian style and glamour heads east

Venetian style and glamour heads east
.. YSA Design Insights: Issue 3 Venetian style and glamour heads east Designed for Chinese guests eager to experience the style and elegance of a visit to Venice from the comfort of a luxury ship cruising in regional waters, Costa Venezia was due to reach Tokyo at the end of April after a 53-day maiden...
April 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, 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

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

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