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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Mar-2020 REVISED MARINE TARIFFS FOR KATTUPALLI PORT Chennai, India 2020 TARIFFS Australia MANDATORY PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES Ras Laffan, Qatar TEMPORARY BAN OF TRAVELERS Indonesia TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS ON SHORE LEAVE Novorossiysk, Russia INSPECTOR SHORE SIDE BOARDING TEMPORARILY...
March 6th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Tourism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Wonders of Spring

Wonders of Spring
.. Wonders of Spring FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL NEWSLETTER VOLUME 48 Dear Traveler, Καλό μήνα! As we enter the month of March, and spring is just around the corner — we’ve sprung into action preparing new exciting itineraries. In our “Wonders of Spring” issue we’ve complied a wonderful...
March 1st, 2020 | Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative
Smilling faces, l to r: Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Founders of Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel holding the award Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiative “Kallichoron Room2Give” at Pireos 138 Benaki...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​
Wärtsilä will supply customized Hybrid Scrubber systems that meet and exceed the latest emissions legislation to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line. Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​ Wärtsilä...
February 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…
John Faraclas Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)… The Dry and Wet Markets continued to fall with the exception of this lonely green, the Cleans. Geopolitics as messy, perplexed  and unprecedented as ever. John Faraclas extra midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 5th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Markets, Medical, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Athens nominated as 2020 Best European Destination!

Athens nominated as 2020 Best European Destination!
Athens nominated as 2020 Best European Destination! Athens is in the running to be crowned as Europe’s Best Destination for 2020, at the competition organised by European Best Destinations, in partnership with the greatest European tourism offices, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe Voting...
January 27th, 2020 | Awards, Tourism | Read More

Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s?

Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s?
Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s? How to Thrive in the 2020s Latest Thinking on Consumer Products, Retail, Fashion & Travel Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s? Across industries, it is increasingly lucrative—and increasingly necessary—for companies to beat the average....
January 25th, 2020 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Executive Travel, Fashion, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Most Unique Gyms & Fitness Centers in Athens

Most Unique Gyms & Fitness Centers in Athens
As you might have already gathered from our article on luxury spas in Athens, the fanciest or most stylish places to take care of your body are usually located inside the most upscale hotels in Athens.  These wellness facilities include a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and often options...
January 23rd, 2020 | Fashion, News, Tourism | Read More

Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets

Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets
Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets  London, 20 January 2020: Global Marine Travel (GMT), announced today that it has partnered with Argo Travel Group to enhance its travel offering, particularly in terms of service delivery...
January 20th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Where to Find a Great Suit in Athens

Where to Find a Great Suit in Athens
A bespoke suit for you is definitely a possibility in Athens, yet the required fittings are normally scheduled within a period that might exceed your vacation time. There is rich tailoring heritage in this city and even now that made-to-order is a less frequent request than a ready-made suit, you will...
January 11th, 2020 | Fashion, News, Tourism | Read More

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens
A brief visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, where famous 19th c. amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann’s solid gold artful finds from Mycenae (16th c. BC) are on display, will be indicative of the Greek heritage in jewelry making. Goldsmiths with simple tools created elaborate...
January 7th, 2020 | Archaeology, Holidays, Insight, Jewelry, News, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens
Winter vacation in Athens, the vibrant and versatile capital of Greece sounds like an unconventional choice, as Greece is often associated with summer fun in the islands. Having said that, over the last years gradually an increasing number of visitors is noticeable downtown during winter months. Temperatures...
January 5th, 2020 | Archaeology, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Finest Accommodation on a Winter Trip to Athens

Finest Accommodation on a Winter Trip to Athens
There are over 30 5-star hotels in Athens, most of them downtown, close to the historical center, and a few others spread out on the northern and southern (seaside) suburbs. On average, prices are lower in wintertime, and always at reasonable levels in comparison with those in other major cities across...
January 4th, 2020 | Tourism | Read More

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province
Star trails in Noudar Park, Portugal. Photo Miguel Claro | Dark Sky® Alqueva. Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province By Graciete Amaro One of my most remarkable summer holidays, when I was a child, was without doubt the two weeks I used to spend with my father’s uncles...
December 20th, 2019 | Environment, Featured, Holidays, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020

Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020
Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020 Our BIGGEST OFFER of the year goes LIVE on 21st and 22nd December 2019 Have you been playing with the idea to visit Astypalea in 2020? Now is your time to make it happen! Receive 30% off (20% off during July & August) when you...
December 18th, 2019 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

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

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!
… Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show! St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show December 5 – 8 | St. Petersburg, FL Are you ready to discover the trip of a lifetime? Join MarineMax Vacations at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, December 5 – 8. Let us...
November 23rd, 2019 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technology, 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

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets
Anny Zade and John Faraclas                             Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today despite a contained fall of the Capes and now stands at...
November 4th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | 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

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More