Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

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

“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

Region of Attica at “Ferie for Alle 2019”

Region of Attica at “Ferie for Alle 2019”
.. The Region of Attica participates in the greatest Tourism Exhibition in Denmark with a new tourism campaign slogan and many attractive suggestions for Scandinavian travellers The Region of Attica participates in the greatest Tourism Exhibition in Denmark with a new tourism campaign slogan and many...
February 15th, 2019 | Tourism | Read More

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai holding the first, Gold, Prize Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Golden Award in the category of “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019, for its unique service of authentic Greek hospitality offered to travelers. In...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Events, Story of the Year, Tourism | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai; a drink for Kallichoron’s success “Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm for turning hotel accommodation into a unique experience!” Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel received the Best...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, 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

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors
Alka Kapoor, a leading promoter of Punjab tourism. Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors  By James Brewer Alexander the Great took his conquering armies as far as what is now Punjab, in an invasion that changed the fate of India as a whole. His ruthless foray into the region finds echoes to this...
January 10th, 2019 | Insight, People and Places, Tourism | 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