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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

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | 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

Kallichoron’s Room2Give initiative to support the victims affected by the wildfires

Kallichoron’s Room2Give initiative to support the victims affected by the wildfires
Witnessing the massive destruction caused by the fires in Attica on July 23rd, this year we decided to stand next to the children and families tested by this untold tragedy, and try to relieve some of their pain via the Kallichoron Room2Give program. If you wish to support our efforts, please contact...
July 27th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Holidays, Story of the Week, 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

BDI@1,117: Caution but “recovery” might be on the way…

BDI@1,117: Caution but “recovery” might be on the way…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points yesterday but as we foresee there might soon be an upwards “trend” despite the pessimistic views from others. As said in previous reports we live in a very certain uncertain situation where everything is possible and Markets becomes gradually...
March 21st, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Angkor Gold Corp digs in for Cambodia’s mineral wealth

Angkor Gold Corp digs in for Cambodia’s mineral wealth
Minister of mines with core samples. Angkor Gold Corp digs in for Cambodia’s mineral wealth By James Brewer Gold that embellished the famed temple complex of Angkor Wat, one of the world’s top tourist attractions, is thought to have been excavated from eastern Cambodia, close to the borders with...
March 17th, 2018 | Mining, News, Tourism | Read More

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…
John Faraclas Not good news yet from the Baltic as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points; Geopolitics in disarray. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Let us hope the Dry and Wet Markets remain same they are today; a fall below the 2,000-point mark will send shocking waves of an unprecedented tsunami....
March 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Survitec appoints Mark Baines to global cruise role

Survitec appoints Mark Baines to global cruise role
Mark Baines. Safety solutions provider Survitec has appointed Mark Baines as Global Vice President, Cruise, as a clear indication of Survitec’s commitment to cruise clients globally. Based in Survitec’s Miami office, he will build a dedicated sales and operations team focused solely on partnering...
March 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, HR, Person Profiles, Tourism | Read More

14+1 reasons to visit Astypalea island in 2018

14+1 reasons to visit Astypalea island in 2018
. The winter holidays are over, and you’re bracing for the cold months ahead. Sounds like the perfect time to start thinking about that summer getaway? Oh yes! Feeling the white sand in between your toes already? That’s a good start! Keep that ultimate summer escape in your mind and go with it. Don’t...
January 16th, 2018 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services

Nisomar partners with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for Chile launch services
Nisomar has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, with port agency at its core, has confirmed a new launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, parent company of Norwegian...
December 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee
Adriana and her coffee art. Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee  By Graciete Amaro and James Brewer A caffeine boost is being administered by Colombia to the world of fine art. The coffee-cultivating republic is proud of its output of high-quality beans, and at its national...
November 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Paintings and Sculpture, Tourism | Read More

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention
State tourism secretary Ana Mendes Godinho at WTM. Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention By Graciete Amaro My native province of Alentejo, Portugal, is increasingly in the spotlight of the tourism industry – although officials are making sure they expand the business at a careful pace. Alentejo...
November 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market
Vietnamese charm at WTM. Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market By James Brewer One of America’s most in-demand film directors has lavished praise on the people and landscapes of Vietnam, a prime location for his hit fantasy movie which has been described as one of the best...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

All indices fell except the BCI…

All indices fell except the BCI…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was for a second day slightly up thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics continue to be sour… John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The BDI ended the day at 1,486 points – nine more since yesterday… The Capers’ BCI gained 158 points driving...
November 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,477 – a bit of …“breathing” space amid global uncertainty

The BDI@1,477 – a bit of …“breathing” space amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  finally gained four points and this breathing space might, repeat, might prove vital… but still we are far away from the 2,247 points of  of 31 Dec 2017, still a 770 points gap. Geopolitics might get sour as beyond the “usual” war between blocks and alliances...
November 7th, 2017 | Books, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster
Centro Citibanamex. Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster By James Brewer After two big earthquakes, Mexico City’s ground transport, airport, restaurants and other infrastructure is back to business as usual, the World Travel Market 2017 in London was told. Mauricio...
November 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More