Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018

The m/v Majestic will sail Iconic Aegean Cruises during March and April 2018
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises today announced the Majesty will conclude its successful charter with Thomson and will contribute to the extension of the 2018 Celestyal Cruises season: the Majesty will sail approximately one month of 3- and 4-day Iconic Aegean cruises, from 30 March 2018 until...
November 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises extends its 2018 cruise season

Celestyal Cruises extends its 2018 cruise season
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Revised Schedule Includes More 3-Day and 4-Day Iconic Aegean Cruises Celestyal Cruises today announced it will extend its 2018 cruise season with two extra 3-Day Iconic Aegean cruises, departing November 2nd and November 9th, and with two extra 4-Day Iconic Aegean cruises, departing...
November 6th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

2017 UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit

2017 UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit
60 Tourism Ministers and companies gather to discuss ‘overtourism’ Ministers of Tourism from 60 countries and leaders from private sector companies and associations will summon next week at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market in London...
November 5th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London
From the presentation Taking into account the record of 5 million visitors expected in Athens in 2017, the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, has one focus: to promote the Greek capital as a leisure, city break, conferences...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Uncertain dry and wet markets

Uncertain dry and wet markets
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell further earlier on today by 26 points and now reads 1,496… Expect tsunamis in Geopolitics… John Faraclas midweek market recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 base threshold given the loss of 82 points in the Capers and the BCI now reads 3,137 points. The Panamaxes’...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018
Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018 One of the UK’s leading marine clothing and performance gear retailers, Andark Diving & Watersports, has signed up to exhibit at the new five-day London Boat Show in January 2018.  An established retailer at the Show, Andark...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too
From the refloating of the “Cabrera” Following the successful refloating and raising of the aft section of the cargoship Cabrera Andros island in the Cyclades in Greece’s central Aegean Sea, it is a rare so to say opportunity to use the Smit crane involved for other actions while she’s...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Communication, Environment, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 40 points and now reads 1,247 – more or less 1,000 less from the end of December 2013 level. The Geopolitics following today’s atrocities in Barcelona, Spain, might take a big twist and turn. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers not only were on a …top up situ,...
August 17th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | 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

Sizzling Travel Trends for Summer ‘17

Sizzling Travel Trends for Summer ‘17
www.prmediaco.com Your PR And Representation Agency In London Sizzling Travel Trends for Summer ‘17 Just like the weather, summer travel is heating up fast. So where are...
June 29th, 2017 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Who pays the damage for BDI’s volatily?

Who pays the damage for BDI’s  volatily?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 26 points plus at 929, but somebody will soon pay the damage as, except the volatile Capers who gained over 100 points all other Dry Indices where down or with extremely low “gains”. Geopoliticaly more mess is coming as more...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Tourism | Read More

Tasting Georgia…

Tasting Georgia…
Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus by gourmet Carla Capalbo By James Brewer After Alexander the Great swept into what is now the Republic of Georgia, he is reported to have ordered the destruction of Khertvisi, one of Georgia’s most spectacular fortresses. It is unknown whether...
June 25th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

New photos show Off extensive enhancements to Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam

New photos show Off extensive enhancements to Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam
The Westerdam off Santorini 20 June 2017 —  When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet:...
June 20th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

London is alive and kicking; no fear!

London is alive and kicking; no fear!
The despicable atrocities by an organised group of Islamist terrorist cowards late last night here in London (22:08 BST), in one of Father Thames’ London bridges, the often crowded London Bridge and its adjacent popular area including the Borough Market, will NOT stop life going on, despite what these...
June 4th, 2017 | Corruption, Health and Safety, HR, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

The “Celestyal Nefeli” hosts the Heineken Champions League

The “Celestyal Nefeli” hosts the Heineken Champions League
Kyriakos  Kerry Anastassiadis 500 Lucky Winners from Around the Globe Will watch the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final onboard the Nefeli On A Magnificent Cruise to Mykonos Celestyal Cruises, one of the only cruise lines based in Greece, announces that the Celestyal Nefeli will host the Heineken Champions...
June 2nd, 2017 | Maritime Tourism, Sports, Tourism | Read More

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum
PPA’s Theodora Riga, Manager of Strategic Planning & Marketing Department, delivering her speech PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY INVESTMENT PLANS TABLED AT 4thPOSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Cruise sector at core of expansion plans Piraeus Port Authority is investing Euro 294mn over a five-year period to...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Supporting the inland waterways

Supporting the inland waterways
What a place to be… Allaboutshipping is renown for its support on the World’s Inland Waterways and whenever the chance we do report and support in a multitude of ways the canals either business ones for cargo or for those for leisure. Past live reports include Venice, Amsterdam, Hamburg,...
May 21st, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | 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

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch
The Kallichoron team Last Sunday found us in Piraeus, attending the brunch hosted by Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel introducing us to local tastes and handmade delicacies of the beautiful island of Astypalea. The event took place at a fully functional event venue with modern aesthetics “Proorismos...
April 8th, 2017 | Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…
Approaching the Port of Marseilles The BDI improved its position with 51 plus points, now standing at 1,333; Geopolitics still the same in all fronts and AllAboutShipping’s second day crossing into Europe is more than a success, coupled with good weather and luck. John Faraclas and Anny Zade report...
March 28th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins
Daybrake start… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 42 points higher since last Friday the 24th of March at 1,282 points. Geopolitics though continue to be marred by uncertainty and AllAboutShipping’s London team begins a short crossing to Europe from London down to Athens via France and Italy...
March 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Kallichoron gets Bronze at the Tourism Awards 2017

Kallichoron gets Bronze at the Tourism Awards 2017
Smiling faces; Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is awarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 and receives the Bronze Award at the category “Personalized and tailor-made experiences” for its proposal “Turning the hotel accommodation to a unique experience”!...
March 21st, 2017 | Awards, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More