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Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Leros Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a concession agreement for the construction of a marina on the Dodecanese island of Leros.

Flexibility and Upgrades Key to Fortifying Greece’s Cruise Travel Industry

Tapping into innovation is key to establishing Greece as a top cruise destination, according to Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

Posidonia 2019 Forum to Cast Spotlight on Greek Cruise Comeback

Greece’s sea tourism, with particular focus on its cruise travel sector, will come into the spotlight at the 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum during May 28-29 in Athens.

Εντυπωσίασε το East Med Yacht Show 2019

Τις καλύτερες εντυπώσεις άφησε για ακόμη μια χρονιά το "East Med Yacht Show", που πραγματοποιήθηκε στη Μαρίνα Ζέας από τις 10 έως και τις 13 Μαΐου.

World Experts to Discuss Greece’s Cruise Comeback at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Greece's cruise comeback will be discussed by some of the industry's leading companies and experts at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019: Renewed Optimism for East Med Cruising

Τhe 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, to be held May 28-29 in Athens, will focus on the industry's renewed optimism for cruising in the East Med.

Greek Yacht Owners Honor Hellenic Coast Guard for Humanitarian Efforts

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) has honored the Hellenic Coast Guard for its humanitarian efforts.

Greek Boats Used in ‘High Sea’ Navigation VAT Exempt

Recreational boat owners in Greece operating in “high seas” will be exempt from VAT, according to amendments made to a ministerial decision.

Greek Yachting Tourism Bodies Urge PM to Annul New Taxation Regulation

Greece’s yachting tourism professionals are calling for the annulment of a decision that does away with tax-deductibles concerning recreational watercraft. 

Piraeus to Welcome ‘East Med Yacht Show 2018’ in May

The Greek yachting industry and marine tourism options will be promoted at the East Med Yacht Show 2018 at the Zea Marina in Piraeus in May.

Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association Elects New Board

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) recently elected a new Board of Directors for a three-year mandate.

Greece’s ‘East Med Yacht Show’ Paves Way for Sea Days 2016 in Piraeus

It was all about sea and sailing at this year’s East Med Yacht Show held at Piraeus’ Zea Marina, featuring some of the finest boats on the market and attracting experts of the field to share experiences paving the way for the “Sea Days 2016, Go Piraeus!” events which kick off on...

George Vernicos Re-elected to Shipping Chamber Board

George Vernicos has been re-elected to the board of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping (NEE) overseeing yacht and marine tourism.

East Med Yacht Show 2016 to Spotlight ‘Destination Piraeus’

The Marina Zea in Piraeus is getting ready to hold the 15th East Med Yacht Show in 2016 and welcome international charter professionals, private yacht brokers and travel agents to give a broad display of over 60 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter.

Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...

Greece’s ‘East Med Yacht Show’ Changes Location, Goes to Piraeus

After being held for many years in the docks of Poros Island, in 2016 the East Med Yacht Show will be held in the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Vernicos Steps in as OKE President

George Vernicos was elected president of the Economic and Social Council of Greece (OKE) for the 2015-2019 period.

Greek Yachting Professionals Up in Arms Over VAT Hike on Charter Fees

Greece’s yachting professionals are expressing their grave concerns over the government’s recent decision to increase value-added tax (VAT) to 23 percent on charter fees.

Poros Yacht Show Attracts Professionals of Global Yachting Sector – Photo Report

Yacht brokers, travel agents and tour operators from around the world had the chance to admire a collection of Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter and engage in trade agreements with their owners at the recent East Med Yacht Show-Poros 2015.

East Med Yacht Show 2015 Gears Up for Opening on Poros

The East Med Yacht Show 2015 opens its doors on Wednesday and up to 70 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter will line the docks of Poros Island in Greece between April 29 and May 3.
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