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’16th East Med Yacht Show’ Brings Sea Tourism in Spotlight at Piraeus

State of the art yachts, products and services related to sea tourism were presented during the 16th East Med Yacht Show held at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) has elected a new Board of Directors for a 2-year mandate.

Greek Travel Agents & Professional Yacht Owners Join Hands To Grow Yachting Business

A series of important initiatives have been announced to develop the Greek yachting industry in the domestic and international markets.

Yacht Show Promotes Marine Tourism

Greek marine tourism was represented to a great extent last month via the 10th exhibition of luxurious professional yachts “Charter Yacht Show-Poros 2011” held at Poros Port. The annual yacht show, held 7-12 May, was open to international charter professionals and private yacht...

EPEST Requests Support For Marine Tourism

The president of the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST), Antonis Stelliatos, recently said marine tourism would suffer a 50 percent or more drop this year.

Growth in Marine Tourism Demands Infrastructure Development

The Greek statistical and economic data service Hellastat SA recently conducted a study that shows the current economic conditions for domestic marina operators are favorable.

FAM Trip to Promote Cruises in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies is organizing a five-day FAM trip at the end of the month to promote cruising in Greece and to commemorate World Tourism Day.

The Human Factor in Tourism and Shipping

The human factor and the growth of tourism and shipping, two key aspects of the Greek economy, was the focus of IST/University of Hertfordshire's meeting last month. Professors Haris Kokkosis and Ioannis Tzoannos, each representing the ministry's they work for, pointed out the...