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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.

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 Boatmakers Warn of Choppy Waters Ahead

The extension of a yearly luxury tax to all recreational boats over 5m and a tax increase from 10 percent to 13 percent are bound to take a bite out of Greece’s traditional boatmaking industry, which has already seen the number of boat registrations dwindle, according to its...

Pros of Greek Marine Tourism Presented at Düsseldorf Boat Show

The advantages of Greece’s marine tourism were at the center of a presentation on Tuesday, by Marketing Greece, ahead of the boot Düsseldorf 46th International Boat Show, which runs through to January 25 in Germany.

Capital + Vision 2014 Meet Sees Piraeus As World Shipping Hub

The establishment of Greece as an international shipping hub was one of the main highlights of this year’s Capital + Vision 2014 conference held recently in Athens.
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Tourism On Greek PM’s Agenda In China

Tourism is one of the Greek economy’s sectors hoped to benefit from Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ official 4-day visit to China that kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 May.
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Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Unveils Program, Speakers

The developmental prospects of the cruising and yachting sectors in the wider East Mediterranean and Black Sea regions in relation to the changing geopolitical and economic landscape of the sub-region's source and destination markets will be tabled at the 2nd Posidonia Sea...
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Nature Festival Focuses On Crisis

The secretary general of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), George Vernicos, was among the speakers at the open discussion held on the necessity of environmental action during a period of crisis on 4 November at Moraitis School.

Yachting Tourism Down In 2012

Yacht reservations dropped some 30 percent in May only, compared with the same period in 2011, while the industry expected better results from last minute bookings, according to the general secretary of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), George Vernicos.

Posidonia Forum An Eye Opener For Tourism Sector

“Cruise tourism is a key to the government’s overall policy,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said during his opening speech at the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum held at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens on 21-22 June.

SETE: 9th Tourism & Development Conference

The challenge of adding tourism to the Greek government’s development priorities will be analyzed at the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) scheduled for 18-19 October.
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