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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.

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 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. 

Crete Examines Yachting Potential Under iBLUE Program

Crete officials are looking into ways to tap into the potential of yachting and luxury boating tourism during the three-day iBLUE event, which is taking place on the island.

Sea, Cruise Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Bet on Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited sea and cruise tourism stakeholders to place their bets on Greece, during the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

’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.

East Med Yacht Show 2017 Aims to Showcase Greece’s Tourism Strength

Over 50 craft, including motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans and bareboats will participate in the 16th East Med Yacht Show on May 5 at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Sea Tourism, Cruise Travel Come into Focus at 4th Posidonia Athens Forum

"Reinventing Cruising in the East Mediterranean" is the theme of this year's Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to be held May 23-24 in Athens.

Piraeus’ East Med Yacht Show Sails Away with Best Impressions

Featuring the latest trends, products and some of the finest boats on the market, the 15th East Med Yacht Show, currently on at the popular Zea Marina in Piraeus, got off to an impressive start.

Piraeus’ East Med Yacht Show to Whet Appetite of Sailing in Greece

Featuring some of the finest boats on the market, the 15th East Med Yacht Show, to be held at the popular Zea Marina in Piraeus, on May 13-18, promises to get you on a boat and fast, sailing the Greek islands.

Antonis Stelliatos, President Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association

Even though today Greece faces economic woes, the Greek yacht charter market is maintaining a steady flow of business thanks to the natural beauty of our country with its fabulous cruising area.

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.

Dates for East Med Yacht Show 2015 on Poros Announced

The East Med Yacht Show 2015 will be held on Poros between April 29 and May 3 this year, the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association announced this week.

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 Traditional Boat Show Labeled A Success

Events such as the recently held Greek traditional boat show lay the groundwork for the establishment of an important cultural event that will showcase the tradition of the Greek islands, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

2nd Traditional Boat Show 2014 To Open At Methana, Greece

A fine selection of traditional boats will be exhibited at the 2nd Greek Traditional Boat Show scheduled to kick off on 30 May 2014 on Methana, an island-like peninsula in the Argosaronic Gulf.
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