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Yacht Show On Poros, Greece, Attracts Brokers From All Over The World

For the 13th consecutive year, during 2-7 May, the harbor of Poros welcomed international charter professionals, private yacht brokers, travel agents and tour operators and offered a broad display of 55 Greek-flagged luxury crewed yachts for charter.

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.

Dates Confirmed For Poros Yacht Show 2014

The East Med Yacht Show 2014 will be held 2-7 May on the island of Poros in Greece, the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association recently confirmed.

Poros Yacht Show 2014 Opens For Registration

The East Med Yacht Show, to be held 2-7 May on the island of Poros, is now open for registration.
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1st Greek Traditional Boat Show On Methana

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association and the Traditional Boat Association of Greece invite all to attend the 1st Greek Traditional Boat Show scheduled to take place 24-26 May 2013 on Methana Island of the Argosaronic Gulf.
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GNTO Shows Support To Marine Tourism

"The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will give great support to marine tourism because yachting is an important parameter for the increase of the country's foreign exchange earnings," the organization's president, Christos Pallis, said last week during the inauguration...
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Poros Yacht Show Coming Up

The finest crewed charter yachts will soon be presented to the most prestigious charter agencies and brokers worldwide on Poros Island and within the unique atmosphere of the Greek Orthodox Easter celebration.

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...

Sea Tourism Forum To Launch Next Month

The potential for sea tourism and the development of the economies of Greece, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea region will be examined during the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, scheduled to take place 21-22 June at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens.

Professional Yacht Sector Watches Bookings Sink

The professional yacht sector is experiencing perhaps its worst year as bookings for professional yachts with crew have dropped more than 80 percent this year compared to 2009, Antonis Steliatos, president of the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association, said.

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.

Minister of Mercantile Marine Meets President of HPYOA

Minister of Mercantile Marine, the Aegean and Island Policy George Voulgarakis recently met with President of the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA) Antonis Steliatos to discuss topics concerning the sector and specifically, the development of nautical tourism...

Marine Tourism Underdeveloped

Greece's many advantages in the area of marine tourism have not been taken advantage of, nor used to their full potential, according to Antonis Stelliatos, the newly elected president of the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association.

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.
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