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YES to Sea Tourism Forum Offers Graduates Chance at a Shipping Career

This year’s YES to Sea Tourism Forum offered young graduates insight into ways of securing a career in shipping and tourism.

Celestyal Cruises Accounts for 70% of Greece’s Home Porting Activity

Celestyal Cruises accounts for 70 percent of all home porting activity in Greece, according to the company's CEO Chris Theophilides.

Study: Greek Young Job-seekers in Shipping Need More Experience

The number of Greeks seeking jobs in shipping and marine tourism is on the rise but candidates lack experience, according to findings of FocusBari.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 Attracts Over 450 Trade Visitors from 31 Countries

More than 450 commercial visitors from 31 countries participated in the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 that was held in Nafplion, Greece.

Sea Tourism, Cruise and Yachting on Agenda of YES Forum 2019

The “YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019” event in Athens will focus on the challenges and opportunities that emerge from the sectors of sea tourism, cruise and yachting.

Cruise Industry Commits to Sustainable Practices for Cleaner Seas

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) underscored the global cruise industry’s commitment to sustainability, during recent events in Abu Dhabi and Berlin.

Early Bird Registration for 5th Santorini Experience is Open

Registration for the 5th “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event is now open, with an early bird 50% discount valid until March 31, 2019.

Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018

Caldera Yachting received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards, which was held at WTM London.

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.

Minister Kountoura Discusses Tourism Issues with Greek Island Mayors

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and mayors of Greek islands held talks concerning tourist arrivals, sea tourism and actions for promotion and tourism development.

Greece Aims to Stand Out as Yachting and Marine Tourism Destination

Highlighting the importance of yachting and marine tourism for Greece was the focus of the 17th East Med Yacht Show, which was recently held in Piraeus.

East Med Yacht Show 2018 in Piraeus Expected to be Best Yet

The 17th East Med Yacht Show, to run May 3-6 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus, is expected to be the biggest and best to date.

Mykonos Yachting Launches Brand New Website

Mykonos Yachting has launched its brand new website, which includes additional features and updated information on its yachts and services.

Caldera Yachting Receives Gold Award for Excellence in Sea Tourism

Caldera Yachting was honored with the Gold Award in the "Sea Tourism - Sailing" category at the Tourism Awards 2018, held recently in Athens.

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.

Cruise Travel to Greece Recovering Slowly Amid Challenges

Cruise travel to Greece is picking up pace albeit slowly after a major drop last year due to the geopolitical situation in Turkey, Egypt and Israel.

Investments, Greek Port Upgrades a Must for Cruise Travel Growth

Extending the tourism season, improving the tourist experience, boosting private investments and port upgrades are basic for the development of cruise travel.

Cruise Operators, Passengers Rate Greek Ports

The ports of Chios, Lesvos, Mykonos, Piraeus and Santorini are among the Greek ports leaving behind not so favorable impressions, according to a report.

Privatization of Greek Marinas on Government’s Agenda

The Greek government will support the growth of sea tourism in Greece through a series of measures that include the privatization of marinas.

‘YES to Sea Tourism Forum’ Opens in Athens on Wednesday

The YES to Sea Tourism Forum will feature renowned speakers who will address key issues on cruise travel and yachting on Wednesday, May 24, in Athens.
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