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Cruise Sector to Inject €0.5bn into Greek Economy in 2017

The cruise sector is expected to inject 0.5 billion euros into the Greek economy this year, according to Theodore Vokos, executive director of Posidonia Exhibitions.

Caldera Yachting Achieves Double Win at the Tourism Awards 2017

Caldera Yachting scooped two awards at the Tourism Awards 2017, taking the gold award in the "Customer Services" category for the second consecutive year and the bronze award in the "Strategy and Innovation – Initiatives" category.

East Med Yacht Show 2017 to Open in Piraeus in May

The East Med Yacht Show 2017, designed to promote sea tourism and the Greek yachting industry, will be held May 5-9 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

East Med Yacht Show 2016 to Spotlight ‘Destination Piraeus’

The Marina Zea in Piraeus is getting ready to hold the 15th East Med Yacht Show in 2016 and welcome international charter professionals, private yacht brokers and travel agents to give a broad display of over 60 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter.

Greece’s ‘East Med Yacht Show’ Changes Location, Goes to Piraeus

After being held for many years in the docks of Poros Island, in 2016 the East Med Yacht Show will be held in the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Lacking Port Infrastructure Hampers Greece’s Cruise Tourism Potential

Greece has failed to benefit from the exponential growth of Europe's cruise market as investment in port infrastructure required to cater to cruise liners has declined by a whopping 80 percent over the course of the last 10 years.

Value of Cruising and Yachting in Greece to Take Center Stage at 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

The challenges and opportunities affecting the future of sea tourism in Greece and the wider region will be addressed by more than 800 delegates, including representatives from cruise and yacht companies, ports and destinations, at the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to be held...

Major Meeting for the Development of the Cruise Industry in Greece Scheduled for Monday

The developmental prospects of the cruise sector in Greece will be tabled at a meeting on Monday 22 December between Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis.

Greece Makes Plans For Improved Sea Tourism Infrastructure

Greece’s new Zoning Plan for Tourism provides for an increase in the network of marinas, small ports and harbors in the Ionian Sea, the eastern and southeastern Aegean, and the Saronic, Argolikos and Pagasitikos gulfs, among others.
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2015 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Announced

The third Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will be held May 2015 in Athens, the event’s organizers confirmed recently.

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.

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.

Online Tourism Campaign Goes Public

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is going through changes, as it will operate as an agency for the promotion of Greece abroad, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos told Greek journalists.

Cabotage Abolition Draft Law Tabled In Parliament

The draft law for the lifting of cabotage restri­ctions, drawn up by the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping Ministry, was tabled in Parliament on 20 July and was pending since then due to the August sum­mer break.