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Greek Leisure Boat Market Sees Robust Demand

Greece’s yachting market has gained ground over the 2014-2018 period, demonstrating robust demand for recreational boating, according to ICAP.

Greek Yachting Association Sets Dates for 2020 MEDYS Event

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the coastal town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, during May 2-6, 2020.

Greek Political Parties Express Views on Yachting Tourism

Prior to the upcoming national elections in Greece, three parties - Syriza, New Democracy and KINAL - presented their policies for marine tourism at an event held by professional yacht owners.

Alimos Marina: Privatization or Professional Yachting Hub

Greek professional yacht owners are claiming that the privatization of the Alimos marina will lead to the decline of the sector, which boosts state coffers by 100 million euros annually.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

Interview – Yiannis Mattheos: Yachting Tourism Needs Support, Not Obstacles

As the year is coming to an end, Caldera Yachting CEO Yiannis Mattheos gives us an update on his company's activities and refers to the challenges the yachting industry is facing in Greece.

Greek Shipping Minister Sees Potential for Yachting at MEDYS 2018

Greece can evolve into a leading tourist destination, said Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis during the 5th MEDYS yacht show.

MEDYS 2018: Nafplio Getting Ready to Host Luxury Yachts

The Greek coastal town of Nafplio is preparing to host the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2018, which will feature an impressive lineup of luxury yachts.

Greek Yacht Owners Oppose Alimos Marina Privatization

The privatization of the 1,250-position Alimos marina, one of the largest in Greece, has run into opposition by professional yacht owners.

Greece Extends Deadline for Receiving Offers for Chios Marina

Greece's privatization fund has extended the deadline for the expression of interest invitation for the marina on the island of Chios.

Tenders Launched for Alimos and Chios Marinas in Greece

Greece's state privatization fund has launched two separate international public tenders for concessions for the marinas in Alimos and on Chios.

Caldera Yachting is Global Winner at Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2017

Caldera Yachting was honored as “Charter Company of the Year - Global Award Winner 2017” in this year's Luxury Travel Guide Awards held in London.

‘Caldera Yachting’ Holds Annual Corporate Meeting on Santorini

Greek company Caldera Yachting held its annual corporate meeting under the theme “Welcome on Board” Santorini 2017, at the De Sol Hotel & Spa in Fira.

Interview – Yiannis Mattheos: ‘Yachting Tourism Contributes to Santorini’s Image as Year-round Destination’

Yiannis Mattheos, the CEO of Caldera Yachting, talks to GTP and underlines the importance of yachting tourism to the local economy of Santorini.

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.

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.

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.

Greece Upgrades Tourism Facilities

The Hellenic Tourism Organization says that infrastructure improvements, mainly the expansion of island airports, have contributed to the increase in tourist arrivals.

Tourism Cooperation Agreement between Greece and Turkey

Members of Greek and Turkish Skal clubs got together in Athens last month to agree on ways in which they can cooperate in the tourism sector. All agreed that "we need peace in the Aegean and for this we need tourism." They suggested the entire Aegean area be promoted as a...

Vernicos Expands Abroad

Vernicos Yachts and Nouvelles Frontieres signed a cooperation agreement in an effort to create one of the world's biggest yachting enterprises. Nouvelles, France's biggest tour operator serves 2,721,147 clients and has a 500-billion drachma turnover.