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A category news covering aspects of ports and tourism. This includes the development of tourism facilities – marinas, hotels and commercial facilities. Also includes aspects of the cruise ship industry.

Greece plans tourist port investment

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 7, 2024 – On January 31, 2024, the period for submitting investment projects as part of the Call for Expressions...

Baleària signs cooperation agreement with Morocco

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Baleària has signed a cooperation agreement with the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) to...

Cagliari publishes concession tender for tourist port of San Bartolomeo

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) December 22, 2023 – The Port of Cagliari has announced a 15-year concession to operate a new space for pleasure...

Port city Kotor announces plans for sustainable tourism study

Port city Kotor announces plans for sustainable tourism study in cooperation with cruise sector The Destination Assessment will be prepared by the Global...

Port of La Spezia publishes tender for recreational area

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 12, 2023 – Last week, Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSPMLO – Eastern Ligurian Sea...

Çanakkale Port welcomes the world’s largest cruise ships

Çanakkale, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 10, 2023 – By the end of the year, more than 20,000 passengers are expected to arrive at the port of Çanakkale...

Bigova Bay to invest €400 mln in a luxury tourist resort in Kotor

Kotor, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – Local company Bigova Bay will invest €400 million ($438 million) in a luxury tourist resort...

Cinque Terre Ferries seeks La Spezia port concession

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) March 28, 2023 – Cinque Terre Ferries has requested a state property concession for the commercial/recreational tourist...

Greek government to invest €160 mln in tourism ports

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) October 29, 2022 – The Greek government is to invest €160 million in tourism ports usung funds from the EU Recovery and...

Istanbul visited by over 5 million tourists in Jan-May 2022

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 12, 2022 – In the first five months of 2022, 5.28 million foreign tourists visited Istanbul, including 1.4 million in...

EU transport and tourism officials visit to the Port of Constanta

Commission for Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament, official visit to the Port of Constanta – May 24, 2022 A delegation from the European...

Medcruise: Thessaloniki an ideal cruise destination

The Director of Corporate Communications of Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) and its representative on the Board of Directors of the Thessaloniki Tourism...

Port authority signs MOU to develop the port of Rio Marina

Livorno, Italy (PortSEurope) May 6, 2022 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to develop pleasure boating facilities at the port of Rio...

Port of Taranto signs agreement with Agenzia Pugliapromozione

The Port of Taranto and Agenzia Pugliapromozione have signed a three-year cooperation agreement to jointly work on promoting the port and the region –...

Emmar Group and Albanian government keep promising start of realisation of the tourist port of Durres

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 7, 2022 – The first phase of the construction of the new tourist port in Durrës – cleaning the sea and the old...

Italian ambassador to Monaco visits Port Authority of Sardinia

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) June 30, 2021 – The Italian Ambassador to the Principality of Monaco, Giulio Alaimo, has visited the offices of...

Port Authority of Seville approves actions to promote river tourism

The Board of Directors of the Seville Port Authority (APS) today approved the award of administrative authorizations for the use of the new quay at the Tablada...

International passenger maritime transport in Albania will restart on June 22

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 21, 2021 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has announced that starting from Monday, June 22, 2020, all...

Analysis – Is a new €2 billion port area development in Durres a realistic project?

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 2, 2021 – Albania is the “New Europe” and I want to be the first to go there, said Mohamed Alabbar, the head of...

Messina port authority looks to revive cruise ship calls

Messina, Italy (PortSEurope) January 29, 2021 – Autorità di Sistema Portuale dello Stretto (AdSP – Strait) has held talks with local...

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