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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 promotes cruise industry at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Speaking at the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, Greek Minister of Shipping and Insular...

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum looks to promote East Med cruising and yachting

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – The Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, the biennial trademark event for the international cruise and yachting...

Burgas, Alexandroupolis ports to develop joint project

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Burgas port is discussing a joint tourism project with Greece’s Alexandroupolis port. The future...

Adriatic Sea Tourism Project – 2017 edition – executive summary

Venice, Italy (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The 5th edition of Adriatic Sea Tourism Report (ASTR) produces the annual analysis and description of maritime...

Kuşadası port receives first transatlantic cruise ship

Kuşadası, Turkey (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The Mein Schiff 3 vessel, owned by TUI Cruises, has called at Ege Ports Liman in western Turkey’s...

Piraeus port welcomes first Chinese cruise visitors

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) April 24, 2017 – Leading managers of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (OLP), owned by China’s Cosco, have welcomed the...

La Ciotat develops local yachting capacity

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – The port of La Ciotat (Bouches-du-Rhône), east of Marseille, which is a luxury yachting destination,...

Valencia port to take part in Seatrade Cruise Global trade fair

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) plans to participate in Seatrade Cruise Global...

Malaga port calls tender for tour operators

Malaga, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2017 – Malaga port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Málaga) has called tenders for the delivery of tourist...

La Rapita port to become basis of sea charters of Cruesa

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2017 – La Rapita port, located near Tarragona, will become the basis for the operation of sea charter trips by...

Government looks to push Larnaca port development

Larnaca, Cyprus (Ports Europe) March 5, 2017 – A statement from Transport Minister Marios Demetriades said that the government intends to sign contracts...

Palma’s El Molinar port development stalls

Palma, Spain (Ports Europe) February 19, 2017 – A controversial expansion project for El Molinar is set to be withdrawn. Rafel Vallespir, the president...

Event – Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum – May 23-24, 2017, Athens

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 8, 2017 – The Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, the Cruising and Yachting Event of the East Mediterranean, will takes...

Event – 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 23-24 May 2017, Athens

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 2, 2017 – With more than 700 participants and 39 exhibitors from 20 countries and territories participating in a...

A Coruna port authority to reinforce commitment to nautical tourism

A Coruna, Spain (Ports Europe) February 2, 2017 – A Coruna port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de A Coruña) has reinforced its commitment to nautical...

Hellenic Ports Association reports an increase in cruise passengers in 2016

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – Cruise passengers to Greece recorded a 5% increase in 2016, making it a ”good year” for the...

Consorcio de la Marina presents plan to reconstruct Valencia marina

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 23, 2017 –  Spanish company Consorcio de la Marina has presented a plan for the reconstruction of the marina at...

Greece publishes timetable to privatise Pylos marina

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – Pursuant to Paragraph 6 of the Request for Proposal for the concession of the right to use, operate,...

Mallorca to invest in local port development

Mallorca, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – Port authorities in Mallorca plan to invest around €13 million ($13.79 million) in developing local...

Cyprus government plans Larnaca marina

Larnaca, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – The Cypriot Transport Ministry has announced a new plan to attract a strategic investor for the development...

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