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    1st Greek Yachting Awards Gala to be held next week

    2019-12-06T08:27:00Z

    Athens is preparing to host Greece’s first-ever Yachting Awards Gala, a unique event that will honour the leaders of the country’s yachting and marine tourism sectors. Organised by Ondeck Media, the event will take place at the historic Zappeio Mansion in the centre of Athens on Thursday 12 December.

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    Greek government makes maritime tourism a strategic priority

    2019-12-04T12:49:00Z

    The Greek Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Ioannis Plakiotakis, recently inaugurated the 16th Athens Boat Show, which ran from 27 November to 1 December in the former Olympic Fencing Centre in Ellinikon on the Athens Riviera Coast.

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    Turkish builder appoints Greek dealer

    2019-11-06T15:45:00Z

    Dromeas Yachts, a Turkish builder of high-performance boats, has chosen Labea Yachting to serve as its exclusive dealer in Greece.

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    Greece prepares for slate of upcoming shows

    2019-11-04T06:30:00Z

    The 2019 Athens Boat Show opens its doors from November 27 to December 1 at the former Olympic Fencing Centre in Ellinikon on the Athens Riviera Coast. Each year the show attracts thousands of enthusiasts from across Greece and abroad, looking for information about the latest products and services on ...

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    Greek government to convert small harbours into marinas

    2019-10-25T09:48:00Z

    The Ministry of Tourism in Greece and Minister Harry Theoharis recently decided to investigate a plan to develop the country’s peripheral marinas, especially those on some of the smaller islands.

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    Tender call for Greek marina concession

    2019-10-23T11:01:00Z

    Greece’s Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) today invited invitations from interested parties for a concession of at least 35 years at Itea Marina through an advertisement in The Financial Times . It is the latest move in the country’s privatisation plan for a number of marinas and tourist ports. ...

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    Greek fleet grows under National Strategic Reference Framework

    2019-10-16T06:00:00Z

    This summer saw the first wave of a fleet of generously subsidised yachts in Greece. This is the result of a highly controversial political choice by the previous government to include the yacht market in the National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) in times of economic crisis.

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    New approach to Greece’s utilisation of marine infrastructure

    2019-09-02T12:11:00Z

    Greece has announced a new model for privatisation of 10 regional ports

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    Greek government pledges 10-year strategic plan for tourism

    2019-08-21T10:12:00Z

    New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Ministry of Tourism recently to discuss plans for the next decade. Tourism is the largest sector in Greece, and it is one where Greece has unquestionable – and to some extent untapped – competitive advantages.

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    New marinas to be built in Greece

    2019-08-12T15:02:00Z

    The Greek island of Leros in the eastern Aegean Sea is to host a new marina. A concession agreement to construct a marina in Ormos Alindon was signed by ex-Tourism Minister Thanassis Theocharopoulos just before the start of the recent Greek elections.

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    Yacht tourism takes centre stage in Greek elections

    2019-06-27T11:03:00Z

    Government must work harder at supporting the marine industry, SITESAP president tells political hopefulls

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    Green light for new Greek marina

    2019-06-13T07:18:00Z

    Approval involving a concession agreement to build a new marina on the Dodecanese island of Leros in Greece has recently been given by the Greek tourism minister, Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

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    3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum attracts strong crowd

    2019-06-03T15:47:00Z

    Development potential of the Eastern Med sets agenda for this year’s event

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    Greece implements new yacht cruising tax

    2019-05-21T10:00:00Z

    The Greek government has implemented its new cruising tax, also called the TEPAI, which was initially set to be introduced in early April. The news was issued by the UK-based Cruising Association (CA), many of whose members will likely be visiting Greek waters later this year.

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    3rd East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum returns to Greece

    2019-05-17T10:49:00Z

    The 3rd East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum will once again be hosted on May 30 at the Athens Plaza Hotel in Greece, bringing together superyacht industry experts from across Europe and further afield to discuss chartering, marinas, crew and related issues in the eastern Mediterranean and beyond.

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    Aktor Concessions wins Greek marina bid

    2019-05-15T14:33:00Z

    Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been selected as the preferred bidder via e-auction for the right to manage and exploit Alimos Marina in Athens for a 40-year period, Greece’s assets fund (HRADF) announced at the end of April as part of its ongoing marina privatisation programme.

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    New minister in Greece assumes responsibility for boating and yachting

    2019-05-08T13:32:00Z

    Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, has appointed the President of the Democratic Left (DIMAR) party, Thanasis Theoharopoulos, as the new minister for tourism, following the resignation last Friday of Elena Kountoura, who will be running for a seat in European Parliament later this month on the SYRIZA ticket.

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    Three bidders in contention for Alimos Marina concession

    2019-03-19T15:40:00Z

    The 1,110-berth Alimos Marina in Greece, the largest in the Athens area, has selected three out of an initial 10 bidders to proceed to the next round of winning the 40-year privatisation concession for the facility. The news was announced by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), also known ...

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    Greek government approves marine tourism project

    2019-02-26T10:14:00Z

    New €40m marina planned for Santorini

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    Lalizas Convention attracts full house

    2019-01-25T12:21:00Z

    Lalizas, the Greek manufacturer and distributor of marine safety equipment, held its annual three-day staff convention at its headquarters in Piraeus last week.