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Shell mulls German refinery upgrade to meet 2020 IMO sulphur rules

18/09/2017

Royal Dutch Shell is considering expanding the capacity of one of its German refineries to make oil products that meet an upcoming cap on the sulphur content of fuels used in shipping. In the past few days, Rheinland ...

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A New Record: Containership Secondhand Sales

18/09/2017

The volume of secondhand boxship sales reported in the first eight months of 2017 totalled 0.75m TEU, having already accelerated beyond the previous annual record level of 0.64m TEU set in 2015. March 2017 saw a new reco...

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Chinese airlines to account for a fifth of aircraft demand

18/09/2017

As the rapid growth of China's aviation market continues apace, fuelled by an expanding middle-class, US manufacturer Boeing has forecast that almost 20 percent of global aircraft demand over the next two decades wil...

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Cruise Travel to Greece Set for Better Days in 2018

18/09/2017

Cruise travel to Greece is expected to pick up pace in 2018 following a slow year in 2017, according to pre-booking data presented at Seatrade Europe, a leading trade event for the European cruise industry held in Hambur...

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Moving Containers Globally? Let’s Stick Together!

31/08/2017

Container shipping is often thought of as the ‘glue’ which keeps the world economy turning, providing a low unit cost way of moving both manufactures and a range of other goods between producers and consumers...

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Flights between Moscow and Athens will increase to 35 per week

31/08/2017

The flights between Moscow and Athens will increase, as a result of agreement between the aviation authorities of Russia and Greece. It was agreed on the route Moscow-Athens and back to have 35 flights per week for desig...

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10 Cities living in the Future

31/08/2017

If you know where to look, you can travel to the future today. In the past, companies hid what they were working on in labs behind locked doors. But newer technologies such as self-driving cars and drone deliveries mu...

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The best Travel Photos for 2016

30/08/2017

Every year that goes by, leaves behind impressive images and moments. Behind most of them, there is someone from National Geographic! Simply enjoy them… 1) With the year’s largest full moon in ...

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World's fastest-growing tourist destinations for 2017

30/08/2017

Don't be surprised if your favorite city feels a bit more crowded the next time you visit. The United Nations World Tourism Organization has released its latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and the flood of globa...

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21 Gorgeous Places That Are Now Official World Heritage Sites

21/08/2017

Obtaining the status of an Unesco world heritage site has long been a badge of pride to cities, towns, and attractions around the world. From the banks ofthe river Seineto the temples of Palmyra cultural heritage orga...

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Top 10 International Films Shot in Greece

18/08/2017

The place of the stars is in the sky and they are there to inspire imagination and romance… But when the “stars” decide to come to Greece, they set off a frantic explosion among the cinephile public. F...

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Hellinikon Plans to Include Six Towers, Metropolitan Park

14/08/2017

A 7-billion-euro project to develop Hellinikon, Athens’ former airport complex in Glyfada, into a metropolitan park, residential area, business and trade center will include the construction of six 200-meter-tall b...

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27 sights that will remind you how incredible Earth is

14/08/2017

Temples are fine, but they're truly amazing when they tower out of a jungle cloaked in mist. Spotting a lion is great, but even greater are the millions of wildebeest trekking across the African plains on an annua...

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The best beach bars in the world

14/08/2017

There's something magical about beach bars. With a cocktail in hand and toes in the sand, you've officially left your worries behind for a laidback and carefree life — even if just for a few days. So we ...

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The Top 15 Cities in Europe

14/08/2017

Our readers anointed some of the Continent’s greatest cultural capitals — places rich in art, history, architecture, and food — as their favorite places to visit. It’s no secret that readers ad...

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GE Power, Fincantieri to Develop New Emission Control System

14/08/2017

US-based GE Power and Italy’s shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the co-development of a new emission control solution to reduce pollution in the marine industry. Called Shipboard Pollutant Rem...

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'The project of the century': Why the £440m Burgenstock Resort is Switzerland's most exciting new destination

14/08/2017

Τhere’s some bombast to its backers’ claim that the ongoing construction of Switzerland’s Burgenstock resort is “the project of the century”, but its August 2017 reopening will reveal th...

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Nasa plans to build a new plane that could halve flight times

14/08/2017

For all its reputation as a miracle of motion at the forefront of all things travel, supersonic aviation is both mired in the past and weighed down by a future laden with question marks. Not since Concorde was removed...

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World’s Top 10 Largest Airplanes 2017-2018 | Largest Plane Ever Made

14/08/2017

Take a look at these top 10 largest airplanes ever developed till now, cargo airplanes and passenger planes too. Airplanes have metamorphosed transport system with the larger capacity to hold passengers and being the fas...

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17 Hot Hotel Openings this Summer

14/08/2017

We’re creatures of habit. Especially when it comes to traveling. More often than not, when we find an airline or destination type we like, we tend to stay with it for future vacations. The same goes for hotels. ...

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10 Must- Visit Art Galleries in Athens

14/08/2017

During the economic crisis, many Greek artists left behind the economic uncertainty of Athens in search of better opportunities abroad. In the last few years, however, the city has attracted a return of these artists and...

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Life-changing trips: 17 places that can reshape your world

14/08/2017

Some journeys are life changing because of their timing: Driving off to college or going on honeymoon are experiences people carry with them forever. Other trips are great firsts, like leaving the country for the firs...

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World's Biggest Airport Will Replace Istanbul's Terrorized Atatürk in 2018

14/08/2017

Istanbul, Turkey is constructing its third international airport (the world’s largest), tentatively named Istanbul New Airport—a future ultra modern facility capable of handling substantial airline traffic su...

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The 10 Best Cocktail Bars in Munich

14/08/2017

Munich may be a city known for its locally brewed beer and Oktoberfest, but it also boasts a thriving cocktail bar scene: from casual spots inspired by the Caribbean to sophisticated speakeasies, Munich has something for...

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The World’s Top 10 Islands

14/08/2017

With destinations both remote and near, it’s easy to choose your castaway experience. Whether you crave culture, adventure, or simply kicking back on a beach with a cold cocktail, at least one of these islands i...

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5 Vantage Travel Journeys for Wine Lovers

14/08/2017

Whether you’re a bona fide oenophile or just a causal drinker who appreciates a fine glass of wine, there’s a Vantage Travel journey that will be just right for you. Many of their cruises and land excursions ...

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The 10 best Ski Hotels for Families

14/08/2017

From snowman-building to round-the-clock nannies and ice cream-making, these ski hotels go above and beyond to ensure everyone's entertained on and off the slopes. Les Fermes de Marie, Megève, France ...

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Best Travel Laptop 2017

10/08/2017

I spend most of the year travelling (as long as I’m not sidelined by rare medical anomalies). As a freelance writer/photographer, I need a laptop to make sure I don’t starve. I have a list of requirements ...

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How to sleep on a plane

10/08/2017

15 brilliant tips for sleeping better on long-haul flights IT'S TRUE, IN LIFE, that it's the journey that's important, not the destination. But when it comes to long-haul flights, it is definitely the dest...

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Smart Suitcases

10/08/2017

Ride-on bags and self-driving luggage with remote controls - this is the luggage of the future IN THE TOMORROW of our best hopes, human emancipation will have been achieved by a fully automated, luxury communism that ...

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Tourism Minister Says Greece Attracting High Income Travelers

10/08/2017

The tourism ministry is aiming to capitalize on Greece’s good performance in 2016 by opening up to new markets, extending the tourism season to include winter and autumn, and attracting higher income tourists, Tour...

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Top 5 island destinations to celebrate the August 15th holiday in Greece

04/08/2017

The August 15th is a day that everyone anticipates in Greece. It’s a public holiday and considered to be one of Christianity’s most important days, the Dormition of Virgin Mary. Throughout the country, thousa...

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The Top 10 Best Food Cities in the World

10/07/2017

Eating is now a reason to travel, and whether it's a city with a long food history or a more recent culinary hotspot, there are now several food meccas on the planet. These are destinations that offer a variety of fl...

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The five most exclusive airport lounges in the world revealed

10/07/2017

With spas, saunas and even cigar rooms, the new breed of airport lounge is adding an extra element of luxury for VIP travelers. While the rest of us browse Duty Free, wealthy passengers spend their time at the airport...

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Stay on a Luxury Yacht in the Heart of London

07/07/2017

We love it when we hear about unusual accommodation; a luxury travel location that offers something a little different, a little special. And the Connoisseur more than delivers in this regard; a luxury yacht moored in th...

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Barracuda Collapsible Carry- On Luggage

07/07/2017

For some serious innovation in your carry-on luggage, look no further than the Barracuda Collapsible Carry-On. The list of funky new features are as impressive as the stylish finish with this one. I love it when a new...

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Top 7 New Beach Hotels

07/07/2017

Recently Audley has added several beach properties to our collection, from sophisticated, secluded hotels that are in keeping with their natural surroundings to private island resorts only accessible by boat. Whether you...

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Etihad terminates free chauffeur transfers

07/07/2017

Althoughthe Middle Eastern Carriers; Qatar, Etihad and Emirates are ratedas the top airlines for First Class and Business Class travel. In fact, they all feature in my top 10 best business class airlines in the world. La...

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Is travelling by Private Jet the New First Class?

07/07/2017

Chartering a private plane can be worth its weight in gold when it comes to convenience and practicality, and can save passengers a huge amount of time and stress to boot. Despite periodic dips in the economy globally...

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10 Unspoilt Luxury Islands to escape to

07/07/2017

Islands are harder to get to than resorts on the mainland. They often have more wildlife, more beaches and many offer a microcosm of habitats. They can offer coast and beach as well as mountain, forests, swamps and more....

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The World’s First Airport Lounge on a Beach

07/07/2017

According to the The Luxury Travel Expert & Manchester Evening News, Virgin Holidays is intending to launch the world’s first airport lounge on a beach. This “Departure Beach” will enable travellers...

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The 10 most luxurious first- class plane cabins in the world

06/07/2017

One of the best parts about having expendable money has to be flying in style. Being on a plane can be brutal — especially when traveling internationally — but a queen-sized bed, personal shower, or butler...

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The Best New Luxury Train Trips

06/07/2017

Tricked-out new airplane cabins and cruise gadgets tend to steal the spotlight, but 2017 is shaping up as the year of luxury train travel. From Peru to Japan, new and newly refit locomotives are chugging along the rails,...

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The 16 most exciting party cities in the world

05/07/2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina Indifferent to the state of Argentina’s economy, portenos likes to let their hair down. ”One of the city’s more famous clubs in Niceto in Palermo (pictured), which remains...

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Dubai: Top Things to do

04/07/2017

Dubai Museum Burj Khalifa Al Fahidi Historic District Burj Al Arab Madinat Jumeirah Gold Souq Dubai Mall West LA Boutique Shabestan ...

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11 Things to Always Have in Your Carry-On Bag

04/07/2017

As anyone who’s ever been stranded in Denver for 17 hours knows, airline travel often throws a curve ball. But if you’ve got a well-packed carry-on, you’re good to go no matter what happens. Here, 11 th...

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15 Best Things to Do in NYC

04/07/2017

When you're visiting a city, the pressure to see and do everything is intense. Not to mention, it's hard to stay on top of what's happening in a city that's not your own. We get it. We also get that the b...

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The Hottest New Travel Trends

03/07/2017

Are you looking to get healthy while enjoying a nice getaway? More and more top-flight hotels—ranging from yoga retreat Kamalaya in Thailand to the fitness-oriented Rancho La Puerta in Mexico —are offering we...

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World's Top Travel Experts Announce The Best Hotels, Bars And Spas For 2017

03/07/2017

The luxury travel network Virtuoso® has revealed the nominees for the 2017 Best of the Best awards to be announced at their 29th annual Travel Week conference. The awards will take place in August in Las Vegas, and w...

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10 Alternative Tourist Activities

03/07/2017

“Been there, done that — and could’ve done without.” It’s one of the worst feelings to have on vacation, particularly after waiting for hours in line at a top tourist attraction. Unimpressed...

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15 of the world’s most spectacular theatres

27/06/2017

Shakespeare's Globe theater (London) The original Globe theater was built by Shakespeare's company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, in 1599, but was destroyed by fire in 1613. A replica was built in 199...

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8 Must-see Points of Interest in Greece

26/06/2017

Revered by classicists as the fount of European civilization, Greece is an easy country to fall in love with. When you’re not cruising around its many islands in the Aegean Sea, or counting columns at the Acropo...

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Beyond Facebook: The Travel Social Networks you need to know

26/06/2017

When it comes to picking a destination for your next big vacation or even your next meal, nothing beats a personal recommendation from someone who has already made the trip. While you don’t always hear a ton about ...

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YARA and KONGSBERG enter into partnership to build world's first autonomous & zero emissions ship

22/06/2017

The vessel "YARA Birkeland" will be the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA...

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Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus unveils plans for A380plus

22/06/2017

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, to be known as the A380plus. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to...

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Piraeus Port Signs MoU with Shanghai Port

22/06/2017

The Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) and Shanghai International Port Group, the world's biggest commercial port, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) envisioning cooperation in infrastructure studies,...

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The 8 Best Spas in the world for 2017

19/06/2017

These are the Condé Nast Traveller Spa Awards 2017 winners: the eight most exceptional places in the world to relax, re-align and re-energise, to lose weight or stop feeling sad or learn to sleep like a baby again...

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Photographer Gray Malin Shares His Top Beaches & Travel Spots

19/06/2017

Nothing conjures fantasies of relaxing on white sand beneath a red-hot sun with the sound of crashing waves like Gray Malin’s photos. These vibrant, take-me-there beach images captured in places from Sydney to St. ...

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Shortsea Container Ships Carried on Semi-Sub Ship?

19/06/2017

SeaHorse Shipping in the U.S. has touted a plan aimed at revolutionizing container shipping and freeing shippers from the constraints and congestion caused by mega container ships and mega ports. “While carriers...

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Spotted: PortMiami Welcomes Largest Boxship to Call Florida

19/06/2017

The 10,081 TEU Maersk Shanghai, the largest containership to ever call a Florida deep-water port, visited PortMiami on June 14. The Post-Panamax ship features a length of 324 meters and a width of 48.4 meters, which i...

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Greece to host annual ‘ASTA Destination EXPO’ in 2018

12/06/2017

One of the most encouraging signs of sustained growth for tourism flows from the US to Greece has been the fact that the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) asked HACT and tourism consultants MTC Group for its &ldqu...

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Japanese firms plan to launch self-driving cargo ships within decade

12/06/2017

Shipbuilders and shipping firms believe autonomous ships will reduce accidents by removing potential for human error Commercial drones and self-driving cars will soon be joined by fleets of autonomous cargo ships that...

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What Business Travelers Want at Hotels (& Where to Get It)

12/06/2017

No, we're not talking about a breakfast buffet. Turns out, hotels looking to snag business travelers needn't worry so much about whether or not their room service is up to snuff. Chief of mind? Free Wi-Fi. Acc...

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How to Earn More Airline Miles: 4 Tips from a Frequent Flier

12/06/2017

In other words, how to travel like your boss when you're just starting out... Sometimes, airline and hotel points systems can feel like a game you never got the rule book for—and you’re not the only on...

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Egypt to launch cruise lines with Greece in latest efforts to revive tourism

12/06/2017

As part of the state’s continuous efforts to attract additional tourists and revive the country’s ailing tourism industry, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism reached an agreement with Greece last week to launc...

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Shipping industry ponders implications of Qatar diplomatic disputes

12/06/2017

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya and the Maldives have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar and indicated that they plan to cut air and sea traffic with Qatar. Already, Etihad, Emirates an...

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The top 10 destinations to watch for 2017

01/06/2017

The hottest places to travel for the year ahead. California The sunbleached Golden State has not shone this brightly since the revolutionary 1960s. In Trump's America, Californiais a safe haven for New ...

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The Best Travel Tips after years of Traveling the World

01/06/2017

After years of consistent travel, we’ ve definitely learned my fair share of lessons. Some of these travel mishaps can be avoided and some of them are just a part of traveling. You simply cannot plan for everyth...

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Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge

01/06/2017

Passengers flying through Terminal 3 at Dubai International now have more options to get some rest with the launch of the sleep ‘n’ fly lounge, offering a total of 27 pods and cabins. Scandinavian-designed...

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Greece Names Highest Bidder for THPA Share

01/06/2017

Greece has selected the consortium comprising Deutsche Invest Equity Partners, Belterra Investments and Terminal Link as the highest bidder for the 67% stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority. Namely, the consortium subm...

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Ulstein to Build World's Largest Hybrid Vessel

29/05/2017

Color Line has signed a letter of intent with Ulstein for the construction of the world's largest ever hybrid vessel, the ferry Color Hybrid. The vessel will be able to accommodate 2,000 passengers and about 450 c...

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Some of the best travel apps ... that you'll actually use: Part B

26/05/2017

Rebtel: for phone calls Skype and Whatsapp will always be staples when it comes to international calling and messaging, but a wifi connection is needed to use them. To make cheap calls around the world without the...

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Majestic Princess Begins Epic Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route

26/05/2017

Princess Cruises and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Partner to Present Cultural Exchange Program on Voyage from Rome to China ROME, May 24, 2017-- Princess Cruises, the worl...

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There are Only Four Passport Colors in the World & This is the Reason Why

17/05/2017

Itturns out that there are only four primary passport colors inthe world, and each country has its own reasons for choosing one ofthese colors for the cover. Wedecided tofind out what this choice depends onand toshare...

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Which nationalities prefer which Greek islands for 2016

17/05/2017

According to an online poll conducted by holiday website ‘Trivago.gr’, Santorini, Corfu and Crete are the most popular holiday destinations for foreign travelers, while visitors have shown an increased intere...

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VV: Greece Takes the Lead in Newbuilding Orders

17/05/2017

Greek shipowners placed the highest number of newbuilding orders so far this year, as these companies ordered a total of 35 new bulkers and tankers since the start of 2017, according to VesselsValue. Globally only 119...

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European traveller trends

08/05/2017

A new ‘European Traveller Insights Report’ from eDreams ODIGEO reveals an interesting shift in how Europeans book their travel and where they plan to go in 2017. New research by eDreams ODIGEO, Europe&rsqu...

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Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Vessel To-Date through New Locks

08/05/2017

Today, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest vessel both in dimension and capacity to transit the Expanded Canal since it was inaugurated in June 2016. The 13,092 TEU Neopanamax containership COSCO Development, which mea...

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YES to Sea Tourism Forum on May 24. 2017

08/05/2017

Save the date for the YES to Sea Tourism Forum which will take place on Wednesday, May 24. 2017 under the auspices of the i-MBA program! The event is organized by the Young Executives Shipping Forum (YES Forum). YES F...

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Don't Travel Abroad With Just A Credit Card

25/04/2017

Let me share a credit card horror story. Before my sister Caitlan went abroad for the first time last summer, she asked her “credit card expert” of a brother which card she should bring with her to Europe. Sh...

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Some of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use: Part A

25/04/2017

Duolingo Over 70 million people have registered with Duolingo, a free and incredibly well-designed language learning app. Though not a replacement for proper language tuition, the app is a fun way to get the basic...

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Norway to spend $315M on world's first ship tunnel

24/04/2017

(CNN) Norway has unveiled plans to build the world's first ship tunnel by smashing through a solid rock peninsula. The mile-long, 118-feet-wide tunnel will pass through the narrowest part of the Stad peninsula in ...

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This Is What You Should Be Wearing When You Fly

24/04/2017

Slightly oversized, and non-pinchy in every way, overalls combine the ease of a jumpsuit with the other-sort-of-ease of a pant (alright, fine — they're much easier to undo in an airplane bathroom).There's s...

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Low Newbuilding Prices Start to Lure in More Ship Owners

24/04/2017

The allure of low pricing, as opposed to the increasingly expensive second hand ships, is starting to prove hard to ignore by more and more shipowners, particularly cash-rich ones. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker...

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Russian Tourists Flow Up in 2017- Investments Underway

24/04/2017

Russian tourists to Greece are expected to increase in 2017, Konstantinos Gambaeridis, founding member of the cultural center “Russian House” and director of St. Petersburg governor, said in statements to the...

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New Rules are regulating the Passport Controls according to the EU Regulation 458/2017

13/04/2017

Kindly be informed that the Hellenic Police implement the new EU Regulation 458/2017, according to which passports' and identities' crosscheck controls are carried out against databases, for all European citizens...

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Lifestyle hospitality offering Mondrian Doha set to open in Q2, 2017

03/04/2017

Luxurious lifestyle hospitality offering Mondrian Doha is set to open its doors in spring 2017 with sbe, a lifestyle company, bringing the Mondrian brand to Doha and marking its debut in the Middle East. Bringing the ...

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Seven Wonders of the World for 2017

03/04/2017

WONDER IS NOURISHMENT for the soul. We are the only animal on earth, as far as we know, that can be moved to tears by a sunset, that marvels at the stars at night, that feels awe, and humility, at the achievements of our...

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Greek shipowners urge government to safeguard shipping competitiveness

03/04/2017

The President of Greece’s Union of Shipowners, Theodoros Veniamis, called on the Greek government and the country’s Seamen Unions to allow the maritime labor market to become internationally competitive by ov...

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The Antaeus Travel will be participating as a Sponsor at the Hydra's Trail Event 2017

28/03/2017

Getting closer & closer for the ultimate racing event… which is going to be organized for the fourth consecutive year at the picturesque island of Hydra, April 8. & 9. 2017. For all of us, who love natu...

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Antaeus Marine Travel's latest report regarding Seatrade Cruise Global 2017

27/03/2017

We are happy to announce that Antaeus Marine Travel had its “maiden voyage” at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global Show held at Fort Lauderdale County Convention Center, March 13. - 17. For over 30 years...

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Five Top Luxury Travel Destinations For 2017

23/02/2017

Looking to plan a bucket list trip in 2017? Here are five premier destinations to put on your travel wish list: Tanzania: Asilia Highlands Tanzania is famed for its wildlife and spectacular scenery from pristine is...

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The Nine Most Eagerly Awaited New Golf Courses Of 2017

22/02/2017

The bucket list mentality is strong with golfers. Sure, the majority of golf is played locally, but that doesn't change the fact that the diehards among us can't wait to hear about the next great course or destin...

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

22/02/2017

The brand new, centre of all attention, cultural playground for the surrounding neighbourhoods and visitors, is finally opening its doors to the public. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) is an archi...

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Greek shipowners invest $1 billion during April

22/02/2017

Athens - Hellenic shipping companies have been investing heavily in newbuildingtankers over the course of the past couple of months month or so, in what is a clear sign of increasing confidence in the wet sector’s ...

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How to Lower Travel Costs

03/02/2017

Amidst prolonged uncertainty in global markets and volatile oil prices, companies in the energy, resources and marine sectors are increasingly looking for ways to reduce costs. Despite significant spending cuts, travel r...

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BIMCO Forecasts a Slow 2017 for Shipping

03/02/2017

On Tuesday, analysts with BIMCO forecast lower growth potential for shipping in coming years, thanks to continued overcapacity and to national subsidies for shipbuilding activity. “Government support for any ind...

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7 travel trends for 2017 that will drive the global tourism industry

03/02/2017

Tour and activity providers are used to spotting trends. It's a natural part of the trade in an industry that changes globally. What was successful one year might not work as well in the next one. Our 2016 Trends ...

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Explore the world through architectural adventures

03/02/2017

A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations. It is said that travel broadens the mind, and beginning in 2017 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is offering a new global trave...

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Greece sets March 24 bid deadline for Thessaloniki port sale: sources

03/02/2017

Greece has given investors until March 24 to submit binding bids for a majority stake in its second biggest port, Thessaloniki Port (OLTr.AT), two sources close to the matter said. The sale of the 67 percent stake in ...

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New Study reveals Millenials would rather travel than buy a home

23/01/2017

Today's young adults value experiences more than home ownership, according to a new study from Airbnb. Life goals for past generations seemed to be a cut-and-dry version of grow up, get a job and buy a home. For t...

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How To Become A Digital Nomad & Travel The World

23/01/2017

Mankind has always been a nomadic species. In our earliest years, we roamed freely from one region to the next, tracking the stars and following the seasons in an effort to hunt, gather and protect our tribes and familie...

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500mph Hyperloop train will travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

23/01/2017

Dubai has agreed a deal with US startup Hyperloop One to evaluatethe construction of a near-supersonic transport link that could slash travel times to Emirati capital Abu Dhabi to minutes. The cash-flush city state, w...

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The 5 Best Hotel Experiences of 2016

12/01/2017

Now, more than ever before, properties are going the extra mile to ensure an authentic stay for guests—infusing the stay with local touches that were often missing from cookie-cutter hotels. This is true in hotels ...

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The Best Business Hotels in the UK

11/01/2017

These are the best business hotels in Britain, as voted for by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller In the Readers' Travel Awards 2016,we asked you to choose the 15 best business hotels in the UK.When it com...

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Shaddai: May Be The Most Outrageous Super Yacht Ever Conceived

11/01/2017

Since the design brief he was working with for called for something “omnipotent,” it’s no surprise that designer Gabriele Teruzzi has come up with such an outrageous concept for a nearly 500-foot long, ...

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Africa gets its first solar-powered airport

11/01/2017

South Africa has ramped up its green credentials by unveiling the continent's first solar-powered airport. Located halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, George Airport will meet 41% of its energy demand fr...

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These Cities Have the Cheapest Luxury Hotels in the World

11/01/2017

Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room rose about three percent globally from 2013 to 2014, fifth consecutive y...

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5 Holiday Gifts That Will Make Business Travel Easier In 2017

16/12/2016

Depending on the traveler, business trips can be a welcome job perk or an annoying necessity. But most frequent flyers probably agree: The journey is rarely as pleasant as the destination. It doesn’t have to be ...

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Antaeus Travel Group participated as a sponsor at Export USA Forum 2016

13/12/2016

On December 5., Antaeus Travel Group participated as a sponsor at the Export USA Forum, hosted at Grande Bretagne Hotel & organized by the American- Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. The Forum gathered key market repr...

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The Antaeus Travel Group announces its participation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 in Florida

13/12/2016

For more than 30 years, Seatrade Cruise Global has been the cruise industry's premier global event, bringing together buyers, suppliers & cruise line executives for a week of networking, innovation & educatio...

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The 10 best hotel bars in the world

08/12/2016

THE NOMAD HOTEL- NEW YORK, US Bar highlightsSultry fin de siècle style with a fun side•Reserve cocktails with rare spirits Let’s kick off the carousing with the decadent Elephant Bar. It’s t...

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P&O Cruises announces order for biggest ever ship

07/12/2016

The first next generation mega ship for a British cruise line has been ordered today for P&O Cruises. US parent company Carnival Corporation signed an agreement for the 5,200-passenger vessel. The new ship for ...

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Future Trends of Sports Tourism

07/12/2016

Here's how sport tourism is growing... Whether it’s traveling to play in a softball tournament with your league, to run in a marathon, or to watch your favorite team play football, sports tourism is somethin...

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Antaeus Travel's Group presence at Crew Connect Global 2016 in Manila

06/12/2016

Over the past 17 years Crew Connect Global has become the largest &most influential event for the Marine HR community. At the CCG2016 exhibition, we discovered innovative solutions from 80 exhibiting companies coveri...

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New Hotel Star Classification System Introduced in Greece

28/11/2016

Α ministerialdecision introducing a new mandatory star rating system for hotels in Greece was published on Friday in the Government Gazette. The decision focuses on hotel services and other technical requirement...

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Chinese Tourist Arrivals in Greece Rise 20%

28/11/2016

The arrival of Chinese tourists in Greece will increase by 20 percent, exceeding 120,000, according to estimates by hotel industry representatives. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, Santorini is the destina...

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After Airbnb & Uber, wardrobe rental services could be the next travel trend

25/11/2016

NEW YORK,Nov 11 ― After Airbnb & ride-share programs, the sharing economy has birthed another form of travel in the form of wardrobe rentals that allow jetsetters to travel bag & hassle-free. And the early ado...

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Here are the Top 10 Best Airports in the World!

16/11/2016

If you travel a lot as a business traveler, airports are one of the most important places where you spend most of your time, sometimes even more than your flight. Waiting in the airport might be hard if there is no facil...

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5 Rome aperitivo bars that are too good to miss

16/11/2016

Negroni,Prosecco, cocktail: this is all the Italian you need for aperitivo hour during your business trip. The tradition of aperitivomaybe a typically Milanesepast time, but Romans, as they have for centuries, revere ...

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Cosco Shipping can acquire terminal assets of bankrupted Hanjin

16/11/2016

The Chinesecompany Cosco Shipping can acquire terminal assets of the bankrupted South Korean carrier Hanjin Shipping, consisting of two container terminals in South Korea and one in the port of Long Beach, California. Th...

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A Gale of Innovation: The Future of Offshore Wind

11/11/2016

In 2002, Denmark commissioned the world’s first commercial-scale offshore wind power plant. With an installed capacity of 160 megawatts (MW), the Horns Rev plant set the stage for a storm of ever growing farms with...

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How to pack any bag in 15 minutes

11/11/2016

Pack efficiently—and lightning fast—by following these steps. Whether flying halfway across the globe, driving an hour for a quick weekend getaway or you are a business traveler, packing is an unavoidable ...

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Norway to launch new support scheme for green shipping

24/10/2016

The Norwegian government said it would launch a new support scheme for the building of several eco-friendly ships and ferry boats as part of a package of measures to provide more jobs. An investment of 65 million kron...

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Study Reveals Cities Where Most Billionaires Live

24/10/2016

The Big Appleis home to more billionaires than any other city, new research has revealed. A recent survey undertaken by Spear’s & WealthInsight showsthat New York City boasts 113 billionaires, closely follow...

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Fraport Unveils Plans for Macedonia Airport, aims to boost Traffic by 47%

21/10/2016

German airport operator Fraport unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the Macedoniain Thessaloniki during a special event held at the port city’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) this week. Aiming ...

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The European aviation industry could soon get a lot more competitive

07/10/2016

Etihad, the Gulf airline that owns more than 29 per cent of Germany’s second biggest airline, Air Berlin, is in talks with holiday giant Tui about creating a new European airline group. The two are discussing co...

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Cosco aims to transform Piraeus into a key holiday cruise port

06/10/2016

Cosco Pacific is pushing for the inclusion of Piraeus in the plans of all major international cruise groups, and for its use as home port. The aim of the Chinese company that won the tender for the acquisition of Pira...

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Fendi Private Suites: Exclusive Review

22/09/2016

Rome is carved into the DNA of rock-solid style supremo Fendi. Now the label’s coolly opulent new hotel has raised the city into the top rank of fashion. From the 1660s until the end of the 19th century, it was ...

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The Best & Worst Places for Expats in 2016

22/09/2016

The newcomer Taiwan is this year’s winner, followed by an aspiring Malta, while Ecuador only just retains its place on the podium. Kuwait, Greece, and Nigeria remain at the bottom of the pack. Taiwan named be...

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Hot Trends In Business Travel: From Airbnb To Private Jets

19/09/2016

Global businesstravel topped $1.2 trillion and is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020, according to new research by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), an association representing the interests of corporat...

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TSA partners with Lufthansa to offer TSA Pre✓

15/09/2016

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓®to include eligible customers of Lufthansa. TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enable...

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Three Trends That Are Changing Conferences and Events

09/09/2016

Event organizers are increasingly taking a 360 approach to conferences, panels,meet-ups and business traveling experiences.. Events “start” weeks before the opening curtain and use all available channels to e...

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China Cosco to Invest Over $552 Million in Port of Piraeus

09/09/2016

Chinese Shipping company China Cosco Holding Co. is expected to invest more than half a billion euros ($552 million) in the Greek Port of Piraeus within the next five years, the company’s president said Wednesday. ...

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Antaeus Marine Travel announces its participation at Crew Connect 2016 in Manila

06/09/2016

Crew Connect Globalis the world' s largest crewing & training event, & thus it has doubled in size this year in order to create a more collaborative & vibrant platform. More than 80 exhibitors will attend...

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London: The Night Tube

24/08/2016

London is already a 24-hour city, and thanks to the huge investment to modernise the Underground, we are now rolling out a 24-hour Tube to match. Demand has soared over recent years, with passenger numbers on Friday and ...

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World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

24/08/2016

Twelve towers, 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, plus helipads and a full-size convention center: That's the plan for Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that's set to become the world's largest lux...

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First Suezmax oil tanker begins transit through expanded Panama Canal

24/08/2016

Aug 18The first Suezmax crude oil tanker that was slated to go through the newly expanded Panama Canal began its transit on Thursday, a public relations official told Reuters. The Aegean Unity, a Greece-flagged Suezma...

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Antaeus Travel will be participating at SMM Hamburg

05/08/2016

The SMM is the leading maritime- shipbuilding trade fair in the world, which takes place every two years. The representatives of the ship building & marine equipment from all regions of the world meet in Hamburg, pre...

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Six Tips To Reduce Stress While Traveling For Business

04/08/2016

Traveling for businessmay seem glamorous—flying to new cities or across the globe. It can also be extremely stressful and taxing on your health. The top three triggers for stress when traveling can be grouped into ...

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Travelers say they want to book everything on one platform but don't do it

04/08/2016

A 40-point chasm separates business travelers who say they prefer to book all travel through one platform and those who actually book on a central or corporate booking tool. A study from travel and expense management ...

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Doing Business in the U.A.E

04/08/2016

The United Arab Emirates is made up of seven emirates, including the thriving business centers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Islam is the official religion of the U.A.E. and greatly influences everything about the region, incl...

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Wellness Spa Travel Trends for 2016

03/08/2016

Forecasting the next big trends in wellness travel for 2016, Health and Fitness Travel, live up to their reputation as the leading experts in healthy holidays worldwide. Continually on the lookout for the next big thing,...

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Poseidon Med II Pursues East Mediterranean LNG Bunkering

25/07/2016

POSEIDON MED (PM-I), the first Cross European Border project which aimed to introduce LNG as the main fuel for the shipping industry and develop concepts for an Eastern Mediterranean LNG bunkering infrastructure, has com...

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Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps

25/07/2016

If you’re a regular business traveler, as I am, you may have noticed the recent increase in travelers. If you haven’t, you’re about to. July is the busiest travel month of the year, according to the air...

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TripAdvisor adds airline user reviews

13/07/2016

TripAdvisor on Tuesday introduced a redesigned flight search, complete with user reviews of airlines. TripAdvisor has also launched a “flyscore” feature within its search results. On a 1 to 10 scale, &ldqu...

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How to get an airline upgrade

12/07/2016

Most air passengers will never experience anything but economy class. Premium seats are shockingly unaffordable. So unless you know your way around a hedge-fund, or happen to be flying the plane, there’s only on...

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10 tips for exhibitors!

07/07/2016

When your company spends the money, time, and effort to display a booth at a trade show, it is vital to make the best of it. Careful planning and research can go a long way towards ensuring a successful showing at you...

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Antaeus Travel' s team announces with great pleasure its participation at Posidonia 2018

05/07/2016

Wewould like to thank you for visiting Antaeus Travel' s Exhibition Stand during Posidonia 2016 at Athens Metropolitan Expo. Our company provides integrated travel services that stand out & exceed what is expe...

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The sense of wanderlust could be in your genes

05/07/2016

Studies over the years have proven a link between an excess of dopamine in the brain and a tendency to engage in impulsive and dangerous behaviors. This surplus dopamine has also been associated with a specific variant o...

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Etihad Airways Launches Virtual Reality Tours Of Its A380 Hosted By Nicole Kidman

23/06/2016

Abu- Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has been heaping the marketing dollars behind its new premium Airbus A380 service operating between several U.S. destinations and the Middle East. Last March, the airline enlisted the help...

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5 Tips for London Business Travel

23/06/2016

So, London business travel is on the horizon.Great, that’s awesome but business in London is slightly different than business in the U.S. Especially, in cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco and even New York wher...

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Posidonia 2016 scores hat trick of records as visitor number soars to over 22,000

14/06/2016

Organisers overwhelmed by demand for increased space for 2018 edition. Posidonia 2016 bided farewell to over 22,000 shipping industry professionals who visited the world's most prestigious maritime event to meet, ...

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Five Luxury Travel Trends We Can See in 2016

13/06/2016

It feels likewe were just wishing colleagues and business contacts pleasantries and tidings of the new year, and here we are, well into entering the third month of 2016! Last year, we touched base on luxury travel tre...

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Here's why cruise ship Wi-Fi is about to get way better

05/06/2016

Smartships with cocktail-wielding robots is just the beginning. Cruise ships have long lagged the rest of the travel industry when it comes to technology. Wi-Fi connections have traditionally been painfully slow, and ...

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Royal Caribbean Chooses Southampton as Its UK Home

28/05/2016

Royal Carribean International cruise line has unveiled a seven-year deal with the port of Southampton under which its City Cruise Terminal will become the company’s official UK home. “We are delighted to c...

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Antaeus Travel announces its participation at Posidonia 2016

14/05/2016

Posidonia 2016...the world’s leading shipping exhibition shows strong resilience against all odds! The forthcoming event is on course to be the biggest ever despite unfavorable market conditions. With floor space d...

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New Study Finds Travel Agents Save Consumers an Average of $452 Per Trip

13/05/2016

Positive ResultsReleased for May 4, National Travel Agent Appreciation Day Alexandria, VA, May 2, 2016 – New research from The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) proves that travel agents save consumers ti...

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The Impact of Social Media In The Travel Marketing Industry

04/05/2016

I will surelyrefrain from spouting off all the latest and greatest social mediamarketing numbers. From the gazillion numbers of people on Facebook,on Twitter to the rapid rise of Pinterest and Instagram and on and on and...

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The Top Cruise Trends of 2016

21/04/2016

Feel that breeze? It's "wave season" for cruise lines right now, which brings both the best deals of the year and predictions on what to expect in the coming months. According to a recent Travelzoosurvey...

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Amsterdam: Travel Guide for business & more!

15/04/2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands is a bustling city in Central Europewith high-tech facilities, convenient transportation and multilingual residents. Its business savvy dates back to the Dutch East India Company, considered being ...

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Business Trips to Japan: 7 Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb

11/04/2016

So you' re headed to Japan on a business trip. Whether your mission is to sell a bigaccount or to do a little consulting work there are a few common mistakes to avoid. 1. Business Cards (Meishi) Bring plenty of...

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Boom wants to build supersonic planes that fly from New York City to London in three hours!

04/04/2016

Buildinga supersonic plane isn't the stuff of science fiction.For 27 years, up until 2003, the Concorde plan flew a supersonic route from NYC to London — the only problem was that it cost $20,000 a seat and the...

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Hellas: Shipping fleet keeps growing at an all-time high

29/03/2016

Hellenic-owned merchant shipping fleet totaled 4,092 vessels over the course of the past 12 months, up 35 vessels compared with the same period last year, the Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee (GSCC) said in its 29th ...

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World's biggest cruise liner: Harmony of the Seas takes to the seas for first time

18/03/2016

Royal Caribbean cruise ship is biggerthan the Eiffel Tower and hasrobot bar tenders. A10-storeywaterslide will feature on-board and also the ship will have a Bionic Bar, where robots will make cocktails for passengers. ...

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The World's Worst Airlines!

11/03/2016

Two of the UK' s leading airlines are languishingalmost at the foot of a table claiming to rate “the saints and sinners of the global airline industry”. A no-win, no-fee claims handler, AirHelp, has asses...

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A personal checklist for Computer Safety while traveling

03/03/2016

Computer Safety while traveling A recent traveler warning by the FBI' s Internet Crime Complaint Center highlights the fact that now, more than ever, travelers must safeguard sensitive daita wherever they go-both ...

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The Worst Days to make an Air Trip!

26/02/2016

Christmas & New Year's:The Christmas and New Year's holiday travel window is more or less a 17-day period that overlaps the two holidays by about five or six days, according to statistics gathered from the U....

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13 Trends Coming to Cruising in 2016

17/02/2016

Cruise Lines International Association(CLIA) has revealed its “2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook” report accompanied by 13 telling trends and a new infographic. The most staggering statistic is the ex...

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ABS & Cosco partner to bring technical capabilities on trans- Arctic shipping

15/02/2016

Global classification services provider ABS has signed a cooperation agreement with China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) to jointly bring technical capabilities on trans-Arctic shipping. Diverse climate condition...

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Google maps: search for nearby places & get driving directions while offline

27/01/2016

Google maps created a plan for the situations in which you have lost your signal while driving in a remote rural area and the internet connection is not available, by downloading maps. Once you’ve downloaded an are...

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Gatwick airport sets a new passenger high score!

23/01/2016

2015 was a record-breaking year for Gatwick as it has set a new global passenger record for a single runway airport, serving 40.3 million passengers. 2.7 million Passengers travelled through Gatwick in December, which wa...

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7 Reasons to travel more

14/01/2016

Every tripyou decide to make is a step further for your life, your experiences and the way you see things in life! It’s a way to learn how to think and survive but also it creates an open-minded person, the best ve...

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Blue Star Ferries installs photovoltaic unit on its ship

12/01/2016

The specific unit has alreadybeen tested for 12 months in tough weather conditions at sea. Blue Star Ferries on Thursday announced the pilot installation and operation of a photovoltaic unit on its ship “Blue Star ...

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China approves Merger of Cosco & China Shipping- The restructuring comes as China is reforming its state- owned enterprises

16/12/2015

China’s two state shipping giants will combine their container-shipping assets among other restructuring efforts, as part of a multibillion-dollar merger to strengthen the nation’s competitiveness in an indus...

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Taiwan-based EVA Air voted the world's cleanest airline, with the rest of the top 10 also Asian-owned

14/12/2015

• Skytrax World Airline Awards honored EVA Air with cleanest cabins • All of the top 10 cleanest airlines were Asian carriers • The extensive survey polled over 18 million passengers on 245 airlines ...

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7 easy ways to transform business trips into relaxing vacations

30/11/2015

Business trips don't have to be work, work, work! Find how to make the most of those boring business trips with these top tips. 1. Stay the weekend If your work takes you on an overseas business trip, then make...

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Emirates Breaks Its Record with More Than 600 seats in New Airbus

20/11/2015

The Dubai based airline, Emirates, recently decided to skip first-class from their new airbus and to add more seats to the economy class. The economy class of Emirates is already famous for being the best in the categ...

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Rethinking Ship Design

13/11/2015

The need to operate ships both sustainably and more efficiently is a consuming passion for the maritime world today, constantly throwing up innovative ideas. Can anyone think of a better and cleaner way of propelling gia...

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Tips for a productive flight

09/11/2015

Stay hydrated and brown bag it Traveling is tiring no matter how well in advance you plan. Making sure you drink enough water will make you feel more awake and help prevent you from getting sick. If you know you have ...

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Airlines that made Record Profits May Spark Labor Strife

30/10/2015

Air France-KLM Group & Deutsche Lufthansa AG reported surging third-quarter earnings on declining fuel prices &robust summer traffic. The downside for the carriers is that the growth could undermine efforts to pu...

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The Futuristic Bridge Rolls-Royce Designed For Its New Ships ….. Looks Like a Spacecraft Cockpit

21/10/2015

Norwegian shipping company Simon Møkster Shipping got a brand new offshore platform supply vessel back in August. This might not mean anything to you, but the ship’s bridge is the first to tout a new type of...

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Hi- Tech Hotels

12/10/2015

When you stay at the futuristic hotels of the 21st century, you’re not just away from home, you’re in an alternate reality that includes check-in kiosks, holographs, and infrared sensors that can control lite...

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APM Terminals Rotterdam the Most Productive Terminal in Europe

26/09/2015

Yesterday in Hamburg, APM Terminals Rotterdam (APMTR) on the Maasvlakte received the JOC Award for the most productive terminal in Europe. It is the fourth time in a row that APMTR was awarded the prize by the American J...

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Business Culture in Italy

14/09/2015

Importance of Business Meeting Italians, like most south European people, are relationship-oriented. They usually prefer to establish direct relationships, even superficially, before “getting down” to busi...

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Greece to Sell Two Largest Ports under Identical Terms

03/09/2015

Greek ruling party Syriza has proposed a change in the terms of the sale of the country’s second largest port – the Port of Thessaloniki – to mirror those of the Piraeus Port, according to local media. ...

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SWISS offers new print-at-home baggage tag option for its Zurich departures

03/09/2015

SWISS travellers departing from Zurich can now print their tags for their checked baggage before they leave home. This further check-in innovation, enables the traveller to obtain all the flight documents they need at ho...

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Tips for Business Travel in Russia

20/07/2015

There is so much to consider when planning a business trip to Russia. With the unfurling and slow disintegration of old economy-stifling governments, trade has opened up on a previously unprecedented scale. The use of mo...

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A successful cooperation “leads” to efficiency & value

19/07/2015

During the last decade, we as Antaeus Group of companies “came up” to a sharp increase in our clientele, as some of the leading marine providers had been enjoying our services. One of them has also gained the...

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Travel Survival Kit

18/07/2015

With such a vast number of travel-related apps available for our phones, it can be overwhelming on what to get. Packing checklists, trip-planning, maps, restaurants, tipping, currency conversion — and on and on and...

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Hellas: Ship owners turn to tanker new buildings

16/07/2015

Hellenic shipping companies have been investing heavily in newbuilding tankers over the course of the past couple of months month or so, in what is a clear sign of increasing confidence in the wet sector’s long ter...

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Business Travel in China

15/07/2015

From visas and hotel considerations, to health and safety issues, this handy travel checklist will make planning your long journey a little easier. 1. Passport Make sure that your passport has at least one blank vi...

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How to plan for travel emergencies

08/07/2015

This guide outlines how to prepare a formal travel emergency response plan, working closely with your travel management company. More and more businesses are expanding into emerging markets. With this trend comes an i...

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Cruise Indunstry News for Heraklion port

01/07/2015

Heraklion is expected to be among the destinations that will earn extra cruise calls and passengers in 2015, mainly because of the unrest prevailing elsewhere. This turn of events has benefited not just Heraklion but ...

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Should I pack a Carry-on Bag or a Checked-Bag?

23/06/2015

Why Pack a Carry-on Bag? There are four important considerations: Fees: On most airlines you will save money by using a carry-on. With the exception of Southwest, all airlines charge for checked bags – typica...

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The 10 Hidden Costs of Cruising

23/06/2015

You have probably heard the term "all-inclusive" applied to cruises. Sure, a voyage at sea is one of the best values around because all major expenses (lodging, meals, snacks, activities and entertainment) are ...

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The Business Traveler’s Packing List

23/06/2015

On a business trip there is no time to rush out & replace something, & if your hotel gift shop does have it – you can be sure it’s really going to cost you! You only need to forget something once b...

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