Showing posts with label Tourismus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tourismus. Show all posts

Saturday, October 8, 2016

130 Migranten an der Küste des Peloponnes aufgegriffen. Wollten an Griechenland vorbei direkt nach Italien übersetzen.

Flüchtlinge und Migranten, die im Ionischen Meer westlich von Griechenland angetroffen werden, gelten bei der griechischen Küstenwache als “unüblich”. Anders als jene, die von der Türkei zu den ostgriechischen Inseln übersetzen, stammen die meisten von ihnen aus Nordafrika und wollen an Griechenland vorbei direkt nach Italien übersetzen.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Russia sees little hope to normalize ties with Turkey in near future

Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Moscow's relations with Ankara are not expected to be normalized in the foreseeable future due to the "anti-Russia stance" of the current Turkish leadership.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

China to ban use of Tibetan sky burial for tourism

China has set out to make a new law to regulate the traditional Tibetan practice of sky burial, which involves feeding bodies of the dead to birds. Official sources in Tibet have indicated that the use of sky burial sites as tourist attraction may be banned.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

German cars excluded from Crimea sanctions list

 German cars will not be included in sanctions on European investment in Crimea, the government in Berlin has revealed.

Friday’s confirmation from a spokeswomen for the German foreign minister, Sawsan Chebli, came after the EU imposed more sanctions on European investment in Crimea this week.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

EU approves fresh sanctions on Crimea

The European Union (EU) on Thursday imposed "substantial" additional sanctions on investment, services and trade with Crimea and Sevastopol, saying investment in Crimea or Sevastopol is outlawed from December 20.

Friday, June 20, 2014

China, Greek PMs anticipate further win-win cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Greek counterpart Antonis Samaras on Thursday hailed the traditional friendship between their two countries and expected more win-win cooperation in the future.

At a joint press conference after their meeting, Premier Li appreciated the assistance offered by Greece to help Chinese nationals evacuate from violence-hit Libya in 2011, and expressed China's firm belief in Greece to tackle the difficulties brought by its debt crisis.

China is a responsible and long-term investor of Greek national bonds, Li noted, calling the Sino-Greek relations mutually beneficial.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Chinese premier arrives in Greece for visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Athens Thursday for an official visit, his first trip to Greece since taking office in 2013.

Li is scheduled to meet with top Greek leaders, including President Karolos Papoulias, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Parliament Speaker Evangelos Vasileios Meimarakis.

During the visit, both countries are expected to sign more than 20 cooperation agreements and business contracts on trade, investment, finance, shipping, technology, culture and quality inspection, according to Chinese Ambassador to Greece Zou Xiaoli.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Li’s Greece trip set to boost business deals. - Li's visit comes a year after Samaras' visit to China.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Greece will boost bilateral cooperation and facilitate various business deals, as the Mediterranean country is ready for more vigor from overseas investment, analysts said.

During the second leg of his two-nation trip to Europe, Li will attend a bilateral ocean cooperation forum and visit Greece's biggest port, Piraeus, with his Greek counterpart Antonis Samaras, China's Vice Foreign Minister Wang Chao announced earlier.

China's China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company has been operating two container wharfs in Piraeus for four years.

It was the first time a Chinese corporation was given a long-term concession to operate a large port in Europe.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

China, Greece help each other in need (ex-ambassador)

China and Greece know they can count on each other during difficult times and hold hands in building a prosperous future, a veteran Chinese diplomat told Xinhua prior to a landmark visit by China's premier to the Mediterranean country.

Du Qiwen, former Chinese ambassador to Greece who spent most of his diplomatic career weaving the China-Greece ties, offered his insights into the rarely boasted, yet deeply rooted friendship between the two countries and the much-anticipated visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in an exclusive interview with Xinhua.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Russia, CIS states are attraction for Greek tour operators

Russian tourists like to spend their holidays in Greece. Nearly 1.5 million Russian tourists visited Greece last year, which added 1.3 billion euros to the Greek budget.

The Greek sector of tourism is concentrated on the Russian market, a billionaire, Konstantinos Mitsis, the founding father of the empire of luxury hotels, which are known all over the world, says. The Greek Forum – the joint initiative of Russia and Greece – has been setting the tone to the new tourist season for the eighth year in a row now.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Russians to enjoy visa-free stay in F.Y.R.O.M. (БЮРМ) for another year. -FYROM news

Russian citizens will be able to make short-term trips to FYROM without a visa or any other special documents between March 16, 2014 and March 15, 2015, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday (25/3/14)***.

Russia and FYROM signed an agreement on visa-free mutual visits for the citizens of the two countries on June 19, 2008.

The agreement enables mutual visa-free travel for businessmen, citizens travelling to participate in professional, scientific and technological, educational, cultural and sports activities, short-term training, medical treatment, as well as for private purposes for a period of up to 90 days. Tourists from Russia and FYROM are allowed to stay in each other's countries without a visa for up to 30 days if they have appropriate documents confirming their travel itinerary, the ministry recalled.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Statements by the Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos and Israel’s Minister of FA Avigdor Liberman after their meeting at the MoND

Hellenic MOD, 21/3/14

D.AVRAMOPOULOS: I had the pleasure to meet today, here at the Ministry of National Defense, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, an old colleague and always friend of mine, Mr. Avigdor Lieberman, who pays an official visit to our country.

With Mr. Lieberman, we know each other since his first mandate as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel and we met several times then. I remind our meeting in New York, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, and after some time, we met again in Israel.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

View: Russia is Greece’s best partner in development of its export focus

ATHENS, February 13, 5:03 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia is Greece’s best partner in improvement of its economy’s export focus, spokesperson of the Greek government Simos Kedikoglou said during a reception on Wednesday evening, which was organised by the Greek-Russian Chamber.
The event featured Greece’s Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Yannis Maniatis, Minister of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Kostis Hatzidakis, members of the parliament, local officials, businesses and Russian diplomats.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Moscou et Athènes promouvront les investissements réciproques...

Les ministres russe et grec des Affaires étrangères, Sergueï Lavrov et Evangélos Vénizélos, ont convenu jeudi en marge de la 68e session de l'Assemblée générale de l'Onu à New York de promouvoir la coopération entre Moscou et Athènes, notamment en matière d'investissements.

"Les interlocuteurs ont été unanimes à insister sur le choix stratégique que constitue le développement multiforme des relations russo-grecques, notamment dans le domaine des investissements. Ils ont également constaté une croissance inédite du tourisme russe en Grèce, ce qui implique une simplification ultérieure des formalités de visas", rapporte jeudi sur son site la diplomatie russe.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Tourismus in Griechenland boomt

Der boomende Tourismus in Griechenland beschert dem Euro-Krisenstaat hohe Einnahmen. Der Fremdenverkehr ist derzeit der einzige Wachstumsmotor für die griechische Wirtschaft, die ihr sechstes Rezessionsjahr in Folge erlebt. Im Juni stiegen die Tourismuseinnahmen gegenüber Juni 2012 um 21 Prozent auf 1,6 Milliarden Euro, wie die griechische Notenbank mitteilte. Im ersten Halbjahr kletterten die Umsätze um 18 Prozent auf 3,3 Milliarden Euro.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Atatürk’s House museum to open. The house shows the life of the founder of the Turkish Republic

The restoration works of the house in Thessaloniki where modern Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born, have been finished and the house is set to open to welcome its new visitors.

The opening will be organized by Turkish Tourism and Culture Minister Ömer Çelik on Aug. 16. The house has been re-organized according to the modern museum studies approach and the display has also been made accordingly.

Turkey had begun restorations of Atatürk’s birth house in Thessaloniki following complaints from the Culture Ministry that the dwelling was in an “appalling” state, on July 2012.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Turkish gov’t points at “bargain” investment opportunities in Greece.

The Turkish Ministry of Economy has called for businessmen to invest in Greece, inviting to them to benefit from the “bargain” investment opportunities.

The ministry sent a written note to chambers across Turkey explaining the investment chances in its neighboring country, which is still struggling to recover from its economic crisis.

The note said the ministry had prepared a 300-project list of potential investment opportunities over a wide range of sectors including tourism, real estate, food and export fields. The investment cost of the listed projects starts from around 2 million euros, it added.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Samaras hopes more Chinese investment...

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by CCTV reporter Wang Xinye
Amid a continuing financial crisis at home, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras began his four-day visit to China on Thursday. 

Samaras is here to encourage Chinese investment in his country and the signing of numerous agreements with China seemed to reflect that hope. 

The second EU leader to visit China after the leadership transition in the country, on the invitation of the Premier Li Keqiang, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras started his official visit to China on Thursday.

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