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boot Düsseldorf 2017 - nine days to reme...05-02-2017
Messe Düsseldorf CEO Werner Matthias Dornscheidt is delighted: “boot is in great shape!” His conclusion in Düsseldorf on Sunday: “There was a vibrant feel about the halls throughout the nine days. Good sales and a party atmosphere were the outstanding features of boot 2017. The trade fair smoothly succeeds in satisfying the conflicting requirements of being both an entertainment and business platform.” More than 1,800 exhibitors from 70 different countries presented their products and services to a high-quality, very international public at boot 2017. A total of 242,000 visitors from 70 countries came to Düsseldorf – impressive confirmation of the leading position the trade fair holds on the global market. “Water sports enthusiasts from all over the world visited boot. People came from almost every European country. Our exhibitors have reported excellent sales figures, saying that boot is the most important business platform worldwide”, explains boot Director Petros Michelidakis. The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and France are the main countries the boot visitors came from. The event also proved very popular in Eastern European countries, Russia in particular, this year, however. The number of visitors to boot 2017 from overseas Asian countries was considerably higher as well.
Sailing at the boot Düsseldorf 2017 ...05-02-2017
Thrilling atmosphere and a real sailing spirit guaranteed It is no surprise that boot Director Petros Michelidakis is delighted about this positive development: “Nothing will be left to be desired in our sailing halls. A very wide range of boats will be show and we will even be able to record further growth in the multihill and day sailer sectors. As a passionate sailor, I am already looking forward to the active, exciting atmosphere and the sailing spirit in the halls.” The top brands are all there The market leaders Jeanneau, Bénéteau, Bavaria and Hanse will be represented again, highlighting interesting advances in their development operations. Other exhibitors include Hallberg Rassy, Dufour, X Yachts, Oyster CNB and Swan. A detailed summary of all the exhibitors and the boats they will be presenting at boot 2017 will be available here on www.boot.de in the “Exhibitors and Products” section from the end of October onwards. Supporting young talents “boot is not just a platform for boats and yachts, however; it has also been committed to promoting sailing for many years now “, explains Petros Michelidakis. An excellent example of this is the...
Christmas Destinations in Greece ...03-12-2016
Christmas is the time of the year that makes us daydream. Most of us long for a walk in nature during winter followed by a hot cup of cocoa by the fireplace. While the snow keeps on falling outside we imagine ourselves enjoying a festive night in the company of good friends and family, savouring traditional food, saporous wine and drinks! Greece is in fact a world of destinations! Pack your bags and choose it for your next Christmas holiday. The Visit Greece team collected 10 + 1 winter destinations that are situated in the countryside close to ski resorts, hiking, trekking, mountain biking trails and simple walking paths. Visit Kaimaktsalan, the third highest mountain in Greece. You will enjoy its splendid landscape, the natural beauty of Vegoritida lake and the ski centre, which is one of the most-visited winter destinations in Greece in recent years. Agios Athanasios is an old picturesque village of stone-built houses, with magnificent macedonian architecture, where you will find plenty of tavernas and cafes. Another scenic town is Kastoria, situated on a hillside with a captivating view to Orestiada Lake. Enjoy its lakeside cafes, shops and drink in the wonderful natural view. Pay a visit to the Wax Figures, Folk Art and Prehistory Museum, the Costume Museum as well as the Prehis...
Holiday Menu Greek Style ...03-12-2016
As the holidays approach we start planning ahead our Christmas full course dinner menu! We slowly start picking saporous and mouthwatering recipes and drinks to treat our guests. The Visit Greece team has gathered their own special ideas and has come up with recipes and Greek products from all over Greece to make your spirits bright and please every single one of your invitees. Tidbits to whet your appetite Welcome your guests with a glass of sparkling wine and make a good first impression. Choose between the flavoursome Santorini Assyrtiko or the Agiorgitiko Nemea, a semi-sweet, semi-sparkling rosé wine. Accompany with delicious appetizers like chickpea-leek balls, Ntolmadakia (a rice and herbs mixture wrapped in vine leaves) or giaprakia (small sized minced-meat and rice mixture wrapped in cabbage or vine leaves) from the Dodecanese. How about a pumpkin soup with ginger to start with? It is easy to prepare and it will tickle your guests’ taste buds by leaving a slight spicy flavour. A delicious Kefalonian meat pie makes an excellent starter as well, but if you are looking for a vegetarian friendly recipe then try th...