Viaggio attraverso la storia con il Museo Pacchetto Famiglia Da Atene …

ATENE, GRECIA, Jan 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) —
Resolve to discover the world’s greatest ancient treasures in 2012
with the Acropolis Museum Family Package at the Athens Ledra Marriott
Albergo. Now through April 25, 2012, enjoy a stay at our Athens hotel,
plus a daily breakfast buffet and tickets to the new Acropolis Museum
for a family of two adults and two children under the age of 12.

Our Acropolis Museum hotel puts you close to this new attraction,
where families can mix fun with facts with Family Backpacks,
containing a museum map and information to help kids find the 12
representations of the goddess Athena in the museum’s permanent
collezione. Backpacks are available to borrow on a first-come
first-served basis at the information desk (an identification card is
required) or at the museum shops.

After a day of history, architecture and culture, head back to your
spacious room at the Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel, the only Athens
hotel offering double-double accommodations. Rooms feature our
signature Revive bedding, individual climate control, a minibar and
wireless Internet. If you’ve got energy to burn, head to our 24-hour
fitness center.

If you’re hungry, we offer five Athens, Greece restaurants, compresi
Polynesian, Asian and Chinese specialties at the award-winning Kona
Kai; a Mediterranean lunch buffet at Zephyros; caffè, light snacks,
dessert and live music at Crystal Lounge; and tropical cocktails and
Asian-fusion fare at Bali Lounge.

If you’re yearning to discover more of ancient Athens, the Athens
Ledra Marriott Hotel is just minutes from Piraeus Port and Plaka,
with a free shuttle service to nearby attractions, dining, shopping
and entertainment. E, if you want to get another glimpse of the
Acropoli, our hotel offers breathtaking views from a number of
vantage points.

Rates for the Acropolis Museum Family Package at the Athens Ledra
Marriott Hotel are just 180 a 249 EUR. To book this package at our
Acropolis hotel in Athens, visit us online at

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/athgr-athens-ledra-marriott-hotel/ ,
and use promotional code M11.

About the Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel
The Athens Ledra Marriott
Albergo, just minutes from Plaka, Piraeus Port and the new Acropolis
Museo, offers you convenience to the city’s famous sites and an
unforgettable view of the ancient Acropolis. E, with our free
shuttle service, you’re just a ride away from shopping, dining,
entertainment and attractions. Our hotel is the only in Athens to
offer spacious double-double accommodations, perfect for families or
gruppi. All rooms are outfitted with wireless Internet, a minibar,
individual climate control, a spacious work area and our luxurious
Revive bedding, with fluffier pillows and thicker mattresses.
Upgraded suites are available on our executive level. Our fitness
center is open 24 ore al giorno, and our rooftop pool offers a stunning
view of the Acropolis. When it comes to dining, you’re spoiled for
choice at the Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel, with five options
including Asian-fusion cuisine and tropical cocktails at Bali Lounge,
and Mediterranean fare and a delicious Sunday brunch at Zephyros. Noi
are also able to host meetings and events in our more than 14.941 sq
ft of event space, including our Mediterranean Grand Ballroom with
seating for 800.

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Grecia: No secondo salvataggio, No Euro | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2012-01-04

ATENE, Grecia – Greece’s government warned Tuesday that the debt-crippled country would have to ditch the euro if it failed to complete the details of its second, $169 billion international bailout and that more austerity measures may need to be implemented.

A key component of the package, which was agreed to in October, is that Greece has to persuade its private creditors such as banks and investment firms to take a steep hit on the value of their holdings of Greek debt. Greece has the highest debt burden relative to the size of its economy in the whole of the 17-nation eurozone and the write-down will help get it down to more manageable, though still high, livelli.

Greek government spokesman Pantelis Kapsis said that negotiations in the next three or four months with international debt monitors woulddetermine everything,” including whether Greece escapes a disastrous bankruptcy.

Greece is being kept afloat by a $142 billion international bailout agreed to in May 2010, after investors shocked by the country’s huge budget deficit and debt mountain demanded sky-high interest rates to continue buying Greek bonds.

Un pacchetto di salvataggio supplementare è stato concordato nel mese di ottobre, dopo che è diventato chiaro che il primo lotto di fondi non sarebbe sufficiente, ma questo accordo deve ancora essere completato.

Chiarire i dettagli del piano di salvataggio è il compito principale del governo di coalizione guidato dall'ex banchiere centrale Lucas Papademos, mandato di cui a breve si prevede che scadrà ai primi di aprile.

“Questo accordo di prestito famosa deve essere firmato, altrimenti siamo al di fuori dei mercati, fuori dall'euro, e le cose diventeranno molto peggio,” Kapsis ha detto televisione privata Skai.

In cambio la sua prima serie di prestiti di salvataggio dai suoi partner europei e del Fondo monetario internazionale, La Grecia ha dovuto adottare misure di austerità profondamente risentita per contenere il deficit di bilancio – impostato per colpire almeno 9 per cento del PIL 2011 nonostante i ripetuti tagli alla spesa e aumenti delle tasse.

Kapsis said further cutbacks, possibly including new taxes, might be required to address a revenue shortfall. “I . . . don’t believe it is easy to impose new taxes, but what does cutting spending mean? To close down the public sector?”

Getting final approval of the new bailout has been delayed because talks with Greece’s private creditors over a huge bond swap, designed to cut Greece’s debt by some 100 € 1000000000 (circa $130 miliardo), have dragged.

While representatives of banks and insurance funds that hold a lot of Greek debt tentatively agreed in October to cut the face value of their holdings of Greek bonds by 50 per cento, they have so far failed to agree on crucial details of the deal.


Offre Intrepid Travel Viaggi Vela in 2012 – e

Intrepid Travel is adding a new range of exciting trips to its repertoire with small group Vela adventures in Croatia, Greece and Thailand launching in 2012.

In creating a streamlined, easy-to-book product, Intrepid has opened up the world of small group sailing for travellers wanting to experience Europe and South East Asia from sea level with a trusted operator. It makes the option of a sailing holidays available to both groups and solo travellers who can book a single berth on the boat.

In true Intrepid style, il 11 nuovo Vela itineraries will drop anchor at some of the world’s favourite island playgrounds as well as some lesser known, hidden spots. With a high quality boat, experienced crew, meals and snorkelling equipment included, passengers are free to swim, snorkel and kayak while at sea, and hike, rock climb, dine and relax while on land.

The itineraries may be fixed but flexibility is still a key feature with passengers given the choice of helping to sail the boat or lie on deck with a book. Equal freedom is given to the stops on land, where visits to ruins, ristoranti, bars or beaches are left up to the discretion of the passengers.

We’re really pleased to add sailing adventures to our ever-growing list of trips. This new product means we are able to offer our loyal fans and new friends a classic experience with an Intrepid twist. Consumer demand for small group sailing trips is strong and we are confident these fantastic trips will provide people with a fun, safe and hassle-free way to sail in Europe and South East Asiasaid James Thornton, Intrepid Travel’s General Manager, Global Sales.

Some of the new Vela itineraries include:

Phuket to Ko Phi Phi Sailing
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Sail Greece – Isole Cicladi
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Sail GreeceIonian Sea
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Sail Greece – Santorini a Mykonos
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Sail GreeceVounaki to Kefallonia
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Vela Croazia – Dubrovnik to Primosten
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