Reis door de geschiedenis met het Akropolis Museum Family Package Van Athene …

ATHENE, GRIEKENLAND, 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
Hotel. 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
collectie. Backpacks are available to borrow on a first-come
first-served basis at the information desk (an identification card is
nodig) 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, inclusief
Polynesian, Asian and Chinese specialties at the award-winning Kona
Kai; a Mediterranean lunch buffet at Zephyros; koffie, 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, het winkelen
and entertainment. En, if you want to get another glimpse of the
Acropolis, 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 naar 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
Hotel, just minutes from Plaka, Piraeus Port and the new Acropolis
Museum, offers you convenience to the city’s famous sites and an
unforgettable view of the ancient Acropolis. En, 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
groepen. 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 hours a day, 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. Wij
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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Griekenland: Geen tweede bailout, in euro | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2012-01-04

ATHENE, Griekenland – 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, niveaus.

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.

An additional rescue package was agreed upon in October, after it became clear that the first batch of funds would not suffice, but that deal has yet to be completed.

Sorting out the details of the bailout is the main task of the coalition government headed by former central banker Lucas Papademos, whose short mandate is expected to expire in early April.

This famous loan agreement must be signed, otherwise we are outside the markets, out of the euro, and things will become much worse,” Kapsis told private Skai TV.

In return for its first batch of rescue loans from its European partners and the International Monetary Fund, Greece had to adopt deeply resented austerity measures to contain its budget deficitset to hit at least 9 percent of GDP for 2011 despite repeated spending cuts and tax increases.

Kapsis said further cutbacks, possibly including new taxes, might be required to address a revenue shortfall. “Ik . . . 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 (over $130 miljard), 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 procent, they have so far failed to agree on crucial details of the deal.


Intrepid Travel biedt Zeiltochten in 2012 – en

Intrepid Travel is het toevoegen van een nieuwe reeks van spannende uitstapjes naar haar repertoire met kleine groep Zeilend avonturen in Kroatië, Griekenland en Thailand lancering in 2012.

Bij het creëren van een gestroomlijnde, easy-to-book product, Intrepid heeft de wereld van de kleine groep zeilen opengesteld voor reizigers die naar Europa en Zuidoost-Azië te ervaren van de zeespiegel met een vertrouwde operator. Het maakt de optie van een vaarvakanties beschikbaar voor zowel groepen als individuele reizigers die een ligplaats kunt boeken op de boot.

In ware Intrepid stijl, de 11 nieuw Zeilend routes zal voor anker op een aantal van 's werelds favoriete eiland speeltuinen evenals een aantal minder bekende, verborgen plekken. Met een hoge kwaliteit boot, ervaren bemanning, maaltijden en snorkelen apparatuur opgenomen, passagiers zijn vrij om te zwemmen, snorkel en kajakken op zee, en wandelen, rots beklimt, dineren en te ontspannen, terwijl op het land.

De routes kunnen worden vastgesteld, maar flexibiliteit is nog steeds een belangrijk kenmerk met passagiers de keuze van het helpen om de boot te varen of liggen op het dek met een boek. Gelijke vrijheid wordt gegeven aan de aanslagen op het land, waarbij een bezoek aan de ruïnes, restaurants, bars of stranden worden overgelaten aan het oordeel van de passagiers.

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.

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Phuket to Ko Phi Phi Sailing
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Sail Greece – Cycladen
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Sail GreeceIonian Sea
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Sail Greece – Santorini naar Mykonos
Starts from: AUD1450 (per persoon)

Sail GreeceVounaki to Kefallonia
Starts from: AUD825 (per persoon)

Sail Croatia – Dubrovnik to Primosten
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