Posts Tagged ‘Dubrovnik’

Dubrovnik: welcomes one-millionth passenger for 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

This year’s millionth passenger arrived two days earlier than last year by speedboat Krilo Star on Wednesday 13th September at noon exactly at the operative quay at Gruž port. The lucky passenger, Ms. Barbara Rogers from Los Angeles was greeted by Mr. Blaž Pezo, General Manager of Dubrovnik Port Authority who presented her with flowers and gifts. (more…)

Leaders of Cruise Lines International Association Meet With Mayor of Dubrovnik to Discuss State of the Tourism Industry

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikThe Mayor of the City of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković, and his associates met with the management team of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) along with high-level representatives of the world’s leading cruise lines on Thursday in Hamburg, to discuss the current state of the tourism industry within Dubrovnik.

Tourists and cruise ships could be turned away under new plans to protect Dubrovnik

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikDubrovnik will drastically cut the number of visitors allowed into its ancient centre in just two years in an effort to prevent ruinous overcrowding, the mayor has revealed to Telegraph Travel. (

Crowds and cruise ships have ‘ruined’ Dubrovnik

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikDubrovnik, the city once described by the great romantic poet Lord Byron as the Pearl of the Adriatic, is at risk of being blighted by an overwhelming number of visitors, locals have warned. (

Dubrovnik wins “The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port” Excellence award

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikAt the tenth edition of the Mediterranean Cruise Excellence Awards 2017, hosted in the MedCruise member port of Cartagena on February 16th, the Port Authority of Dubrovnik won the award in the category of “The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port / Destination in 2016”. (more…)

Dubrovnik announces new $100 million cruise terminal development

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

MSC Magnifica at DubrovnikThe concession contract for the development, construction and operation of a new cruise terminal in Dubrovnik was announced on mid-February. (

MedCruise Vice President leads discussions at Adriatic Sea Forum 2015

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

MedCruise Vice President and Dubrovnik Port Authority Mr. Kristijan Pavic was among the keynote speakers of the 2015 ediition of Adriatic Sea Forum. (more…)

Adriatic Sea Forum 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

MSC Magnifica in Dubrovnik.jpgThe 2015 edition of Adriatic Sea Forum will be held in the MedCruise Port of Dubrovnik, Croatia, on the 23rd and 24th of April, with MedCruise being a supporting organisation. (more…)

Dubrovnik. Mega-cruise ships looming over historic harbors spark debate

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

MSC Magnifica in Dubrovnik.jpgHordes armed with credit cards and camcorders now breach Dubrovnik’s medieval walls every day, part of an ever-growing army of tourists surfing a global upsurge in cruise ship vacations. (

The 3rd International Cruise Conference – Centre for Advanced Academic Studies Dubrovnik, 16 – 18 May 2011

Monday, February 7th, 2011

As in the first two conferences in Bremerhaven and Plymouth, at the third conference in Dubrovnik, we aim at illuminating and exploring issues in order to offer concrete solutions that will support the development of the cruise industry and marinas in Europe and worldwide.