The 54th MedCruise General Assembly is currently underway in Kuşadasi, Turkey, hosted by Global Ports Holding (GPH), the biggest specialist cruise port operator in the world. Unsurprisingly, the main focus of the conference is on the revival of Eastern Mediterranean cruise market in general, the Turkish market in particular. (cruisebusiness.com)
The annual Bodrum Global Run took place on 28 April, bringing people together in the event ethos of ‘Run for Hope’. Sponsored by Global Ports Holding plc and Global Investment Holding, Global Run Bodrum brought sportsmanship, competition and celebrations to the city.
Less than one month after Carnival Cruise Line announced it was pulling its ships out of Antigua’s cruise port, officials have reached an agreement that will bring Carnival ships back to the island on new terms. (cruisecritic.com)
Valletta Cruise Port has welcomed MSC Bellissima, the 16th ship to join MSC Cruises’ global fleet. The ship, which entered into service earlier in the month, marks a key milestone in the MSC Cruises’ strategy and is the first of two MSC cruise ships which are set to come into service in 2019.
The 2019 Global Run event, the Barcelona Half Marathon, took place on 10th February 2019. Global Ports Holding PLC is the main sponsor of the annual event. It brought together more than 19,000 participants from 103 countries to run in support of cultural tolerance and enjoy the charms of the city.
Global Ports Holding Plc (“GPH” or “Group”), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, is pleased to announce that, following it signing of a Memorandum of Understanding which was announced on 9 November 2018, GPH has now signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for cruise port operations in Antigua on an exclusive basis.
Havana became the World’s Running Capital on 18 November with the Global Ports Marabana Cuba. As the main sponsor, Global Ports Holding carried its Global Run event to one of its most recent portfolio additions: La Habana Cruise Port.
Global Ports Holding (GPH) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to negotiate a long-term concession for cruise port operations for Antigua, including St. John’s cruise port. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Bodrum Cruise Port, operated by Global Ports Holding, saw a double call on Oct. 16, 2018 as the Mein Schiff 4 from TUI Cruises was joined by the new Le Laperouse from Ponant. Together, the two ships accounted for over 2,900 guests going ashore in the Turkish port, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Global Ports Holding Plc, the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, is pleased to announce that it has signed a 20-year concession agreement, between its wholly owned operating subsidiary Zadar International Port Operations d.o.o. and the Port Authority of Zadar for the operating rights of the Gazenica cruise port in Zadar, Croatia.