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

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.




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MedCruise ports become the centre of attention @ Seatrade Cruise Europe 2017

MedCruise was dynamically present at the 2017 edition of Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention, held 6-8 September 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports was present at the event with its own stand, actively promoting cruise activities in the Med and beyond.




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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Karl J. Pojer named Seatrade European Cruise Personality of the Year

On September 6, Karl J. Pojer , Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, was named Seatrade European Cruise Personality of the Year. The accolade was announced at the Seatrade Cruise Awards 2017 ceremony held in Hamburg, Germany on the occasion of Seatrade Europe 2017.




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Three awards for AIDA

The AIDAPrima at Hamburg  (Courtesy AIDA Cruises)On September 5, 2017, AIDA Cruises received the “German Cruise Line Award” three times at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg, the leading exhibition for the cruise industry. AIDA won in the categories Environmental Commitment and Favorite Ship. The award presented by the port association Atlantic Alliance also went to AIDA Cruises for its year-round operation of AIDAprima in the Atlantic west-coast region.




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CLIA Reports on a productive Port and Destination Summit

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) hosted its fourth Port and Destination Summit on 5th September. Over 260 international partners of CLIA Executive Partner Program, including 50 cruise line executives gathered at the Hamburg Messe and Congress GmbH Hamburg, one day before the Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Convention official opening. (cruisebusiness.com)




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French Mediterranean ports exhibiting together at Seatrade Europe

For the very first time at Seatrade Cruise Europe, all the French Med Ports are exhibiting together on the same stand (608) with a surface area of 72m 2 . A new logo has been launched to help identify the French Med Ports : their strategic goal is to help promote together the navigation area of south of France and increase the cruise call activity in each of the French Med ports. (cruisebusiness.com)




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“Blue Port” Illumination starts spectacular Cruise Week in Hamburg: Seatrade Europe and Hamburg Cruise Days will transform the port of Hamburg into one big stage for the cruise industry

Blue Port Hamburg and Elbphilharmonie (Photo credit: Michael Zapf, Blue Port Hamburg / Elbphilharmonie 2017)The Blue Port Hamburg installation designed by the light artist Michael Batz has been attracting international attention since 2008. Blue light once again transforms the Hanseatic city’s night-time port into a magically glowing stage.




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Hamburg Cruise Days 2017: AIDAprima leads the grand ships’ parade

The AIDAPrima at Hamburg  (Courtesy AIDA Cruises)One of the guests at the Hamburg Cruise Days on Saturday, September 9, 2017, will be an AIDA ship, in the shape of AIDAprima. The 300-meter-long and 37-meter-wide cruise ship will lead the grand Cruise Days Parade on Saturday evening (starting around 9:15 p.m.) and she will also be part of the spectacular Blue Port light show.




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The Norwegian Jade is making Hamburg its new home port for the 2017 summer season

The Norwegian Jade at Hamburg (Photo credit NCL / André Lenthe)For the very first time in its corporate history, Norwegian Cruise Line is positioning a cruise ship in Hamburg scheduled for multiple voyages: the Norwegian Jade. Freshly spruced up and completely modernised, the ocean liner presented itself yesterday during its first-time arrival in Hamburg with a lap of honour in front of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.




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