The cruise industry came together during a special event held as part of Seatrade Cruise Global, celebrating the fact that MedCruise member port of Lisbon will be the one to host Seatrade Cruise Med event on 19-20 September 2018.
MedCruise was actively present at the 2018 edition of Seatrade Cruise Global event, held 6-8 May 2018, in Ft Lauderdale, US. The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports joined the event with its own stand, dynamically promoting cruise activities in the Med and beyond.
MedCruise is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jordi Caballé Valls as new Secretary General. Jordi Caballé, a well-recognised consultant in port management and development, will provide his solid expertise in tax regulations and auditing to the association.
Thanos Pallis transitions out of his role as Secretary General of MedCruise, a position he held since April 2013. In the interim, Aimilia Papachristou, MedCruise Advisor, will assume the role of acting Secretary General for the Association.
The 2017 edition of the International Cruise Summit concluded in Madrid, with MedCruise and several of its member ports leading discussions on how best to secure the future of cruise activities in the Med and beyond.
Heraklion Port Authority S.A. has announced that the new cruise terminal in Heraklion cruise port, pier 4-5, is fully operational. The inauguration ceremony of the new cruise terminal took place on 10 November 2017 at the new facility. (cruisebusiness.com)
Cruise ports in the Med celebrated the inauguration of two new cruise terminals, confirming their long-term commitment to offering quality cruise infrastructure and achieve long-term sustainable growth of cruise activities in the region.
Virginia Lopez, CEO of Cruises News Media Group joins the 51st MedCruise General Assembly that took place in Toulon, Var Provence, France, 11-14 October 2017 and publishes a 16-page report on the event (click the headline to see, or download, the Pdf).
MedCruise members advanced their professional skills and knowledge during a most successful 2017 edition of the MedCruise Professional Development Course (PDC) that was held from 27 to 30 October 2017.
More than 170 cruise industry professionals and port executives gathered in Toulon last week, to discuss the latest developments in the sector and also the implications and prospects of cruising in the Med and its adjoining seas.
From L-R: Nicky Guerrero, Teodor Patrichi, Maria Cano Olmos, Cherifa Ben Salem, Airam Diaz Pastor, Valeria Mangiarotti, Cristina De Gregori, Theodora Riga, Aris Batsoulis, Thrasos Stavridopoulos, Figen Ayan, Laura Cimaglia
The 51st MedCruise General Assembly that was held in Toulon in France elected Mr. Airam Díaz Pastor, Commercial Director of Ports of Tenerife as the new President of the Association representing ports and stakeholders related to the cruise business in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas.