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.
Hosted by the French port city of Toulon, MedCruise celebrated its 51st General Assembly during 11-14 October. The focus of this gathering was steadfastly on defining Mediterranean’s place in the context of today’s global cruise tourism and – under the new presidency of Airam Diaz, Commercial Director of Tenerife Ports – preparing it for the challenges of tomorrow. (cruisebusiness.com)
Airam Diaz Pastor, commercial director for the Port of Tenerife, has been elected as the new president of MedCruise following a vote from membership at the group’s General Assembly in Toulon, France. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The 5th edition of MedCruise Professional Development Course (PDC) will be held 27-30 October 2017, on board Celestyal Olympia in a thee days cruise from Piraeus to Mykonos-Kusadasi-Patmos-Heraklion-Santorini.