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8th September 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. The Association had its own stand, actively promoting cruise activities in the Med and beyond. The MedCruise booth hosted numerous business-to-business meetings between membership representatives and cruise industry professionals plus a welcome reception. The 7th edition of Italian Cruise Day was held in the MedCruise member port of Palermo, on 6th October 2017, under the auspices of MedCruise.The event provided the opportunity for the Italian cruise industry to meet and discuss about the present and future of cruising in the region. The new President and Board of Directors were elected at the 51st MedCruise General Assembly. Airam Díaz Pastor, Commercial Director of Ports of Tenerife is the new President of the Association. The members of the new Board are: Aris Batsoulis (Corfu) elected as Senior Vice President, Laura Cimaglia (Brindisi), elected as Vice President, Figen Ayan (Istanbul), Cherifa Ben Salem (Tunisian Ports), Maria Cano Olmos (Palamós), Cristina De Gregori (Genoa/ Savona), Nicky Guerrero (Gibraltar), Valeria Mangiarotti (Sardinian Ports), Teodor Patrichi (Constantza), Theodora Riga (Piraeus), Carla Salvado (Kusadasi/ Bodrum/ Antalya) and Thrasos Stavridoupoulos (Volos).


The 5th MedCruise Professional Development Course was held on board Celestyal Olympia, on 27-30th October 2017. MedCruise members the ship on a 4-day round trip embarking in Piraeus visiting Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos,Heraklion, Santorini and returning to Piraeus. Topics covered included: Sharing best practices; Marketing Cruise destinations; Berthing at port: Operational issues and Serving the passengers/Shore excursions MedCruise actively participated at the International Cruise Summit 2017 event held in Madrid, Spain, on 29 & 30th November. The event, organised by Cruises News Media Group, was sponsored by MedCruise and president Airam Diaz Pastor gave the keynote speech in front of over 300 cruise industry professionals. As part of MedCruise marketing strategy aiming to promote the Med and its adjoining seas as the most popular cruise destination among Asian cruisers, a MedCruise delegation travelled to Shanghai to attend ITB China 2017, held 10- 12th May in Shanghai. With China being in 2016 the second largest source market for cruises after the United States, MedCruise destinations see great potential in this pioneering marketing strategy. Later in the year, MedCruise sponsored the travel agent training day at Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2017 held in Shanghai in early November at which president Airam Pastor Diaz presented a speech extolling the virtues of the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas as a must-visit cruise destination. Delegates received a specially designed MedCruise newsletter in Chinese language.


51st MedCruise General Assembly celebrated in Toulon Toulon hosted the 51st MedCruise General Assembly between 11-14th October 2017 in Toulon, Var Provence, France, gathering more than 170 cruise industry professionals and port executives gathered in Toulon to discuss the latest developments in the sector and to join B2B meetings with 13 cruise line executives and 6 international press representatives. During the plenary sessions, MedCruise delegates had also the chance to discuss the best ways to "Develop a Cruise Supply Chain" and "Achieve Operational Excellence" in Med ports, while MedCruise members got to learn from esteemed cruise line executives the secret recipe that allows


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Mediterranean destinations to "Be part of a cruise Itinerary".


A highlight of the event was the awarding of MedCruise Honorary President Stavros Hatzakos for his 21 years of contribution, leadership and inspiration to the cruise port industry.


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