They will be joined by port represenatives including MedCruise president Carla Salvado,
Saygin Narin, ceo, Global Ports Holding, Roberto Perocchio, managing director, Venezia Terminal Passengeri, Yiorgos Anomeritis, president, Greek Ports Association & chairman & managing director, Piraeus Port Authority, Stavros Hatzakos, president, Cruise and Ferry Port Network & general manager, Piraeus Port Authority, Costas Moutzouris, president, Regulatory Authority for Ports, Greece and Ioannis Bras, chairman of Heraklion Port Authority.
An F&B Cruise Ship Supply Workshop sees Emanuele Lavarello, procurement director, MSC Italcatering, Michael Nomicos, president, Donomis Cruise Services and Emanuel Schwarzwald, cruise and sales manager, Puerto y Bahia participate.
Topical issues including growth potential for the cruise industry in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean, projected increase of regional deployment for 2016 and current barriers to growth of both cruise transit calls and homeporting in Greece are among those to be discussed during the executive committee meeting of CLIA Europe, which will take place on day two of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.
Theodore Vokos, executive director of Posidonia Exhibitions, the event’s organisers commented, ‘the caliber of the participating brands and the reputation of our speakers have made this event an eagerly anticipated biennial occasion for the international cruising and yachting communities of professionals who clearly see the untapped growth potential in our region.’