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CLIA to host second Port & Destination Summit in Hamburg

CLIA to host second Port & Destination Summit in Hamburg
 CLIA’s second Port & Destination Summit will take place from September 8-9, commencing one day before the city hosts Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention, the largest cruise industry gathering in Europe, from September 9-11.

The CLIA event, open to executive partners, will comprise a full-day session where delegates will have a chance to hold an open dialogue on a range of topics of relevance to the port and destination community. A Business Exchange Session will follow on September  9 where delegates will have the chance to pre-book 1-2-1 meetings with cruise line executives.

24 cruise line executives representing 21 diverse cruise brands have so far confirmed attendance, informs CLIA.

Giora Israel, svp for global port and destination development at Carnival Corporation and chairman of CLIA’s Global Port & Destination Committee, said: ‘Following last year’s Summit in Barcelona, we are delighted to host a second Port & Destination event this year in Hamburg. It will give us a precious chance to follow up on many of the issues that we discussed last September and, more importantly, to check on the progress that has been achieved since.’

On September, 8 following the Port & Destination Summit, CLIA Europe will host 35 cruise line executives at its annual executive partner cocktail reception.