The 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum opened its doors today, 28 May, at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center with a line up of senior officials and key decision makers from the global cruising and yachting sectors.
Today’s agenda included the growth prospects of the international cruising industry and its impact on the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea regions.
The forum wraps up tomorrow, 29 May, while it will focus on yachting, passenger shipping and special UN session on cruise.
Some 200 Greek and international delegates and exhibitors from 25 countries are participating in the forum.
Cruise and yachting majors attending the forum include Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation, TUI Cruises, Costa Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Paul Gauguin Cruises, Louis Cruises, MYBA – The Worldwide Yachting Association, ICOMIA Marinas Group, Fraser Yachts Worldwide, D-Marin Marinas Group, MDL Marinas Group, The Superyacht Cup and French Riviera Ports Authority.
The forum has been embraced by 30 regional destinations that have booked a stand at the event’s exhibition to showcase their offering in front of a global audience of cruise and yachting operators.
A dedicated schedule of B2B meetings for representatives of ports and destinations has been booked with officials from Paul Gauguin Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Silversea Cruises, Louis Cruises and Windstar Cruises.