The Mediterranean market is on the move
Cruise passengers continue to be drawn to the Mediterranean’s diverse, year-round attractions, with 171 ships active in the region during 2011, carrying a potential 4.08 million passengers between them. The Mediterranean cruise market is expected to continue to grow through 2012.
Four Mediterranean countries topped the list of most visited cruise destinations in 2010, accounting between them for two thirds of passenger visits in Europe. France, with its €1 billion cruise economy, took fourth position, and enjoys further strong engagement with the industry through its shipbuilding expertise.
Seatrade Med, a UBM plc event, returns to France in November 2012, to the country’s leading cruise port, Marseille, and is organised in association withMarseille Provence Cruise Club.
Once again the event’s core elements; showcase exhibition, high-level industry conference, bespoke travel agent training and exceptional social events will combine to formulate the region’s largest cruise gathering.
The Sixth Edition of the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards will be held during the Welcome Reception of Seatrade Med in the beautiful, Palais du Pharo, Marseille, on 27 November 2012. Judged by an independent panel of experienced cruise line specialists the awards are one of the highest accolades in the industry.
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