Mark Robinson, Chairman and Joe Randall, UK & Ireland Regional Manager, were invited to this year’s CLIA Port & Destination Forum alongside a number of high profile cruise executives, including:

  • Adam Sharp, Manager, Port Operations – UK, Northern Europe & Middle East & Med, Royal Caribbean International
  • Giora Israel,  Senior VP Global Port and Destination Development Carnival Corporation & plc
  • Jacqui Nobile, Port & Shore Excursion Operations Manager, Thomson Cruises
  • Kay-Uwe Maross, Director Itinerary Planning & Port Operations, Carnival Maritime
  • Michel Nestour, Vice President, GPDD – EuroMed, Carnival Corporation & plc
  • Tine Oelmann, Director Port Operations, Shore Excursions & Groundhandling, TUI Cruises

The event provided an open forum for key industry figures to discuss key topics regarding the future of the cruise industry, including:

  • The role of port agency in coming years
  • An analysis of an industry wide survey on the potential challenges & opportunities for European Cruise Development