BLACK SEA CRUISE 2012
September 20-21, 2012
Bristol Hotel Odessa, Ukraine
Official Tourist Partner:
THE BLACK SEA – A GATEWAY TO GROWTH
The region with great cruise potential is challenging infrastructure to serve large cruise ships. Will the launching of the new terminals in the region contribute to the solution to this problem? What are the challenges that influence the deployment decisions for cruise ships in the region?
Constraints in serving the cruise passengers ashore. Safety and quality of the rendered services. Port and city infrastructure. The variety of innovative and luxury shore excursions: what are the cruise lines looking for in the local shorex product?
THE BLACK SEA
- The Black Sea is a 436,400 km2 inland sea with a maximum depth of 2,200 m, situated between Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine.
- The Black Sea is connected to the Mediterranean by the straits of Bosporus, Turkey
- The Black Sea was a busy waterway on the crossroads of the ancient world: the Balkans to the west, the Eurasian steppes to the north, Caucasus and Central Asia to the east, Asia Minor and Mesopotamia to the south and Greece to the South West
- The Black Sea ports serve a hinterland of some 200 million people.
CRUISE BLACK SEA
In March 2012 the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Black Sea ports, regional governments, private sector and cruise line RCCL in sign of strengthening the aims of each participant to mutually promote the Black Sea cruise product as an unexplored cruise destination, to raise the awareness to the general public and cruise line operators about the destination.
THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “BLACK SEA CRUISE 2012” is represented in quite a new scope. The delegates will have a chance to gain practical experience, during special sessions. B2B meetings with the representatives of the cruise lines will be held after the conference and offer the opportunity to deliver your special products directly to the cruise lines.
For additional information about the conference, sponsorship opportunities, please, contact our Organization Committee at +38 048 729 49 37, 729 36 01, 729 49 00