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Power Hour: Atlantic corridor - shaping a new year-round destination
09:30 - 10:30
Parallel Session
Chief Executive Officer
Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Europe
Senior Manager - Destination Management
AIDA Cruises
Commercial Director / Director, Projects & Studies
Puertos de Tenerife / MedCruise
Shorex and Port Operations Manager
Celestyal Cruises
Cruise Business Manager
Portos Dos Açores

A panel of cruise lines, port and tourism executives will discuss the diversity of destinations in the Atlantic corridor and potential to further itinerary development and extend seasonality across this fast-growing cruise region spanning the Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, western Iberia and Cape Verde.

Moderator: Luis De Carvalho, Chief Executive Officer, Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Europe


Power Hour: Adriatic/East Med - the changing cruise map
09:30 - 10:30
Parallel Session
Chairman, Ports & Destination Committee
CLIA Europe
Chief Executive Officer
Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd

The Adriatic offers some exceptional cruise destinations, but its development is to some extent hampered by the ongoing situation in the port of Venice.  This session will focus both on breaking the stalemate in Venice and on the diverse opportunities for expanded itineraries in the Adriatic Sea.

Moderator: Mary Bond, Managing Director of Publishing and Editor, Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News