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CLIA announce continued support for Seatrade Cruise Med

CLIA announce continued support for Seatrade Cruise Med
London (22 February 2016) – Pierfrancesco Vago, Chairman, CLIA Europe, and Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises, announced today the continued support of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) for Seatrade Cruise Med, which takes place in Santa Cruz de Tenerife from 21-23 September 2016. CLIA have a long-standing relationship with Seatrade and this event is no exception.

“CLIA is delighted to once again be supporting Seatrade Cruise Med. We are working very closely with the team at Seatrade to ensure that our Cruise Line Members and Executive Partners recognise the importance of attending this excellent show, which focusses on the Mediterranean region and its adjoining seas,” said Vago.

“As a leading platform for discussion and debate on issues confronting the Mediterranean’s flourishing cruise market, the Seatrade Cruise Med conference is an integral part of the event, and I am very much looking forward to the discussions which will take place,” he continued.

Continuing with the Seatrade theme of innovation, the 2016 show will see for the first time a varied mix of panel discussions, workshops and power hours, covering a variety of hot topics in the cruise industry. The full conference programme will be announced at the Seatrade Cruise Global show in Fort Lauderdale next month (14-17 March). A comprehensive programme and high-level speaker line-up attracted almost 700 delegates in 2014.


Contact – Nina Marston, Marketing Manager for Seatrade Cruise Events at UBM EMEA. Tel +44 1206 201522 or email [email protected]

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About Seatrade Cruise Med

Previously known as the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention, the newly formed Seatrade Cruise Med event is the Mediterranean’s premier cruise industry event. The 2016 edition will take place in Santa Cruz, Tenerife from 21-23 September 2016 at the International Trade Fair and Congress Centre in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, and it hosted by the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The event comprises of an exhibition, conference, networking and travel agent training and is fully supported by MedCruise and CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association).

Seatrade Cruise Med forms part of the series of global Seatrade events, websites and publications that covers every aspect of the cruise and maritime industries, bringing together key people to encourage innovation and to produce powerful learning, networking and promotional platforms. Founded in 1970, the Seatrade brand is part of the events portfolio for the world's second largest media and event organiser, UBM.   

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