Morning Coffee - The Podcast

Episode 12 – MedCruise “Crew friendly approach” | Sep 29, 2023

Host: Anne-Marie, Co-host: Lorenzo Vera. Speakers: Kate Bonner, Maritime Commercial Manager at Port of Cadiz, Catarina Rawes, Managing Director at James Rawes Navegaçao, associate member of MedCruise, and Calypso Diareme, Commercial Manager Greece and Cyprus, Global Head of Cruise Logistics at ATPI

Episode 11 – MedCruise – AIVP collaboration | June 20, 2023

Host: Anne-Marie. Speakers: MedCruise Board Director in charge of Port and City Relationships, Noemi Frascella and José Sanchez, Director of Agenda AIVP 2030, Hortensia Sanchez, Cruise Manager at Cartagena Port and Alberto Cappato, Innovation Development and Sustainability Director at Porto Antico di Genova.

Episode 10 – The power of social media in our promotion | March 3, 2023

Host: Anne-Marie. Co-hosts: Cristina de Gregori and Francesca Antonelli. Speakers:  Genoveva Climent, Commercial and Business Development Director and Sandra Domènech, Technician, Cruise Operations Department at Port Tarragona; Elena Casas, #MedCruise Community Manager and Claudine Pohl, President and Founder at Lemoneight. Inc; discussed about the power of Social Media.

Episode 9 – Evolution of #Cruisetravel | Oct 26, 2022

Anne-Marie, along with Leyla Oner, from Tura Turizm, Maria Angels Marin Ventura, from BC Tours and Ioannis Bras from Five Senses Consulting, discussed about “Evolution of #Cruisetravel” – How Shore Excursion has turned into Experience.

Episode 8 – On our way to Malaga! | Jul 28, 2022

Anne-Marie, discussed about the upcoming Seatrade Cruise Med 2022 with Ana Marín, from MalagaPort, Natalia Bóveda, Costa del Sol Tourist Board and Sara Quintero, Málaga City Council. Linden Cop-pell, Vice-President of Sustainability & ESG at MSC Cruises gave her insight about Seatrade Cruise Med topic “Steering Change Together”. Mary Bond and Emma Bond, from Seatrade Cruise, gave the latest news about the event, the first #SCMed event after 4 years! 

Episode 7 – Dive into #MedCruise4ourPlanet | May 9, 2022

Host:  Anne-Marie, from Corsica, and Co-host: Valeria Mangiarotti, from Sardinian Ports, discussed about Sustainability with Arantxa Garcia from IntercruisesAnna Barceló from Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board and Maria Canó from Costa Brava Ports

Episode 6 – Building a unique destination | Mar 29, 2022

Host:  Anne-Marie, from Corsica, and Co-Hosts: Lorenzo Vera, from Motril, discussed how to build a unique destination with Miguel Reyna from Cruise Saudi, Jennifer Garcia from Huelva Port and Zeljka Cimic from Scenic Cruises.

Episode 5 – A Date with MedCruise BoD | Feb 14, 2022

Host:  Anne-Marie, from Corsica, and Co-Hosts: Francesca Antonelli, from Valencia, and Lorenzo Vera, from Motril, presented to MedCruise members the 12 new tasks of the Board of Directors for the new mandate 2021-2024 under the leadership of Ms Figen Ayan, President of MedCruise.

Episode 4 – Intercruises and Travel Blogger special | April 19, 2021

Guests:  Deborah Vega, Global Key Account Manager (Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services) who continued the debate on the shorex activities and services in the so-called “new normal” and Maria Kofou, a Travel Blogger (Travel stories From My World), who shared with our members her recent experience of traveling aboard two cruise ships (MSC and Costa Cruises).

Episode 3 – Intercruises, Medov and Seaway special | March 22, 2021

Guests:  Deborah Vega, Global Key Account Manager, and Ramon Hurtado, Transformation & Global Operations Strategy Manager (Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services),  Janette Petty de Reddel, Shorex Manager Italy & France (Medov Medov S.r.l) and Ieronymos Georghiou, Executive Director (Seaway Shipping and Tourist Services) who shared their experience operating in the “new normal” and the changes in the destinations.

Episode 2 – MSC Cruises and Saga Cruise Line special | March 1, 2021

Guests: Elisabetta De Nardo, Vice President Port Development, and Luca Matola, Senior Advisor to the CEO, MSC Cruises and James Langley, Director of Marine and Technical Operations, Saga Cruise Line, who shared  the latest news about the developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the social bubble and the decision on COVID-vaccinated crew and passengers as the requirement for sailing. 

Episode 1 – Civitavecchia, Heraklion and Valletta special | February 8, 2021

Guests: Malcolm Morini (Civitavecchia/Fiumicino/Gaeta), Minas Papadakis (Heraklion) and Stephen Xuereb (Valletta) shared their experiences from the resuming of the cruise activities at their ports and the ‘new’ normality.