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55th MedCruise General Assembly French Riviera

The 55th MedCruise General Assembly will take place the 1st – 4th October 2019 in Antibes, hosted by our member Côte d’Azur, France.


– Travel Information:


The closest airport is Nice International Airport https://www.nice.aeroport.fr/

The hosting port will organize transfers to the official venue: Hotel Garden Beach, which is only 35 minutes (18km) away from the airport.

15-17 Boulevard Edouard Baudoin, 06160 Antibes http://www.hotel-gardenbeach.com/fr/

– Programme:


Tuesday, 01 Oct

All day- Aiport Transfers I Hotel Check-in

All day- Delegate Registration

10:00 – Medcruise North Africa Working Group meeting (exclusively addressed to WG members)

11:00 – Mecruise Black Sea Working Group meeting (exclusively addressed to WG members)

12:00 – Medcruise Asia Working Group meeting (exclusively addressed to WG members)

13.00 – Medcruise Studies Working Group meeting (exclusively addressed to WG members)

14:00 – Constitution Amendments Study Committee (exclusively addressed to Committee members)

15:30 – Medcruise Board of Directors meeting (exclusively addressed to Board of Directors’ members)

19:30 – Official Opening

20:00 – Welcome Reception

at the beach of Juan-les-Pins, La Plage Restaurant

Wednesday, 02 Oct

All day- Delegate Registration

08:00- Discussion of internal matters

10:30- Coffe Break

11:00- Discussion of internal matters

13:00- Lunch Break

14:00- Plenary Session 1, Trends in the Med

15:15- Coffe Break

15:30- Plenary Session 2, Cruise Industry Opportunities 

16:30- Coffe Break

16:45- Business to Business (B2B) Meetings

19:00- Transfers to Gala Dinner (50 minutes)

20:00- Gala Dinner

at Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Thursday, 03 Oct

All day- Delegate Registration

08:10- Business to Business (B2B) Meetings

10:35- Coffe Break

10:45- Plenary Session 3, A Coffee with Port Essentials Curator

11:00- Plenary Session 4, Environment 

11:45- Coffe Break

12:00- Plenary Session 5, Luxury Market 

12:45- Plenary Session 6, Challenges of the Cruise Industry

13:30- Closing remarks

13:45- Lunch Break

14:30- Business to Business (B2B) meetings

19:30- Transfers to Farewell Dinner (35 minutes)

20:30- Farewell Dinner

at Médusa Cannes

Friday, 04 Oct

8:00/9:30- Technical Port Visit (port of Nice or Cannes depending on the chosen excursion)


1. NICE CITY CAPITAL OF THE Côte d’Azur > 8:00-15:30

2. ANTIBES JUAN LES PINS > 9:30-13:30


All day- Hotel Check-Out I Aiport Transfers

Saturday, 05 Oct

Hotel Check Out I Aiport Transfers

Fam Trip for Cruise Lines and Press guests only


If you require further information or have any questions please contact:

– MedCruise Secretariat (secretariat@medcruise.com or +34 922 53 33 83)

We look forward to welcoming you in Antibes, France.

MedCruise Secretariat & Côte d’Azur Team

Ideal Location Halfway between Nice International Airport and Cannes.

Antibes Juan-les-Pins – Oldest city of the Côte d’Azur 2600 years of Cosmopolitan History.


Oct 01 2019 - Oct 05 2019


2:00 am - 2:00 am


Antibes Juan-Les-Pins
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