The meeting of sector professionals will take place on Thursday 20 October at 9 am in the Teatret del Serrallo on Costa Wharf in Port Tarragona
Experts will talk about trends, strategies and new policies aimed at responding to the sector’s need to respect the environment
Port Tarraco and Tarragona Cruise Port-Costa Daurada are organising the workshop with the technical support of AWP Services and the CruiseNews Mediagroup and the collaboration of CLIA-Cruise Lines International Association
This Thursday, October 20, the Teatret del Serrallo will host the first “Sustainability and Environmental Care for Cruise Liners and Leisure Craft” workshop organised by Port Tarraco and Tarragona Cruise Port-Costa Daurada, with the technical support of AWP Services and CruiseNews Mediagroup and the collaboration of CLIA-Cruise Lines International Association.
The event will be attended by professionals, expert staff and the relevant executives from the cruise and leisure craft and sustainability and environmental care sectors. They will speak about trends, strategies and new policies designed to respond to the need to respect the environment in this tourism sector.
Attendance at the workshop is free of charge and the organisation has set up a link at https://tuit.cat/Q0Bdt for the prior registration of those interested in attending.
The workshop will feature presentations to analyse and share the vital strategic lines that bring together the worlds of cruise tourism and leisure craft with good practices to promote a safe and sustainable environment.
This first edition will have two round tables in which attendees and professionals can discuss the model to follow and present new trends designed to respond to current environmental needs and, at the same time, make marine activities and water sports compatible.
Port Tarraco, managed by the Ocibar company, is the Port of Tarragona’s yacht marina. It offers facilities equipped for a comfortable, safe and pleasant stay throughout the year. It has 33 moorings of between 45 and 160 metres, security and a wide variety of specialised companies providing yacht maintenance and supply services.
Tarragona Cruise Port-Costa Daurada is the trademark under which the Tarragona International Cruise Committee promotes this tourism activity. The committee members include Tarragona City Council, Reus Town Council, Vila-seca Town Council, Tarragona County Council, Reus Airport, Tarragona Chamber of Commerce, the General Directorate of Tourism of the Generalitat de Catalunya, PortAventura, Rovira i Virgili University and the Port of Tarragona, among others.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association with representation in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. CLIA is committed to achieving net zero carbon emission cruise vessels by 2050 across the entire global fleet and is on track to reduce their carbon emission rate by 40% by 2030.
CruiseNews Mediagroup is the leading cruise information company specialising in the promotion, development, communication and marketing of the global cruise industry. It is the publisher of Cruises News magazine and the organiser and owner of the Cruise Excellence Awards and the International Cruise Summit.