Joseph Zammit Tabona has been appointed chairman of Valletta Cruise Port plc. Prior to this appointment Mr. Zammit Tabona served as Malta’s Commissioner for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Mr Zammit Tabona had served as Chairman of Valletta Cruise Port between 2007 and 2009.In a career spanning more than forty years Joseph Zammit Tabona was appointed on a number of boards of private and public companies.
Commenting soon after his appointment Mr. Zammit Tabona said that he is looking forward to his return to Valletta Cruise Port. During his tenure Mr. Zammit Tabona will be focusing on strengthening Valletta Cruise Port’s relationship with the cruise lines their local agents as well as other stakeholders in particular the Malta Tourism Authority. He sees much scope in synergizing the input of all concerned for the benefit of an industry that last year alone generated â‚¬98 million to the local economy. He added that there is much scope for growth and will be fully supporting management in its business development initiatives. With regards to the landside activities Valletta Cruise Port’s new chairman will continue with the further development of the Company’s property in the port of Valletta and to retain its position as one of Malta’s prime destinations.
Valletta Cruise Port is the private operator of the cruise and ferry terminal in the port of Valletta. In 2001 Valletta Cruise Port was awarded a 65-year lease concession to develop and manage the terminal facilities as well as restoring 18th century ancillary buildings which today house the Valletta Waterfront.
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