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21 September 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 01:49 GMT+2

September 14, 2017

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In entire the 2017 crocieristico traffic in the Italian ports will mark a -7,8%

6 October to Palermo will hold the seventh edition of Italian Cruise organized Day from Answers Tourism and the AdSP of the Sea of Western Sicily

next 6 October to Palermo, near Grand the Hotel Igiea Villa, will hold the seventh edition of Italian Cruise Day, forum for the organized crocieristico section from Answers Tourism that, announcing today the event, has introduced also the own last projections on the crocieristico traffic in Italy. The last data more evidence for the entire year a 2017 light emphasized decrease regarding that previewed previously from the society: this year the crocieristi enlivened from the national ports will be 10,2 million, with a bending of the -7,8% on 2016 rather than of the -7,1% estimated to beginning year(of 6 March 2017). Touched the ship attended is little more than 4.400 (- 11.3%) regarding the 4,500 previewed previously.

Analyzing in the detail the numbers of the single ports, second the last esteem of Answers Tourism in 2017 Civitavecchia will solid confirm to the first place with 2,2 million enlivened passengers (- 5.4% on 2016) and 741 touched ship (- 11%), continuation from Venice with 1,4 million enlivened passengers (- 11.4%) and 473 touched ship (- 10.6%) and Naples with 950 thousand fleeting enlivened (- 27.3%) and 350 touched ship (- 29%). The society has evidenced that between the results obtained from the several ports of call it is signaled, in a wide characterized context from the presence of signs less, the optimal performance of the port of Cagliari that is attended to year-end for the first time in the top ten of fleeting national the crocieristici ports of call by virtue of 445 thousand enlivened (+72.3%) and 170 touched ship (+57.4%).

"the esteem of closing of the year - Francesco has commented di Cesar, president of Answers Turismo - cannot that to induce the decision maker of the section to interrogate itself on as to reconquer the volumes of lost traffic. A not simple road, than sure will have to on one side contemplate a recovery of appeal international as for destinations, routes and ports of call, so to convince the companies to orient the choices of deployment for the benefit of our country, and from the other a effort in more in order conquering the Italian question that, verosimilmente, embarking itself in a national port, would choose cruises that climb in two if three truths of the Country not affecting considerable the total of the fleeting movements. And sure - it has still found of Cesar - the ports, the next day of the reform on the governance, will have to be engaged not little in order to adapt own offer to the services and the standards demanded by now with continuity from the companies like, for example, the depth of the backdrops and the possible refuelings of LNG, two more and more intransgressible issues".

This year the edition of the Italian Cruise Day, introduced this morning to Palermo, is organized from Answers Tourism in partnership with the Authority of Harbour System of the Sea of Western Sicily and with the support of CLIA Europe. To the event they are attended beyond 250 coming participants from all Italy and the forum will see also this year in opening the presentation from Francesco di Cesar of the Italian Cruise Watch 2017, relationship of search on the crocieristico field in Italy cured from Answers containing Tourism the data more updated and important and the forecasts for the future of the section.

Between the several initiatives in the within of the event, to conclusion of the forum is in program the new edition of Carriere@ICD, career day dedicated to the crocieristico field that will give the possibility to 50 young yearnings to undertake a professional distance in this section to listen to business presentations and to carry out a series of encounters and talks one-to-one with some of the more important companies of the section, between which companies of cruise, harbour companies, marine agencies, tour operator and Network of travel agencies.

"To accommodate to Palermo an appointment consolidated like the "Italian Cruise Day" that gives years emphasizes the importance of a field, that of the crocieristica, important industry for numbers and Gross Domestic Product for that it generates in terms of occupation in the entire country - has declared the president of the AdSP of the Sea of Western Sicily, Pasqualino Monti - it is for me an honor and a way in order to start symbolically my job of president of the new Authority of harbour System of the Sea of Western Sicily that ingloba, besides Palermo and Termini Imerese, also Trapani and Porto Empedocle, in an only great system of management. The forum is also the occasion in order to evidence, with all the marine cluster, the aspects and the more important potentialities of the current scene and the perspectives of the Italian crocieristico field, taking conscience of the opportunity that it covers. Moreover I am happy for receiving the participants in a city as Palermo, that I have surprised also, and that the hosts will be able to visit discovering how much beauty contains".






Leoluca Orlando - Mayor, Municipality of Palermo

Zeno D' Augustin - President, Assoporti



Pasqualino Monti - President, Authority of Harbour System of the Sea of Western Sicily

Roberto Martinoli - Chairman, CLIA Italy

Kristijan Pavic - President, MedCruise



Presentation of Italian Cruise Watch 2017

Francesco di Cesar - President, Answers Tourism



Crocieristica, a great opportunity of increase for the Country

Kyriakos Anastassiadis - Chairman, CLIA Europe



The crocieristica in Italy: state of the art and future perspectives

Renato Coroneo - Secretary Generale, Authority of Harbour System of the Sea of Western Sicily

Galliano Di Marco - Managing Director, Venice Passenger terminal

Antonio Di Monte - General Manager, Cagliari Cruise Port

Leonardo Massa - Country Manager, MSC Cruises

Massimo Provinciali - Secretary Generale, Authority of Harbour System of the Tyrrhenian Sea Northern

Gianni Rotondo - General Manager Italy & EMEA Representative, Royal Caribbean International

Carlo Schiavon - Sales & Marketing Director, Costa Crociere



in contemporary Press conferences de “the House of the Italian Crocieristici Ports”



To return to grow: on what to head in order to attract Italian question

Alessandra Cabella - Sales Manager, Silversea

Francesco Paradisi - Senior manager Business Development Italy, Norwegian Cruise Line

Domenico Pellegrino - Managing Director, Bluvacanze

Gianpaolo Vairo - Founder & CEO, Force Trust

The Italian crocieristica portualità: the perspective of the shipping agents

Eugenio Kielland - Managing Director, Hugo Trumpy

Alessandro Santi - Director Generale, Mirco Santi

Sergio Senesi - CEO, Cemar Agency Network

Giulio Schenone - CEO, Medov



Delivery of the “Prize of Laurea Italian Cruise Day” and of the “Prize of Laurea Assoporti”



The management of the tra#ci fly&cruise: airports to I confront

Fulvio Fassone - Director Commerciale, AdR - Airports of Rome

Fabio Giambrone - President, GESAP - Airport of Palermo



The liquid city: innovative strategies for the harbour cities

Maurizio Carta - University professor Ordinario di Urbanistica and Territorial Pianificazione, University of Palermo



Where go will the ships?

Federico Bartoli - Itinerary Planning Director, Costa Crociere

Gianluca Suprani - Head of Global Port Development and Shore Activities, MSC Cruises



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