Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2023

5 CONTENTS 80 78 Beyond its stupendous scenery, Atlantic Canada also offers historical charm, adventure and culinary expertise 80 Cruise Saint Lawrence’s Nancy Houley explains how the association is prioritising sustainability in its future operations Regional spotlight 82 Representatives from destinations and cruise lines offering itineraries in Northern Europe highlight the region’s charm and reveal how a shift to slow tourism is boosting its popularity Ports & destinations 86 Global Ports Holding Mediterranean 88 Dubrovnik Tourist Board 90 Gibraltar Tourist Board 91 Port of Tarragona North America 92 Port Tampa Bay 94 Prince Edward Island Association highlights 66 Jens Skrede of Cruise Europe discusses how the association is helping to encourage the availability of shore power and promote collaboration for greater sustainability across the region 68 A look at some of the key attractions on offer for cruise guests in Norway 72 The CruiseCopenhagen network is encouraging expedition cruise vessels to visit Denmark during off-peak seasons and benefit from unique shore excursions and quieter attractions 73 Ida Karine Skaarup explains how Cruise Baltic is helping cruise operators to plan memorable, safe and sustainable itineraries in the Baltic Sea region 74 Lorenzo Vera Franco shares how MedCruise’s new Crew Friendly initiative will transform the onshore experience 76 CFIP reports on the 2022 edition of Seatrade Cruise Med, hosted in Malaga, Spain, as the conference returned after a four-year hiatus Cruise & Ferry is proud to partner with the following organisations to support and promote their global visions and objectives The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is the Caribbean’s tourism development agency comprising membership of 27 countries and territories, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members. CLIA is the world’s largest cruise association and is dedicated to the promotion and growth of the cruise industry. CLIA was formed in 1975 in response to a need for an association to promote the special benefits of cruising. Interferry is the only shipping association representing the ferry industry worldwide. There are currently 220 members (representing approximately 500 individuals) from 34 countries. The International Federation of Interior Architects/ Designers is the global authority for professional interior architecture and design organisations. It provides a forum for exchanging and developing knowledge and experience in education, research and practice. The World Ocean Council is a global, cross-sector alliance committed to promoting corporate ocean responsibility. It brings together over 35,000 ocean industry and media stakeholders from around the world to collaborate on responsible use of the seas. Established in Beijing in 2012, World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) is a non-profit international organisation whose members include many major cities and tourism-related institutions. Featured ports & destinations 97 Our guide to some of the most popular ports and destinations in the world 68