International Congress Center Burgas hosted the 63rd General Assembly of MedCruise, which for the first time in its history was held in Bulgaria, organizing a meeting of its members and representatives of the largest cruise companies worldwide. Representatives of world leaders in the sector arrived in Burgas to take part in the discussions, such as: Ambassador Cruise Line; Azamara; Carnival Cruise Line; Costa; Holland America Line; Holland America Group | Serving Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn and P&O Australia; Princess Cruises; Royal Caribbean Group; Silversea Cruises; Swan Hellenic Cruises.

In particular, the panels of the plenary sessions will focus on:

  • A presentation on the importance of BlueMissionMed for MedCruise,
  • Love thy neighbours: strengthening the cruise destination through port-city relations and the engagement of the local community, 
  • Navigating choppy waters: how geo-political risks can impact cruise regions and cruise ports,
  • The Ealing project – European flagship action for cold ironing in port
  • developing a must-see destination for cruises
  • A presentation and analysis on the survey on, onshore power supply and waste management in ports, conducted by MedCruise, port investment and development