Make a cruise is a perfect way to spend your holidays. It is the most comfortable and pleasant travel, allowing you to go attractive destinations while enjoying the pleasures and comfort of being at sea. For these reasons, cruises have grown in popularity.
Spain plays an important role in the cruise market and this year, this market has experienced tremendous growth. Passenger traffic generated by this activity was above the 3.2 million passengers in all probability, the Spanish ports this year could receive more than 8 million passengers, an increase of 18% compared to 2010.
Over 230 million is money that travelers spent the first half of the year, which is a strong economic boost to the destination cities.
To discuss strategies for our country to grow in the cruise tourism sector has organized the First International Summit 2011 Cruise. With this conference is to strengthen Spain’s potential as a cruise destination worldwide and note the changes that our country has experienced as a source market for cruise passengers, ranking fourth in the European rankings.
The event, organized by New Media Group Cruises has made our country these days in the middle of the cruise tourism industry. Major industry players have met in Madrid with the aim of discussing the status of this industry, despite the crisis, our country moving in more than seven million tourists a year.
The First International Summit Cruise created with the aim of analyzing the situation of the sector, trends, developments of the destinations, the economic impact of the sector and finding new places that serve the interests of the industry.
The convention has had more than 350 professionals who are among the national and international representatives of shipping companies, ports, destinations and industry of various countries.