18 Jan, 2012 Posted by:

Cruise and Local Communities

The Chamber of Corfu and Corfu Port Authority announce the organization of 1st Conference on Corfu Cruise "Cruise and Local Communities."
The Conference will take place in Corfu Friday, the 28th & Saturday, September 29, 2012 in the Ionian Academy and facilities OLKE.
The conference was held under the auspices of HATTA and with the support of the Ionian University.
The conference aims to address issues of local partnerships that define critical elements of success of a destination as a brand attractiveness, friendliness cruise, the competitiveness of the tourism product, Host operational and financial performance as well as the creation of new activity.
Starting this partnership the two organizations aim to become the first Conference Cruise Corfu one institution to be monitored and discussed thoroughly each time developments in the cruise sector.
"We hope that our effort will find the support given continuity, because we believe in the need for a forum that will provide an annual opportunity to discuss many viewpoints ideas and solutions to issues of development of the cruise"
said President and CEO of O.L.KE. SA Mr. Sotiris Vlachos.
Alongside added Mr. George Chondroyannis President of the Chamber of Corfu
"Creativity and imagination is a powerful tool for maximizing economic efficiency but requires wide local cooperation and often unusual combinations of actions."
On Friday, September 28 will begin the conference with the presence of Ministers of Marine and Tourism, the Regional Governor, the Mayor, local MPs Presidents of Greek Chambers, President of the Organization of Ports Greece etc.
This Saturday, September 29 will be two sessions, the first on the subject:
"Regional cooperation for the promotion and development of a cruise destination" and the second on "The importance of local partnerships to maximize economic efficiency approaches cruise."
The Congress will bring together representatives of major cruise companies and industry bodies.
More information will be given in subsequent press releases.

12 Nov, 2012 Posted by:

1st Cruise Conference in Corfu

1st Day FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER

 

 

INAUGURALSESSION

 

18.00

Arrival ofguests anddelegates

18.15 - 19.15

BureauDay: President of the Chamber, President &CEOOLKESA
GREEDINGS

  1. Ministerof Public Order&Citizen ProtectionMr. NikolaosDendias
  2. General SecretaryTourismMr.AnastasiosLiaskos
  3. General SecretaryPorts &Port PolicyMr.ConstantineMoutzouris
  4. Mr.Stefanos Samoilis CorfuMP
  5. Mrs. Angela Gerekou Corfu MP
  6. Mr.SpyrosSpyrouRegion ofIonianIslands
  7. Mr. JohnTrepeklis Mayor of Corfu
  8. Mr.ConstantineMichalosPresidentCentral Unionof Greek Chambers

19:15 - 19:25

Break

19.25 - 20.30

Β: SPEECHES

GeorgeChondroyannis ChamberPresident of Corfu
SotirisVlachosPresident &CEOOLKESA 
Peter Wild, Managing Director G.P. Wild & Associates Captain
Luigi Pastena Port Operations Department MSC Cruises

20:30 - 20:50

CorfuMunicipal ChoirConcert «San Giacomo»

 

2nd Day SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

 

SECOND SESSION

Subject: Regionalcooperationfor the promotion anddevelopment of acruisedestination

08.30 - 09.00

Registration of participants

09.00 - 10.30

Coordinator : SotirisVlachosPresident &CEOOLKESA 

«STUDYON INCREASING VISIT OF CRUISEPASSENGERSINCORFU»

PanagiotisKambouroglouRegional Directorof ICTS Europeto Southeast Europe andCEO ofICTS Hellas.

SPEAKERS

  1. George Telonis, President of HATTA
  2. GeorgeKastellatos, ExecutiveDirector,ELIME
  3. Κonstantinos Tsoumanis, Director of NTO Corfu
  4. John Bras, President &CEO, OLIGSA
  5. GeorgeStathopoulos, CEO, FTI Cruises
  6. AndreasStylianopoulos,SEEN& President&CEO, Navigator Travel & Tourist Services

10.30 - 11.00

Conversation

11.00 - 11.30

Coffe break

 

THIRD SESSION

Subject: The importance of localpartnerships tomaximize economic efficiencyapproaches of cruise

11.30 - 13.15

Coordinator: GeorgeChondroyannis, PresidentChamber of Commerce

SPEAKERS

  1. KatsiosStavros, ViceIonianUniversity
  2. MichaelLambrosUnioncruisers & Managing Director Majestic International Cruises
  3. PythagorasNagos, Sales Director , Louis Cruises
  4. Michael Nomikos,President DONOMIS Cruise Services
  5. JohnKazoulis, CEO, InterMed Travel Consultants
  6. KaterinaAthanasiou, Executive BoardAN.ET.E.K.President&Shipping Agents

13.15 - 13.45

Conversation

 

13.45 - 14.00

Conclusions

 

14.30 - 15.30

Launch

 

 

 

SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

09.00 - 15.30

Tourand Lunchin Corfuinvillage.

 

 

Mr.StefanosCorfuMPSamoilis

MARINE TRAFFIC

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