Ege Port Kuşadası, the gateway to the world famous ancient city Ephesus and a Global Ports Holding port, will be hosting the 54th MedCruise General Assembly. During the General Assembly, MedCruise members’ representatives together with other esteemed guests such as cruise lines’ executives and international press representatives will discuss the latest developments of the cruise sector and the state of the industry as well as the implications and prospects of cruising in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas.
Home of the ancient Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary, Kuşadası is a historical city. With a dynamic cruise port and its blue flagged beaches, Kuşadası is the most preferred tourism destination. Offering a wonderful contrast between the excitement of a lively holiday destination and the serenity of ancient ruins. With the typical Mediterranean climate of hot summers and mild winters, the region enjoys a long tourism season, and without doubt, Kuşadası is one of Turkey’s most beautiful holiday destinations.
As a member of MedCruise, the Association of cruise ports in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas, now totalling 70 port members representing more than 120 ports around the Mediterranean region and 33 associate members, Ege Port Kuşadası will be hosting the 54th General Assembly of MedCruise, which is a major event of the cruise business.
The first acquisition of Global Ports Holding, Ege Port Kuşadası is among the most visited cities in the Mediterranean. With the completely renovated Scala Nuova Village, located directly across the terminal, the port offers exotic, colourful shops with chic cafes, bars and restaurants tailored for the cruise passengers.
Airam Diaz Pastor, the President of MedCruise: “We are very proud to announce that our General Assembly will take place on the Eastern Med, a region with a splendid boost on the following seasons. Our prestigious 54th General Assembly will be welcomed by the Ege Port Kuşadası, a historical region and a great cruise destination. This major cruise event will have a positive impact not only on the traffic of this area but also on the nearby regions, which is one of the main goals of our Association”.
Aziz Güngör, the General Manager of Ege Port Kuşadası: “We are very happy to host the MedCruise General Assembly here in Kuşadası, hosting the cruise industry leaders, the member port managers, as well as the press. As the traffic to East Med is getting stronger once again, Kuşadası will be welcoming the passengers back with delight.”
Emre Savin; Chief Executive Officer of Global Ports Holding Plc added that “As the world’s largest cruise port operator, Global Ports Holding Plc is delighted to support this event hosted by one of our ports, Ege Port Kuşadası. Kuşadası, also referred to as “Ephesus” is one of the top cruise destinations in the East Mediterranean. We hope you enjoy this year’s event and appreciate the historical beauty of this wonderful destination.”