The Cruise Shipping Miami, called “Seatrade Miami” is a professional international exhibition dedicated to the cruise market and whose next edition will be held from March 16 to 19. This event is for 30 years and brings together annually on 38,000 m² of exhibition space, all destinations of the world who wish to develop the cruise business. The major cruise companies (Windstar Cruises, Seabourn, Silversea Cruises, Ocenia / Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Princess Cruises) and the relevant suppliers (equipment, construction sites, etc.) are also present.In 2013, the show welcomed 1,171 exhibitors 123 entities (countries and regions) different and, in 2014, the total was 2,071 exhibitors and 127 different entities. Cruise Shipping Miami is a major event in the cruise sector to which French Polynesia participates regularly since 2009. This event is an opportunity for our destination, to fit from year to year in the development of sector at the South Pacific region, including through the South Pacific Cruise Alliance organization (SPCA), which is affiliated Tahiti Cruise Club (TCC), the local partner of the event.
For this 31th edition of the show The Minister of Economic recovery is expected to lead the Polynesian delegation, which will include the GIE Tahiti Tourisme, tourism service, the Port of Papeete, Air Tahiti Nui and Tahiti Cruise Club. The objective is to enhance synergies and encourage cruise companies to develop their stops in French Polynesia. In a highly competitive environment, in addition to the occupation and the entertainment space with the colors of Tahiti and her islands arranged on the South Pacific Regional Pavilion, it is expected this year communication operations enhancing the visibility of French Polynesia destination, including the production of promotional materials – brochure “Tahiti destination” developed in collaboration with the Tahiti Cruise Club, the autonomous port, GIE Tahiti Tourism and tourism service or sponsorship of the special opening night of the show.This evening, the most important social event of the show, Dr. assemble between 500 and 700 world professionals the cruise.
A company in private party Presidents and Directors of the major cruise lines (Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise lines etc.) with representatives of the SPCA, including Tahiti, is also scheduled for Tuesday 17 March. These sponsorship activities will allow members of the SPCA and especially to Tahiti to focus on its destination, as the host country.The destination will be well presented at the welcome speech at the opening of the evening putting Polynesia to honor the living room also benefit from extensive media coverage.
This event is also an opportunity to present Polynesian cultural elements with a traditional dance performance, allowing this opportunity to demonstrate the unique and invaluable quality of the reception of cruise passengers and visitors.