Black Sea Discovery within the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Black Sea Discovery within the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Athens, Greece – On May 29 2013, the UNDP Black Sea Trade and Investment Promotion Program is organizing the “Black Sea Discovery: Exciting Cruise Destinations on the Black Sea”. The event is organized in the framework of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, and in co-operation with the respective ministries and the Posidonia Forum organisers.

The primary objective of the Forum is to provide a venue for cruise ships representatives, tour operators and three particular Black Sea commercial sea ports to:

* network, collaborate and set business linkages in cross-country level

* identify new and attractive destinations for cruise ships

The panel organised by the UNDP will be divided as follows:

1. Expert panel representing the latest research on Black Sea regional attraction for cruise ships – regional concept, individual approach.

2. Presentations from three destinations: Sochi (Russia), Trabzon (Turkey), Constanta (Romania) of the respective:

Seaport authority;

The main tour operator;

3. Face2Face meetings between the respective Black sea commercial sea port, tour operators and cruise ship representatives.

The programme of the whole Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum can be found here: