Alexis’ Keynote at the Cruise Summit 2019 (Mardid, Spain): The Cruise Sector’s ‘Blue Ocean’ strategy and Implications for Ports

The cruise sector has historically emerged by the crisis in passenger shipping sector during the 70s-80s, forcing the re-invention of passenger shipping to the modern cruise holiday. The cruise sector has been (and is) amongst the early adopters of new technologies, ultimately aiming to ‘sail away’ from price-competitive markets and unattractive business environments (Red Ocean). […]

Cruises & Overtourism: Alexis’ Keynote during the Hamburg Cruise Days Business Deck Event

The overtourism phenomenon (or better collection of phenomena) is not new. The externalities of tourism have been extensively researched since the 70s!!! Nevertheless – and sadly enough – it has required a media-hype and a catchy term for those to be perceived as attention-worthy by the tourism and cruise sector. Perhaps the tourism and cruise […]

SAVE THE DATE (13-15 June 2019): 6th International Cruise Conference

Dear all, It is a long time since we all got together. AND IT IS ABOUT TIME WE DO AGAIN!  The date for the 6th International Cruise Conference is set. It will take place between the 13-15th of June 2019 in Bremerhaven (Germany).  Download the call for papers here: More infos (e.g. conference programme, pricing, travel […]

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