Seatrade Med is the region’s leading cruise event, providing a meeting place for a wide range of industry suppliers to engage with purchasers and decision makers from cruise lines active in the Mediterranean. 38 cruise line brands were represented at the last show in 2010, covering itinerary planning, hotel operations, technical operations, purchasing, marine operations and sales & marketing. Cruise passengers continue to be drawn to the Mediterranean’s diverse, year-round attractions, with 171 ships active in the region during 2011, carrying a potential 4.08 million passengers between them. The Mediterranean cruise market is expected to continue to grow through  2012.

Palais du Pharo, Parc Chanot, Marseille Marseille, France