A sensational welcome day in Cannes!Friday, 20 June 2014
On Tuesday 17th of June more than 4000 cruise passengers of both ships in the bay of Cannes MSC Sinfonia and Serenade of the Seas were greeted with “sensation” in Cannes.
Indeed, as for 5 consecutive years , the French Riviera Cruise Club and its partners (the CCI Nice Côte d’Azur, the city of Cannes, the different merchant associations Meynadier - Forville, Galeries Lafayette of Cannes, the Palais of Festival) organized a "Sensational welcome day specially dedicated.
To make all these cruise passengers, from different nationalities, feel welcome and be encourage to visit the city a great menu of various animations have been proposed as music, French cancan dancers, free workshop of scents from Fragonard, free portraits workshop by a local artist Sylvie T, an open desk of the famous Galeries Lafayette department store, various food tastings offered by the local merchants that displayed the beautiful colors of that day. And many more for these cruise passengers to leave Cannes with some memories !
FRENCH RIVIERA CRUISE CLUB GREEN AWARD TROPHYFriday, 20 June 2014
On June 24th will take place, on the Port of Nice, the “Green award trophy “ handing over to the cruise ship Club Med 2 and its Captain, in a music ambiance with socca and wine degustation.
French Riviera Cruise Club green award is the reward for any cruise ship having an environmental approach according to the following criteria such as the waste processing, the noise, smoke…
The winner is selected after study of the questionnaire attached filled up by all ships in call in our 5 ports, Cannes, Golfe Juan, Antibes, Nice and Villefranche sur mer.
Always with a sustainable approach, French Riviera cruise club proposes to all cruise passengers some “Green tours” from each of our ports to discover our French Riviera destination in a “green way”.
French Riviera Cruise Club assists Haiti children via Royal CaribbeanTuesday, 22 Octobre 2013
The French Riviera Cruise Club continued its humanitarian aid to Haiti for a second year via a project with Royal Caribbean International that is shipping donated items for children.
Games and toys were collected by the club to be loaded on board Liberty of the Seas, a regular caller at Villefranche-sur-Mer, on Tuesday for shipment to Haiti.
Last year the French Riviera Cruise Club donated books and school materials collected in Villefranche with the help of the municipal council and the Centre de Découverte du Monde Marin. The items were delivered to Haiti just before Christmas.
During this operation, Royal Caribbean took the opportunity to raise awareness among the elementary school children of the importance of respecting the countryside and protecting the environment.
The donation enabled the completion of a library. Extra books were sent to other public schools, and medical aid was provided to the Red Cross.
This year, the school director and some of the teachers requested toys and games for the children, prompting the current donation.
CRUISE SHIPPING ASIA PACIFICThursday, 10 Octobre 2013
The French Riviera cruise Club attended with a MEDCRUISE delegation the Cruise Shipping Asia Pacific 2013 event in Singapore and had the opportunity to talk to professionals in the sector, travel agents and cruise lines, on prospects and strategies to increase the potential from Asia.
GOOD NEWS FROM THE NICE MASSENA GALERIES LAFAYETTEWednesday, 02 Octobre 2013
We are pleased to inform you that Nice Massena Galeries Lafayette will now be open on Sundays.
Monday to Saturday: 9.00am – 8.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am – 8.00pm
PORT OF CANNES EN FETE!Thursday, 11 July 2013
The port of Cannes, organized a popular and free party evening to allow all in Cannes to celebrate the arrival of summer. This was the opportunity to establish an annual meeting between Cannes and the old port, a true link between the traditional and the modern Cannes. A new show video mapping combining sound, images and light was projected onto the old Suquet district and visible from the entire site into gigantic theater visual illusions. The Port has been transformed into an amazing ship open revealing light on this occasion in a city transformed and delivering a lot for the imagination of the audience. This great party welcomed over 15 000 people from all range of age, from Cannes but also tourists, in a great sound of 80s music with by example the group Imagination…
All videos of the port of Cannes en fête: click here
SMART APPLICATIONS Cruise Passenger GuideThursday, 11 July 2013
To offer even more qualitative and innovative services, the French Riviera Cruise Club has launched a smartphone application and recently the I PAD application to offer cruise passengers pedestrian tours. The smartphone app can be downloaded on before leaving the country of origin or at arrival in a dedicated wifi zone.
100% off line, with no roaming charges.
The objective is to provide new walking tours, tourist information geo localized improving visibility and identification of places to visit, valuing shopping and event partner offers.
FIRST CALL FOR THE CLUB MED 2 IN ANTIBESThursday, 11 July 2013
On June 13th Club Med 2 was welcomed for the first time in Antibes on the port of the French Riviera Ports. Already a trusty customer since many years in Cannes and Nice the French Riviera cruise club and the city of Antibes were pleased to welcome all passengers and crew from Club Med on a jazzy ambiance…
TOURISM AND SHOPPING SPECIAL DAYS IN VILLEFRANCHE-MER & CANNESThursday, 11 July 2013
Two special cruises welcome days named “Tourism Shopping and Sensation”, as organized annually by the CCI Nice Côte d'Azur in partnership with the City of Villefranche / Mer and the city of Cannes, local shops and the French Riviera Cruise Club took place on last May 30th and June 25th. On these days, in a friendly atmosphere filled with various local events, 5000 cruise passengers in Villefranche-sur-Mer and 3000 in Cannes have been welcomed to a special and memorable day and were able to benefit from special offers by local shops.
HAPPY CRUISE June 6th 2013 IN CANNESThursday, 11 July 2013
As part of the annual meetings CLIA France between cruise lines and local travel agencies, the first "Happy Cruise" organized by the French Riviera Cruise Club was held on June 6 in Cannes. Around a friendly workshop twenty travel agents were invited to taste the flavors and scents of the French Riviera by Fragonard perfume workshop in a musical and artistic atmosphere.