Cruise Critic Cruisers' choice destination awardsWednesday, 28 Septembre 2016
Cannes in the Top-Rated Western Mediterranean Destinations.
The top-rated destinations in Western Mediterranean chosen by cruisers. All rankings are based on member review ratings for ports from sailings taken August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016
French Riviera Cruise Club at the conference at Seatrade Med 2016Wednesday, 28 Septembre 2016
Santa Cruz terminal, French Riviera Cruise Club called models for dialogue, click here
The French Riviera Cruise Club is celebrating gastronomy !Thursday, 22 Septembre 2016
The French Riviera Cruise Club is participating in the national ‘Fete de la Gastronomie‘ (23rd to 25th September). For further information see www.fete-gastronomie.fr
Showcasing the Industry’s Environmental EffortsWednesday, 14 Septembre 2016
Did you know that Cruise Lines offer an environmentally conscious vacation experience? This episode shows how CLIA Cruise Line Members lead, invest, and collaborate to minimize their ships’ impact on the environment.
The French Riviera à l'honneur !Thursday, 19 May 2016
Please check on CLIA website the French Riviera destination a video played on CLIA website
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French Riviera Cruise Club Announces Award Winners!Monday, 21 March 2016
The French Riviera Cruise Club (FRCC) is positioning itself to better help cruise lines drive market demand and sell shore excursions, while also keeping local stakeholders aware of the benefits of cruise calls with a new series of awards it is giving out.
After spending time studying cruise lines’ websites and brochures, the Destination Award went to the cruise company that best represents the region in their marketing materials.
The Excursion Award went to the cruise operator with the most innovative shore excursion initiative in the region.
In addition and also new is the Technical Award, whichw was presented to the ship and cruise line that has successfully handled a challenging operational situation when coming into a FRCC port. Finally, aimed at local stakeholders and communities, the Green Award went to the best environmental/green ship.
Destination Award: Azamara Club Cruises
Excursion Award: Silversea
Technical Award: Norwegian Cruise Line
Green Award: Royal Caribbean International
The French Riviera Cruise Club at the International Cruise Show!Wednesday, 16 March 2016
The French Riviera Cruise Club is participating, as every year, at the ‘Seatrade Cruise Global ‘ (International Cruise Show), a major event in the cruising world, which will be held this year from 14th to 17th March 2016 at Fort Lauderdale, USA.
The promotion of the cruise ports of Cannes, Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer and Antibes will take place at the ‘French Riviera’ stand, located in the French Pavilion.
The ‘French Touch’ has the place of honour
This year the climax of the activities at the French Pavilion will be a fashion show, which will attract the attention of cruise ship owners to ‘French Glamour’.
The FRCC is proud to have put two French companies from the Alpes Maritimes in contact, who were selected by the French Pavillion organiser - Atout France, New York office – following calls for tender :
- 3C.com, from St Jeannet, who designed the French Pavilion
- Graine de mode, from Nice, who is organising the fashion show.
Prize giving for the winners of the ‘French Riviera Cruise Club Awards’
In 2016 the French Riviera Cruise Club has decided to reward the cruise companies who distinguished themselves during 2015 :
• Best ambassador for our destination (Destination Awards) => Azamara Club Cruises
• Suggestion for the most unusual excursion (Excursion Award) => Silversea Cruises
• For meeting an operational challenge in our ports (Technical Award) => Norwegian Cruise Line
• Environmental innovation (Green Award) => the vessel « Vision of the Seas » of Royal Carribean International
The prize giving will be held on Tuesday 15th March at the “French Riviera Ports” stand.
A VIP event on the French Riviera will held for the companies who won the French Riviera Cruise Club Awards. A price reduction for 2016 will be given to the winner of the Green Award.
"Boutique Ports" Project: Promoting Alternative Western Mediterranean Cruise DestinationsFriday, 29 January 2016
'Boutique Ports' project highlights the key role and quality services of several Western Mediterranean 'boutique' cruise ports, all being members of MedCruise.
The ports involved in this initiative are Costa Brava Cruise Ports (Palamós) and Delta Ebre Port; the Balearic Port Authority, with the port of Mahón (Spain), the French Riviera Chamber of Commerce, with the port of Nice; the Port Authority of Piombino and Elba, with the port of Portoferraio (Italy), the Port Authority of Northern Sardinia, with the port of Porto Torres (Italy); and the port of Sète (France).
In recent times, the need for cooperation and synergies among ports and destinations has emerged, in order to create added value for the cruise industry. In this context, the above small and mid-sized -in terms of cruise passengers- ports of the Western Mediterranean have joined forces and theit attractive destination on the 'Boutique Ports' project.
This unique initiative aims to jointly promote itineraries and destinations, through a service catalogue that offers high-end standards for cruise tourists, with a view to attracting more luxury cruise lines.Targeting a highly demanding upper-middle-class clientele used to sailing on board luxury cruise ships in search of unique destinations, 'Boutique Ports' project communicates to the cruise world the enormous potential of the cruise destinations involved in the initiative.
It also highlights the fact that in these ports cruise passengers have the opportunity to visit cultural, historical and natural attractions of unique beauty, enjoying at the same time a high quality personalised experience.