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YES to SEA TOURISM Forum (part 1)

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
Reinventing Cruising in the East Mediterranean
The Cruising and Yachting Event of the East Mediterranean
23 - 24 May 2017

The YES to Sea Tourism Forum aims to serve as a platform of open dialogue between young promising executives and the Decision Makers from the Shipping & Tourism Industry, enabling them to exchange views.

The projected renaissance of Greece’s sea tourism has also reignited the interest of the young generation in yachting, cruising and passenger shipping. YES to Sea Tourism Forum will address the opportunities available in these sectors and the skills needed to be successful in them.

Welcoming Addresses

Danae Bezantakou, Managing Director, Navigator Shipping Consultants

Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, Secretary-General, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO)

Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy (TBC)

Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism (TBC)

Pafsanias Papageorgiou, General Secretary for Lifelong Learning and Youth (TBC)

Ilias Tsakiris, CEO, American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company Ltd.
Harris Daskalakis, Executive Director, BCA COLLEGE CV

Presentation of YES to Sea Tourism Survey by Xenia Kourtoglou, Founder & Managing Partner, FOCUS BARI

Speech and live debate with Young Executives by Ukko Metsola, Vice President, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

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