02 Aug 2012
"GLOBAL PORTS HOLDING ("GPH") RECEIVED AN HONOURABLE INVITATION FROM FCCA TO START A NEW COOPERATION"
Global Ports Holding is a unique port group and operator in Turkey, currently managing three leading cruise and commercial ports in its portfolio; respectively Ege Ports – The Port of Kusadasi, Bodrum Cruise Port and Port Akdeniz – The Port of Antalya.
For many years the company has pursued active international marketing campaigns and is proud to be the only Turkish port operator member of leading and prominent international associations, such as Medcruise, Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) and European Cruise Council (ECC). Moreover, the marketing director of Global Ports Holding, Ms. Figen Ayan is the board member of Medcruise Association.
The target of the management has always been to play an even more active role in the global arena of the cruise industry and represent, on international waters, Turkey with the best standards.
In addition to three key cruise associations, GPH becomes an associate member of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) who sees the port operator as a pioneer in the cruise industry in Turkey.
The Marketing Director of Global Ports Holding, Ms. Figen Ayan shared her pride to see her company considered as a member to this esteem association. Ayan believes that this will be the beginning of a fruitful cooperation.
"The most well-established entity in Turkey"
The Chairman of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association stated that they considered GPH to be the most well-established entity as it pertains to the cruise industry. The chairman added: "Global Ports Holding is of great interest to the FCCA because of the business opportunities we could develop together. We are expanding into new regions to attract more cruise tourism to their ports. Therefore, being a pioneer in Turkey would be of great benefit when joining the FCCA. Together we can develop new strategies and create a solid networking base with our cruise executives and partners in the major geographical parts of the industry to lead your business into top revenue markets in the Caribbean, Central and Latin America."