PortEconomics members Thanos Pallis and Aimilia Papachristou, co-author the report “Cruise activities in MedCruise ports: Statistics 2013”, that was presented in Cruise Shipping Miami 2014.
This report prepared jointly with Kleopatra Arapi, forms a useful reference tool for the entire cruise industry, by providing a statistical analysis of cruise activities in the Mediterranean region and its adjoining seas for 2013 – including information on market concentration – comparing the data with the immediate previous year and presenting an analysis of developments in the region during the last five years.
Τhe report explores the size and evolution of this market over the last year, the trends that the region experienced in the recent past. Beyond the presentation of the data per port, the report contains an analysis of the data per region, examining in detail what happened in West Med, the Adriatic, East Med and the Black Sea. It also contains an analysis per size of the port, information about seasonality of activities, detailed information of major variations from previous years and reports on market concentration.