According to the data provided in the edition of the 2018 Annual Report and the 2018 Sustainability Report of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), recently published and available on t
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (PAB) has returned from Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest international trade fair for cruise ships, with an award from the Dream World Cruise Destination Magazine which recognizes the Port of Palma for being the best port operations base for cruise ships. A delegation, headed by the chairman of the PAB, Francesc Triay, participated in the annual meeting of the international cruise ship tourism industry, by representing the Balearic Islands in the promotional programme that Ports of the State organizes every year in this U.S. city. The Balearic delegation perceived an attitude of confidence on the part of the world’s major cruise companies, which have demonstrated that they are capable of continuing to grow at a healthy pace and are competent in the face of the economic crisis. The chairman of the PAB was accompanied in Miami by the director, Matthew Angel, the sales manager, Matthew Ginard and the chief of the ports of Ibiza and La Savina, Joaquín Jiménez. Also forming part of the delegation in Miami were the president of the Provincial Business Association of Maritime Activities in the Balearic Islands (Apeam), Miquel Puigserver, the president of the Business Association of Travel Agencies in the Balearic Islands, Pedro Iriondo and the major shipping agents for cruise ships on the islands.