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Book your place at free cruise business seminar

Queensferry businesses are being invited to attend a free seminar on cruises visiting the Forth and Tay – and opportunities for local businesses.

The event will be held in the Edinburgh Mariott Hotel, 111 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh, EH12 8NF on Thursday, February 9, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Anyone interested should register as soon as possible – and by January 15 at the latest. Email: info@cruiseforth.com

In 2017 over 120 cruise ship visits will take place in the Forth and Tay region, involving over 140000 passengers and crew, 60,000 of whom will disembark in Queensferry. The first of 19 ships is due to arrive on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Although some passengers make day visits to local ports – others stay overnight enroute to and from cruises. Some ships also dock overnight.

If you would like to know more about the opportunities, or believe you have something to offer, then this seminar is for you. Representatives from the cruise industry will attend the event, which has grant funded by Scottish Enterprise.

The event is organised by award-winning CruiseForth – which is supported by Queensferry Ambition. The event will be attended by cruise excursion representatives. Please register you interest as soon as possible, and by 15th January at the latest.

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