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The 2019 conference program was the most highly attended in our entire 35 year history! Ready to relive the experience and gather actionable insights? Keep an eye out for an email from us to download all presentation materials. In the meantime, view, browse and sort the list of conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format.

Stephen XuerebCOOGlobal Ports Holding

Stephen Xuereb, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants and a Henley MBA graduate, was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Global Ports Holding in August 2016. He has been involved in the Cruise Industry since 2002, serving as Group’s Chief Finance Officer of Valletta Cruise Port plc between 2002 and 2014, and later appointed as Chief Executive Officer in 2014, a position he occupies till to-date. In his role as Chief Operating Officer of the largest cruise port operator in the world, Global Ports Holding Plc, Mr. Xuereb is responsible for the overall performance of the 16 cruise ports, in 10 different countries that fall under the GPH portfolio. Mr. Xuereb has over 20 years senior management experience, 17 of which in the cruise industry. Previous to that he occupied posts in the audit and financial advisory sectors as well in the retail, property and hospitality industries.