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GYBDA at the Monaco Yacht Show The Gibraltar Yachting Business Development Association (GYBDA) held an event on board the 45-meter M/Y Pride yacht at the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show, and was joined by Gilbert Licudi QC, Minister for Tourism, Commercial Aviation and the Port.
Other representatives from Gibraltar at the show, included the Gibraltar Port Authority, Gibraltar Shipping Registry, Gibraltar Port Operators Association and the Gibraltar Tourist Board.
Minister Licudi spoke to the guests about the assets that Gibraltar has to offer the yachting world and about the unique qualities of Gibraltar as a maritime and tourism destination.
Commenting at the event, Minister Licudi said: “I must thank the GYBDA for taking this initiative and the owners of the M/Y Pride for hosting such a great event, as part of the Monaco Yacht Show. Gibraltar is a very attractive proposition from a yachting and shipping perspective. We are able to provide a full range of maritime services from surveyors to local agents, to supply of stores and spares, crew changes, as well as financial and legal maritime expertise. We are a Cat 1 member of the Red Ensign Group and have
well serviced quality private marinas”.
The Monaco Yacht Show is the most important premier event of its kind, playing host to over 125 super yachts each year.
Gibraltar Chamber joins COBCOE The Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) is delighted to announce that the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce agreed to become a member in October and
will now join the 37 other British Chamber of Commerce member organizations around Europe.
COBCOE, a non profit, membership owned organization that provides an international network for the 12,000 businesses
that the members represent, ranging from major multinationals to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
Commenting on the membership, Chief Executive of the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce, Edward Macquisten said: “The Gibraltar Chamber decided to join COBCOE to expand and develop the chamber’s own network. Following the result of the EU referendum in June last year, the Gibraltar Chamber has been liaising
closely with its members as well as with the Gibraltar Government to ensure that Gibraltar’s business community will be able to take full advantage of any opportunities
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