CRUISE CANADA NEW ENGLAND
The Port of Portland, Maine is delighted to host the 22nd annual Cruise Canada New England Symposium! The Symposium will take place in Portland June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2020.
The Cruise Canada New England Symposium is an annual event where cruise industry delegates representing ports, cruise lines, tourism agencies, marine agencies, government partners, and tour operators can share experiences, build relationships and discover up and coming trends in cruising.
For information on how to reserve your accommodations see below.
One of Portland’s newest hotels, the AC is sleek and modern, featuring a minimalist style and European-inspired decor. The AC is located directly across from the Ocean Gateway terminal and offers modern amenities including the AC lounge, a co-working space by day and lively bar area by night.
Originally designed as Portland’s only all-suite, extended-stay hotel, the Residence Inn provides ample space and all the comforts of home. Also located across from the Ocean Gateway terminal, and directly across the street from the AC Hotel, the Residence Inn provides a great space to unwind and relax from the day's activities.
DISCOVER THE HOST CITY
Named 2018 “Restaurant City of the Year” and 2019’s “Best-Ever Vacation Spot” by Bon Appetit Magazine, Portland, Maine is the perfect balance between quaint, iconic coastal Maine and urban sophistication. Symposium attendees will be staying in Portland’s Old Port, across the street from the Ocean Gateway cruise terminal.
Located just under 2 hours from Boston, Portland serves as the hub for the southern Maine coastal region, including nearby Freeport to the North - home of LLBean - and Kennebunkport to the south - vacation home of the Bush family. Local excursions include a wide variety of unique shops, craft breweries and distilleries, guided tours of Maine’s 65 lighthouses and more.
2018 "Restaurant City of the Year"
Bon Appétit Magazine
2019 "Best-Ever Vacation Spot"
Bon Appétit Magazine
One of the “Most Beautiful Towns in America”
Condé Nast Traveler 2018
Ranked No. 23 out of 125 best places to live in 2019
U.S. News and World Report
Top 15 Beer Cities in the World