Welcome to the CRUISE GATEWAY NORTH SEA website! CRUISE GATEWAY “towards sustainable growth of cruise shipping in the North Sea Region” is a project within the Interreg IV B North Sea Region Programme and started 1st October 2010. As the slogan provides, the three-year 1.9 million Euro project aims to develop the North Sea as a sustainable cruise destination of its own right. 14 Partners coming from Germany, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK are working on this project, consisting of joint lobbying and marketing, the building of a regional maritime identity, and innovative ideas for passenger excursions. Please find out more about CRUISE GATEWAY, the Partners and the ongoing of the project on this website.

Findings & Results

Study & ResultsBest Practice Guide Sustainability







Study & ResultsThe North Sea great Cruise Connection 


Study & Results

Best Practice Guide Sustainability





Study & Results

Study & Results


Study results decision criteria for cruise port selection in the north sea region. Click on the image to download. 

Study & Results

Cruise Gateway Workshop and Conference Report

Study & Results

Incorporating sustainability in the branding strategy for cruising in the North Sea Region



Characterize the North Sea Region

Thank you for participating at our survey about the North Sea Region. We would like to find out about its image and attractive locations. Your opinion and point of view is of special interest for us.

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