Port will have stand at expo

The replaced toll gate after the original was shattered by the mare.''The replaced toll gate in 1915 after the original was leapt over by the runaway mare with the carriage she was pulling smashing it to pieces. Picture: Ralph Cousins.

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REPRESENTATIVES from Portsmouth International Port’s team will be joining cruise operators, travel agents and journalists at a biennial cruise expo.

Seatrade Cruise Med is a chance for cruise lines to learn more about destination ports.

Portsmouth International Port will be highlighting the benefits of including a stop at Portsmouth into a cruise holiday schedule.

Harbour master Rupert Taylor and business administrator, Vanessa Sherry will be on the Cruise Britain stand.

Mrs Sherry and Mr Taylor will have a new brochure to share with delegates.

The three-day event starts on September 21 at the International Trade Fair and Congress Centre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Mr Taylor said: ‘We are looking forward to sharing our success story with others at Seatrade Cruise Med.’