Cruise Gate Hamburg and Chair Cruise Committee, International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)
Simone Tommaso Maraschi was appointed Managing Director of Cruise Gate Hamburg on July 1st, 2020.
Simone started his career back in 1997 in the airline industry, first in sales and marketing with and later moved to terminal and airport operations. In 2005, Simone joined the Italian ferry Group Grimaldi/Grandi Navi Veloci and oversaw sales and marketing for the German speaking countries. In 2010, he moved to Sartori & Berger, one of Germany´s leading port agencies and cruise service providers where he was responsible for the operations for all German and Polish ports.
Simone is not only playing an active role in Hamburg´s cruise development as board member of the Cruise Cluster "Hamburg Cruise Net“ but also internationally as a Member of Cruise Europe Board, where he also chairs the Sustainability Committee.
Simone was born and raised in Milan, Italy.