What is the likely future pattern of cruise tourism development in China and what kinds of products and itineraries will appeal most to Chinese consumers? How can the Korean and other Asian economies maximise the benefits of cruise tourism? What is the nature and scale of the opportunity for Asian shipyards in cruise ship construction?
Answers to the questions above will be answered at the Seatrade Cruise Asia, taking place from 12 – 13 May 2016 in Busan, South Korea.
Taking place on the first day of discussions, key cruise industry professionals will be addressing hot trends and topics affecting Korea and the wider Asian market.
To ensure the industry stays at the forefront of developments, an expert-panel will answer the questions above and many more by many respected speakers from the industry. Speakers confirmed for this eagerly-awaited session include Buhdy BOK, President, Costa Group Asia, Costa Cruises Asia Pacific & China; Thatcher BROWN, President, Dream Cruises; Roger CHEN, Chairman, Carnival China; Lorenzo DIAMANTINI, Vice General Manager, Greater China, MSC Cruises; Bruce KRUMRINE, Vice President, Shore Operations, Holland America Group and Dr Zinan LIU, President, North APAC & China, Royal Caribbean International & Chairman, CLIA North Asia.
The opening session will be preceded by a series of welcome and keynote addresses presented by Professor JON Joon Soo, Chair Professor of Business School at Sogang University, Republic of Korea; Chairman of Commissioners of Busan Port Authority; Chairman of Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Dr Zinan LIU, President, North APAC & China, Royal Caribbean International & Chairman, CLIA North Asia.
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