Seatrade lines up speakers

NEW YORK, 20 December 2017:  Seatrade Cruise Global, a global business-to-business event for the cruise industry, announces the 2018 State of the Global Cruise Industry participants.

This year’s panel will be moderated by CBS News Travel Editor and PBS’s “The Travel Detective” Peter Greenberg.

He will moderate the State of the Global Cruise Industry during the event’s morning session Tuesday 6 March 2018.

“It is an extraordinary time in the cruise world and we are delighted to welcome Peter Greenberg back to Seatrade Cruise Global, sparking conversation among the most influential minds in the industry,” shares Seatrade Cruise Global brand director Chiara Giorgi,.

“This year’s State of the Global Cruise Industry once again brings together the four leaders of the world’s largest cruise lines and is sure to be a highlight of the conference.”

Following Greenberg’s keynote comments the cruise industry’s panel will feature four key executives from the world’s leading cruise lines:

Frank Del Rio, president & CEO, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd;

Arnold Donald, president & CEO, Carnival Corporation;

Richard Fain, chairman & CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd;

Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman, MSC Cruises.

“The State of the Global Cruise Industry promises to deliver a thought-provoking conversation and Peter Greenberg is the ideal moderator to stimulate discussion,” said Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) CEO, Cindy D’Aoust.

The complete conference schedule can be found at Seatrade Cruise Global’s website.  The website includes sections on registration details and deadlines for attendees, exhibitor and media resources, as well as travel information and a contact section for UBM, owner of the Seatrade Cruise Portfolio.

Press registration is open to journalists intending to report on the convention’s exhibition and conference sessions.  Journalists are asked to fill out the registration form and convention organisers will issue a complimentary pass once credentials have been verified and approved.

Seatrade Cruise Global 2018 will take place 5 to 8 March 2018 at the Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Centre.

The exhibition brings together buyers and suppliers for a four-day conference and three-day exhibition, the gathering draws more than 11,000 registered attendees, over 700 exhibiting companies from 113 countries and more than 300 international journalists.

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