Category: Event / Convention / Exhibition
Scottish ports are on course to welcome a million cruise passengers annually years ahead of original expectations after another record season in 2018 when a fleet of 825 cruise ships brought 794,577 passengers to destinations around the country.
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Pierfrancesco Vago, the executive chairman of MSC Cruises, delivered the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the FCCA’s Cruise Conference & Trade Show in San Juan, Puerto Rico. During his speech, Vago talked of combating market saturation and the need for partnership within the tourism industry. (travelagentcentral.com)
The writing was on the wall already when Genting Cruise Lines decided to create the first-ever Asian luxury cruise line. Dream Cruises was built on the evidence that cruising among Asians was on the rise and the belief that it would continue to do so and become a market too large to ignore. (webintravel.com)
The 13th China Cruise Shipping Conference and International Expo was the center of attention on Thursday in Shenzhen with a full conference program for an estimated 800 attendees, as well as an adjacent trade show exhibition area. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
For the second year in a row, a French delegation composed of cruise-club executives from three main French Atlantic ports (Valérie Conan/Le Havre Cruise Club, Laurence Bouchardie/Bordeaux Cruise Club and Guillaume Henry/Cherbourg Cruise Club) including one representative of the Mediterranean region promoting 12 ports (Anne-Marie Blum/Var Provence Cruise Club) have attended the Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific held in Baoshan, Shanghai from 23-24 October. (cruisebusiness.com)
International Cruise Industry, with a record number of more than 110 cruise ships on order, will gather in Madrid at the International Cruise Summit
For this 8th edition, The International Cruise Summit, one of the top leading business-to-business cruise conferences around Europe, will bring along the top line and most relevant cruise industry community professionals that will gather in Madrid on the 27 and 28 of November.
Chinese yards could deliver as many as 15 ships per year by 2030, if all planning falls into pace, according to Raoul Jack, principal consultant at PFJ Maritime, an adviser to Chinese yards entering the cruise market, and moderator of the ‘Made in, and for, China’ session at Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2018. (themeditelegraph.com)
Avoya Travel has announced that it will host the 2019 Avoya Conference from June 2-7, on land and sea at the Hyatt Regency Miami and onboard Royal Caribbean’s newly renovated Navigator of the Seas. (travelagentcentral.com)
The global cruise industry is set for a key event in Shenzhen this week as the 13th annual China Cruise Shipping Conference and International Expo will focus on the new era of the Chinese cruise industry. The event is organized by the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA), with key support from China Merchants Group. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Last night (Oct. 27), luxury cruise line Cunard announced its partnership with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles). The sponsorship kicked off at BAFTA LA’s hallmark annual awards ceremony, the 2018 Britannia Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night, October 26, 2018.
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CLIA has announced that Mail on Sunday travel editor Sarah Hartley, APT chief commercial officer Debra Fox, and Scenic managing director UK Colin Downing, are the keynote speakers for its river cruise conference. The annual conference is now in its eighth year and will take place in Paris from 10-11 November. (cruisetradenews.com)
Australia’s leading cruise organisation, Carnival Australia, said it was thrilled to receive a prestigious national award for its part in a project supporting indigenous entrepreneurs in the Pacific to develop new shore tour businesses.