Registration opens for 2nd annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Conferemce om Singapore, September 17-18 2012
Focusing on regional growth and development, the event will feature two full conference days, travel agent training, buyer appointment programs, and a full trade show floor.
There are major developments in the cruise industry marketplace with Asia, Asia-Pacific, and Australia set to host about 1.2 million passengers in 2012.
Rama Rebbapragada, Chairman of the Asia Cruise Association and speaker at Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific said, " A major opportunity is the continuing popularity of cruising as a mainstream vacation option within Asia coupled by the increased deployment of newer and larger ships into the region. The continuing growth in China and South East Asia and the re-emergence of markets such as Japan, not only as a destination but as source markets present huge opportunities for cruising in Asia."
The Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference will be formatted to host 4 key plenary sessions and a choice of 8 individual masterclasses all designed to focus on education and collaboration during the event. A few of the stand out session's that will be taking place include: Designing Shore Excursions that Really Work, Localising the On-Board Experience & Revenues, Partnering with Airlines to develop the Air-Cruise Model, and Overcoming Challenges in Crewing, Supply Chain & Bunkering.
Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific will be providing delegates diverse perspectives on the industry from such world renowned speakers as: Buhdy Bok, VP - Asia Pacific & China, Costa Crociere, Bruce Krumrine, VP -Shore Operations, Princess Cruises, Naohiko Yamaguchi, Director, Mitsui OSK Passenger Line and Ingo Koller, VP - Hotels & Devlopment, Century River Cruises.
For registration click here.