NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading annual global business-to-business event for the cruise industry, in partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), 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.
"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 Chiara Giorgi, Brand Director for Seatrade Cruise Global. "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."
Peter Greenberg will moderate the State of the Global Cruise Industry from 9:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Setting the course of the cruise industry's premier annual event, the panel will commence with 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 Cindy D'Aoust, CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). "These iconic industry leaders are sure to deliver an informative and engaging dialogue on a variety of topics impacting all business relating to cruise."
A second keynote panel moderated by Mr. Greenberg titled Innovation, Disruption and Setting the Course for the Future will immediately follow the State of the Global Cruise Industry, with additional details to be revealed in the coming weeks.
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 organizers will issue a complimentary pass once their credentials have been verified and approved.
About Seatrade Cruise Global
Seatrade Cruise Global 2018 is taking place 5-8 March 2018 at the Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. The exhibition is the leading annual global business-to-business event for the cruise industry. Bringing 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 to become the cruise industry's epicenter of ideas, products and services. A who's who of the industry participate in a comprehensive panel of discussions featuring experts, leaders and thought-makers including the State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote with the chief executives of the world's largest cruise companies. Call +1-212-600-3260 or visit http://www.seatradecruiseglobal.com for more information.
SOURCE Seatrade Cruise Global