Seatrade Cruise News 20 under 40 shortlist announced

The 20 under 40 finalists for 2018 will be announced at Seatrade Cruise Med, Lisbon on September 20 The 20 under 40 finalists for 2018 will be announced at Seatrade Cruise Med, Lisbon on September 20

A new initiative was launched earlier this summer to find 20 under 40 year olds from the global cruise industry who have shown either great initiative, an exceptionally hardworking culture or demonstrated strong leadership.

Sponsored by TVG Travel and held in conjunction with Seatrade Cruise Med 2018, over 100 entries were received from around the world and have now been shortlisted to a top 40. To find out who they are click here.

The industry is now waiting with growing eagerness to hear who the top 20 under 40 in 2018 will be. The names will first be unveiled at a special session at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

The announcement and presentation will take place on September 20 at 13:20-14:20 at the Excellence Theatre on the showfloor. The 20 finalists will be presented with a trophy.

Meet the finalists and judges

Once the finalists are announced, those top 20 will be invited on stage to have a chat with the judges, including Liz Gammon, general manager, TVG Travel; Craig Milan, vp itinerary planning & destination development of Virgin Voyages and Mary Bond, editor of Seatrade Cruise News, on what motivates them and drives their success.

According to Celeste Huang, senior content producer, Seatrade Cruise, UBM EMEA: '20 Under 40 doesn’t simply mean a recognition, it also represents great inspiration from the industry and to the industry, in which young talented people can thrive.'

Join us at Seatrade Cruise Med and meet this year's 20 under 40 finalists.



Posted 21 August 2018

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Mary Bond

Publisher/Editor in Chief Seatrade Cruise News & Seatrade Cruise Review


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