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Latin America Cruise Convention moving to Rio

Latin America Cruise Convention moving to Rio
Seatrade announces the 4th edition of its Latin America Cruise Convention to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2-3 September, 2014.

Seatrade Communications announced today that the 4th edition of the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention will take place in the homeport of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next September. The event returns to Brazil after touring the region having taken place in Sao Paulo, 2011, Buenos Aires in 2012 and Valparaiso in 2013. It is the first time that the event has taken place in Rio de Janeiro.

The event is being supported by SeTur - Secretaria de Estado de Turismo, TurisRio – Companhia de Turismo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, RIOTUR -The City of Rio Tourism Authority, and Embratur amongst others.

The two day conference, exhibition and social programme will focus on the development of the cruise industry in Latin America addressing opportunities and challenges including increasing both source and international passenger numbers, developing new itineraries and shore excursions and port development.

Chris Hayman, Chairman of Seatrade commented "We are delighted to bring the 4th edition of Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention to Rio de Janeiro, a city with huge tourist appeal. We believe that the cruise industry in Brazil and Latin America has enormous potential and this event will provide tremendous opportunity to explore opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.



In the photo from left to right
Nicola Bateman - Seatrade
Claudio Magnvita - Tourism Undersecretary for the State of Rio.
Claudia Maria Combothanassis - Seatrade
Ronald Abrahau Azaru- Tourism Secretary for the State of Rio
Christophe Cahen - Seatrade
Pedro Guimaraes - Tourism Undersecretary for Rio de Janerio

About Seatrade.

Established 40 years ago, Seatrade is a leader in cruise and maritime publications, conferences and exhibitions, training, awards and business consultancy for the cruise industry. Regular events include international trade exhibitions and conferences across all maritime sectors, management training courses for shipping professionals, training seminars for travel agents and award schemes, including the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards. Seatrade publications include magazines, supplements and yearbooks, whilst Seatrade Insider provides daily cruise new online at

About UBM Live
UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premier brands such as Routes, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

About Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention.
Established in 2011 the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention is the only event dedicated to the development of the cruise industry for Latin America. The event is owned and organised by Seatrade Communications Ltd in partnership with UBM Live Exhibitions.

Press contact:

Nicola Bateman, [email protected] + 44 1206 545 121