On the afternoon of the opening day, the Focus on China session brings together a high level panel of cruise line executives including
Buhdy Bok svp Pacific Asia & China, Costa Crociere; Anthony H. Kaufman svp Asia operations, Princess Cruises; Ang Moo Lim evp sales, marketing & hotel operations, Genting Hong Kong; Zinan Liu vp China and North Asia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and chairman, CLIA North Asia and
Steve Odell president, Europe, Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Silversea Cruises.
Participants will discuss the country’s potential in becoming the the world's second biggest source market for cruise passengers by 2017, deployment patterns, future cruise tourism developments, challenges and what kinds of products and itineraries will appeal most to Chinese consumers.
The session, moderated by Seatrade Insider editor Mary Bond, is taking place on November 20, between 15.00-16.30hrs.
Owned by UBM, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2014, conference and exhibition runs from November 20-21 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.