Key decision-makers from four cruise lines will be attending the Port & Destination Summit for the first time, including Virgin Voyages, Azamara Club Cruises, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and Windstar Cruises.
During the opening general session at the Port & Destination Summit, David Beckett, an international pitch coach, will be taking to the stage with a keynote ‘Pitch Perfect: Great Ideas Need A Voice – and a Great Pitch!’ This will be followed by a question and answer session with cruise line executives.
Bo Larsen, CLIA’s svp, strategic partnerships, said: ‘I am delighted that we have an incredibly diverse range of cruise lines attending both these events, from all sectors of the cruise industry.’
Ports & Destination Summit in Lisbon
The Port & Destination Summit takes place prior to Seatrade Cruise Med. More than 45 cruise line executives are expected to participate in interactive sessions on a range of topics, including itinerary planning, port operations and shore excursions.
Summit at Sea on Symphony of the Seas
The four-day Summit at Sea will take place from October 11 to -14 on Symphony of the Seas, hosted by Adam Goldstein, vice chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and Stuart Leven, vice president, EMEA, and managing director of RCL Cruises Ltd.