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CLIA’s two European autumn events shaping up

Executives from 20 cruise lines have confirmed for two Cruise Lines International Association events this autumn, the Port & Destination Summit in Lisbon on September 17 and 18, and Summit at Sea, held on board Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas from October 11 to 14.

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.



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