CNN's Richard Quest will serve as the moderator. Quest is international business correspondent and presenter of 'Quest Means Business' and the monthly 'CNN Business Traveller' programs.
'Recently, we have seen significant changes in the cruise industry, with brand consolidations and new faces at the C-suite level,' said Christopher Dauer, director of UBM Connect's Cruise Events Portfolio. 'These four executives will provide a top-level overview of where the global cruise industry is today and what they foresee going forward.'
Preceding the State of the Industry panel, Cruise Lines International Association chairman Adam Goldstein will provide a statistical overview of the cruise industry. Goldstein is president and coo of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Cruise Shipping Miami is set for March 16-19 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.