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Leading Asia execs to address Seatrade Cruise Asia in Korea

Leading Asia execs to address Seatrade Cruise Asia in Korea
Buhdy Bok, president, Costa Group Asia, Costa Cruises Asia Pacific & China; Thatcher Brown, president, Dream Cruises; Roger Chen, chairman, Carnival China; Lorenzo Diamantini, vice gm, Greater China, MSC Cruises; Bruce Krumrine, vp, shore operations, Holland America Group and Dr Zinan Liu, president, North APAC & China, Royal Caribbean International & chairman, CLIA North Asia will participate at the opening conference session at Seatrade Cruise Asia, taking place from May 12-13, 2016 in Busan, South Korea.

The panel of cruise line experts will be discussing a range of subjects including Asian source market development, the diversity of Asia and the likely future pattern of cruise tourism development in China. Can we expect to see more Asian new entrants to the cruise market, how can the Korean and other Asian economies maximise the benefits of cruise tourism and what is the nature and scale of the opportunity for Asian shipyards in cruise ship construction are also on the agenda for discussion.

The opening session will be preceded by a series of welcome and keynote addresses presented by Professor Jon Joon Soo, chair professor of Business School at Sogang University, Republic of Korea; chairman of commissioners of Busan Port Authority; chairman of advisory committee of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Dr Liu.