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State of the industry lineup for Seatrade Cruise Virtual Expedition Cruising

From top left clockwise, Geoffrey Kent, Asta Lassesen, Hervé Bellaiche, Roberto Martinoli, Sven-Olof Lindblad
Top names in expedition cruising are booked for Seatrade Cruise Virtual's Expedition Cruising keynote session on March 8.

They include Sven-Olof Lindblad, CEO, Lindblad Expeditions; Geoffrey Kent, founder and co-chairman, Abercrombie & Kent Group of Companies; Roberto Martinoli, president and CEO, Silversea Cruises; Asta Lassesen, CEO, Hurtigruten Expeditions; and Hervé Bellaiche, chief sales, marketing and communication officer, Ponant.

Wide-ranging discussion

These experts will take part in a wide-ranging discussion of topics such as the market and future for expedition cruising, how current growth squares with demand, the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on operations and itineraries, how companies can add more value to the destinations they visit, sustainability initiatives, new frontiers for expedition ships, ensuring an adequate supply of skilled ice navigators and expedition leaders, and more.

The session, sponsored by Cruise Saudi, is set for 9 a.m. EST March 8.

Seatrade Cruise Virtual takes place March 8-9. The full conference program is here

Registration is open here.