UBM and Seatrade have announced additions and updates to the Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 conference program. Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 is set for March 16-19 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Organized by UBM Connect and Seatrade, thematic topics include The Geography of Cruise Tourism, Safety and Ship Operations, Market Segments and Cruise Product Development.
Updated information is noted in ITALICS. This program may be subject to alterations and additions.
3 to 4:30 p.m. (afternoon concurrent sessions)
The State of the Cruise Industry: North and South America
Market trends, the health of source markets from Canada and the U.S. to Latin America, infrastructure developments, opportunities and challenges will be discussed. Cruise line leaders will consider key regions, from Canada/New England, down the U.S. East Coast to the Gulf Coast, Mexico, Central America and the Panama Canal. Alaska, the U.S./Canada Pacific coast, Hawaii and South America, from the Amazon to Antarctica, Brazil and the long Chilean shore are up for discussion, as well.
Orlando Ashford, President, Holland America Line
Roberto Fusaro, Managing Director, South America, MSC Cruises, and Chairman, CLIA–ABREMAR
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President & CEO, Celebrity Cruises
Jan Swartz, President, Princess Cruises