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Expedition Cruising and Polar Cruising Outlook – Managing Explosive Growth

Moderator:
  • Paul Brady (Articles Editor, Condé Nast Traveler)
Panelists:
Location: Palm Ballroom A
Pass Type: VIP All Access Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!
Session Type: Conference Session
Sectors: Destinations, Environmental & Health, Shipyards, Shipbuilding & Refurbishment
Recording: TBD



Sponsored by Triton Submarines LLC


During our two-part session, our experts discuss expedition and polar cruising trends, the market outlook and what to expect next for this emerging cruising area.

Part I – The Future Outlook for Expedition Cruising
9:30am–10:15am

Join our expedition experts to hear about the hottest segment in cruising and the state of industry for expedition. With tremendous growth comes opportunities as well as challenges – our experts talk through what’s up next for this booking market, how expedition cruise lines are jockeying for talent and how market consolidation has impacted the expedition cruising market.

Moderator:
Paul Brady, Articles Editor, Condé Nast Traveler

Panelists:
Mark Conroy, Managing Director, The Americas, Silversea Cruises

Capt. Ben Lyons, Chief Executive Officer, Expedition Voyage Consultants
Navin Sawhney, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, PONANT
Daniel Skjeldam, Chief Executive Officer, Hurtigruten


Part II - Polar Cruising Challenges and Opportunities
10:15am-11:00am

Moderator:
Paul Brady, Articles Editor, Condé Nast Traveler

Panelists:
Daniel Skjeldam, Chief Executive Officer, Hurtigruten
Capt. Ben Lyons, Chief Executive Officer, Expedition Voyage Consultants