Seatrade Cruise Global is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

The 2019 conference program was the most highly attended in our entire 35 year history! Ready to relive the experience and gather actionable insights? Keep an eye out for an email from us to download all presentation materials. In the meantime, view, browse and sort the list of conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format.

Entertainment Spotlight with Virgin Voyages


Charly McDonald (Principal, Spark)


Richard Kilman (Vice President Entertainment, Virgin Voyages)

Location: Cruising Innovations Theater

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Sector: Entertainment & Amusements

Pass Type: Open to All Pass Holders - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Cruising Innovations Theater

Vault Recording: TBD

The Virgin brand has been breaking industry norms since its inception, and Virgin Voyages is taking that approach to heart (and to sea). Join us for an intimate conversation with Richard Kilman, Virgin Voyages Vice President of Entertainment, and Charly McDonald, Principal at Spark Cooperative, a Miami-based experience design consultancy.

They will be chatting about Virgin Voyages’s unique approaches to designing shows and events, the Creative Collective collaborating to keep Sailors wowed throughout their voyage, the onboard music scene, and how Virgin Voyages will encourage sailors to Stray the Course.