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2020 Event Schedule

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Exploring the New Cruise Hybrid


Liz Gammon  (Independent Cruise Consultant,


Alberto Aliberti  (President, Atlas Ocean Voyages)

Conrad Combrink  (Senior Vice President of Tour Operating, Expedition & Destination Management, Silversea Cruises)

Zeljka Galik Cimic  (Product Development Manager, Ocean Cruising, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours)

Tim Littley  (Senior Director Deployment and Itinerary Planning, Seabourn)

Location: Room 201/202

Date: Thursday, April 23

Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Sector: Expedition Cruising

Pass Type: VIP Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Conference Program

Vault Recording: TBD

The dawning of an exciting new age is upon us as expedition meets luxury on the high seas.Luxury can now, at the flick of a switch, turn expedition. All thanks to the new breed of high-end, ice class expedition vessels, knowledgeable expedition teams and competent captains that are emerging on the horizon. Throw in private helicopters and submarines and you have quite a cruise product!

These stunning new builds are already starting to show up on the radar and, expensive embellishments aside, the one thing they have in common is that they are ALL looking to discover something NEW. News destinations, new ports, new land side adventures... the focus is on exploration and expedition. It’s a big wide world out there and poles aside, some destinations and ports might feel expedition doesn’t apply to them. We have news for you - it does!

Moderated by Liz Gammon, this session taps into the thinking behind the new hybrid cruise product and explores how ports, destinations and tour operators can tweak their traditional cruise strategies and get onboard this new wave of adventure. From the Arctic to the Antarctic - and everywhere in between.