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2020 Event Schedule

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Keynote: State of the Industry Panel - Sponsored by Hong Kong Tourism Board


Lucy Hockings  (News Presenter & Anchor, BBC World News)


Frank Del Rio  (President and CEO , Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd)

Arnold Donald  (President & CEO, Carnival Corporation)

Richard Fain  (Chairman & CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd)

Pierfrancesco Vago  (Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises)

Location: Grand Ballroom

Date: Tuesday, April 21

Time: 10:10 am - 10:50 am

Sector: Information Technology, Safety & Security, Entertainment, Expedition Cruising, Exploring Ports & Destinations, Hotel Ops/Concessions, Ship Building & Ship Equipment, Ship Interiors & Design, Sustainability Spotlight

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

Event Type: Keynote

Vault Recording: TBD

Hear industry leaders share their perspectives on the future of cruising. Panel discussion themes to include:

Cruising Innovations on Land and at SeaExplore how cruise lines are constantly rethinking what “innovation means to travelers
Going Green The latest developments on industry-wide environmental advancements
Sustainable Tourism Learn how cruise lines are collaborating with local communities and destinations to identify solutions in popular markets
Next Generation Technologies – New ways technology is transforming customer service
Cracking the New Cruiser Code – How cruise lines are working to convert new-to-cruise travelers
New Cruise Ship Launches Explore the hottest new launches expected in 2020 and beyond