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Keynote: State of the Industry Panel


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


Frank Del Rio (President & 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 9

Time: 10:10am - 10:50am

Sector: Design & Ship Interiors, Entertainment & Amusements, Environmental & Health, Food & Beverage, Hotel Operations, Information Technology, Ports & Destinations, Retail, Safety & Security, Ship Equipment, Ship Services, Shipyards, Shipbuilding & Refurbishment, Wellness

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

Event Type: Keynote

Vault Recording: TBD

Sponsored by Hong Kong Tourism Board

Hear industry titans share their perspectives on the future of cruising, including a dynamic panel discussion focused on what keeps these cruising leaders up at night. Themes to include:

  • Sustainable Tourism:The latest challenges in popular markets, how cruise lines are collaborating with local communities and destinations to identify solutions
  • Innovation: Defining what innovation means to their brand and customer
  • Converting New Cruisers: What it will take to attract the next generation of cruisers including millennials
  • Environmental Initiatives: Identifying the latest developments and success stories to continue environmental advancements
  • Emerging Markets: The future outlook on China, what it will take to succeed in emerging markets