Cruise Shipping Asia Conference 2011

Cruise Shipping Asia – November 2011

Cruising in Asia is the focus of the  Cruise Shipping Asia conference held in Singapore at the end of November 2011. Expanding beyond North American cruisers, many cruise lines and suppliers are banking on the emerging Asian cruise market.

Conference Topics include

  • State of the Asian Cruise Industry
  • Destinations: Challenges & Opportunities in the Development of the Asia Pacific Cruise Industry
  • Ship Building, Repair, & Refurbishment- The Asian Perspective
  • Terminal Design & Operations
  • Sourcing for Exisiting & Future Fleets in the Asia Pacific
  • Regulatory & Staffing Issues
  • Marketing in the New Age
  • Shore Excursions & Port Services
  • Identifying Source Markets
  • Successfully Designing the Cruise Experience for the Asian Market

Cruise Destinations

Borneo, Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Learn more from tourism organizations

  • Japan National Tourist Organization
  • Korean Tourism Organization
  • Tourism Malaysia
  • Philippine Department of Tourism.

Exhibitor list

A complete list of participating companies and organizations is available at


A complete list of sessions can be found at Cruise Shipping Asia Conference Program 2011

State of the Asian Cruise Industry
The top industry leaders from across the globe will come together to provide an insight into the Asian cruise shipping industry, the operations that they currently have in the region and their experience of working in this rapidly expanding area. Moderated by the session chairman, these key luminaries will discuss their challenges and success stories as well as answer questions from the audience.

Moderator: Mike Kazakoff, Vice President, Cruise Shipping Miami


  • Stein Kruse, President & CEO, Holland America Line
  • Michael Bayley, EVP International, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
  • Roberto Giorgi, President, V.Ships
  • Neil Palomba, COO, MSC Cruises



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