Welcome address
10:00 - 10:15
Welcome address
Keynote address
10:15 - 10:30
Keynote Address
Chairman, CLIA North Asia, & VP, China & North Asia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited
Korea and the Wider Asian Market
10:30 - 12:30
Chief Operations Officer
EVP, Marine Operations and New Shipbuilding
Senior Vice President, Asia Operations
Chairman, CLIA North Asia, & VP, China & North Asia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited
President, Japan
  • How big can the Asian source markets become by 2020?
  • The diversity of Asia and the need to differentiate between markets
  • What is the likely future pattern of cruise tourism development in China and what kindsĀ of products and itineraries will appeal most to Chinese consumers?
  • Can we expect to see more Asian new entrants to the cruise market?
  • How can the Korean and other Asian economies maximise the benefits of cruise tourism?
  • What is the nature and scale of the opportunity for Asian shipyards in cruise ship construction?
The Future Geography of Cruise Tourism in Asia
14:30 - 16:30
Manager, Marine & Operations Planning Asia Pacific
Senior Vice President, Asia Operations
Managing Director & CEO
VP, Commercial & New Business Development
  • Which will be the stand out Asian hubs, as the industry seeks new ports and fresh itineraries?
  • Is new infrastructure investment in Asia keeping pace with demand?
  • How cruise friendly is the operating environment in Asia?
  • Will the new lower price of fuel affect deployment decisions in the region?
Power Hour: Outlook for Cruise Shipbuilding & Refurbishment in Asia
16:15 - 17:15

This one hour workshop will look specifically at Korea as a destination for cruising; discussing the challenges and opportunities with ample opportunity for audience participation.