Visitor FAQ

Conference enquiries

When will the conference agenda be announced?

The conference agenda for Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019 will be announced soon.

In the meantime, you can view the 2018 conference agenda here.

Date & Opening Hours

When is Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019?

Dates for Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019 will be announced shortly. 

When will I be able to register for Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific?

Registration for Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019 will open next year. To stay up-to-date with next year's event, register your interest here.

Hotel & Travel

Will I need a visa?

All visitors travelling in to China require a visa excluding those holding a Japanese, Singaporean or Brunei passport.

The most suitable typle of visa for those attending Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific is a business visa (type M), which will require a letter of invitation. A visa must be organised prior to travelling to China and can take up to two weeks to process, so we advise applying in good time.

For more information on applying for a Chinese visa, please contact your local Chinese Embassy. 

Where can I book my accommodation?

Information on accommodation for Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific attendees will be released soon.

How does social etiquette in China differ to Western countries?

There are some nuances in social etiquette and behaviour across China, which differ to Western culture. If you’re visiting China for the first time you may be unfamiliar with the local customs and protocol.

It's a good idea to familiarise yourself with the local culture. You can read our guide to China here.

Location & Venue

Where will Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019 take place?

Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2019 will take place in Baoshan District of Shanghai, China. The event venue will be announced in due course.