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Expedition cruising is flourishing as the trend for adventure, connection and exploration rises amongst travellers and drives the need for new and interesting destinations across the globe.

Expedition ships account for almost one third of the orderbook with over 40 expedition newbuilds planned for delivery between 2019-2022 from 17 owners including luxury cruise lines building to meet consumer demand.

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Sustainability at Seatrade Cruise Events

We know sustainability is increasingly important to our attendees and exhibitors, as well as to our market as a whole. Running events with international
audiences gives us lots of opportunities to improve our impacts environmentally, socially and economically in our host cities. We want to make our events more responsible and play a role in helping our markets improve its own sustainability through connecting people with the networks and knowledge they want to help solve the big challenges in our sector.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Shaping the cruise industry for a sustainable future.

At Seatrade, we achieve sustainable commercial success through thoughtful market focus and superior results for our customers. Being a sustainable business is
central to how we run our events, how we make decisions and how we do business every day.

Our continuing evolution is fueled by insight, innovation, and collaboration. We are proud of our commitment to having a positive environmental and social
impact on both the communities and industries we work within.  

Our Three Aims


We help our markets through inspiring sustainable development.

We focus on:  

  • Using our content to support the
    sustainability of the market the event serves  
  • Inspiring our suppliers, exhibitors,
    and other stakeholders to deliver a sustainable event 
  • Developing market-relevant partnerships



We run our events in an increasingly environmentally responsible matter. 

We focus on:  

  • Reducing ourevent’s carbon emissions
  • Creating less waste
  • Considering sustainability credentials of the
    items sourced for the event


We want to consider how we run our events in a
socially responsible manner.

We focus on:

  • Doing business safely and ethically
  • Considering wellbeing and accessibility   
  • Creating a positive impact on our host cities
  • Measuring our impacts

Our Partnership With Mercy Ships

We are proud of our continued partnership with Mercy Ships as the Seatrade Cruise Event’s official non-profit/Charitable Partner. Mercy
Ships is an international charity. Mercy Ships currently operates the largest non-governmental hospital ship in the world, providing humanitarian aid
like free health care, community development projects, community health education, mental health programs, agriculture projects, and palliative care
for terminally ill patients. Mercy Ships has operated in more than 57 developing nations and 18 developed nations around the world, with a current
focus on the countries of Africa.

To read more about their work, visit their website.

Sustainability at Informa Markets

Our events are part of Informa Markets and the Informa Group. Sustainability at Informa focuses on the long term impacts we have on our customers, colleagues, the communities we work in and the environment.

Many of our stakeholders are clearly telling us that sustainability (social, economic and environmental) is something that is no longer a nice to have but a necessary part of any event. We want to make sure we’re meeting those expectations and we believe that being sustainable is the right thing to do.

We also recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve. This is an ongoing process for us and we’re looking for ideas of how we can improve.

To find out more, visit our website.