27 - 30 January 2020

Dubai World Trade Centre

Why Attend Seatrade Cruise Med 2022?

Seatrade Cruise Med promises to be another fantastic show, including the return of the Showcase Deck. Hear from influential leaders about the future of our resilient industry and chart a course forward with your peers.

There's so much to look forward to

  • Re-connect with European Cruise Lines including TUI Cruises, Costa Crociere, Celestyal Cruises, MSC Cruises and Viking Cruises
  • Discover new and exciting Shorex opportunities, Destinations and Ports within the Med and its adjoining seas. 
  • Meet with Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Cruise Europe, Izmir, Port of Tokyo, Ports of Spain and more. Further develop your understanding of industry-wide issues as well as the biggest trends affecting the region
  • Take advantage of a packed schedule of networking opportunities to re-connect with peers, including the Welcome Reception & Sail Away Party!
  • Celebrate the industry at the Seatrade Cruise Awards
“Every Seatrade event is a meeting point of the most important persons in cruise industry providing the opportunity for new partnerships, finding new customers and connecting all the people within the cruise industry.”
- PFSO, Kavala Port Authority S.A.


Conference Programme

Under the theme 'Steering Change Together’, this year's programme will feature two Keynotes and a packed schedule of multi-track sessions covering the latest trend in ports & destinations.

Sessions include:

  • Fit for 55
  • Human VS Machine: the Impact of Technology on Shoreside Experiences 
  • Beyond the Poles: Expedition Workshop
  • Attracting Millennials to Cruise: The Next Generation
  • Redefining Luxury Cruising
  • The Changing Geography of the Med: Adapting and Improvising
  • Health & Safety: Change and Collaboration
  • Destination Stewardship: the Integrity of the Local Community

Showcase Deck

A live learning experience like no other, the Showcase Deck presents fresh insights from leading personalities across the industry.

The Showcase Deck programme will cover industry-wide issues as well as present some exclusive interviews with leading cruise executives. Topics include:

  • The Great Comeback: Marketing Strategies behind Reviving Destination Tourism
  • Technology Advances: Ashore and Onboard 
  • Lightning Pitch Competition – Why Sustainability is High on our Agenda
  • Wins Around the World: Looking Outside the Med