Welcome to the Seatrade Cruise Virtual Press Centre

This is the place to find the latest news about Seatrade Cruise Virtual, a four-day event with networking, sourcing, education and innovation – the pillars of our live events, reimagined to suit both your schedule and the world’s unique circumstances.

Latest Press Releases:

06 October: Seatrade Cruise Virtual Announced Programming Line-Up [Read More]

01 October: Seatrade Cruise Virtual Announced Programming Line-Up [Read More]

10 September: Cruise Community Unites for Seatrade Cruise Virtual [Read More]


Media Credential Guidelines to Register

Media badges are available for working journalists/influencers approved by the Seatrade Cruise Virtual press team. To
qualify for a complimentary media pass, applicants must cover the cruise industry or related vertical on a regular basis and present at least one (1) bylined article from the past six months upon request.

Publishers and marketing/PR agency professionals must go through their cruise line/exhibiting client to receive a working pass for Seatrade Cruise Virtual.

Media Briefings at Seatrade Cruise Virtual

05 October

3:15 - 4:00 PM BST | 10:15 - 11:00 AM EDT
Atlas Ocean Voyages

5:15 - 7:00 PM BST | 1:15 - 2:00 PM EDT

7:15 - 8:00 PM BST | 2:15 - 3:00 PM EDT
American Cruise Lines

06 October

4:00 - 4:45 PM BST | 11:00 - 11:45 AM EDT

9:30 - 10:15 PM BST | 4:30 - 5:15 PM EDT
Holland America Line

About Seatrade Cruise Virtual

The inaugural edition of Seatrade Cruise Virtual is expected to bring together more than 5,000 buyers and suppliers from around the world and 100 international journalists.

The four-day conference explores The New Cruise Journey and cruising in a post-COVID19 world, including a virtual edition of the annual State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote with the chief executives of the world’s largest cruise organizations. The three-day exhibition is expected to be the largest gathering of the cruise industry hosting over 300 exhibiting companies from all sectors including Design & Ship Interiors; Entertainment, Environmental & Health, Hotel Operations and Concessions, Information Technology, Ports & Destinations, Safety & Security, Ship Equipment & Shipbuilding.

Seatrade Cruise Virtual is part of the Seatrade Portfolio, an integral portfolio within Informa Markets, providing a range of global exhibitions, conference, events, awards, news websites and publications that cover every aspect of the cruise and maritime industries. Seatrade is owned by Informa PLC, the largest B2B events organizer in the world. 

Event Highlights to Explore

State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote

The anticipated State of the Global Cruise Industry panel brings together senior leadership representing the world’s four largest cruise lines for the first time in 2020. Editor of Seatrade Cruise News, Anne Kalosh, will host this panel discourse delving into the future of cruising as panelists take the virtual stage to discuss shared challenges, essential insights and solutions to shape a new era of cruising. 

Seatrade Cruise Awards

All media are invited to our virtual awards ceremony. Connect with colleagues from across the globe and learn about cutting edge projects, innovations and technologies that have made a positive impact on the development of the cruise industry over the last 12 months.

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The Seatrade Cruise blog brings you up close and personal with the top speakers, suppliers and industry influencers from the virtual event.


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Press Enquiries

Get in touch with any questions you may have - we're here to help you every step of the way. We want to make sure you have an amazing event, so feel free to just ask!