The Cruise Shipping Asia conference will take place November 16-18, 2011 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore and Royal Caribbean will be among the participants.
The conference will feature sessions and exhibition showcases that show off pan-Asia's potential as a cruise business sector and source market, focusing on the region from Japan and Korea to China, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Indian subcontinent and Australia.
Royal Caribbean Executive Vice President Michael Bayley thinks there's lots of potential for the cruise giant, "Asia holds promising opportunities for the cruise industry, and the inaugural Cruise Shipping Asia event gives us all a foothold in shaping what comes next. From port infrastructure development to attracting tourists from around the world, our industry can be instrumental in Asia’s future growth.”
The first panel of the conference is entitled “State of the Asian Cruise Industry" and among the panelists will be Michael Bayley.
In the final conference, "Identifying Source Markets", Dr. Zinan Liu, managing director, China & Asia Pacific, for Royal Caribbean will be on the panel.