Only two days remain before Travel Weekly Asia's CruiseWorld Asia returns for a second edition this Thursday at the Raffles City Convention Centre.
Themed 'Cashing in on Asia's Cruise Tourism', the conference will invite cruise specialists who will be sharing their expertise in areas such as cruise marketing, river cruises, fly-cruises, themed cruises, halal cruising, MICE and more.
Among the senior industry executives who will be speaking are Angie Stephen, associate vice president & managing director, Asia Pacific, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd; Michael Goh, senior vice president - international sales, Genting Cruise Lines; Annie Chang, director, cruise, policy & planning group, Singapore Tourism Board, and Steven Ler, executive director, head of travel, UOB Travel Planners Pte Ltd.
This year's conference attracted a 20% increase in delegates, with participation from new markets such as India and Myanmar. Participants from overseas markets such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines has also increased in this second edition.
Also new for this year's conference is the participation of the following industry associations: Indonesian Travel Agents Association (ASTINDO), Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA), Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA), Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), National Association of Travel Agents Singapore's (NATAS) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI).