CruiseWorld Hong Kong
 
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GEARED FOR SELLING CRUISING IN GREATER CHINA

CRUISEWORLD IS COMING TO
HONG KONG
DECEMBER 10, 2018, MONDAY

 
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HONG KONG, 10 DECEMBER 2018, MONDAY

ABOUT CRUISEWORLD HONG KONG

 
 
 

“Cashing in on Greater China’s Cruise Tourism” is the theme of the inaugural CruiseWorld Hong Kong, produced jointly by Travel Weekly Asia and Travel Weekly China.

The conference will feature experts on cruise marketing and explore opportunities in fly-cruise and themed cruises, among other topics. 

CruiseWorld Hong Kong will provide a deep dive into the state of cruising in this fast-growing region and provide a wealth of information geared to improving travel agency profits. Come join attendees for a day of networking with a diverse group of cruise specialists, and reap the benefits of building valuable relationship with influential suppliers and thought leaders.

A wide range of cruise suppliers and highly-qualified qualified travel agents will share their insights in educational sessions. Meet the senior industry executives who care about you and who want to help your business grow!

CruiseWorld Hong Kong follows the successful CruiseWorld Asia, held in Singapore since 2017, and CruiseWorld China, held in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou since 2015. CruiseWorld USA has been produced in Fort Lauderdale by parent company Northstar Travel Group for more than a decade.

DATE
10 DECEMBER 2018, MONDAY

VENUE
THE RITZ-CARLTON, HONG KONG (NEXT TO HIGH-SPEED RAIL STATION)
DIAMOND BALLROOM, LEVEL 3

 
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HONG KONG, 10 DECEMBER 2018, MONDAY

WHY ATTEND?

 
 
 
  • Meet face-to-face with industry leaders and top executives of suppliers

  • Learn about opportunities for growth in the HK cruise market

  • Hear about the best opportunities for Fly-Cruise sales.

  • Find out about the hottest cruise destinations

  • Revealed: Cruises opportunities for the FIT market in Southern China

  • Learn which ships and brands are best for YOUR clients!

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HONG KONG, 10 DECEMBER 2018, MONDAY

WHY SPONSOR?

THE FOCUS IS CRUISE, BUT MORE THAN JUST CRUISE.

  1. Expose your brand and latest products to industry’s elite travel professionals.

  2. Grow your business by presenting an educational session.

  3. Communicate with partners and suppliers and establish contact with the best travel agency leadership.

  4. Promote your latest products to travel agencies through platforms of Travel Weekly China and Travel Weekly Asia.

REINFORCE YOUR BRAND AND TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:

  • Whey Whey Ng, Regional Sales Director of Travel Weekly Asia (Singapore)

  • Manna Ma, Media Rep of Northstar Travel Media (Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)

  • Roger Wang, Sales Director of Travel Weekly China

  • Megan Hu, Sales Manager of Travel Weekly China

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who are coming to town?

MODERATORS

 

Arnie Weissmann

Editor in Chief | Executive Vice President | Editorial Director

Travel Weekly | Travel Group | Northstar Travel Group

Susan Li

Editorial Director of China

Northstar Travel Group

SPEAKERS

Michael Wang

Editor-in-Chief

Travel Weekly China

 

George Bao

Group Sales Manager, China and Strategic Sales Manager Group Segment, Asia Pacific

American Airlines

Jeff Bent

Managing Director

Worldwide Cruise Terminals

Thatcher Brown

President, Dream Cruises

Managing Director, Crystal Cruises Asia

Siwei Cai

Vice General Manager

Xiamen Port Holding Group

Crystal Campbell

Managing Director

Royal Caribbean Cruises Hong Kong Limited

Miyuki HIRAKAWA

Manager of Global marketing department

Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau

Dr. Kam Hung

Associate Professor, MSc Program Leader

School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Carmen Li

General Manager

Intercity MTR Corporation

Christine Li Feng Xia

Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing & Communication

Genting Cruise Lines

Jianbin Liu

General Manager of Cruise Business Department

Nanjing Tuniu International Travel Service Co., Ltd

Dr. Zinan Liu

President of China and North Asia

Royal Caribbean International

Pham Van Hiep

Managing Director

Ha Long International Cruise Port

Tsu Heung Wing, Edmond

General Manager

W Cruising

Tao Wang

Executive General Manager

Shenzhen Comfort Travel Service Co. Ltd.

Ailsa Wong

Executive General Manager

Shenzhen Ctrip International Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Simon Wo

Executive Director – Tour & Cruises Business

Travel Expert Group

Kenneth Wong

General Manager, MICE & Cruise,

Hong Kong Tourism Board

Karen Yao

CEO

Dongguan Youth International Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Bernie Ye

VP Sales & Commercial, GC and SEA   

Costa Crociere, S.p.A.

Yvette Yuan

Co-Founder

SiKU Cruise Management Consulting Ltd.

Fiona Zhang

Deputy General Manager of Cruise Department

Tongcheng International Travel Service Co. Ltd.

Wenzhi Zhao

Vice President

GZL International Travel Service Ltd.

Kent Zhu Fuming

President

Genting Cruise Lines

 

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AGENDA

 

SUMMARY

CruiseWorld Hong Kong is a one day program that will provide a deep dive into the state of cruising in this fast-growing region and provide a wealth of information geared to improving travel agency profits. Come join attendees for a day of networking with a diverse group of cruise specialists, and reap the benefits of building valuable relationship with influential suppliers and thought leaders. The full program will be available shortly.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

08:00AM – 09:15AM Registration

09:15AM – 09:25AM Opening remarks

09:25AM – 09:35AM Welcome Speech

09:35AM – 09:50AM In conversation: Cruise port and MTR

09:50AM – 10:30AM What lies ahead for the Hong Kong and South China cruise market?

10:30AM – 10:50AM Coffee Break

10:50AM – 11:00AM Keynote Speech: Hong Kong Tourism Board

11:00AM – 11:10AM Keynote Speech: Genting Cruise Lines

11:10AM – 11:25AM Chinese travellers’ preferences for cruising attributes

11:25AM – 11:55AM Raising Asian cruise destinations

11:55AM – 12:05PM Keynote speech: American Airlines

12:05PM – 12:30PM Coffee Talk with Cruise Executives

12:30PM – 02:15PM Lunch

02:15PM – 02:45PM Hong Kong cruise market in 2019

02:45PM – 03:15PM Rail drives cruise growth

03:15PM – 03:50PM Product Update: Explorer Dream

03:50PM - 04:50PM Networking sponsored by Dream Cruises

 

Note: The above agenda is tentative, and subject to change.

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REGISTER NOW

 
 
 

for complimentary tickets.

Full Day Conference Pass at USD 180 inclusive of luncheon and coffee break.

Please kindly noted that the complimentary ticket only for travel agent, and the event management reserves the right to decline non-travel agent registrations.

For enquiries about registration, please kindly contact:

Jessie Liu, Marketing Manager, Travel Weekly China 

DID: 86-10-85323611
HP: 86-18612649082
Email: jliu@ntmllc.com

Melanie Ong, Associate Manager, Marketing and Events, Travel Weekly Asia

DID: 65-6801 0458
Email: Melanie.Ong@ntmllc.com

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thank you to our sponsors

SPONSORS

 
 

Diamond Sponsor

 
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Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

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Official Airline Sponsor

 
 
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Supporting Organization

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Exhibitor

 
 
 
 
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