Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2013 Conference Offers Trailblazers Entry into the Burgeoning Pan-Asia Cruise Market

 Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2013 Conference Offers Trailblazers Entry into
                    the Burgeoning Pan-Asia Cruise Market

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The conference portion of the annual
Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific event, slated for October 9-10, 2013 has been
revamped for the show's third edition.

Developed as an opportunity to assess the pace and direction of growth in the
world's newest and fastest emerging cruise market, the 2013Cruise Shipping
Asia-Pacific conference will offer valuable insights and tangible application
to capitalize on the burgeoning Asia cruise market. The conference will be led
by a panel of regional and international industry experts covering essential

Wednesday, October 9 will kick off The State of the Cruise Industry in Asia:
The Next Step forward; followed by concurrent sessions: "Cruise Operations in
Asian Waters" and "Supplying the Cruise Industry in Asia."

Thursday, October 10, concurrent morning sessions will include "Building Asian
Source Markets" and "Cruise Ship Terminal Development." Afternoon sessions
include: "The Cruise Geography of Asia" and "Shipbuilding and Refurbishment in

Spearheading the conference sessions are a plethora of industry leaders and
innovators including:

Michael BAYLEY President & CEO, Celebrity Cruises Per BJORNSEN Commercial
Director, V.Ships Leisure SAM Ted BLAMEY Principal, CHART Management
Consultants Buhdy BOK SVP Pacific Asia & China, Costa Crociere SpA

Dickson CHIN Managing Director, Indo-China, Wallem Shipping (Thailand) Ltd

Daniel CHUI Chief Executive, Oceanic Group Pte Ltd & QE2 Holdings Ltd

Christine DUFFY President & CEO, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Pier Luigi FOSCH I Chairman & CEO, Carnival Asia

Michael GOH Senior Vice President Sales, Star Cruises

Mark ITTEL Partner/SVP, Ports & Maritime, Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Inc

Raoul D. JACK Principal Consultant, PFJ Maritime

Brett JARDINE General Manager, CLIA Australasia

Maxine KRAJNIAK VP Global Cruise, UTi

Bruce KRUMRINE Vice President, Shore Operations – Europe & Exotics, Princess

Kevin LEONG General Manager, CLIA Asia

Zinan LIU Chairman, CLIA Asia, and Regional Vice President, Asia & Managing
Director, China, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited

William NG Chief Operating Officer – Cruise, Genting Hong Kong Ltd Steve ODELL
President, Europe & Asia Pacific, Silversea Cruises Ltd

PHAN Xuan Anh President, Viet Excursions Co Ltd

Ann SHERRY AO Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Australia 

Christina SIAW CEO, Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd

Laura VLAD Regional Director Asia, Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services

Conference session details can be found at or by
clicking here .

Cruise Shipping Miami is organized by UBM Live and exclusively supported by
Cruise Lines International Association and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise
Association to provide a one-stop global resource for cruise lines and their

For information about exhibiting or attending Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific

WHERE: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. For more information, visit or contact Intercruises at

MEDIA REGISTRATION: Media credentials are issued to bona fide journalists
covering the convention. Review the media policy , request a media
registration online or contact Jennifer Rosen . Media Contact: Jennifer Rosen,

Social Media Additional news, information and announcements about Cruise
Shipping Asia-Pacific are available at . Find
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NOTE TO THE EDITOR : Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific is jointly organized by UBM
Live and UBM Asia in partnership with Seatrade.

The Cruise Shipping Portfolio The Cruise Shipping Portfolio organized by UBM
Live includes Cruise Shipping Miami, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific and Seatrade
Med. Since 1985 Cruise Shipping Miami has been the world's premier annual
event for the global cruise industry, featuring a three-day exhibition and
four-day conference that draw more than 11,000 attendees and over 1,000
exhibiting companies from more than 130 countries. About UBM Live UBM Live
connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents
to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their
brands and expand their markets. Through premier brands such as Routes, CPhI,
IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM
Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and
training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing
plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

About UBM Asia ( ) Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock
Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organizer and the biggest
commercial organizer in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with
its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the
US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 30 offices and over 1,200 staff in
25 major cities. We operate in 19 market sectors with 160 exhibitions, 75
conferences, 28 trade publications, 18 vertical portals and virtual event
services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference
delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.

About Seatrade

Connecting the global cruise community – 
Established 40 years ago, Seatrade is a leader in cruise and maritime
publications, conferences and exhibitions, training, awards and other special
projects. Regular events include international trade exhibitions and
conferences across all maritime sectors, management training courses for
shipping professionals, training seminars for travel agents and award schemes,
including the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards. Seatrade publications include
magazines, supplements and yearbooks, whilst SeatradeInsider provides daily
cruise news online at 

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