Registrations already open; Super early bird rates available through September 1, 2023
After a four-year hiatus, Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific returns this fall, bringing together the cruise community in Hong Kong, October 24-26, 2023 at the JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, China. Inspired by the overarching theme, Rebuilding Asia Cruising Together, the revived event, backed by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, will include a two-way conference program with key industry stakeholders and a tabletop area showcasing ports, destinations and services. providers throughout the region.
“Seatrade has been committed to cruising in the Asia Pacific region for 40 years, uniting cruise communities to support the development of this emerging market,” says Chiara Giorgi, Seatrade Cruise’s global director of brand and events. “Cruise operations are gradually restarting in this region with some markets making a strong return to near-pandemic levels. With several cruise lines already operating in the region and new players on the horizon, Seatrade is excited to be back.” in Hong Kong to continue supporting the recovery of the Asian cruise market. ”
Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific welcomes cruise industry professionals from around the world to learn about the latest cruise developments, hear from renowned industry experts and meet like-minded people. The event’s conference agenda, centered around the theme Rebuilding Asia Cruising Together, will include panels, workshops and presentations addressing the most relevant regional trends, threats and opportunities with each session led by a panel of the most influential leaders and experts from the cruise ships. The conference program will be headlined by the session on the state of the Asian cruise industry, which will delve into the main industry updates, current trends and the outlook for the future of the region.
The dedicated Supplier Showcase Zone will feature exhibitors including ports, destinations and service providers from across the region showcasing their latest installations and products. Attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with colleagues through a variety of networking receptions hosted throughout the three days.
Hong Kong’s iconic cityscape and Victoria Harbor are a leading cruise hub for multiple brands visiting Asia and the ideal location to host the highly anticipated return of Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board is honored to fully facilitate and support the organization of the Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific in Hong Kong. Mr. Kenneth Wong, General Manager, Hong Kong Tourism Board MICE and Cruises, said: “Hong Kong’s choice to host Asia’s first and largest post-pandemic trade event for the cruise industry is not not only highlights Hong Kong’s important role as the cruise hub of Asia, but also further strengthens Hong Kong’s position in the global cruise industry.The event will bring together the best and brightest cruise industry elites from everyone, who will be able to experience Hong Kong’s new travel experience first-hand. This will help show the world the normality of Hong Kong.”