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Speakers added to Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Conference

Speakers added to Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Conference
Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference and trade show today announced expanded details about the speakers for its second annual event, taking place September 17-18, 2012 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. This conference, from the organizers of Cruise Shipping Miami, the largest cruise gathering, is set to bring the cruise industry together to examine the emerging Asia-Pacific cruise market.

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific would like to announce their extended conference line up now includes:

  • Adam Armstrong, Commercial Manager - Australia & New Zealand, RCCL APAC 
  • Steve McLaughlin, Business Development Manager, Asia Pacific, Orion Expeditions
  • Bruce Krumrine, VP -Shore Operations, Princess Cruises
  • Christina Siaw, CEO, Singapore Cruise Centre
  • Tim Davies, Sector Director for Passenger and Vehicle Terminals, Royal Haskoning DHV
  • Siew Hoon Yeoh, Editor and Producer, Web-In-Travel

These speakers are being added to the already world-class line up including:  Roberto Giorgi, President, V.Ships, Richard Doyle, Head of Sales & Marketing, Captain Cook Cruises,  Gavin Smith, Managing Director, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Asia-Pacific, Christine Duffy, President & CEO, CLIA, Ingo Koller, VP - Hotels & Development, Century River Cruises, and Jan Swartz, EVP Sales, Marketing & Customer Service, Princess Cruises. To view the full speaker list, please visit our website

At the Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference industry professionals can learn from sessions such as: The Gorilla in the Room - Examining Progress toward Relaxing Visa Restrictions, Designing Shore Excursions that Really Work, Partnering with Airlines to develop the Air-Cruise Model, and Destination Planning and Development. To view the full conference program, please visit our website.

Tim Davies, Director at Royal Haskoning, will be speaking in the session Terminal Design & Development: How Deployment Will Drive Infrastructure Investment.  Mr. Davies will be speaking about sea port boarding bridges (SPBB) and commented about an innovative new concept that Royal Haskoning is working on for the Kai Tak terminal. "Royal Haskoning are currently supporting the Hong Kong Tourist Commission with the procurement of the 5 SPBB's for the new Kai Tak terminal.  We have included within the Performance Specification several requirements for including Renewable Energy technologies within the final design.  This should be the way forward for all new build SPBB's anywhere in the world." 


To learn more about what the speakers will be discussing at Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, please visit our website

All Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference delegates will be invited to the international trade show floor, social programs and travel agent training. Business matching opportunities are also open to exhibitors on a first come first served basis.