Cruise Lines International Association CLIA Aust

first_imgCruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced a new format for this year’s Cruise360 conference in Sydney, with a speaker line-up that features global industry leaders.Group president Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia Jan Swartz and Azamara Club Cruises president and CEO Larry Pimentel will both deliver keynote addresses at the August event.The refreshed format will include enhanced networking opportunities and professional development break-out sessions, as well as seminars and analysis into current cruise and travel industry trends. The dynamic trade show will give conference attendees the chance to meet with cruise line representatives as well as other significant cruise-related suppliers.The Sydney event will be held over two days for the first time, enabling delegates to take part in an inspection of the latest addition to P&O Cruises’ fleet, Pacific Explorer, on the second day.Joel KatzCLIA Australasia managing director Joel Katz said the organisation was excited to have secured Swartz and Pimentel as keynote speakers.“It’s an honour to have two of our industry’s top leaders take the stage at this important CLIA event,” Katz said.Cruise360 will take place on 25 August at the new Hyatt Regency in Sydney (formerly Four Points by Sheraton) followed by the ship inspection on 26 August.  Early bird tickets are now available for $220. Online bookings can also be made for the Cruise360 ship inspection. CLIA is urging agents to act quickly as there is limited space.Top image: Cruise360 Australasia 2016 panel session CLIA AustralasiaCruise360last_img

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