MIAMI — It will be a stellar keynote lineup at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global, the annual business-to-business event for the cruise industry.
Taking place from April 25-28, 2022 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, this year’s event will focus on the theme ‘resilience’ and will explore such topics as cruising’s restart, environmental sustainability, destination stewardship, health and safety, economic impact, and the future of cruising.
The 2022 State of the Global Industry Keynote, just one of many highly anticipated sessions taking place across the four-day conference, is scheduled for April 26 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Presented in partnership with CLIA, this year’s lineup will include: Kelly Craighead, President & CEO of CLIA; Arnold Donald, President & CEO, Carnival Corporation & PLC; Jason Liberty, President & CEO, Royal Caribbean Group; and Pierfrancesco Vago, Exectuvie Chairman, MSC Cruises. Returning as keynote panel moderator will be Lucy Hockings, BBW World News Presenter.
“Our keynote opening session sets the tone for Seatrade Cruise Global 2022, welcoming attendees with a multifaceted dialogue reflective of the times. As so, this year’s preeminent event was curated to champion the resiliency of the cruise industry,” says Chiara Giorgi, Global Brand and Event Director for Seatrade Cruise. “In collaboration with CLIA and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) we continue to develop event protocols that align with those in the industry to ensure optimal attendee experience, while protecting the health and safety of our guests, participants and the public.”
Other highlights of Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 include forums and workshops that explore the latest trends across hotel operations, technology, and health and safety, with new sessions on cruise public relations and communications, diversity, experience design and more. Speakers from Abercrombie & Kent, American Queen Voyages, Atlas Ocean Voyages, Holland America Group, Hurtigruten Group, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ponant, Silversea Cruises, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Variety Cruises, Virgin Voyages and Windstar Cruises will also be sharing their expertise.