Seatrade Cruise Global announces panellists for 2024 State of the Global Cruise Industry keynote

Executives from Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Group, MSC Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to discuss ‘The Evolution of Cruise’

Seatrade Cruise Global announces panellists for 2024 State of the Global Cruise Industry keynote

Seatrade Cruise Global

Cruise industry leaders gathered for the 2023 State of the Cruise Industry Keynote Panel

By Alex Smith |

Seatrade Cruise Global has announced the lineup for its 2024 State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote ahead of the four-day conference at Miami Beach Convention Center on 8-11 April 2024.

Taking place from 9:30 -11:30 AM on 9 April, the discussion will be inspired by the conference theme ‘The Evolution of Cruise’. Moderator Anne Kalosh will lead panellists as they cover topics surrounding the future of the cruise industry, including environmental sustainability, the use of AI, market trends for 2024, and more.

Featured panellists will include Josh Weinstein, president, CEO and chief climate officer of Carnival Corporation; Kelly Craighead, president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association; Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Group’s cruise division; Harry Sommer, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings; and Jason Liberty, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group.

“With major innovations on the horizon and consumer demand for cruising on the rise, this year is an exciting time for the cruise industry,” said Kelly Craighead, President & CEO, Cruise Lines International Association. “We look forward to joining our colleagues from around the world at Seatrade Cruise Global this April, and the opportunity to collaborate and demonstrate how cruise is advancing an ambitious sustainability agenda and pursuing innovations – both at sea and on shore – as it sails to an even better future.”

The four-day conference will feature a range of forums and workshops, sessions focused on AI and cruising, and an entire one-day programme dedicated to developments in cruise retail. The ‘Tomorrow’s Talent Today’ programme will also return for 2024, along with panels such as the ‘European Cruising CEO Panel’, ‘Luxury Cruising CEO Panel’ and ‘Expedition Cruising CEO Panel’.

View the full conference programme on Seatrade Cruise Global’s website

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