From CCS8, William Ng (left, COO, Star Cruises) talks business with gov't officials in China.The China Cruise Shipping and Cruise International Expo (CCS), the most influential international cruise conference for the Asia-Pacific, is returning for a ninth edition in Tianjin, October 15-17 (CCS9), and has recently unveiled its program for the three days in Tianjin.

After a major opening ceremony, there will be an industry leaders forum on Wednesday, October 15.

Other panels and events include:

-          International forum on Northeast Asia Cross-Regional Cruise Market

-          International forum on Southeast Asia Cross-Regional Cruise Market

-          Panel on Cruise Zone Development in the Taiwan Strait

-          Marketing Seminar for Ports

-          Roundtable Discussion Between Chinese Government Officials and Cruise Line Execs

-          Golden Waterway: River Cruise Operations

-          Tourism Collaboration between Beijing, Tianjin and He Bei

-          Procurement/Supply Panel

-          Design/Construction/Repair Panel

The ninth edition of the China Cruise Shipping and Cruise International Expo is the Asia/Pacific's No. 1 cruise event, learn more at www.ccyia.com/en. The show runs from Oct. 15-17 in Tianjin, China.

Visit Cruise Industry News, the official event media sponsor, at booth B31.