Port of Hakata: Second Fukuoka Cruise Conference Nov. 30, 2015

The Port of Hakata has announced the Second Fukuoka Cruise Conference on Nov. 30, 2015, sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Japanese Tourism Agency, the Japanese Cruise Port Association, Kyushu Cruise Promotion and CLIA Asia.

The conference focus will be on the “growth of the Japanese market, targeting 1 million passengers annually, in the context of the expansion strategy of Asian cruise markets.”

Participating cruise lines will include Royal Caribbean, Costa, Princess, with Dr. Zinan Liu, president of Royal Caribbean for China and North Asia, and chairman of CLIA Asia, slated to give the keynote address.

The mayor of Ninchinan City, Miyazaki, Kyohei Sakita, and the CEO of the Port and Habor Division of Fukuoka City, Junichiro Nakashima, will also participate in a roundtable discussion.

A special presentation on the Japanese market expansion will be made by Eiko Kijima, special advisor to Carnival Japan.

The first conference held in January 2014, attracted some 250 participants, including cruise lines, travel companies, port authorities from all over Japan, and port- and service-related companies.

 

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

 

Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

102 Ships | 207,768 Berths | $61 Billion | View

New 2021 Luxury Report

Cruise Industry News Luxury Report

Highlights:

Market Overview

40+ New Ships

2021-2027

First to Recover

New Players

Full Coverage

Order Today

All New 2021 Annual

Cruise Industry News 2021 Annual

Highlights:

Entire Industry

Supply Data

All Companies

400 Pages

Digital Access

2027 Outlook

Order Today