Miss Kara Yeung, Executive Director (fourth from left), with her team at the soft opening of the HKCYIA officeThe new Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) today opened the doors of its new office in the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal.

The move signifies an important step forward for HKCYIA in promoting the development of the local cruise and yacht industry, according to a statement. 

HKCYIA is an organization of cruise industry practitioners working together as a united force to promote the long-term development of the cruise and yacht industry.

Kara Yeung, Executive Director of HKCYIA, said: “In view of the rapid expansion of the cruise industry in Asia, the association is taking the initiative in supporting operators from mainland China and the global market. HKCYIA will serve as a platform in promoting the good standing and bringing about growth and improvements.”

“We are currently planning to establish a Representative Office in Genoa - an international cruise hub  -in efforts to set up a global service network with a base in Europe that will serve as a platform for industry experts to build up business connections,” continued Yeung.

The Hong Kong office is located at the Rooftop Garden of the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal.