China Cruise Shipping

The China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association today announced forum topics for its 12th annual China Cruise Shipping (CCS12) conference and trade show, set to be held in Sanya, China, from Nov. 5-7.

The forum will center on China's One Belt, One Road initiative and how cruise tourism plays a key role, the group said.

Topics include regional cooperation between countries, supply chain development, and promoting cruise tourism together with the 10 ASEAN countries.

Conference outline:

Presidents Forum
- Global Orderbook
- Chinese Supply Scenario

Industry Leaders Forum
- Southern China Cruise Market
- The Cruise Experience
- Pricing and Supply Scenario

Belt and Road Forum
- Shortage of Ports / Developing More Ports
- Development of Deployment Options

Cruise Construction
- Path and Strategy of Shipbuilding in China
- Opportunites for European Suppliers in China
- China Supply Chain Development

Cruise Talent Forum
- Demand for Chinese-Speaking Crew
- Onboard Working Conditions
- New Regulations

Chinese Tourism Forum
- Pricing and Supply Scenario
- Cruise Service Myths

Cruise Design Forum
- Designing for Chinese Market
- Challenges in Design and Construction in China