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Full conference program announced for Seatrade Latin America

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LONDON, England – Seatrade Communications is delighted to announce the full conference program for the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention (2-3 September 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

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LONDON, England – Seatrade Communications is delighted to announce the full conference program for the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention (2-3 September 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Speakers from government and industry including Minister and CEO’s will present in a series of keynotes and panel discussions.

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Morning:

Opening Conference Addresses and Keynotes

Cruise Tourism Development in Latin America – The Way Forward

Afternoon: Track A

Cruise Tourism and the Benefits to the Region – Latin America as a Destination (Part 1)

— Attracting Increased International Calls

— New Itinerary Development

— Expedition Cruising

— River Cruising

Afternoon: Track B

Operations and Logistics: Challenges to Expansion (Part 1)

— Operating Costs

— Taxation

— Passenger-Handling

— Immigration

— Customs

— Visa issues

— Cabotage

Cocktail Reception & Gala Dinner on the world-famous Sugar Loaf Mountain

Wednesday 3 September 2014

Morning: Track A

Cruise Tourism and the Benefits to the Region – Latin America as a Destination (Part 2)

— Developing New Ports and Destinations

— Developing Managing & Enhancing SHOREX Opportunities,

— Destination and Product Marketing.

Morning: Track B

Operations and Logistics: Challenges to Expansion (Part 2)

— Port Infrastructure

— Terminal Development

— Home Port Development

Afternoon: Track A

Latin America – An Under-Developed- Source Market for Cruise & Expedition Passengers

— Promoting cruising to the region

— Seasonality, Creating a year-round destination

— Sourcing new passengers

— Developing new products

Afternoon: Track B

Operations and Logistics: Challenges to Expansion (Part 3)

— Ship Supply

— On board revenue development

— Regulatory and Environmental issues

— Security

This program is correct as of 1 April 2014 and is subject to amends at any time.

About Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention.

Established in 2011 the Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention is the only event dedicated to the development of the cruise industry for Latin America. The event is owned and organised by Seatrade Communications Ltd in partnership with UBM Live Exhibitions.

About Seatrade

Established 40 years ago, Seatrade is a leader in cruise and maritime publications, conferences and exhibitions, training, awards and other special projects. Regular events include international trade exhibitions and conferences across all maritime sectors, management training courses for shipping professionals, training seminars for travel agents and award schemes, including the Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards. Seatrade publications include magazines, supplements and yearbooks, whilst Seatrade Insider provides daily cruise news online

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Editor in chief is Linda Hohnholz.