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Full conference programme announced for Seatrade Latin America

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatrade Communications is delighted to announce the full conference programme 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
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 programme is correct as of 1 April 2014 and is subject to amends at any time.

Editor – Nina Marston at Seatrade, tel +44 1206 545121 or email [email protected]

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 at

About UBM Live
UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premier brands such as Routes, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

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