Second Annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Exhibition to Showcase Cruise Destinations, Products and Services

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific
2012-08-24 22:09 1130

HAMILTON, N.J., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The second annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific exhibition will showcase leading regional cruise destinations and new maritime products and services Sept. 17-18, at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore.

Presented by the organizers of Cruise Shipping Miami, the premier annual event for the global cruise industry, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2012 will feature exhibitors including national tourism organizations and companies from the information and technology, ship equipment, safety, security, crew management and hotel operations categories.

On display will be new products, services and tourism destinations targeted to meet the needs of cruise industry buyers in the rapidly developing pan-Asian cruise tourism market.

Exhibitor Amadeus will present its new cruise passenger-booking tool.

"The system is a powerful marketing and booking tool for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer websites," said Axel Erpenbach, Amadeus business development manager. "The content is enriched by a variety of important and exclusive products that can be booked offline, rounding up the customer's shopping experience and offering practically 95 percent of all cruises worldwide."

Tourism Western Australia is another new exhibitor this year. Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Buckland said the agency is leading an Australian delegation to the conference to raise awareness of Western Australian State's eight cruise destinations.

"Western Australia's geographic position and proximity to Southeast Asia makes it an attractive destination for cruise ships traveling through the region," said Buckland.

First-time exhibitor Aerobytes Marine is showing its bridge operational quality assurance safety product that enables proactive, real-time monitoring of vessels globally across an entire fleet.

Additional exhibiting companies include Sembawang Shipyard, Philippine Department of Tourism, Malaysia Tourism Board, Taipei City Government, Royal Haskoning, Adonis AS, TEAM Ports & Maritime, Indonesia Ministry of Tourism, Maritime Communications Partner, SATS-Creuers, Singapore Tourism Board, ICF International, Latitude 1 Maritime, Angliss Singapore, Brunei Tourism Ministry, Micronesian Cruise Association and The Park Regis Singapore.

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About Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific is an annual event organized by UBM, organizer of cruise and maritime events including Cruise Shipping Miami, Seatrade Med, Marintec China, Naval Shore and Sea Japan. Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific is supported by Asia Cruise Association, Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, International Cruise Council Australia and has the exclusive support of Cruise Lines International Association, the global marketing and communications organization for the cruise industry.

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Registration and updates:

Exhibit sales: Richard Regan, +1-609-759-4742

Press registration:

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Contact: Allison Dowd, Cruise Shipping Portfolio Brand Marketing Manager, +1-609-759-4702;

Media Contact: Buck Banks, +305-461-3300;

Cruise Shipping Portfolio ( The Cruise Shipping Portfolio organized by UBM Live includes Cruise Shipping Miami, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, Seatrade Med and an array of digital products including webinars and Cruise Shipping Virtual online tradeshows. Since 1985 Cruise Shipping Miami has been the world's premier annual event for the global cruise industry, featuring a three-day exhibition and four-day conference that draw more than 11,000 attendees and over 900 exhibiting companies from 120 countries. Focused on the emerging pan-Asia region, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific's tradeshow, conference and social program are the gateway to tomorrow's marketplace. Seatrade Med's exhibition, conference, travel agent training and social events constitute the Mediterranean region's largest cruise gathering. Using cutting-edge technology, Cruise Shipping Virtual's online events include educational and networking virtual tradeshows and webinars accessible via computer.

UBM Live is a division of UBM plc, a leading provider of business information services to the maritime, travel, fashion, technology, healthcare, media, and property industries. UBM Live offers services in trade shows, online, news distribution and publishing to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organized into specialist teams that serve their specific business communities. For more information, visit

About UBM Asia (

Owned by UBM plc, UBM Asia operates in 18 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia. UBM Asia has more than 200 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organizer and the biggest commercial organizer in China and India, the company stages leading events across Asia. UBM Asia has 1,000 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, from Japan to Turkey.

Source: Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific