Key issues impacting development of the Arabian Gulf’s cruise industry will be in the spotlight at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum. The event is being held at the Al Bustan Palace from 9-10 December 2014.
The forum, organised by Seatrade and hosted by ministry of tourism, Sultanate of Oman, will feature a summit session attended by regional ministers, tourism authorities, port and immigration officials. A welcome address will be made by HE Maitha Al Mahrooqi, undersecretary, Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman.
The Ministry of Tourism will also host 12 key officials from cruise line operators including Costa; Crystal Cruises; Cunard; Holland America Line; MSC Cruises; Noble Caledonia; P&O Cruises; Princess Cruises; Royal Caribbean International; Seabourn; Silversea; TUI Cruises.
The forum will include a workshop session where each hosted cruise line executives will meet officials from participating destinations.