Ports & Destinations

Discover what makes the whole journey worth it — and then some.

Immerse passengers in the culture and natural beauty of sought-after destinations and hidden gems alike. How do you cater to such diverse interests? Explore the hottest shore excursions and latest trends in travel at Seatrade Cruise Global.

What's Changing?

Cruise popularity is growing in a big way.

As demand has grown over 20% in the last five years, it’s no wonder cruise is the fastest-growing category in leisure travel. It’s also more varied than ever: wellness, authenticity and expedition are emerging as core themes in this brave new world.




Looking to streamline port operations or plan stellar new itineraries? Taking up almost half the show floor, the Ports & Destinations Neighborhood is hard to miss.

Not only do we boast more destinations than any other cruise event, but we’ve also partnered with CLIA and FCCA to create the largest international gathering of cruise line executives.


Who Attends

When we say executives and key decision makers, we mean it.

Seatrade alum include the following major cruise line members:

  • Chief Port Operations Officer, North APAC & China
  • Director, Destination Experiences & Product Development
  • Director, Shore Excursions
  • Head of Port Operations
  • Senior Director, Deployment & Itinerary Planning

Featured Exhibitors

Drop Anchor on Actionable Insights

Get set to accommodate unprecedented passenger volume through the conference program.

Highlights include:

  • Port and Destination Infrastructure Projects on Deck for 2020 and Beyond
  • Partnering to Maintain the Cruising Ecosystem: Enhancing Community and Port Relations
  • Transforming Shore Excursions to Deliver Authentic and Exclusive Experiences
  • River Cruising Roundtable

Key Events

Don’t miss the World Cruise Tourism Summit, a daylong series of sessions dedicated to what’s new and changing in the cruising and travel industry.

Look out for activations and experiences throughout the show floor, connecting top decision makers with the most buzzworthy ports and destinations in the world.