Cruise Shipping Miami Launching Online Exhibition and Conference This FallAugust 4, 2010 By: Melanie Gretchen Travel Agent
Cruise Shipping Miami, the cruise exhibition and conference, announces a virtual event in its 100 percent online exhibition and conference, scheduled September 28— the second in its series of Cruise Shipping Virtual Events. Focusing on sustainability, the one-day event will provide suppliers and buyers with an Exhibit Hall, featuring cruise industry suppliers, a Conference Center to attend two webinars and a Lounge that can be used for networking, using IM and a chat board.
The webinars, created in assocation with Sustainable Travel International, will focus on sustainable tourism issues, including "Greening of the Supply Chain," moderated by Michael Jones, VP of supply chain for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, and "Sustainable Tourism 101- Entering the World of Green Travel," moderated by Brian Mullis, president of Sustainable Travel International.
In a series to help travel professionals and exhibitors reap sustainable tourism's benefits, Cruise Shipping Miami will participants in this event and future webinar sessions a three-tiered Green Travel Certificate Program, administered by Sustainable Travel International.
Marilyn McHugh, brand director of Cruise Shipping Miami, said, "The webinar series and certificate program we've developed with Sustainable Travel International actively involves industry leaders who will be sharing first-hand experiences as well as the benefits and challenges of implementing green business practices."
Attendance to Cruise Shipping Virtual is no charge, but companies must register prior to the event. Those wishing to exhibit can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Afterwards, the event will be available on-demand until December 28, 2010.