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Forum on ASEAN Cruise Tourism

Cruise Forum SIN 1 Panel Discussion
Cruise Forum SIN 3Lecture at Singapore
Cruise Centre
Cruise Forum SIN 2Guided tour of the port facilities

Duration: February 21, 2012

Place: Singapore

The Tourism & Exchange Division organized a Forum on ASEAN Cruise Tourism on February 21 in Singapore as a follow-up activity to the “Technical Workshop on the ASEAN Cruise Tourism” which had been organized in Japan from October 30 to November 3, 2011.

●Presentation on travel market and cruise tourism in Japan
               – Ms. Katsuko Shimizu, 
                 Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)
●Presentation on experience of attending cruise tourism workshop
  in Japan
                – Participants from Indonesia and Malaysia
●Presentation on cruise tourism in ASEAN 
                – Mr. Kelvin Tan, 
                  Asia Pacific, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
●Panel Discussion and Question & Answer Session
●Visit to the Singapore Cruise Centre to observe port facilities

During the Forum, the participants from ASEAN countries shared some of the common problems and discussed how they can work together to overcome them to further enhance cruise tourism.