A number of the largest cruise ship trade operators have arrived in Perth to attend the seventh WA Cruise Change at Crown Towers Perth, which begins on July 19.
Representatives of main cruise traces who’re attending the two-day convention embody Ambassador Cruise Line, APT Journey Group, Carnival Australia, Coral Expeditions, MSC Cruises, Ponant Yacht Cruises and Royal Caribbean Group.
Hosted by the WA Authorities, the WA Cruise Change brings trade leaders along with representatives of Western Australia’s ports in addition to tourism operators.
Additionally attending are floor handlers, delivery brokers and representatives from cruise trade our bodies such because the Australian Cruise Affiliation and Cruise Line Trade Affiliation (CLIA).
9 WA port locations shall be offered together with Albany, Broome, Busselton, Dampier, Esperance, Exmouth, Fremantle, Geraldton and Port Hedland, in addition to the height physique for Aboriginal excursions, the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council.
Tourism WA’s Western Australian Cruise Tourism Strategic Plan 2023-2033 may even be launched on the occasion. The Plan outlines strategic initiatives to extend Western Australia’s presence in much more cruise ship itineraries.
After two days of workshops and discussions in Perth, delegates will go to Geraldton and discover close by vacationer sights, together with Houtman Abrolhos Islands and Kalbarri Nationwide Park.
“The WA Cruise Change is a good alternative for WA to indicate the worldwide cruise trade that our State has untapped potential relating to offering unimaginable onshore experiences for friends in search of once-in-a-lifetime and unforgettable adventures,” stated Tourism Minister Rita Saffioti.
“It’s great to see current outcomes into Western Australia’s key tourism markets indicating the worldwide enchantment of our State as a cruise vacation vacation spot continues to extend.”