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Cruise Summit returns to examine the future of travel

Cruise Summit 2024

The Cruise Summit, presented by Cruise Trade News, will return this summer to the News UK offices, London on 17 June, with the ‘Future of Cruise’ set to go under the microscope

The third instalment of the Cruise Summit will deliver an immersive exploration into the ever-changing cruise industry landscape, with a full day of keynotes, panel discussions and breakout sessions providing cruise lines, agents and suppliers with never-before-seen data and insightful takeaways.

Cruise Summit 2024 will take place on Monday 17 June at News UK, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF. Doors will open at 9:30am for coffee and breakfast, with the summit running from 10:00-16:00. Registration is completely free and includes food and refreshments throughout the day.

On the day, guests will be able to learn about the latest travel trends from News UK and CLIA UK & Ireland, while Cruise Trade News will present the latest consumer insights courtesy of its own first-party data.

Attendees can sign up now at

“The Cruise Summit will help attendees drive their businesses forward”

“We can’t wait to welcome everyone to the News UK offices on 17 June for this year’s Cruise Summit, which promises to be bigger and better than ever,” said Lina Slater, chief operating officer, Real Response Media.

“The cruise industry is evolving at break-neck speed, with new ship launches and the advent of AI forcing us all to grow with it. The ‘Future of Cruise’ theme is designed to equip attendees with the latest insights into consumer tech, AI and marketing to help them drive their businesses forward.

“Our speaker programme, which is being assembled as we speak, will include an incredible mix of industry experts and visionaries and we can’t wait to reveal more in the coming months, so stay tuned!”

Andy Harmer Cruise Summit
Andy Harmer, UK and Ireland managing director for CLIA UK, speaking at last year’s Cruise Summit

Last year’s Cruise Summit attracted more than 120 attendees from the likes of Royal Caribbean, and Fred Olsen Travel, while a jam-packed agenda, which featured more than 20 guest speakers, included TikTok, Google and CLIA UK & Ireland’s Andy Harmer.

“Last year’s Travel Trends and Insights report from News UK was excellent,” said Carly Perkins, marketing manager, Holland America Line & Seabourn. “The Cruise Summit is a must for cruise line employees and travel partners with excellent and useful knowledge shared.”

For more information on the agenda and to see pictures from last year’s Cruise Summit, head to and follow Cruise Trade News’ on LinkedIn, X and Facebook for regular updates.

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