[LIVEBLOG] State of the Industry 2018

Hello and welcome to the 2018 liveblog from the State of the Industry panel from Seatrade Cruise Global.

The event is set to begin at 0930 eastern time.

Here’s some general info about it:

THE STATE OF THE GLOBAL CRUISE INDUSTRY KEYNOTE
Moderator:
Peter Greenberg (CBS News)
Part 1 Keynote Speakers:
Frank J. Del Rio (Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.), Arnold W. Donald (Carnival Corporation & PLC. & CLIA Global Chair), Richard D. Fain (Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.), Pierfrancesco Vago (MSC Cruises)
Part 2 Keynote Speakers:
Tom McAlpin (Virgin Voyages), Douglas Prothero (The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection)