ACA in Thai spir­its

Cruise Weekly - - NEWS -

A LAV­ISH gala din­ner at the Sun­shine Coasts’ top Thai venue, Spirit House, capped off a suc­cess­ful Aus­tralian Cruise As­so­ci­a­tion (ACA) con­fer­ence and AGM last week.

At­ten­dees rep­re­sent­ing all facets of the cruise in­dus­try in­clud­ing na­tional and in­ter­na­tional cruise ex­ec­u­tives and rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the sup­ply side of the sec­tor took the op­por­tu­nity to in­dulge and net­work through­out the night.

The evening, spon­sored by Aber­crom­bie & Kent, was abuzz with chat­ter fol­low­ing the news re­vealed ear­lier in the day of the lo­ca­tion for the 2018 con­fer­ence in Broome, WA.

Pic­tured at the gala din­ner are: Steve Odell, svp and md APAC NCLH; Sa­rina Brat­ton, chair­man APAC Po­nant; Tony Coates, di­rec­tor sales & mar­ket­ing Bris­bane Riverview Ho­tel and Stephen Rivera, se­nior shore ex­cur­sion ex­ec­u­tive In­ter­cruises.

MEAN­WHILE, ACA awarded Visit Vic­to­ria ex­ec­u­tive Chris White life mem­ber­ship dur­ing its con­fer­ence.

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