Clia UK & Ireland has revealed the speaker programme for its annual cruise forum, to be held in Windsor on December 13.

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, chief executive and president of Celebrity Cruises, will speak at the Clia Cruise Forum about industry developments in 2016 and prospects for 2017.

She will be joined by two journalists, Ben Thompson and Frank Barrett, to address some of the UK’s key cruise agent members at the one-day seminar and networking event.

Thompson is a BBC Breakfast business reporter and co-host of BBC Business Live, and Barrett is The Mail on Sunday’s travel editor and author of 12 books.

Attendees will also be invited to join an evening of celebrations at the annual gala dinner and the Clia Cruise Excellence Awards, which honours agents who have shown innovation and expertise.