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MEETINGS AND EVENTS SECOND QUARTER 2021 WWW.TRAVELANDCRUISE.COM

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10 Cruise Executives and Destination Stakeholders Gather in Person for First Time Since COVID-19 at the FCCA-PortMiami Return to Sail Summit Recap of and input from the

over 40 cruise executives, including nine Presidents and above, that participated with a capped out 200 attendees at the relaunch of live FCCA events

21 Cruising Resuming Around the World

ON LAND 22 Coastal Mississippi Is Primed for Cruise Departures 24 Ready, Set, Sail Campaign Rallies Thousands in Australia

14 FCCA’s Live Events Move Full Steam Ahead with Return of FCCA Cruise Conference

25 Ben Bouldin Appointed New CLIA Chair for UK & Ireland (UK)

15 APEC Nations Look to Cruising’s

25 Fit for 55

Future in Asia

MEMBERS & TRAVEL AGENTS ON BOARD 16 Employment Opportunities Getting a Boost in FCCA Partner Destinations

PortMiami

DEPARTMENTS

07, 09 President’s Letter

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Michael Bayley, President & CEO of Royal Caribbean International, and Amy Alexy, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer of Royal Caribbean Group, shared how they are looking to give a raise to the employment of seafarers hailing from destinations in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico 20 Cruise Industry Celebrates Seafarers Around the World

26 Arnold Donald Weighs In for FCCA Platinum Members Arnold Donald,

President & CEO of Carnival Corporation, updated on things to come in the hopes of moving full steam ahead to economic recovery upon cruising’s return

30 Are You Ready for the Return of Cruise? Beth Kelly Hatt, President of

Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence, provided recommendations for destinations to ensure a successful return of cruise

33 FCCA Platinum Member Highlights

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