2022 1st Qtr Travel and Cruise Magazine

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CONTENTS

Features

MEETINGS & EVENTS FIRST QUARTER 2022 WWW.TRAVELANDCRUISE.COM

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ON THE COVER:

FCCA, Member Lines and Destinations Work Together to Beat Omicron and Continue Mutual Growth Online meetings, site visits, live

events and more coordinated by FCCA have helped cruise lines and destinations continue to sail full steam ahead to mutual success. 11 CLIA UK & Ireland to Host Their Annual Travel Trade Conference in Southampton

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Colorful, Cultural St. Maarten

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Why Martinique Is the Ultimate Destination for Nature Lovers

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Resorts World Bimini: The Caribbean’s Newest and Hottest Cruising Destination

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Puerto Rico’s Record Year for Tourism

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Saint Lucia Surpasses Projections

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The Dominican Republic Remains Firm in the Reactivation of Cruise Ship Tourism, Closes 2021 with a New Record

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St. Kitts Continues Cruise Tourism Rebound

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West Indian Company Port St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.

DEPARTMENTS

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Cruise Industry 2022 Outlook Report Quantifies Value of Cruise Tourism, Underscores Leadership in Health and Safety, Environmental Sustainability and Destination Stewardship

30 Travel Health Notice Removed for Cruise in the United States Stewardship

Dominica’s New Identity & Greener Future

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Panama to Host Royal Caribbean’s Return to Latin America

A Reason to Celebrate: Carnival Celebration

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New PortMiami Terminals for MSC Group & Virgin Voyages

Another Crown Jewel: Discovery Princess

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Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years of Visiting The Bahamas

Norwegian Cruise Line’s New Prima Class

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Port Everglades Welcomes World's Largest Cruise Ship

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Celebrity Cruises: Beyond the Ascent

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Oceania Cruises Floats Out Vista & Sets New Single-Day Booking Record

MEMBERS & TRAVEL AGENTS

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Cunard Sees Strongest Bookings in Decade & Unveils Queen Anne’s New Vision

Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison highlight the importance of a new agreement that will assist the private sector and help all locals prosper from the economic impact that the industry brings.

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The information in this publication is provided “as is.” FCCA, CLIA and its Member Lines disclaim all representations and warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to any information, services, products and materials contained herein. FCCA, CLIA and its Member Lines will in no event be liable for any damage or losses as a result of your use of this publication.

The U.S. Virgin Islands: America’s Jewel in the Caribbean

FCCA Partners with the U.S. Virgin Islands on Strategic Development Agreement Commissioner Boschulte and

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The U.S. Virgin Islands is continuing to build on the years of cruising excellence that has generated positive impacts on the territory and its communities as much as it does on the visitors who arrive at each port.

Building a Strategic Training Plan – How Important Is It? Beth Kelly

Hatt, President of Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence, shares the significance of developing a strategic training plan. 39

FCCA Platinum Member Highlights

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