Travel & Cruise 2nd Quarter 2022

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The Cayman Islands and FCCA Pen Agreement The 2022 agreement will utilize FCCA’s cruise executive committees, including new and renewed sub-committees focused on employment and purchasing, for a series of meetings/site visits focused on the destination’s objectives. “We are pleased to have like-minded partners such as the FCCA that not only wish to return to the Cayman Islands but will work strategically with us to enhance the cruise experience like never before,” said Hon. Kenneth Bryan, Minister for Tourism and Transport.

ATLANTIS PARADISE ISLAND CHECKING IN RENOVATIONS Atlantis Paradise Island is a lush, oceanside resort connects guests to the culture of The Bahamas while remaining dedicated to sustainability and conservation. By this summer, renovations of all guestrooms in The Royal East Tower will be complete, followed

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils New Highly Immersive Shore Excursion Concepts

Voluntourism in Grenada – the Experience of a Lifetime Venture beyond the sand and into the community for a truly memorable experience with Grenada Tourism Authority’s Voluntourism program. Helping travelers foster meaningful connections in the spaces they visit, Grenada’s voluntourism opportunities include coral reef restoration, turtle research, lionfish hunts and beach cleanups, and community learn-to-swim classes. Visitors can help at organic farms and an animal shelter and donate resources for educational, health and cultural programs. Visit www.puregrenada.com/voluntourism to learn more. 34 S e co n d Q ua r te r 202 2 | Travel & Cr uise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has launched two new shore excursion concepts to further enhance the immersive destination experiences for what the luxury cruise line is known for. The Behind the Design and EcoConnect tours invite discerning travelers to explore destinations and landmarks from unique and original perspectives. Behind the Design tours offer incredible insights about some of the world’s most captivating and brilliant architectural feats. There is a total of 10 Behind the Design tours for the initial launch, which is exclusive to European destinations in summer 2022, with further global destinations expected to be announced later in the year. All offer special, little-known stories and information from knowledgeable guides about the inspiration, reasoning and genius that brought these marvels to life. With over 150 Eco-Connect tours to choose from around the globe, guests can engage with local groups and businesses to learn about how they are working to

by the unveiling of The Royal West Tower’s upgraded rooms and suites. The world-famous Bridge Suite connecting the towers will also undergo renovation in 2023 with designs incorporating opulent textures and details reflecting the legend of Atlantis.

conserve and sustain their surrounding environment. The tours, many of which provide an educational element, offer guests the opportunity to take part in a variety of experiences. Eco-Connect tours span the globe including a wide variety of destinations such as Africa, Alaska, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Northern Europe and South America. “We understand that while our guests love the all-inclusive and superior service standards found on board our luxury fleet, their primary reason for travel is to discover and explore,” said Jason Montague, President and Chief Executive Officer, Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “That’s why our incredible destinations team has worked tirelessly over the last two years, creating unique and immersive ways to explore hundreds of destinations with completely fresh perspectives and unique experiences.”

AIDA Cruises Also Sustainable Ashore For many years, AIDA Cruises has been investing in a future-proof and sustainable cruise market as part of its Green Cruising