Travel & Cruise 2nd Quarter 2022

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CONTENTS

Features

Meeting and Events 8

FCCA Caribbean Cruise Summit in San Juan Moves Mutual Success Full Steam Ahead Fifty cruise executives and over 250 attendees gathered in Puerto Rico for a series of meetings, workshops and networking events to continue cruise tourism’s recovery on board and on land

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Seatrade Cruise Global Keynote Addresses and State of the Global Cruise Industry CEO Panel

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La Poza del Obispo beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

DEPARTMENTS 5, 7 CEO’s Letter

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Dominican Republic Officially Recovers Tourism

FCCA Plus STC Global Equals Mutual Success

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St. Thomas Carnival Returned in Person for a Historic Celebration

CLIA Europe Hosts Annual Travel Trade Conference in Southampton

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Antigua to Celebrate Carnival

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Voluntourism in Grenada

Tips for in-Person Conferences and Meetings Beth Kelly Hatt, President of Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence, shares how to maximize opportunities at live events

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils New Highly Immersive Shore Excursion Concepts

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AIDA Cruises Also Sustainable Ashore

On Board

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MSC Cruises’ Summer Shorex Sets Sights on Sustainability

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PortMiami to Be ‘Shore Power Ready’

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Port Everglades Reaches Agreement for Shore Power

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Mobile Moving Along

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JAXPORT Welcomes Return of Carnival Elation

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Australia Joins Worldwide Cruising Revival

Michael Bayley Shares Importance of Giving a Raise to Employment in FCCA Destinations The Royal Caribbean International President & CEO discusses how they are looking to hire (and promote) more locals, especially from the Caribbean – part of the importance of the revamped FCCA Employment Program

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Naming Ceremonies for Holland America Line’s Rotterdam, Celebrity Beyond & Discovery Princess

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Construction Updates for Utopia of the Seas & Icon of the Seas

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Green Light for Cruising Provides Welcome Boost for New Zealand Tourism

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Seabourn Pursuit Reaches Another Milestone

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Ben Angell Elected Chairman of CLIA Australasia

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Azamara Onward Officially Joins Fleet

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Two More Better-Than-New Ships for Oceania Cruises

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Carnival Welcomes Two Million Guests Since Restart

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Record Booking Days for Carnival, Cunard & Oceania Cruises

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MSC World Europa to Make World Debut, Set New Standards for Environmental Sustainability at Sea & Accelerate MSC Cruises’ Journey to Net Zero

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In Partnership with:

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Commits to Pursue Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050 Carnival Corporation & Royal Caribbean Group Partner with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

On Land

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Chukka Continues to Innovate

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St. Maarten Expands Job Markets, Welcomes 350,000 Cruise Guests in First Four Months

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Puerto Rico Hits the Gas on LNG Facility

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New Cruise Port on Grand Bahama Island Breaks Ground

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Panama Books New Homeport Operations

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Elnet Maritime Center Launches

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Cruise Milestones for Aruba, Dominica, Ensenada Cruiseport Village & Port of Progreso

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FCCA Partners with the Cayman Islands on Strategic Development Agreement Destination officials and Carnival Corporation/ FCCA Chairman Micky Arison highlight the importance of a new agreement that will cement the cruise tourism return of the Cayman Islands and help locals prosper from the economic impact that the industry brings

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FCCA Welcomes New Member Line: Azamara

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Bahamian Maritime Agency Joins FCCA

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FCCA Platinum Member Highlights

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