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ON THE COVER

10 Employment Opportunities Getting a Boost in FCCA Partner Destinations

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 ON LAND

Panama

DEPARTMENTS

07, 09 President’s Letter

14 Panama, the Next Caribbean/Pacific Homeport 18 Aruba Tourism Authority’s Destination Update 20 Multiple Homeports Confirmed for San Juan 20 Jamaica Celebrates Return of Cruises 21 Dominican Republic Reactivates Cruise Tourism 21 Dominica Resumes Cruise Activities 21 The Bahamas’ Cruise and Homeporting Experience 22 Actions to Support Guadeloupe Towards Sustainable Development

Features 22 St. Maarten Airport Terminal Project Lifts Off 22 Four Holland America Line Ships Book Panama Canal Itineraries 22 Colombia Welcomes First Cruise Since Pandemic 23 Port Everglades to Host Three Regulars 23 Port of Galveston Breaks Ground on New Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal 24 Qatar Tourism and CLIA Establish Partnership 27 Cruising Returns to Hong Kong 28 CLIA Outlines Pathway for Cruising’s Revival in Australia

MEMBERS & TRAVEL AGENTS 30 Lessons Learned as Cruise Resumes from North America Beth Kelly Hatt,

President of Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence, shares insights from cruise executives, destinations, tour operators and more as cruise tourism returns

34 FCCA Platinum Member Highlights

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