The next Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Convention will be in Panama

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The event will take place October 18-21 and showcase Panama’s new Conference Center

It’s official, the next FCCA Cruise Conference will be in Panama. The event will take place October 18-21 and showcase Panama’s new Conference Center and port facility that could host turnarounds and homeporting, along with its authentic culture and products that will provision the event and can be sourced for ships.

The ​FCCA ​Conference ​is ​designed ​to ​foster ​a ​better ​understanding ​of ​the ​inner ​workings ​of ​the ​cruise ​industry and help attendees improve their cruise tourism business. Through a ​specialized ​forum that blends meetings and workshops with social functions, attendees have a unique opportunity to develop relationships with, promote products to, and learn from approximately 100 executives from FCCA’s 18 Member Lines who decide where ships call, what is sold and used onboard, and how to invest in destinations and infrastructure.

The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 22 Member Lines operating nearly 200 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. Created in 1972, the FCCA’s mandate is to provide a forum for discussion on cruise operations, tourism development, ports, tour operations, safety, security and other cruise industry issues. By fostering an understanding of the cruise industry and its operating practices, the FCCA seeks to build cooperative relationships with its partner destinations and to develop productive bilateral partnerships with every sector. The FCCA works with governments, ports and all private/public sector representatives to maximize cruise passenger, cruise line and cruise line employee spending, as well as enhance the destination experience and the amount of cruise passengers returning as stay-over visitors.

Member Lines:
AIDA Cruises, Azamara, Bahamas Paradise Cruise LineCarnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line Ltd, Disney Cruise Line, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises (USA), Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Seabourn, SeaDream Yacht Club?, TUI Cruises, Virgin Voyages.