The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) 23rd annual Gala again lived up to its legacy as the FCCA’s keynote event of Seatrade Cruise Global, gathering over 50 cruise line executives, presidents and CEOs with 400 attendees looking to optimize a unique chance to increase their cruise tourism business during a reception, silent art auction and private dinner with a decision making executive. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Fort Lauderdale’
Cruise Industry Brass Rings Dinner Bell at FCCA Gala, Gathers Stakeholders for Unique Networking OpportunityFriday, March 17th, 2017
Seatrade Cruise Global is the largest conference in the world for the cruise industry, and ports from every part of the globe were in attendance, from March 13 to 16 in Fort Lauderdale, to discuss their latest developments. (cruisecritic.com)
At a time when cruising is booming — thanks in part to the “Trump Effect,” — cruise executives have little to worry about. But the one thing that keeps them up at night? The threat of geopolitical instability. (miamiherald.com)
MedCruise presented today to the cruise world gathered in Fort Lauderdale for Seatrade Cruise Global, the 2017 edition of the MedCruise Statistical Report, covering in detail the cruise activities in its member ports during 2016. (more…)
Various news, rumors and notes as heard by the Cruise Industry News editorial team on Wednesday in Ft. Lauderdale.
Cunard Announces New Details on Remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria at Seatrade Cruise GlobalWednesday, March 15th, 2017
Today at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Cunard announced new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2’s remastering, the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK, as well as surprise news on Queen Victoria, during a press event hosted by top executives from the company.
Scotland’s ports have returned to the cruise industry’s major annual show this week with a strengthened sales pitch, thanks to increased membership of their marketing organisation and another record-breaking season underway. (more…)
Various news, rumors and notes as heard by the Cruise Industry News editorial team on Tuesday in Ft. Lauderdale.
The cruise industry is at the start of a new era of growth, with a confirmed $50 billion in orders that will bring the greatest number of berths ever seen. With this growth will come the greatest number of passengers, ports and destinations visited, Seatrade General Manager Andrew Williams told a packed room of cruise industry insiders at the Seatrade Global cruise conference in Fort Lauderdale. (cruisecritic.com)
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced their speaker lineup for the general sessions taking place at the 2017 Cruise360 Conference, held April 18-24 in sunny Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Seatrade Cruise Global announces Paul Rosen, Department of Homeland Security Chief of Staff during the Obama administration, will be a panelist at the upcoming inaugural Seatrade Cruise Global Safety and Security Symposium. (more…)
PPI Group has once again been selected as the official media host of Seatrade Cruise Global 2017, the cruise industry’s leading annual international exhibition and conference, which takes place March 13–16, 2017, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. (more…)
With Seatrade Cruise Global around the corner, calendars are already filling with workshops, events and meetings. But what about dinner at a private table with a top-level cruise executive or even a president/CEO? (more…)
This year’s panel, featuring executives from the world’s leading cruise lines, will take on a new format moderated by CNBC Reporter Susan Li. It will once again be held in Port Everglades Terminal Four, adjacent to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. (travelindustrywire.com)
The Passenger Ship Safety conference opened on Tuesday in Florida, bringing together safety and operations executives from the cruise lines along with class societies, key and potential vendors, and other stakeholders such as fire department personnel, the United States Coast Guard, the FBI and more. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The Passenger Ship Safety Conference will take place Jan. 17-18 in Ft. Lauderdale, its debut in the North American marketplace, focusing on key topics facing the cruise industry. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Four cruise passengers were among the five people killed in Friday’s tragic shooting at a crowded baggage claim area within Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Terminal 2 – less than two miles from Port Everglades. (travelagentcentral.com)
2016 was a good year for Florida cruise ports as far as shiny new ships are concerned. Just in the last two months, South Florida’s Port Everglades and PortMiami saw the Florida debuts of four cruise ships. (orlandosentinel.com)
Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading annual global business-to-business event in the cruise industry, announces the full 2017 Conference program is now available on the official website. This year’s program will provide a platform to discuss topics and issues in cruising led by top executives, industry experts and thought-leaders.
At Cruiseworld in Fort Lauderdale (November 9 – 13) during the MSC Cruise presentation the US Vetererans were asked to join executives on the stage. (more…)
A panel of cruise line presidents reaffirmed their commitment to agents and tackled topics such as brand differentiation and the relevance of cruise line categories on Friday, the final day of the CruiseWorld show. (travelweekly.com)
Today’s (10 Nov.) naming ceremony for Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas was celebrated with incredible fanfare at the new ship’s home base of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, before sailing a two-night introductory cruise to show off its amenities to media, travel agents and industry leaders. (cruisecritic.com)
Travel Weekly’s readers can be part of the CEO Conversations at this year’s CruiseWorld, Nov. 9 to 11 in Fort Lauderdale. During the event, editor in chief Arnie Weissmann will host CEO Conversations with Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corp., and Frank Del Rio, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. (travelweekly.com)
Seatrade Cruise Global is pleased to announce registration is now open to attendees at a reduced rate through the Super Early Bird Discount available until 30 November 2016. (finance.yahoo.com)
Princess Cruises announced the first-ever “Discovery at Sea Tours of the Year” award, honoring top-ranked Discovery and Animal Planet shore excursions in Alaska and Europe from the 2015 cruise season. (more…)
New ships, Cuba on the horizon, massive private islands – the announcements came fast and furious at this year’s 32nd annual Seatrade cruise conference in Fort Lauderdale, and Cruise Critic was there for all of it. (cruisecritic.com)
Next week, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) will host a series of events at the 2016 Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the cruise industry’s premier global event.
A recent study by Port Everglades consultants AECOM and Dickey Consulting Agency shows that 62 percent of passengers stayed at least one night prior to their cruise, benefiting the Greater Fort Lauderdale economy. (travelagentcentral.com)
With Seatrade Cruise Global around the corner, calendars are already filling with workshops, events and meetings. But what about dinner at a private table with a high-level cruise executive or even a president/CEO? (more…)
The Spring Fling Regatta for the International Cruise Industry is held annually the day before the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference and Tradeshow in South Florida. (maritime-executive.com)
PPI Group, the leader in custom publishing, video production, and onboard and shoreside programs for the cruise, travel, and hospitality industries, has been selected as the official media host of Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise industry’s leading annual international exhibition and conference. (more…)
Seatrade Cruise Global in partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), announces the 2016 State of the Global Cruise Industry participants.