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Cruise360: Agents Are “Voice of Reason” and Create “Validation,” Says Fain

Championing the value of travel agents as “the voice of reason” was Richard Fain, chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., who delivered the keynote address at Cruise360’s third General Session over the weekend. (travelagentcentral.com)




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CLIA Announces 2017 Cruise Industry Hall of Fame Award Winners at 13th Annual Cruise360 Conference

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is proud to announce the 2017 Cruise Industry Hall of Fame Award Winners. The awards recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry.




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Cruise Industry Brass Rings Dinner Bell at FCCA Gala, Gathers Stakeholders for Unique Networking Opportunity

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.




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The Mediterranean continues attracting cruisers says the MedCruise Statistical Report

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.




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Cunard Announces New Details on Remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria at Seatrade Cruise Global

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.




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Cruise Line Executives Talk Future, Geopolitics and Environment at Industry Convention

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)




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PPI Group Stands as Official Media Host of Seatrade Cruise Global for Fifth Year

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.




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Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 Announces State of the Global Industry Panel Details

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)




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Passenger Ship Safety Conference Off to Rapid Start

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)




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Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 Conference Details Revealed

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.




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MSC Cruises awarded US Vetererans at Cruiseworld in Fort Lauderdale

MSC Cruises’ executives and the US Vetererans on the stage (Photo courtesy Clint Moebes - Calm Cruise & Travel in St Louis, Mo)

MSC Cruises’ executives and the US Vetererans on the stage (Photo courtesy Clint Moebes – Calm Cruise & Travel in St Louis, Mo)

At Cruiseworld in Fort Lauderdale (November 9 – 13) during the MSC Cruise presentation the US Vetererans were asked to join executives on the stage.




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World’s Biggest Cruise Ship, Harmony of the Seas, Christened in Fort Lauderdale

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)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)




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