Cruise Ship Industry Meets in Honduras

The island of Roatan will be home to one of the annual events of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association from June 21 – 26, 2009.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009


This is the 7th Conference of the Platinum Members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), which will bring together executives of the major shipping lines coming into our territory and the representatives of national governments in the region.

"The cruise industry in Roatan has become a vital component of the growing tourism industry in Honduras, and we are proud to have the opportunity to host the Platinum Conference, and we gladly welcome FCCA Platinum members and cruise ship executives who are members of the FCCA and have cruise lines to the island," said Ricardo Martinez, Minister of Tourism of Honduras. "For those who have never visited Roatan, the conference will showcase a wide variety of offerings. And for those who have previously visited the island, they will be able to see the experience of positive growth first hand."

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