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."
With an investment of $70 million, the construction of the Carnival’s cruise terminal on the island of Roatán is 80% complete.
The developers of Carnival’s pier hope to finish the Project by September.
According to Laprensahn.com, “The Project–which covers 75,000 square feet, includes a commercial area being built to quality specifications that enable it to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes-was visited by international representatives of the cruise industry that have been on the island since the weekend with the purpose of attending the meeting of the Federation of Cruise Lines of the Caribbean and Florida, FCCA.
The Florida Caribbean Cruise Representatives Association (FCCA) wants to personally see sites that may be suitable for installing luxury cruise terminals in the future.
A high level delegation from the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) will visit Honduras next week to learn about different locations in the Honduran Caribbean that could become luxury cruise terminals, revealed the Ministry of Tourism.
Events are in full swing for the first Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Central America Cruise Conference happening May 4-6, 2011 San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
San Pedro Sula, Honduras (May 4, 2011)—Hundreds of professionals from the private and public sectors of the seven countries of Central America—Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama—and Colombia gathered today in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to kick off the first FCCA Central America Cruise Conference.
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