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Florida Cruise Association briefed on new Panama Cruise Terminal

Florida Cruise Association briefed on new Panama Cruise Terminal

Representatives of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association were in Panama to learn about the new Panama Cruise Terminal, whose construction is well underway on the Pacific side of the country. Minister of Maritime Affairs Jorge Barakat Pitty, together with deputy minister Alejandro Agustín Moreno and the general director of Ports and ...

Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Source: Xinhua Cuba is taking steps to boost cruise tourism, which has become an important contribution to the country’s industry. According to industry consultant Jose Luis Perello, in 2018, Cuba received 4,732,280 international visitors with about 18 percent of them traveled by sea. Now, some 25 cruise ships of 17 ...

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA) announced that the 2017-2018 cruise year brought record economic contributions to the region, despite the historic hurricane season. According to the study released by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA), Economic Contribution of Cruise Tourism to the Destination Economies, cruise tourism directly generated $3.36 billion in ...

Puerto Rico Set to Break Cruise Record

Puerto Rico Set to Break Cruise Record

Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone in cruise record over a year after Hurricane Maria. The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the fiscal year 2019, which would set a new record, according to Carla Campos, executive director of the Puerto ...