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 ...
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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 ...
Point of View: Record cruise tourism expenditures in the Caribbean and Latin America, generated $3.36bn during the 2017-18 cruise year
New study finds that cruise tourism and the 29.6 million passenger and crew onshore visits throughout 36 Caribbean and Latin American destinations directly generated a record $3.36 billion in total expenditures, along with nearly 79,000 jobs paying more than $900 million in wage income, during the last cruise year.
The FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest and only official cruise tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean took place last week in Puerto Rico.
The development of cruise travel should be increased in a sustainable way in Cuba. According to Granma newspaper the tourism modality shows a sustained growth on the island.
The US cruise companies have no plans to backtrack on their plans to keep Cuba on their itineraries despite Washington's new tough policy toward the island.