Tagged: Fort Lauderdale

Princess and Brightline Unveil New ‘Rail & Sail’ Program for Guests Sailing from Florida Ports

Princess Cruises (logo)Princess Cruises and Brightline, the intercity passenger rail seamlessly connecting travelers to top destinations and major events in Central and South Florida, have joined forces to introduce the innovative Rail & Sail program, offering guests swift and hassle-free access to Princess cruise ships departing from two popular Florida homeports – Fort Lauderdale and Orlando (Port Canaveral). (more…)

South Florida’s cruise business is, well, cruising again

PortMiami (Photo credit PortMiami)The cruise business was idled for 15 months. Ships were empty except for skeleton crews. Passengers stayed home. Jobs were cut and South Florida’s cruise ports — some of the busiest in the world — were quiet.

No stevedores. No crew members. No passengers. The cruise business was closed because of COVID-19.

Full story South Florida’s cruise business is, well, cruising again

FCCA, Platinum Members and Cruise Executives Embark on Exclusive Networking Event Before Seatrade Cruise Global

FCCA - Florida-Caribbean Cruise AssociationCruise executives and destination stakeholders had an early check in for Seatrade Cruise Global yesterday evening when they embarked on the annual welcome event hosted by Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) – and sponsored by Port Everglades, ExcursionInsurance.com and Bacardi – at the Riverside Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (more…)



Seatrade Cruise Global announces theme panelists for 2023 State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote

Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise industry’s preeminent annual business-to-business event, announces its highly anticipated 2023 State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote lineup, presented in partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. (more…)

2023 National Conference Revealed for Dream Vacations and CruiseOne

Carnival CelebrationHome-based advisors with Dream Vacations and CruiseOne were recently surprised at the Ft. Lauderdale Regional Training when Adolfo Perez, SVP of global sales and trade marketing for Carnival Cruise Line, announced the date, cruise and itinerary of the network’s 2023 National Conference. (more…)

Gold Medalist And World Champion Simone Biles Named Godmother Of “Celebrity Beyond”. Trailblazing Gymnast Will Officially Name Celebrity Cruises’ Groundbreaking Ship this November

Gold Medalist And World Champion Simone Biles Named Godmother Of  Celebrity Beyond. Trailblazing Gymnast Will Officially Name Celebrity Cruises’ Groundbreaking Ship this November (Image - April 2022)Celebrity Cruises announced today (May 10) that Simone Biles, 19-time World Champion and seven-time Olympic Medalist, will add another very special title to her decorated career – godmother for Celebrity BeyondSM, the industry’s most highly anticipated ship of the year that recently debuted in Europe. (more…)



Adolfo Perez, 40-Year Veteran of Carnival Cruise Line, Honored with CLIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Adolfo Perez, 40-Year Veteran of Carnival Cruise Line, Honored with CLIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award - L-R: Ken Tate, Adolfo Perez and Arnold Donald (April 2022)Adolfo M. Perez has been a champion of cruise travel since he started with Carnival Cruise Line as an embarkation agent at PortMiami in 1982, and now as senior vice president of Global Sales and Trade Marketing, his significant contributions to the cruise industry are being recognized with the Cruise Lines International Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line to Host Series of Fun Activities for Travel Advisors at CLIA Cruise360 with Opportunity to Win 50 Free Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line to Host Series of Fun Activities for Travel Advisors at CLIA Cruise360 with Opportunity to Win 50 Free Cruises  (March 2022)In anticipation of the annual CLIA Cruise360 conference from March 29 through April 3, Carnival Cruise Line is announcing a series of fun activities it will host on-site and virtually for travel advisors to get involved with the line and have a chance to win a free cruise for participating. (more…)





Carnival Sunrise arrived in her new homeport of Fort Lauderdale

Carnival SunriseThe totally transformed Carnival Sunrise arrived in her new homeport of Fort Lauderdale today (Oct. 28),to launch a schedule of four- and five-day Caribbean and Bahamas cruises from Port Everglades.Today’s voyage – a sold-out five-day cruise to Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman – marks the first of nearly 40 departures from Fort Lauderdale through May 2, 2020. (more…)





MedCruise joins Seatrade Cruise Global 2018 event and Presented the 2018 edition of the Association’s annual Statistical Report

MedCruise was actively present at the 2018 edition of Seatrade Cruise Global event, held 6-8 May 2018, in Ft Lauderdale, US. The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports joined the event with its own stand, dynamically promoting cruise activities in the Med and beyond. (more…)

50 cruise line executives-including presidents and CEOs-with 400 attendees at the 24th annual FCCA Gala at Seatrade Cruise Global

FCCA - Florida-Caribbean Cruise AssociationThe series of events organized by the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) gathering cruise executives and stakeholders to build business and relationships and maximize opportunities during Seatrade Cruise Global (SCG) went full steam ahead yesterday evening. (more…)