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FCCA Associate Membership Program


Reaffirming the mandate of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s Member Lines to increase the proactive collaboration between the cruise industry and cruise tourism partners, organizations are invited to join the FCCA’s Membership Program, which offers two membership categories:


Platinum Membership cultivates close relationships with FCCA Member Line CEOs, presidents and executives that decide what products are sold onboard and where ships call. For the price of some publications’ advertising, Platinum Members gain direct access to the cruise industry. In addition to the benefits above, Platinum Membership includes: 

• One complimentary cabin for the annual FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit
• One complimentary cabin for inaugural cruise events
• One complimentary hotel room for the annual PAMAC Conference
• One complimentary registration for the FCCA Conference and Trade Show
• Exclusive one-on-one meetings during the FCCA Conference and Trade Show
• Exclusive receptions during the FCCA Conference and Trade Show
• Private lunch meeting at the FCCA Conference and Trade Show
• Preferred VIP seating at the FCCA Conference Opening
• Exclusive VIP receptions at the FCCA booth during Seatrade Miami
• Exclusive VIP events during Cruise Shipping Miami
• Access to FCCA Operations Committee meetings 
• Chance to speak/present at FCCA panels and workshops 
• Company profile and updates in the FCCA’s Cruising Magazine
• Platinum listing in the FCCA Membership Directory
• Seat on FCCA’s Platinum Associate Membership Advisory Council (PAMAC)
• Platinum Membership plaque/clock

The FCCA Associate Membership Program is designed as a partnership to help promote a business for tour operators and small business service providers to the cruise industry at a great value. For only $500 per year (about $42 a month), it includes the following benefits: 

• Discount on registration fees for the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show
• $500 discount on advertising in any FCCA publication 
• Discount on Tour Guide Excellence training and exclusivity on ACE Tour Operator Designation from Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence
• Discount on insurance program for tour operators in the NSI tour operator insurance program 
• Access to up-to-date research and statistical studies (customized to your destination if requested)
• Promotional updates on the cruise industry (current e-mail required) 
• Listing/profile in the FCCA Membership Directory
• Listing in the Conference issue of FCCA’s Cruising Magazine
• Membership certificate (digital)  
• Use of Associate Member FCCA logo on printed materials and cruise line proposals


As cruise tourism positively impacts your business, Associate Membership is important for you to enhance and actualize that impact.  There is no better time than now to partake in a partnership between your organization and the cruise industry.



Click below to access online membership application form.





Platinum Membership Guidelines and Policies
Platinum memberships benefits are only offered to the company or entity officially registered with the FCCA. Any changes in company name or service structure must be submitted in writing to the FCCA for approval. If the company name or services offered should change, this is considered a totally new company /entity which will require a new membership or if applicable, a two company (entity) membership.

The FCCA membership is limited to one individual company/organization, a “holding “company or parent company cannot act as the main company with sub companies under its FCCA membership. Each company must have their own membership to participate as a platinum member.

Applications for membership or renewal of membership shall be submitted to the FCCA. In the case of any applicant whose character, reputation or conduct might make him an undesirable member, the FCCA shall refer the application to the Executive Committee for review; in all other cases, the FCCA shall have the authority to grant membership or cancel membership at any time. In the case a member’s membership is cancelled, the dues will pro-rated back on a monthly basis. The FCCA has the right to refuse or cancel any membership without cause or reason.

If a FCCA member cancels their membership and decide to renew at a future time, they will default to the current rate per year, $25,000.

If a FCCA platinum member fails to pay their dues with the 15 day past due window, the FCCA is at liberty to cancel, or suspend their membership privileges. All cancellations of platinum memberships are reported to the FCCA executive and operations committees.

A FCCA member cannot attend any excusive platinum events, meetings or access any other benefit if membership dues are not in good standings.


As of January 2003.

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