FCCA Merchandise Sales to Benefit Humanitarian Causes
Pembroke Pines, FL (September 23, 2008) The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has announced that logo merchandise is now available for purchase on-line. The recently launched virtual store provides shoppers a colorful assortment of cruise- inspired and resort apparel starting at $6.49 for Port Authority Signature fashion visors to $50.99 for Red Line ladies no-iron button down fine line shirts. Items can be personalized with other company logos along with the FCCA’s to reflect support.
The on-line merchandise offered is developed, selected and fulfilled by Oakland Park-based FCCA Platinum Member, Mark Scot, which designs promotional programs for organizations like FCCA and other corporations. The programs can be used for retail or promotional applications.
All proceeds going to the FCCA Foundation to benefit the citizens of Caribbean and Latin America destinations. “Foundation giving is definitely the single most tangible mechanism that the cruise industry provides to show their commitment to the people of the Caribbean & Latin America now and for years to come,” says Michele Paige, president of FCCA.
Since the FCCA Foundation’s inception in 1993, over $3 million have been raised to provide assistance to thousands of citizens in the Caribbean and Latin America for home building, relief following natural disasters and other programs.
The FCCA on-line store is available through a link on the home page at www.f-cca.com.
For more information, contact:
Director of Public Relations & Membership Programs
The FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 19 Member Lines operating over 100 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. Created in 1972, the FCCA’s mandate is to provide a forum for discussion on tourism development, ports, safety, security, and other cruise industry issue and to develop bilateral relationships with destinations’ private and public sectors. By fostering an understanding of the cruise industry and its operating practices, the FCCA works with governments, ports and private sector representatives to maximize cruise passenger, crew and cruise line spending, as well as enhance the destination experience and increase the amount of cruise passengers returning as stay-over visitors. For more information, visit F-CCA.com, the FCCA on Facebook, and @FCCAupdates on Twitter.