ONBOARD MEDIA SELECTED TO PUBLISH FCCA 20th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE BOOK
Project continues strategic alliance between two cruise industry leaders
MIAMI (May 22, 2013) — The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has chosen to tell the story of the first 20 years of the FCCA Conference and Trade show in partnership with Onboard Media. The two companies will publish a commemorative book for release at the FCCA Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Cartagena, Colombia, September 30 to October 4, 2013.
Every attendee at the conference will receive a copy, along with special editions for each cruise line CEO. The book will highlight the organization and all it does for the cruising industry and Caribbean destinations.
The publication is the latest of several projects on which the FCCA and Onboard Media have collaborated. Most recently, Onboard Media provided key media coverage tracking the FCCA’s happenings at Cruise Shipping Miami through photos, video and
Sarah Beth Reno, president of Onboard Media, said, “We are proud to partner with the FCCA to publish this book — we’ve worked closely with the organization over the past few years and are delighted that they chose Onboard Media to work on such an exciting project.”
Michele M. Paige, president of the FCCA, said, “As Platinum Members of the FCCA, it’s honorable that we can continue our strong strategic relationship with Onboard. The FCCA continues to build relationships with our destination partners within the cruise industry, and this project emphasizes the importance of our conferences year after year.”
About Onboard Media
Onboard Media is a leading provider of customized, integrated media for the global travel industry. Since its founding in 1989, the company has been instrumental in creating the niche market of cruise shopping promotion, and continues to set trends in all forms of media, from print to digital. In summer 2013, the company will launch Onboard.com, a comprehensive website featuring in-depth cruise destination content and providing a community where consumers can research, plan and share everything they love about cruising. Onboard Media is proud to be part of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, world leader in luxury.
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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.