Port St. Maarten Sponsors Table Tennis Tournament Hosted by Adam Goldstein
Pembroke Pines, FL (August 4, 2015) - Port St. Maarten announced today that it would support the FCCA Foundation and FCCA Conference & Trade Show by serving as title sponsor for the FCCA Table Tennis Challenge. The tournament will match up Adam Goldstein, president and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., one-on-one against opponents trying to slam and volley their way to victory.
"I am pleased and excited to participate in the FCCA Table Tennis Challenge," told Goldstein. "It will combine my passions of table tennis and interacting with cruise tourism stakeholders while supporting a worthy cause."
"We are honored to serve as title sponsor for the FCCA Table Tennis Challenge," said Mark Mingo, CEO of Port St. Maarten."Assisting the FCCA and FCCA Foundation supports two of the most important things to our destination and region: cruise tourism and all of our citizens."
"St. Maarten has again proven their commitment to both the FCCA and cruise industry," told Michele Paige, president of the FCCA. "Sponsoring this tournament puts them in the spotlight in front of cruise executives and stakeholders and highlights St. Maarten's dedication to supporting the industry and an important cause-benefiting the Caribbean and Latin American citizens through the FCCA Foundation's efforts."
Set in the FCCA Trade Show on the evening of Wednesday, October 7, the tournament will feature a lively atmosphere complete with background music and an audience of cruise executives, conference delegates and trade show exhibitors watching the battle of the table tennis titans.
Besides the friendly game, event sponsors and participants will receive a unique networking opportunity and benefit a good cause, with all proceeds going to the FCCA Foundation, a non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1993 to fund Caribbean and Latin American humanitarian projects. To date, the Foundation has improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of citizens by providing funding and countless hours to charities and humanitarian causes throughout the regions.
To learn more about the Trade Show and events taking place, visit www.regonline.com/fccacozumel.
Created in 1972, the FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organization that provides a forum for discussion on tourism development, ports, safety, security, and other cruise industry issues and builds 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 and @FCCAupdates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.