San Juan, Puerto Rico.- Cruise line executives meet with representatives of the different ports of the Dominican Republic, at the 26th Annual Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), where they coordinate to increase the arrival of cruise passengers to Quequeyan soil.
Business meetings are held at the Dominican Republic stand, which are coordinated by Orfila Salazar, director of Cruises of the Ministry of Tourism (MITUR).
The ports that meet at the FCCA conference are; Sugar Breeze of La Romana, San Souci in Santo Domingo, Taino Bay and Amber Cove in Puerto Plata, Cruise Bay of Samana and Cap Cana.
They have made about six daily appointments, each one, with the different cruise lines present. In this conclave, more than 800 members participate, including 200 platinium, as is the case in the Dominican Republic.
The participating cruise companies are: TUI Cruises, Virgin Voyages, Carnival Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, as well as Holland America Group, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises and Norwegian Criuse Line.
During the meetings, the representatives of the ports showed satisfaction for the achievements made with the owners and senior executives of the cruise companies, as they study the possibility of increasing the arrival of cruise ships to the Dominican Republic, as well as performing plays where they do not exist.
The Dominican ports are represented by Desiree Bourbams, Andrés Fernández and Altagracia Cedeño from the Sugar Brezze terminal of the La Romana port; Gabriel Rodríguez and Norina Gómez from the port of San Souci in Santo Domingo, Katty Valdez, Federico Schad from Bahía Cruise in Samaná and Cap Cana and Mauricio Hamui from the Taino Bay Project, a new port that will begin operations by November 2020 in Puerto Plata.
Also present are Minnie Maale of Iberoservice, Inés Cedano of the company Fredericc Schad; Nathalie Vásquez and Janna Ramos of Kah Kow Experience and Sendero del Cacao and Carlos Atiles of Grupo B & R.
The conclave takes place from the 21st to the 25th of the month that passes at the Pedro Rossello Puerto Rico Convention Center, in San Juan, where more than 20 member cruise lines of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) participate.