More than 150 Platinum Members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association participated in the FCCA's annual PAMAC Cruise Summit hosted over the weekend aboard Carnival Victory.

CLIA Australasia commercial director Brett Jardine, who joined what was then the International Cruise Council Australasia in 2007, will leave at the end of next month.

Maximizing the number of cruise passengers and ensuring they have a positive experience are among the key topics to be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2017 Cruise Seminar in San Diego, Feb. 14-15.

Kim Hall, director of technical and regulatory affairs - operational and security, has left Cruise Lines International Association and is running her own maritime consulting firm. There was no immediate word on a successor.

Holland America Line president Orlando Ashford was elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council, a national organization composed of current and former black ceos, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies.

Professional Travel Agents of North America (PTANA) joined Cruise Lines International Association as a 2017 Premier Member.

The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association appointed Mario Aguirre, a veteran of the Honduras Tourism Board, as director of membership events & programs.

Long-time member New Caledonia Tourism, which left the Australian Cruise Association in 2015, rejoined last month and will swell the ranks of a record number of delegates from Down Under and the South Pacific attending Seatrade Cruise Global in March.

Cruise Lines International Association Australasia’s fourth annual Cruise360 will be held in Sydney on August 25, 2017.

Carnival Cruise Line's Carlos Torres de Navarra, vp strategic and commercial port development, has been named to head the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's Operations Committee. He starts Jan. 1.

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