Mazatlán Gears Up for FCCA 2023 Cruise Convention

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Published by Redacción | Los Noticieristas on October 25, 2023

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As Mazatlán prepares to host the highly anticipated Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Convention in November, key government agencies are leaving no stone unturned to ensure a seamless experience for cruise industry leaders and visitors. The Municipal Government of Mazatlán, in collaboration with the Secretariat of Economic Development, Tourism, and Fisheries (Sectur) and the Sinaloa Secretary of Tourism, Estrella Palacios Domínguez, recently conducted an extensive inspection of the Port Cruise Terminal and surrounding areas to finalize preparations.

Martín Ochoa López, the head of Sedectur, reported that this inspection was a vital step to evaluate the conditions and infrastructure of the first impression areas seen by cruise passengers upon arrival in Mazatlán. The aim is to identify and address any required repairs or maintenance to ensure that the city is ready to host the FCCA Convention, scheduled to take place from November 7 to 10.

During the tour, Ochoa López emphasized the importance of the upcoming convention and highlighted that the Mayor of Mazatlán, Edgar González, is committed to overseeing the successful preparations. The city is gearing up to welcome directors from 25 prominent shipping companies, who will be in attendance at the Convention of the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association. This event is set to be held at the Convention Center and is expected to attract over 300 congressmen who will explore the city and learn about the amenities and attractions it has to offer, showcasing Mazatlán as the “Pearl of the Pacific.”

Additionally, in a recent boost to the local economy, the Carnival Panorama cruise ship arrived in Mazatlán with 4,429 passengers and 1,416 crew members. This visit is estimated to inject more than 5.2 million pesos into the local economy, further underscoring the significance of Mazatlán as a prime cruise destination in the region.

The preparations for the FCCA 2023 Convention signify a significant milestone for Mazatlán, reaffirming its position as a leading cruise destination. Visitors can look forward to a memorable experience in the city, as it readies itself to host cruise industry leaders and enthusiasts from around the world. The inspection of the Port Cruise Terminal and the commitment to enhancing the visitor experience demonstrate the city’s dedication to ensuring a successful convention. As the countdown to November 7 begins, all eyes are on Mazatlán, eagerly awaiting the arrival of cruise industry leaders and visitors alike.

In summary, Mazatlán is meticulously preparing for the FCCA 2023 Cruise Convention, focusing on enhancing the first impression areas for cruise passengers and ensuring the city is ready for the event from November 7 to 10. The Mayor of Mazatlán is committed to concluding preparations for the arrival of directors from 25 shipping companies and over 300 congressmen, who will explore the city’s offerings. Furthermore, the recent arrival of the Carnival Panorama cruise ship brought a significant economic boost to the city, reinforcing its status as a premier cruise destination in the region. Mazatlán’s dedication to hosting a successful convention promises a memorable experience for all attendees.

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