Linking Economic Crisis and Tourism for FCCA Schools Essay Competition
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Cash scholarships of US$11,000 are at stake in the 2009 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Children’s Essay Contest.
Open to all primary and secondary school students, this year’s theme is designed to build youths’ awareness of tourism, particularly during the global economic crisis.
Entrants will write on the topic: “During this global economy turndown, what can a destination which thrives on tourism do to persuade more ships to visit their country?”
Entries will be judged in two categories; a junior division for children aged 12 and under and a senior division for children aged 13 to 16.
Not only will the winner of each category be awarded US$3,000, but he or she will have the opportunity to read their essays and receive their prizes at the 2009 FCCA Caribbean Cruise Conference in St Lucia from October 26-30.
The FCCA will sponsor all travel expenses for each winner and one chaperone. All country finalists, except the first second and third place winners, will receive US$200. A total of US$11,000 will also be awarded to the schools of the winning students.
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