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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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38th Annual PNAA National Convention
Hosted by:
The Philippine Nurses Association of Central Florida

Royal Caribbean's Magnificent Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Port Canaveral, FL

July 23 - 30, 2017

Contact Hours: TBA
Course Fees:TBA

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Philippine Nurses Association of America

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Advance Practice Nurses, DNP, PhD, Nurse Administrators, Executives, Educators
Program Purpose / Objectives
Under development
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Location Time (EST)
Day 1
July 23, 2017
Boarding/Lunch Port Canaveral, FL 11:00 AM
Stateroom Check-in 1:00 PM
Register/Pick-up Convention Packets Conference Center 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Safety Drill 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Departure 4:30 PM
Welcome Reception (Complimentary Cocktails) Solarium 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM
Day 2
July 24, 2017
PNAA EB Meeting Radiance Boardroom 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leadership Institute Conference Center 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
APNF Forum Conference Center 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COP/Regional Meetings Conference Center 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM
Day 3
July 24, 2017
Education Conference Conference Center 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
New Attendees Reception Conference Center 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Networking/Alumni Night Conference Center 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Day 4
July 26, 2017
Ship Arrives Phillipsburg, St. Maarten 8:00 AM
Ship Departs 5:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM
Day 5
July 27, 2017
Ship Arrives San Juan, Puerto Rico 7:00 AM
Ship Departs 2:00 PM
PNAA Foundation Meeting Conference Center 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rolling Poster Presentation Conference Center 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Awards Gala Night (Complimentary Cocktails) Studio B 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Day 6
July 28, 2017
3K Run Deck 5 Track 5:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Ship Arrives Labadee, Haiti 9:00 AM
Team Building/Picnic Lunch At the Beach 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ship Departs 6:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM
Day 7
July 29, 2017
General Assembly Studio B 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dinner 6:30 PM
Day 8
July 30, 2017
Disembark Port Canaveral, FL 7:00 AM
Port Canaveral - Cocoa Beach, Florida

Courtyard by Marriott

Room rate $159.00 plus tax
Available starting July 20 ‐ 23, 2017
Includes - private balcony, micro/fridge, direct beach access, full service hotel offering Starbuck Coffee, Bistro style dining, bar, terrace with fire pit.
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Hampton Inn

Room rate $159.00 plus tax
Available starting July 20 ‐ 23, 2017
Includes - breakfast buffet, direct beach access, free WiFi, private balcony, micro/fridge.
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Doubletree by Hilton Orlando Airport
Room rate $109.00 plus tax
Available July 22 ‐ 23, 2017
Includes- complimentary internet access, Wolfgang Puck coffee/tea maker in the room, free airport transportation shuttle to and from the Orlando International Airport, free parking, free use of the fitness center and free DoubleTree cookies.
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Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort

Room rate $129.00 plus tax and $21.95 resort fee
Available starting July 21 -23, 2017 ( Minimum 2 nights)
Room rate $179.00 plus tax and $23.95 resort fee
Available starting July 22 ‐ 23, 2017 (Minimum 1 night)
Includes ‐ 24 hour fitness center, (2) 16.9fl oz. bottled water daily, daily newspaper, complimentary use business center, 2 resort pools, in-room Starbucks coffee, in room safe, in-room refrigerator, and iron ironing board.
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Ground Transportation (transfers from airport to cruise terminal)
  • The cost from Orlando Airport is $37.50 per person each way. July 23 - Last shuttle to ship 12:30PM, July 30th. Flight departure from Orlando Airport no earlier than 1:00PM. Subject to change
  • Taxis are available from the Orlando airport costing approximately $135.00 for up to 3 people to travel from the airport to the cruise terminal.


Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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