May 1-4, 2020

–– Booking Information ––
Pricing until 12/01/19
Balcony $706/pp
Oceanview $656/pp
Interior $586/pp
Price includes taxes. Fees. Port charges and gratuities only $100/pp deposit required by 12/01/19

Call Ailene to reserve your spot today at 561-322-9429

Looking to get the family together? The FICPA Sailfish Chapter’s 6th Annual Learn@Sea Cruise sets sail soon! 

Enjoy all aspects of sailing on the Royal Caribbean “Mariner of the Seas” while also gaining essential CPE in various fields of study – proceeds benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation! Learn more about the ship by clicking here» 

4 hours CPE will be offered at an additional cost, details coming soon!

We also encourage you to bring your family and make Learn@Sea part of a working vacation…there’s plenty of time for fun, sun and shore excursions, such as:

  • Dining & Networking
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • R&R
  • Water Sports
  • Visit Nassau
  • Visit Cococay
  • …and more!

More information coming soon!

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen 772-485-6547 or email eholowayl964@gmail.com

Friday, May 10, 2019
Accounting Principles in the Tax Law (2 AA) | Mark A. Sellner, CPA, JD, LLM (Taxation)
State & Federal Tax and Related Issues - Selected Topics & Updates ( 2 TB) | Michael A. Lampert, Esq.

8:00 – 10:00 am
10:00 – 12:00 pm

To attend this CPE, you must also book your 4-day cruise May 9 – May 12, 2019 ; Note: Ship arrives in Nassau at 10:00am. Do not reserve any shore excursions that require you to leave the ship prior to 12:00pm

REGISTER FOR CPE

Contact NCL Cruise Consultant Adolfo Jimenez at 954-514-4240 to book your cruise. Adolfo is available Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. or by email at adjimenez@ncl.com. BOOK NOW FOR BEST RATE.

Use Group #669148 to be eligible for CPE presentations and our on-board group events.

Cruise Pricing*
Starting from:
Inside $ 679 per person
Ocean View (Obstructed) $ 849 per person
Ocean View (Unobstructed) $ 879 per person
Balcony $1,119 per person

*Based on double occupancy, subject to availability, plus taxes and fees of $125.81 per person. Optional travel insurance starting at $99 per person, based on cabin cost. Reduced deposit is only $50 per person. Final payment for cabins booked prior to December 18, 2017 is due on or before Feb. 21, 2018. Final payment for cabins booked on or after December 18, 2017 is due on or before February 6, 2018.

Cancellation Policy for Cruises Booked Prior December 18, 2017:

75+ Days: No Charge
74-57 Days: Deposit Amount
56-30 Days: 50% of total fare
29-16 Days: 75% of fare
15 or Less Days: No refund

Cancellation Policy for Cruises Booked On or After December 18, 2017:  
90+ Days: No Charge
89-76 Days: 25%
75-61 Days: 50%
60-31 Days: 75%
30 or less Days: No Refund

Travel & Visa Requirements to Visit Cuba:
Please Note: A CURRENT PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR SAILING TO CUBA. If you do not have a passport or if your passport expires prior to November 11, 2018, please start NOW to apply for the proper documentation! You CANNOT sail to Cuba with just a driver’s license and birth certificate.

NCL will obtain the required VISA after embarkation. A $75pp VISA fee will be charged to your cabin portfolio. View NCL’s Cuba Travel FAQs here.

Key West and Havana, Cuba (overnight)!

Ditch ordinary vacations and discover the extraordinary, right in our back yard. Experience the laid-back lifestyle of both cities that attracted Hemingway. This is a family vacation like no other. It is one that you will remember forever.

The Norwegian Sun® has been renovated for your comfort and pleasure. The Sun’s public venues and bars have been updated. Relax by the pool or at the spa, participate in one of the many daily fun activities, watch a Broadway-style show, enjoy all the ship’s activities and entertainment while sailing to exotic Havana, Cuba and Key West.

Explore historic Havana where you can discover the old charm of days gone by, visit Hemingway’s favorite restaurant, hail a 1950’s Classic American convertible taxi, or perhaps catch an evening cabaret show during our overnight stay in port. Here are some of Havana’s top visitor sites and experiences.

  • Walk through Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Join a people-to-people cultural/educational exchange
  • Visit Catedral de San Cristobal
  • Browse the book market at Plaza de Armas
  • Take a private tour in a 1950’s Classic American Car
  • Try a mojito at La Bodeguita del Medio, a former Hemingway hangout
  • Enjoy exhibits at the Muséo de la Ciudad (City Museum)
  • Stroll along El Malecón Esplanade
  • Smoke a Cuban cigar, or buy a few for friends at home (yes, you can take home a few!)
  • Watch the nightly ceremony, El Cañonazo de las Nueve, and learn its significance
  • View the elaborate tombstones at Cementario de Cristóbal Colón
  • Hear stories of Cuba’s history as you stand in Revolution Square
  • Take in an elaborately-costumed cabaret show

It’s Hemingway déjà vu as we visit Key West. Fun and historic Key West sights include:

  • Ernest Hemmingway House Museum and the many 6-toed cats that live there
  • Sloppy Joe’s Bar
  • Truman Little White House
  • Mel Fisher’s Sunken Treasure Museum
  • Hop-On-Hop-Off Trolley
  • Duval Street
  • Mallory Square
  • Southernmost Point Buoy
REST & RELAXATION
  • Mandara Spa®, ensuring your serenity with a large menu of services
  • Sun Deck featuring 2 swimming pools
  • Five whirlpool hot tubs
  • Children’s splash pool
FOR THE KIDS
  • Splash Academy
  • Splashes Kid’s Pool
  • Kid’s Hot Tub
  • Teen Club
  • Video Zone
ENTERTAINMENT & TECHNOLOGY

From the stages to the eleven lounges, we’ll have you singing along, moving your feet and getting into the groove.

Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Stardust Theater includes:

  • Rock You Tonight: Take a walk on the wild side in this high-energy tribute to such rock icons as Queen, Journey and The Who.
  • What the World Needs Now - The Music of Burt Bacharach: Let the Production Cast and Show Band Orchestra take you on an elegant musical journey with vibrant dance numbers and beautiful heart-felt songs about love and loss.
  • Listen to the percussive sounds of World Beat, a musical journey from Ireland and Asia to Africa and NYC.

Other On-Board Fun:

  • Browse the Art Gallery and attend an art auction right on board.
  • Meet Lady Luck in the Vegas-style Sun Casino.
  • Stay connected at the Internet Café.
  • Shop Duty-free in numerous shops featuring name-brand jewelry, perfumes, apparel and more
DINING OPTIONS

There is something to satisfy everyone’s appetite from 14 on-board dining options

  • Four Seasons (Main Dining Room)
    • A casual, contemporary atmosphere with menus showcasing a variety of entrees and the freshest ingredients.
  • Garden Café
    • Complimentary buffet serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with picturesque ocean views. Action stations for meat-carving, made-to-order omelets and pasta, self-serve ice cream and more.
  • Seven Seas (Main Dining Room)
    • A more traditional setting with sweeping ocean views; complimentary fine dining.
  • Six specialty restaurants and a Coffee Bar**
    • Choose from Steaks to Sushi, from Italian, French, Brazilian or Japanese cuisine.
  • More complimentary options including the Great Outdoor Café, Las Ramblas Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Sports Bar and room service*

*A convenience charge applies to room service orders. Additional charges apply for specialty dining venues. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soda are charged separately and are offered at current bar menu prices.

** Specialty restaurant pricing varies from $25-$30pp or a la carte pricing, plus gratuity.

ACTION & ADVENTURE
  • Golf driving net
  • Basketball/volleyball court
  • Jogging/walking track
  • Fitness center
  • Video game arcade
  • Vegas-style Sun Casino®

Be the first of your colleagues to sponsor a Cruise to Cuba!

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, email Sailfish Chapter representatives:

 

Ellen Holoway
eholoway1964@gmail.com 
772-485-6547

 

 

Signature Sponsor (limited to one) $1,250 (plus cost of cabin)

  • Exclusive Signature Name  - FICPA Sailfish Chapter Learn@Sea Cruise “Presented by…”
  • Name & logo featured on all event promotions – website, publications, emails reaching 18,500 members
  • Name & logo featured on sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • One mini-suite for two (or cabin of your choice)
      • Includes:  *Ultimate Drink Package  *Ppd gratuities for 2  *OBC1
  • CEO or representative receives three to five-minute company presentation during Opening Remarks at CPA Session 1
  • Opportunity at Session 1 to hand out marketing materials to CPA attendees
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

Cocktail Party Sponsor - $750 (plus cost of cabin) – TD Bank

  • Name on event promotions – website, publications, emails reaching 18,500 members
  • Name on Sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • One Balcony cabin for two (or cabin of your choice)
    • Includes:  *Ultimate Drink Package  *Ppd gratuities for 2  *OBC1
  • CEO or representative receives one to two minute company presentation at CPE Session 2
  • Opportunity at Session 2 to hand out marketing materials to CPA attendees
  • Opportunity to mingle with attendees at Cocktail Party
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

Breakfast Sponsor (limited to two) - $500 (plus cost of cabin) –
Breakfast Sponsor  CPE  (Tuesday) - Mari Huff, C.P.A., P.A
Breakfast Sponsor  CPE  (Thursday) - Mark Brechbill, PLLC, CPAs 

  • Name featured on event web page, reaching 18,500 members
  • Name on Sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • One Ocean View cabin for two (or cabin of your choice)
      • Includes:  *Ultimate Drink Package  *Ppd gratuities for 2  *OBC1
  • Opportunity at Session 1 or 2 to display marketing materials to CPA attendees on our private breakfast buffet
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

Cultural Tour Sponsor - $500 (plus cost of cabin) – Searle & Associates Insurance

  • Name featured on event web page, reaching 18,500 members
  • Name on Sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • One Ocean View cabin for two (or cabin of your choice)
    • Includes:  *Ultimate Drink Package  *Ppd gratuities for 2  *OBC1
  • Opportunity to display marketing materials to CPA attendees at Meet & Greet
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

Lido Sponsor - $250
Anita Camacho, CPA/Anita's Accounting Solutions
Barth Satuloff, CPA & Gail Jaffe Satuloff, LMHC
Dean L. Schumm, CPA, PA
Sellner Tax Consulting, LLC

  • Name on Sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

Propeller Sponsor (individuals) - $100

  • Name on Sponsor flyers for all cruise attendees
  • Recognition by Sailfish Officers and Cruise Committee throughout the cruise

1 On Board Credit
Not included:
$75pp Cuban VISA fee, charged to cabin portfolio after embarkation
Discretionary gratuities
Excursions
Personal charges on board or in ports
Porter gratuities
Any other costs incurred that are not included in cabin reservation

The Sailfish Chapter gratefully acknowledges our generous sponsors!

TD Bank
Cocktail Party Sponsor

 

Breakfast Sponsor  CPE  (Tuesday) - Mari Huff, C.P.A., P.A.Breakfast Sponsor, CPE Day Two

Breakfast Sponsor  CPE  (Thrusday) - Mark Brechbill, CPA, PLLC

 

 

Searle & Associates Insurance 

Cultural Tour Sponsor

 

Anita Camacho, CPA/Anita's Accounting Solutions
Barth Satuloff, CPA & Gail Jaffe Satuloff, LMHC
Dean L. Schumm, CPA, PA
Mark Sellner, CPA, JD, LLM
Lido Sponsors

The FICPA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible of the fullest extent of the law.

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