NATIONAL BLACK MBA Cruise 2024

NATIONAL BLACK MBA Cruise 2024

NBMBAA Family and Friends

NBMBAA Family and Friends

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is inviting you to join us for a party with a purpose on our 2024 cruise.
NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 10th will take us from Port Miami, Florida, to Cozumel, Mexico, to Miami, FL.
This will be an unforgettable experience full of networking and fun activities. We can’t wait to see you there!

  • NOVEMBER 6 – 10, 2024
  • Departing from: Miami, Florida

Cost starting at (pp):

Interior: $474.00*
Ocean View: $552.00*
Boardwalk View Balcony: $600.00*
Ocean View Balcony: $620.00*
Central Park View Balcony: $717.00*

*Plus $119.38 Port Charge and Tax

*3.5% for payment requirements

*All Rates based on Double Occupancy

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Suites available upon request

Departure Information:

Airport:

The cruise departs about for Port Miami, Florida. Plan to fly or drive to Miami, Florida. A shuttle service will transfer you to the boat for $15 per person. Plan to arrive at the boat by 11:00 am is the day of departure unless you plan to arrive a day earlier. When scheduling your return flight on November 10, 2024, make sure to schedule afternoon flights.

Cruise Port:

Port Miami, Florida

It is highly recommended to arrive Tuesday, November 5, 2024 (one day prior) to make sure you make the ship the next day. There will more information provided regarding host hotel and pier transfers.

Directions to Port Miami, Florida:

PORT:

Port Miami, Florida

PIER TERMINAL:
Port Miami Cruise Terminal A
2000 N Cruise Blvd,
Miami, Florida  33132
Port Miami website

NBMBAA – Cruise for a Cause 501c:

Your donation will go towards the mission of the National Black MBA Association® is a 501c organization found in 1970 to lead in the creation of educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals.

Event Details and Party Activities:

There will be a host of parties and private activities.

Sailing Itinerary:

Date Ports of Call Arrival Time Departure Time Activity
Wed, 06 Nov 2024 Miami, Florida 4:00 PM Boarding
Thu, 07 Nov 2024 Cruising Cruising
Fri, 08 Nov 2024 Cozumel, Mexico 7:00 AM 6:00 PM Docked
Sat, 09 Nov 2024 Cruising Cruising
Sun, 10 Nov 2024 Return to Miami, Florida 6:00 AM Departure

Cruise Line App:

Download the Royal Caribbean app before you set sail and plan your vacation in advance, check in for your cruise, browse shore excursions, and more. You will need to enter your reservation confirmation number after download.

Accepted Identification for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Passport book that is valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends. A U.S. Passport book is required for this sailing.

Payments:

Final payment due date – August 1st

Room Block:

There will be a room block for those who want to come day before. To avoid unforeseen airplane delays or flight cancellations, we recommend arriving the day before.

Activities:

NETWORKING, PRIVATE PARTIES, SEMINARS AND MORE

November 6th:

  • Deck 12 – Send-off Party 2pm to 5:00pm
  • Group Dinner – 6:00pm
  • Group Entertainment– To be confirmed
  • Welcome Reception – 9:30 pm to 10:30pm

November 7th:

  • Stretch Class – 8:00am
  • Pool /Beach Party – 10am to 3:00pm
  • Group Dinner 6:00pm (Blackout – Wear Black)
  • Group Entertainment – To be Confirmed
  • MBA Private Party featuring DJ Tron and E.Period – 10:00pm

November 8th:

  • Cozumel Mexico Excursion Tour (more information to follow)
  • Group Dinner – 6:00pm
  • Group Show Time in Theater – 8:00pm
  • MBA Private Party featuring DJ Tron and E.Period – 10:00pm

November 9th:

  • Group Activity (To be Confirmed)
  • Group Dinner – 6:00pm
  • Group Show Time in Theater – 8:00pm
  • MBA Private Party featuring DJ Tron and E.Period – 10:00pm

Shore Excursions:

We will share optional shore excursions for those interested in activities in Cozumel. Mor information to be provide.

Pre-paid gratuities – $72 per person
Gratuities acknowledge the 24/7 service commitment of your personal stateroom attendants, culinary and service staff. Guests can conveniently pre-pay gratuities at the time of booking or assign gratuities once onboard through their SeaPass account.

The Royal Caribbean Travel Insurance Protection Program – $188 per cabin

The Cancellation Penalty Waiver and Cruise Vacation Cancellation Enhancement Program – non-insurance features provided by Royal Caribbean

  • Cancellation Penalty Waiver: up to 100% of cash back for Royal Caribbean cancellation fees if you cancel for a specified reason
  • Cancel For Any Reason Cruise Vacation Enhancement: up to 90% of Royal Caribbean cancellation fees in the form of a future cruise credit if you cancel for any other reason

*Notice to Minnesota, Missouri and New York residents only: Trip Cancellation benefits are underwritten by Arch Insurance Company. In addition, Cancel for Any Reason credits can be purchased separate from the Travel Insurance Benefits. Contact 1-888-722-2195 for details.

Travel insurance benefits underwritten by Arch Insurance Company

  • Trip Interruption: up to 150% of total trip cost if you can’t start or finish your cruise vacation because you’re sick or hurt, there’s a death in the family or another covered reason
  • Trip Delay: up to $500 for catch-up expenses
  • Accident Medical: up to $25,000 if you get hurt on your cruise vacation
  • Sickness Medical: up to $25,000 if you get sick on your cruise vacation
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation: up to $50,000 if you need emergency medical transportation
  • Baggage Protection: up to $1,500 if your bags are lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Bag Delay: up to $500 to buy necessary personal items if your bags are delayed

If you have any additional questions. Feel free to reach out to the planning team or WTTW Travel. The email is sales@wttwtravel.com or call 404-692-5968.

Additional information

Standard Rooms:

Oceanview Balcony:

Stateroom Features

All staterooms and suites come complete with bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV and phone. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft

Oceanview Balcony – $620 per person based on double occupancy

Interior:

Stateroom Features

All staterooms and suites come complete with bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV and phone. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Up to 4 guests. Stateroom: 140 sq. ft.

Inside Room – $474 per person based on double occupancy

Oceanview:

Stateroom Features

All staterooms and suites come complete with bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV and phone. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.

Oceanview – $552 per person based on double occupancy

Central Park View Balcony:

Stateroom Features

All staterooms and suites come complete with bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV and phone. Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Boardwalk or Central Park view balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. Balcony: 52 sq. ft.

Central Park Balcony $ 717 per person based on double occupancy

Boardwalk View Balcony:

Stateroom Features

All staterooms and suites come complete with bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV and phone. Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. One double sofa bed in staterooms. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Sleeps up to 5 guests. Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 52 sq. ft.

Boardwalk Balcony – $ 600pp based on double occupancy

Suites:

Junior Suite:

Stateroom Features

Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Full bathroom with tub. Sitting area with sofa that converts to double bed. Private balcony. Sleeps up to 4. Stateroom: 287 sq. ft. Balcony 80 sq. ft

Junior Suite – $1164 per person based on double occupancy

Grand Suite :

Stateroom Features

Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Full bathroom with tub and two sinks. Living room with sofa that converts to double bed. Private balcony with seating area and private dining. Sleeps up to 4. Stateroom: 371 sq. ft. Balcony: 105 sq. ft.

Grand Suite –  $1424 per person based on double occupancy

Owners Suite:

Stateroom Features

Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Private bathroom with tub and two sinks, marble entry, large closets, living area with table and one double sofa bed. Private balcony with table and chairs. Up to 4 guests. Stateroom: 556 sq. ft. Balcony: 243 sq. ft.

Owners Suite 1 Bedroom – $1910 per person based on double occupancy

NBMBAA:

The National Black MBA Association® was conceived in 1970 to help Blacks coming into the corporate sector, largely for the first time, share experiences and insights to help make the journey easier. By nurturing these new professionals, the organization helped early members navigate and, ultimately, succeed in unfamiliar and frequently challenging environments. It is those professionals who rise up and reach back to bring up the next generation of Black professionals through providing coaching, guidance, and mentoring.

About National Black MBA Association®
NBMBAA® is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional member-based organization that creates educational, career, and wealth-building opportunities for students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. Representing thousands of members in over 42 professional chapters, 33 Leaders of Tomorrow® chapters, and over 500 corporate, academic, and not-for-profit partners, the organization is dedicated to sponsoring initiatives and developing partnerships that create intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through its five channels of engagement: career, education, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. Visit us @ NBMBAA.org. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn @theblackmba.

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