Western Caribbean Cruise - March 2024

Western Caribbean Cruise - March 2024


Are you ready to have the time of your life?!!  Come along with us on this amazing Education Vacation. We will be setting sail on a six-night cruise on Royal Caribbean's Oasis-Class ship, the Symphony of the Seas. It is going to be an unforgettable experience on one of the largest cruise ships in the world! We sail to some fantastic and fun ports of call. We depart from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL and we will visit Royal Caribbean's private island in Labadee, and then on to Falmouth, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas. This ship sets sail on Sunday, March 31, 2024, and returns on Saturday, April 6, 2024.


Ports of Call 

The ship departs from Fort Lauderdale, FL. March is an ideal time to visit South Florida. Stroll the streets, shops and restaurants of Las Olas and Riverwalk. You have your choice of beaches, world-renowned shopping, fantastic parks, museums, unbeatable nightlife and so much more. You will be close to the Everglades, the Hard Rock Casino and the Jungle Queen Riverboat attraction. Whatever you are into, South Florida has it! Talk about fun in the sun! This is it. 


The first port of call is Labadee, Haiti. This is Royal Caribbean's EXCLUSIVE private island and it is ONLY for its cruisers. You will enjoy a private beach retreat complete with chairs, floats, towels and umbrellas. Lunch is included (and drinks too if you have a drink package.)  Be sure to stop at the Floating Bar offshore of Adrenaline Beach for a Labadoozie, the island's signature cocktail. If you are into adventure, check out the Dragon's Breath zip line over the ocean, the Dragon's Splash Waterslide or the Dragon's Tail Coaster. If you are into action, there are guided walks, kayaks and fishing boats to check out. Don't forget to test your negotiating skills with the local vendors at the onsite Artisan's Village.


The next stop is Falmouth, Jamaica which is between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. Are you up for high tea or would you prefer to try some jerk chicken and rum cake? Be sure to wash it down with a Red Stripe while listening to some Reggae, Mon. You will be on a short trip from the amazing Dunn's River Falls which should be on everyone's bucket list. Or maybe beach horseback riding is more your thing. Or tubing down a river? Bobsledding?  River rafting? This is your opportunity! This location has a rich history with some great guided tours to check out. And This port even has a great area to wander around and keep you entertained without even leaving the port! 


The final port is Nassau, Bahamas! There are plenty of activities within an easy walk. Beaches, shopping, cultural activities, ecosystem tours, restaurants, a pirate adventure and so much more to explore. Make sure to check out the conch fritters and get a beachside massage. You are also an easy water shuttle away from the amazing Atlantis Resort where you can check out their top-rated waterpark and aquariums, participate in boating and water sports, swim with the dolphins, or just wander around their beautiful resort. This is definitely worth the trip.


When not at the port, you will keep busy by enhancing your professional skills with your choice of highly-rated massage continuing education classes.  Don't worry, there will still be plenty of free time for you to relax and enjoy the cruise and go on some fun adventures. 


Course Offerings


On Sea Days, In between ports of call, you can spend some of your free time meeting other amazing massage therapists (and getting a little bodywork yourself) while you earn the massage continuing credit hours that you need for license renewal. You will learn some great skills that you can immediately incorporate into your practice when you return home. Your clients will be glad you went on this great education vacation because they will benefit from all of the new skills you pick up. The best part is that ALL ON-BOARD CLASSES ARE INCLUDED as part of our cruise package. 


While on this cruise, you can take some of our most sought-after massage therapy continuing education programs including:

  • The Professional Level of the Medical Massage Practitioner Program. This includes Day of the Back and Day of the Neck classes. Learn protocols to take your clients out of pain. Students enrolled in these classes will be entitled to a complimentary online Insurance Billing course.  Check out our Land and Sea program. You can take the Professional Level while onboard and then enroll in the Masters Level upon return to complete the Medical Massage Practitioner Program. (See details below.)
  • Sports Massage - Learn the skills to work with athletes in this fun and informative class. You will learn the basics of working with different stages of sporting events and a variety of techniques specific to athletes and athletic clients. 
  • Classes from our "WorkSmart Business Series" are also included. You can take both the LMT Tax Workshop and How to Throw a Massage Party. These are fantastic and entertaining classes to help you build your business.


NOTE: Classes are included as part of our Travel Group International Package.
Please scroll down to find out more information about this group package.
You must secure your cabin through Travel Group International before enrolling in classes. 


Ship Amenities

While onboard, in addition to learning some great new skills and networking with other top massage therapists, there are no limits to all of the great things you can do. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the great activities that this ship has to offer including pool parties, outdoor movies, dance lessons, laser tag, table tennis and more. While onboard the Symphony of the Seas, you can stroll through Central Park, check out the boardwalk, see a show at the Auatheater and the Royal Theater, and check out The Symphony of the Seas has a Flow Rider surf simulator and water slides. Take some time to relax with a spa treatment, a dip in the pool or hot tub, or a sip on a coffee or a cocktail while overlooking the ocean and contemplating life. You will not be bored.  Feel free to bring along the family. They will love the arcade and adventure center. There are several programs for kids and teens that will keep them busy while you are in class. 


You will be living the good life by going to dinner, dancing, and watching Broadway-style shows and performers. Be sure to check out the Bionic Bar where robots will serve you your drink. We hope that lady luck will be on your side if you are checking out the casino. Are you a foodie? OMG, there is more amazing food than a person could eat. Prepare to be amazed and delighted! Being on board this ship is like vacationing at a luxury resort. This is the best way to earn your CE hours! Warning: You will never want to take CE classes any other way.



Sailing Itinerary/Class Schedule

   Day & Date: Class/Event: Time: CE's:  
  Sunday, March 31, 2024 LMT Tax Workshop 1 pm - 4 pm 3  
     Meet and Greet
at the 3rd floor Conference Center
4:00 pm    
    Depart from Fort Lauderdale, FL  4:30 pm    


  Monday, April 1, 2024 At Sea      
    Day of the Neck 8:30 am - 5:30 pm 8  
    Sports Massage
*Part 1 of 2
9 am - 4 pm 16*  


  Tuesday, April 2, 2024 At Port - Labadee, Haiti 7 am - 4 pm  -  


  Wednesday, April 3, 2024 How to Throw a Massage Party 8 am - 10 am 2  
    At Port: Falmouth, Jamaica 9:30 am  - 6 pm -  


  Thursday, April 4, 2024  At Sea       
    Day of the Back 8:30 am - 5:30 pm 8  
    Sports Massage
*Part 2 of 2
9 am - 4 pm 16*  


  Friday, April 5, 2024 At Port: Nassau, Bahamas 8 am - 5 pm  -  


  Saturday, April 6, 2024
Return to Port: Fort Lauderdale, FL
7 am -  

*Some classes are held over multiple days.
The entirety of the class must be completed in order to earn credit hours.

The dates and times for the above-scheduled classes are subject to change.
Students enrolled in departure day classes may board as early as noon.

The schedule is subject to change. 


Land and Sea Program

Complete the entire Medical Massage Practitioner Program in one fun-filled week. Take the  Professional Level on your cruise (March 4-10, 2023) and then you can enroll in the Masters Level which will take place at a local hotel when you return (March 11-12, 2023.) You can travel home with your certification in hand! (The Masters Level program is not included in the "All-Inclusive On Board Classes offer" and requires a separate enrollment.)


Travel Package Details

The student fare for this Seminar at Sea starts at $1112 for an inside cabin. (This pricing is per person based on double occupancy. Single, double and triple room rates are available. Pricing will vary. Discounted pricing is available for guests not taking classes. You may upgrade to oceanview cabins or staterooms with a balcony for an additional per-person fee. Rates are subject to availability. Please ask your travel agents at Travel for details. Taxes and fees of appx $165 are not included in the base price. A table rental fee will be added. If you are able to bring a massage table, let us know and you will receive a cruise credit. Cruise must be booked through Travel Group International to be part of the Travel Package.)  

This travel package includes the following: 

  • Enrollment in unlimited classes! (Please note that some classes are offered concurrently. Certain classes are broken into several smaller sessions. All sessions of a class must be completed in order to receive credit for that class.)
  • Fare also includes your stateroom (including a cabin steward and too many onboard amenities to mention,) unlimited meals virtually every hour of the day or night, Las Vegas-style entertainment including live shows and a casino, fun and fitness activities to keep you moving or relaxing if you prefer, and of course luxury transportation to the breathtaking ports mentioned above. 
  • You will have the opportunity to make lifelong connections with the other therapists and instructors that you meet onboard. 


There are only 50 cabins that have been reserved in our room block.

Please call Travel Group International at #561-447-0750 to make your reservation right away.

Travel Group Int'l



Please first call Travel Group International at #561-447-0750 to reserve your cabin. Travel Group International will be able to provide you with all details regarding the cruise and provide details on the LMT Success Group Travel Package including general cruise and port information, discounted pricing for guests not taking classes, and cabin upgrade options. Once you are on the ship's manifest, Travel Group International will provide you with a code to be able to enroll in classes.


As part of the travel package, you are entitled to take as many non-concurrent classes as you would like, while onboard. You will need to enroll in the classes you wish to take in advance of the ship's sailing. You will be provided a link to enroll in classes by Travel Group International. You may call LMT Success Group at #954-596-1170 for information regarding the specifics of the classes or to enroll in classes over the phone. For information about the specifics of the cruise, please contact Travel Group International. Once you are on this ship's manifest, you will be able to enroll in classes. 

Finally, start packing. Get ready for an incredible experience!


If you need further assistance, please call our office at #954-596-1170. We will be happy to be of assistance to you.


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TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL GROUP - Travel Package Option You must be enrolled as part of the Travel International Group Travel Package. All onboard classes are included with Environ Travel Package. Some classes may be held in multiple parts. The entirety of the class must be taken in order to earn credit hours. Some classes may run concurrently. Only one class may be scheduled per time period. Once you are placed on the ship's manifest, you will receive instructions as to how you can enroll in classes.

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