Cruise Holidays - Attheta Travel

I am proud to be certified by CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) as an Elite Cruise Counselor. The Cruise Counselor Certification Program is CLIA's most comprehensive training which requires agents to successfully complete a number of compulsory training courses and exams, attend cruise conferences, and conduct ship inspections. Anita Thompson, Attheta Travel, dba Cruise Holidays.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Cruise Holidays Holds 2013 Annual Convention at Sea

Cruise travel experts from across the United States and Canada met for one of the premier networking and educational events for those in the cruise travel industry: the 2013 Cruise Holidays Annual Convention. It took place November 10 – November 17, 2013, aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Breakaway. More than 200 Cruise Holidays franchise owners, agents and top cruise industry executives were present.

Norwegian Breakaway

The convention is the most important educational and networking event of the year for Cruise Holidays travel agents, which are located across North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. Participants learned about the latest industry trends, networked with other travel experts, and discussed ways to help travelers get the most value out of their vacation.

Anita at Trade Show on Breakaway
Those in attendance said the conference reinforced their belief that there is an important place for travel agents in travelers’ lives. Participants honed their travel expertise even further to help people make the most of their vacation budget and save them time in planning their vacation.
Breakaway in Nassau

Prior to the convention, many of the attendees participated in a tour of New York City exclusively for Cruise Holidays travel professionals. The guided tour included highlights of the Big Apple’s most interesting, tourist-friendly attractions, dinner inside the Empire State Building along with a trip to the observation deck to take in the exhilarating views, stops in Battery Park to see the Statue of Liberty, and much more.

Anita in NYC near Brooklyn Bridge
The tour was followed up by a half-day workshop on ways to help vacationers make the most of their time in New York City prior to or after a cruise. Attendees also learned about exclusive Cruise Holidays hotel programs that provide distinctive perks to their clients, as well as special pricing or discounts available.

For more information, contact Anita, your Cruise Holidays personal cruise expert.