Reasons to register now for CruiseWorld

Travel advisers interested in participating in CruiseWorld, to be held Nov. 7 to 9 in Fort Lauderdale, are encouraged to register now: Those who register by Friday, May 11, will save $124 on full conference access.

Ship inspections are scheduled for Nov. 10 and 11 in both Fort Lauderdale and Miami, with 10 ships available to choose from. For the complete lineup, visit Inspections are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so register now to reserve a spot.

Unique to CruiseWorld is the successful STAR (Select Travel Advisor Recognition) Program, which is structured to provide enhanced event programming while offsetting some of the financial expenses incurred by travel advisers to attend professional development events. For those interested in applying, visit for specific participation requirements. Spots are filling quickly.

The core component of the STAR Program is a series of collaborative meetings between exhibiting supplier partners and prequalified, vetted travel advisers committed to business growth. Advisers who are selected to participate in the STAR Program will receive complimentary registration and hotel accommodation for two nights, in addition to special programming.

CruiseWorld will include three days of jam-packed general sessions, plus breakout sessions covering every segment of the leisure travel space. A full day of peer-lead workshops rounds out the programming.

Categories for supplier participation at this year's one-day Exhibitor Showcase taking place Nov. 8 include airlines, attractions, business tools, cruises, destinations, hotels and resorts, professional services and tours/vacation packages and a variety of destinations. Suppliers interested in joining the Exhibitor Showcase should contact Emmy Morales at [email protected]. A list of current exhibitors can be found at

For more information on Travel Weekly's CruiseWorld, the ship inspection roster and the STAR Program, visit

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