CruiseWorld Coverage

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Buzz and enthusiasm at exhibitor showcaseTravel advisors had a chance to interact with more than 250 suppliers and, just as importantly, their peers.
WUATA campaign: And the winner is ....A six-month contest organized by Carnival Cruise Line to find the country's most trusted travel advisor culminated on the opening day of CruiseWorld.
Culture and cuisine take center stage in immersion sessionTravel advisors could choose from panels on culinary and cultural experiences; adventure and experiential travel; luxury travel; or family and multigenerational experiences.
Professionalism and sales relationships part of Think Tank discussionThe workshop, hosted by Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours and Emerald Waterways, attracted about 200 agents eager to swap ideas and learn from their peers.
MSC and Hurtigruten detail their green initiativesCruise lines are cutting carbon emissions, reducing single-use plastics and campaigning to restore endangered coral reefs around the world.
Recap, cruise chat: what's now, what's next, Nov. 2019Participants tweeted about innovations and trends in the cruise industry today, as well as what’s coming up in 2020 and beyond.
Sales secrets revealed at CruiseWorldTop cruise sales executives urged travel advisors to maintain contact with clients and to ask for referrals.
Cruise chiefs talk expansion, recessionThe ten-year economic expansion shows no sign of abating anytime soon. When it finally does, the industry will weather the storm.
Why certification mattersTravel Institute officials encourage advisors to seek training so they can better represent the industry and serve their customers.
If the ship fits, charter itRiver cruise line sales executives make their pitch for whole-ship charters to travel advisors at CruiseWorld.
Andy Stuart says NCL's Partners First is here to stayTravel Weekly editor in chief Arnie Weissmann (left) with Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Andy Stuart at CruiseWorld. Photo Credit: Jamie BiesiadaAndy Stuart says NCL's Partners First is here to stayDuring his CruiseWorld address on Nov. 15, Norwegian Cruise Line's departing CEO talked about the travel agent program he established in 2011 and said Partners First is now "ingrained."
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