The 17th Cruise Industry Awards Australasia
On Saturday February 24, 2018 CLIA once again hosted the Australasian Cruise Industry’s ‘night of nights’, the Cruise Industry Awards Australasia, the CLIAs.
Celebrating the industry’s success with 20 awards being presented throughout the night. Bicton Travel took out the top gong as Australian Cruise Agency of the Year while Bon Voyage Travel & Cruise was awarded Agency of the Year New Zealand. An overview of all the winners can be found here.
Once again congratulations to all the winners, such a great achievement. For those who attended we hope that you all had a wonderful night. Images from the night can be found on our Facebook page.
The 17th annual Cruise Industry Awards are made possible by:
Cruise Agency of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)
This award is presented to the top three CLIA Travel Agency Members in both Australia & New Zealand as GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE winners.
|Cruise Agency of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)|
|GOLD||Bicton Travel||Bon Voyage Cruises & Travel|
|SILVER||Cruiseabout Kew||House of Travel Orewa|
|BRONZE||Phil Hoffmann Travel||Pukekohe Travel|
Online Cruise Agency of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)
This award is presented to the top Online Cruise Travel Agency in both Australia and New Zealand.
|Online Cruise Agency of the Year|
|Clean Cruising||Cruise Sale Finder New Zealand|
Home Based/Mobile Cruise Agent of the Year
This award is presented to the top Home Based/Mobile agent in both Australia and New Zealand.
|Home based/Mobile Agent of the Year|
|Sarah Fenton, MTA - Mobile Travel Agents||Denise Fowler, The Travel Brokers|
Cruise Consultant of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)
This award is presented to the top Cruise Consultant in both Australia and New Zealand.
|Consultant of the Year|
|Kathy Pavlidis, Cruiseabout Kew||Mark Smith, Lets Cruise|
Rising Star (Australia & New Zealand)
The Rising Star Award is aimed at consultants who have worked as a travel consultant for less than 3 years and in the last 18 months have shown outstanding achievement in their efforts to learn about, promote and sell cruise holidays.
|Rising Star Award|
|Kye Duffy, Our Vacation Centre||Simon Matthews, Cruiseabout New Plymouth|
Agent Promotion of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)
This category is open for self-nomination by any Travel Agency or Individual Member of CLIA. Submissions must be based on consumer cruise promotions undertaken during the 12 month period to 30 November 2017 that feature CLIA Cruise Line Member product.
|Agency Promotion of the Year|
|Clean Cruising||Midday Travel|
Network Promotion of the Year (Australasia)
This category is open for self-nomination by any Travel Agency Network or Multi-outlet member of CLIA Australasia. The aim of this award is to recognize the most outstanding consumer promotion by a network or cluster of multiple stores.
|Network Promotion of the Year Australasia|
|Phil Hoffmann Travel - "Mega Cruise Sales Day"|
Plan a Cruise Month Promotion of the Year Australasia
The winner of this award category is determined by CLIA. The aim of the award is to recognise the most outstanding Plan a Cruise Month campaign undertaken by any Travel Agency or Individual Member of CLIA.
|Plan a Cruise Month Promotion of the Year Australasia|
|MTA - Mobile Travel Agent - "Plan a Cruise Month"|
CLIA Australasia’s annual Media Award aims to recognise the high standards of cruising journalism in print and electronic media across Australia and New Zealand.
|John & Kerry Treacy - Worldwide Cruising News
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Hall of Fame
The CLIA Hall of Fame Award is a formal recognition to honour an individual whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to or noteworthy achievement that has positively impacted the development of the cruise industry.
|Hall of Fame|
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