Cruise Industry Awards

The 17th Cruise Industry Awards Australasia

On Saturday February 24, 2018 CLIA will once again host the Australasian Cruise Industry’s ‘night of nights’, the Cruise Industry Awards Australasia, the CLIAs. This annual event recognises and rewards outstanding achievements from the cruise travel industry.
 
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The 17th annual Cruise Industry Awards are made possible by: 
 

Headline Sponsors

       

 

Major Sponsors

  
 

Silver Sponsors

   

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.

Voting: Each Cruise Line Member of the Cruise Lines International Association will nominate their top five offices. Nominations are based on sales volume, sales growth, marketing efforts, attendance at training and overall product support throughout the year.

NB: Agency submissions for this award are not applicable and it is important to note that the biggest selling office based on sales volume will not necessarily win this award.

Sponsors:

GOLD Agency of the Year - Australia

SILVER Agency of the Year - Australia

BRONZE Agency of the Year - Australia

GOLD Agency of the Year - New Zealand

SILVER Agency of the Year - New Zealand

BRONZE Agency of the Year - New Zealand

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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.

Criteria: The brand used in the online space must be a CLIA Member. The brand must be dedicated to the online space with a majority of business being driven via a booking engine on the entities website (not emails!).

Voting: Each Cruise Line Member of the Cruise Lines International Association will nominate their top five offices based on sales volume, sales growth, marketing efforts, attendance at training and overall product support throughout the year.

NB: Submissions for this award are not applicable and it is important to note that the biggest selling office based on sales volume will not necessarily win this award.

Sponsors:

Online Cruise Agency of the Year – Australia               Online Cruise Agency of the Year - New Zealand
                                                

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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.

Criteria: To be eligible for this category the nominee must be a CLIA Individual Member

Voting: Each Cruise Line Member of the Cruise Lines International Association will nominate their top five nominations based on sales volume, sales growth, marketing efforts, attendance at training and overall product support throughout the year.

NB: Submissions for this award are not applicable and it is important to note that the biggest selling office based on sales volume will not necessarily win this award.

Sponsors:

Home based/Mobile Agent of the Year – Australia                    Broker of the Year - New Zealand  

                                                         TBC

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Cruise Consultant of the Year (Australia & New Zealand)

This award is presented to the top Cruise Consultant in both Australia and New Zealand.

Voting: Each Cruise Line Member of the Cruise Lines International Association will nominate their top five consultants. Nominations are based on all cruise activity throughout the year including attendance at training, sales growth, promotional efforts and overall product support.

NB: Individual submissions for this award are not applicable and it is important to note that the biggest selling individual consultant based on sales volume will not necessarily win this award.

Sponsors:

Consultant of the Year – Australia                  Consultant of the Year - New Zealand
                                             

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Rising Star (Australia & New Zealand)

The winner of this award category is determined by CLIA. Eligible consultants must have earned their Accreditation in the 18 month period prior to the awards. Primary consideration will be given to total accumulated accreditation points earned through attendance at training, completion of additional cruise line members online product training, ship inspections and on board cruise experience.

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.

NB: Individual submissions for this award are not applicable however references will be checked and taken into consideration as part of the judging process.

Sponsors:

Rising Star Award – Australia                           Rising Star Award - New Zealand 

                                       

 

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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.

Potential finalists will be judged on the efforts and success of a specific FIT or Group Travel campaign as well as overall strategy of the campaign in any form of media.

Nominations will be judged by an independent panel based on information provided using the following criteria.

  • Promotion must be based on CLIA Cruise Line Member product
  • Objectives of campaign
  • Overall planning
  • Target market
  • Form of promotion
  • Level of investment
  • Brand awareness achieved
  • Duration of campaign
  • Results and how assessed
  • Supporting material

Sponsors:

Agency Promotion of the Year Australia                       Agency Promotion of the Year New Zealand
                                                TBC

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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.

Potential finalists will be judged on the efforts and success of a specific FIT or Group Travel campaign as well as overall strategy of the campaign in any form of media.

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.

Nominations will be received from any network or multi-outlet member and judged by an independent panel based on information provided using the following criteria.

  • Promotion must be based on CLIA Cruise Line Member product
  • Objectives of campaign
  • Overall planning
  • Target market
  • Form of promotion
  • Level of investment
  • Brand awareness achieved
  • Duration of campaign
  • Results and how assessed
  • Supporting material

Sponsor:

Network Promotion of the Year Australasia

TBC

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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.

  • Creativity and originality of the campaign
  • Use of traditional promotional activity and new media (including social media)
  • Correct use of PACM branding
  • Success of the campaign 

Sponsor:

Plan a Cruise Month Promotion of the Year Australasia

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Media Award
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. Submissions will be accepted from freelance and staff journalists from mainstream and trade media outlets.

To be eligible for this award category:

  • Cruise articles must be based on a CLIA Member Line product
  • Comprise at least 800 words
  • Published or broadcast during the 2017 calendar year and based on a cruise experience undertaken within an 18-month period prior to publication.
  • Blogs on a cruise experience written for a print publication’s website will be eligible.
  • Only ONE entry per journalist will be accepted and all submissions must be made electronically as PDF or WMV files.
  • Entries will be assessed on the coverage of the shipboard experience as well as cruise destinations
  • Journalists should indicate whether they have been hosted on a cruise or travelled at their own expense.

Submissions will be accepted until 22nd December 2017 with the presentation of the award to occur on February 24th, 2018 at the annual Cruise Industry Awards night in Sydney. An independent panel will make the final decision on the winner.

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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.

This award is intended to encourage excellence and innovation whilst identifying and acknowledging someone who has also supported and encouraged others and gone beyond the call of duty.

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