CLIA agents gain expert insight as Destination Showcase returns
June 23, 2022 – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced the return of its popular Cruise Port & Destination Virtual Showcase, giving travel agent members a chance to gain practical insight into top cruise destinations around the world.
The week-long webinar program will run from July 19 to 26 and will offer presentations from 12 CLIA Executive Partners, each providing essential information to ensure cruise clients get the most from their visits.
CLIA Australasia Director of Membership & Events Marita Nosic said the Cruise Port & Destination Virtual Showcase was designed to help travel agent members stand out as expert advisors.
“As cruising returns to ports and destinations around the world, this showcase will allow travel agents to arm themselves with valuable information to share with their clients,” Ms Nosic said. “It will help ensure clients get the best possible experience, whether it’s for a brief stopover or an extended stay before or after their cruise.”
Showcase presenters will include Hong Kong Tourism Board, Port of Seattle, Tourism Western Australia, Department of Culture & Tourism Abu Dhabi, Tourism Northern Territory, PortMiami and the Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Samoa Tourism Authority, Visit Monaco, Destination NSW, Singapore Tourism Board, Tourism & Events Queensland, and Tokyo Tourism.
Members will be able to learn more about each destination including helpful information like the location of cruise terminals, details on public transport services, touring options, and insider visitor tips.
Participants can earn three CLIA Accreditation points for each destination presentation they join live, after completing a short quiz. There are also 10 prize packs to be won simply by collecting destination code words during each presentation.
See Cruise Port & Destination Virtual Showcase for full details and visit the CLIA Members Hub to register.