If you know someone who can sell an ocean of cruises or if feel as though your colleague is the Queen or King of cruising then now’s the time to get them the cruise credit they deserve.

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened nominations for its annual awards, recognising the best cruise lines and the consultants killing it in cruise sales.

As part of the 17th Industry Awards night, the creme dela creme will be acknowledged in 20 categories, including Cruise Agency of the Year, Online Agency of the Year, Homebased/Mobile Agent of the Year (Broker in NZ), Cruise Consultant of the Year, the Rising Star and Hall of Fame.

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CLIA Australasia & Asia Managing Director Joel Katz said the awards night was growing in line with the booming local industry and the 2018 event was not to be missed.

“The Cruise Industry Awards, now affectionately known as ‘the CLIAs’, is the biggest night on the cruise calendar.”

Joel Katz, CLIA Australasia & Asia Managing Director

“It’s a wonderful event where the industry recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of agents who have been making waves in the industry.

“To ensure no hard work goes unrewarded, we want to see all our member Agents there enjoying their moment in the spotlight so make sure you head online and submit your nomination now.”

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CLIA member Agents can submit nominations online at www.cruising.org.au for the following categories: Agent Promotion of the Year Australia/New Zealand; Network Promotion of the Year (Australasia); and Plan a Cruise Month Agency Award (Australasia).

Nominations will be judged by an independent panel based on a selection of set criteria as specified on the CLIA website.

Submissions for the awards close on Friday December 22, 2017.

The 17th annual Industry Awards will be held on Saturday February 24, 2017 at the Star Event Centre Sydney. Tickets will go on sale next week.

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