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CLIA calls for 2016 Hall of Fame Cruise Awards nominations

CLIA calls for 2016 Hall of Fame Cruise Awards nominations
Cruise Lines International Association is accepting nominations form its members for the Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards. These recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry, as recognized by CLIA’s broader travel agent and agency membership.

The winners will be announced at a gala event June 2 at CLIA’s Cruise360, set for June 1-6 in Vancouver, BC.

The nominations are open to CLIA agency and individual agent members. Cruise line members can also nominate individuals for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Awards will be given in three categories. The Travel Agency Innovator Award is for an agency that has demonstrated innovation in promoting the benefits and value of cruise travel. The Rising Star Award goes to an individual travel agent with a maximuof three years' cruise industry experience, who has significantly impacted the distribution channel through contributions to their agency and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

The Lifetime Achievement Award (Hall of Fame) is for an individual from any aspect of the cruise industry who is an advocate for cruise travel and has made remarkable positive contributions to the industry.