CruiseWorld Breaks Attendance Records

Travel Weekly’s travel advisor event welcomed more than 1,300 travel professionals By: Natalie Chudnovsky
The Presidents Panel, one of many sessions offered during CruiseWorld, featured a discussion with presidents from top cruise lines. // © 2015...
The Presidents Panel, one of many sessions offered during CruiseWorld, featured a discussion with presidents from top cruise lines. // © 2015 CruiseWorld

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A record-shattering number of travel professionals participated in the sixth annual CruiseWorld event from Nov. 11-13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The three-day educational event, hosted by Travel Weekly, was attended by more than 1,300 travel professionals and included workshops, general session programming and an exhibitor showcase. Nearly 2,000 prescheduled one-on-one appointments were completed by participants of the Select Travel Advisor Recognition Program.

Participating suppliers and advisors were given the chance to network and create beneficial business relationships, as well as develop their product knowledge and portfolios.

In addition to more than 45 panel discussions, workshops and training programs, CruiseWorld hosted 14 ship inspections, offered by Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and Disney Cruise Lines.

(Note: CruiseWorld and Travel Weekly are owned by the same parent company as TravelAge West.)

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