Joanie Ogg Named Godmother of the Emerald Star

The travel industry veteran christens new ship from Emerald Waterways By: Michelle Juergen
Ogg // © 2014 Joanie Ogg
Ogg // © 2014 Joanie Ogg

Travel industry veteran Joanie Ogg was named godmother of the Emerald Star, a new 182-passenger ship from Emerald Waterways, on Oct. 15 in Vienna. Ogg, co-founder of Travel Professional Community, is a Master Cruise Counselor and Certified Travel Counselor, as well as principal of Joanie Ogg Marketing Group and co-operator with her husband, Tom, of

“For me to play some small part in this beautiful vessel and know that my dear colleagues in the travel agency community will be sharing it with their customers makes me incredibly proud,” said Ogg. “River cruising is one of the best ways to see Europe and also one of the most profitable for our community members to sell.”