From left: Eddie Osterland, John Suley, Celebrity Cruises’ Cynthia Rose and a New Zealand dancer // © 2013
Celebrity Cruises and Air New Zealand recently held A Taste of Modern Luxury, an event to celebrate a partnership between the two companies, who have paired to offer a travel package that includes special New Zealand cruises onboard the Celebrity Solstice, roundtrip airfare and more. The event, which was held in Malibu, Calif., featured tastes of Celebrity’s signature cuisine, meet and greets with chef John Suley and master sommelier Eddie Osterland, destination information and live entertainment.
At the June 29 event, agents were awarded prizes from Celebrity Cruises and Air New Zealand. Melanie Summers, from Travelstore Pasadena, won a Celebrity Solstice Cruise for two to Alaska; Mark Furlan, of Cruise One, received a Celebrity Infinity Norwegian Fjords Cruise for two; and Joan Crippa, of AAA Southern California, won two Economy Plus roundtrip tickets on Air New Zealand.
On July 31, the names of 14 travel agents will also be announced as winners of a fam trip. www.airnztravelagent.com; www.celebritycruises.com