CLIA refreshes Cruise Industry Awards

CLIA refreshes Cruise Industry Awards

first_imgFor the first time ever, a New Zealand judging panel has been introduced for the 2018 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia 2018 Cruise Industry Awards.The awards will have a completely refreshed look and feel from 2019, with the addition of new and updated awards, a new and more open online nomination and submission process, and a revamped judging panel.In announcing the launch of the 2018 awards, CLIA Australasia managing director Joel Katz said the changes were in response to the industry’s evolution.‘The Cruise Industry Awards has always been about recognising excellence in our industry and just as we have been doing for the past 17 years, the event will continue to be a celebration of CLIA travel agent members and cruise media.‘But things change over time and it’s important that we continue to recognise the achievements of our partners.These changes reflect how our industry has grown and evolved since our first awards night back in 2002,’ says Katz.Changes include updated nomination criteria that recognise marketing activity, investment in product training and innovation, and engagement with CLIA, as well as cruise sales; and new categories for Cruise Champion, Cruise Agency of the Year, and Rising Star Award.The 18th annual Cruise Industry Awards will be held at The Star, Sydney on 23 February 2019.Nominations are now open and will close on 14 December.The post CLIA refreshes Cruise Industry Awards appeared first on Discover the South Pacific.Source: Bloglast_img

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