Jacksonville, OR, December 08, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Chris Niemeyer of Mission Travel has recently been selected as one of an elite group of travel professionals who participated in Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld Hosted Agent Program, an unprecedented and significant investment in the future of travel agents by industry leading publication Travel Weekly. The select group of 300 travel retailers from the United States and Canada were immersed in event programming November 5th-7th that included travel industry product and destination training and C-Suite workshops with Industry CEO’s from major cruise lines who discussed in depth the future of the cruise and travel industry.
Niemeyer was selected to participate in this groundbreaking program after a series of pre-qualifying requirements which include an unparalleled commitment to professional development and growth, and to servicing their client’s needs in ways that exceed traditional standards.
As a participant, Niemeyer was also given access to tour several of the newest cruise ships in the industry. Cruising is a rapidly growing and changing vacation experience and seeing and understanding all these ships have to offer is critical in helping travelers select the best fit for their vacation experience.
“Today’s travel sellers have a daunting responsibility in knowing and truly understanding the options available for the traveling public. Nearly 200 of the industry’s leading cruise lines and vacation destinations were in attendance to meet these sellers and keep them up to date on the global travel opportunities available to their customers,” said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Vice President of Events for Travel Weekly.
Travel Weekly and TravelWeekly.com are the most influential B2B news resources for the travel industry. Via a multimedia portfolio of products, Travel Weekly and TravelWeekly.com deliver all the late-breaking news, analysis and research that travel professionals need to succeed. Through its leadership events and key industry alliances, Travel Weekly extends its position as the most influential business publication in the industry.
Individuals who participated in the Hosted Agent Program at Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld have demonstrated a dedication to professional development, customer service and a desire to grow their ability to match each client’s needs, lifestyle and budget to the best vacation options.
To contact Chris Niemeyer, call 619-849-8850, email email@example.com or visit www.MissionTravel.org.