All the winners from the 21st CLIA Cruise Industry Awards revealed!

All the winners from the 21st CLIA Cruise Industry Awards revealed!
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) Australasia unveiled the winners of its 21st Cruise Industry Awards!

    Taking place at The Star Sydney, the awards brought together the crème de la crème of Australia and New Zealand’s cruise sellers, suppliers and aficionados.

    A litany of agents, BDMs, executives and cruise industry workers lapped up a night of glitz and glamour and celebrated their well-deserved peers at the awards. The night featured unforgettable performances from students at Brent Street Performing Arts and was MC’d by the charismatic host Tim Campbell.

    Attendees also heard from CLIA MD Joel Katz who praised the work of travel agents as paramount to the success of the cruise industry.

    The formalities concluded with Hall of Fame winner, Craig Harris, graciously accepting his honour while airing his hopes for a victory for the New Zealand cricket team.

    Find the full list of winners below!

    • Agency Promotion of the Year NZ – cruisedeals.co.nz
    • Agency Promotion of the Year Australia – My Cruises
    • Network Promotion of the Year Australasia – World Travellers
    • Cruise Month Promotion of the Year Australasia – House of Travel
    • Media Award – Imogen Eveson, International Traveller
    • Rising Star NZ – Jaimee Phelps, House of Travel Kapiti Coast
    • Rising Star Australia – Vanessa Sokolji, Flight Centre Epping Plaza
    • Cruise Champion Australasia – Rhona Rodgers, MTA Mobile Travel Agents
    • Cruise Line Champion Australasia – Christine Oliver, AmaWaterways
    • Broker of the Year NZ – Zaheda Davies, NZ Travel Brokers
    • Home-Based Mobile Agent of the Year Australia – Rose Febo, TravelManagers Australia
    • Cruise Consultant of the Year NZ – Gail Littin, Pukekohe Travel
    • Cruise Consultant of the Year Australia – Byron Horne, Bicton Travel
    • Online Cruise Agency of the Year Australasia – Clean Cruising + Ecruising
    • Small Cruise Agency of the Year NZ – YOU Travel Bethlehem
    • Small Cruise Agency of the Year Australia – Cruise Express
    • Large Cruise Agency of the Year Australia – Phil Hoffmann Travel
    • Hall of Fame – Craig Harris

    Stay tuned for more details of the awards later this week!

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