15 Travel Agents Picked for Royal Caribbean's Travel Agent Guide

Royal Caribbean International has announced the list of 15 outstanding U.S. and Canadian travel agents who will appear on the cover of its 15th Anniversary Travel Agent Guide (T.A.G.)

The travel agents are winners of the “TAG your T.A.G.” contest, held on the official Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/VickiLovesTravelAgents) of Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean's senior vice president of sales, trade support and services.

The 15 travel agents were flown to Miami for a professional photo shoot and a VIP dinner party hosted by Freed.

With nearly 1 million copies printed and distributed to date, the Travel Agent Guide is part of Royal Caribbean’s ongoing Loyal to You Always commitment, providing tools and support to help travel agent partners increase profits and grow their business.

The 15 travel agent cover models are:

Darren Bain, WMPH Vacations, Miami Gardens, FL .

Dean Barreca, The Travel Network Corp., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Janice Belyea, Cruise Holidays, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada

Matt Cervone, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Clinton Township, MI

Michael Consoli, Cruise Planners, Roswell, GA

Renata Grant, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Karen Gregory, Premier Travel, Irving, TX

Sharon Johnson, CruiseOne, Lake Worth, FL.

Janey Layman, Cruise Brothers, Mount Pleasant, PA

Annie Maturino, Annie's Cruises and Travel/Cruise Planners, Kingsport, TN

Tammy Moudy, Wilson Travel and Cruise, St. Charles, IL

Emily Nash, Nash Travels, Elk Grove, CA

Carolyn Orf, Dugan's Travels, Littleton, CO

Leia Taggart, Colpitts World Travel, Dedham, MA

Laura Tentas, Cruise Travel Outlet, Salem, NH

“Royal Caribbean’s Travel Agent Guide is a valuable resource for travel agents so it was only fitting to celebrate our 15th edition by featuring them on its cover,” said Freed.

“This group of 15 star agents are representative of all our valued travel agent partners throughout the U.S. and Canada, all of whom we are dedicated to supporting under our Loyal to You Always commitment," she said. For more information on that program, visit www.RoyalisLoyaltoYouAlways.com.

Year-end Incentives with CruiseMatch

Building on the success of the last Travel Agent CruiseMatch incentive program, travel agents can earn an entry to win 1 of 31 U.S.$500 VISA gift cards by creating a new individual reservation on a Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, or Azamara Club Cruises’ 2012 sailing through CruiseMatch from now through Nov. 27, 2012.

The booking must have full deposit on the 2012 sailings. CruiseMatch is the online reservation system for travel agents selling Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s three cruise brands.

Details about the New CruiseMatch and the Holiday CruiseMatch Sweepstakes can be found at www.CruisingPower.com/CruiseMatch.

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