CruiseOne and Dream Vacations recently recognized top-producing franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s “Circle of Excellence” on a six-day Pacific Coast cruise aboard the Crystal Serenity from Vancouver, British Columbia, to San Francisco.
Escorted by Carmen Corvos-Roig, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Crystal Cruises, 16 out of 20 agents in the Circle of Excellence attended the cruise, as well as executives from the CruiseOne/Dream Vacations leadership team, including Co-CEO/Chairman of World Travel Holdings, CruiseOne/Dream Vacations’ parent company, Brad Tolkin; Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino; General Manager of Network Engagement and Performance Drew Daly; and Vice President of Operations Joelle Delva. The highlight of the cruise was a private behind-the-scenes tour at the Boeing factory to witness the construction of Crystal’s new luxury 787 and 777 aircrafts.
Other VIP guests and trip sponsors included:
- Adolfo Perez, Vice President, Trade Sales and Marketing, Carnival Cruise Lines
- Alex Pinelo, Vice President, Key Accounts, Norwegian Cruise Line
- Kristin Karst, Executive Vice President and Co-Owner, AmaWaterways
- Diane Curchy-Horan, National Accounts Manager, AmaWaterways
- Barbara Julian, Strategic Market Manager, Celebrity Cruises
The Circle of Excellence is a program that recognizes agents for top sales achievement. Members receive benefits such as priority access to corporate support phone lines and training programs, complimentary agent site visits and business planning sessions, select free marketing collateral, one complimentary cabin at the annual National Conference, invitations to select inaugural cruises, a “Circle of Excellence” logo for use in marketing materials and more.