CLIA Launches 2016 cruisExcellence Training Schedule

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its cruisExcellence 2016 schedule that kicks off on Saturday, February 27 in Orlando, FL, with a one-day program.

CLIA’s cruisExcellence is a regional training program with live, instructor-led training, virtual ship inspections and informative workshops. Attendees also have the opportunity to win valuable prizes from cruise lines, CLIA and industry partners.

Training topics are designed to expand travel professionals' cruise industry knowledge, broaden destination awareness and sharpen sales skills. Participating CLIA Individual Travel Agent Members who are currently enrolled in either the Accredited Cruise Counsellor (ACC) or Master Cruise Counsellor (MCC) certification programs, and who complete the full day of training, will earn up to 50 elective credits towards their certification completion. In addition to the 50 elective credits received for completing the full day, CLIA members who take the training quizzes online after the event will receive 10 credits for each quiz passed. The 2016 cruisExcellence schedule includes:


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Orlando, FL – Bay Lake | Feb 27, 2016 07:30 AM  
Seatrade Cruise Global – Ft. Lauderdale | Mar 17, 2016 07:30 AM
Las Vegas, NV – Las Vegas | Apr 02, 2016 07:30 AM  
San Francisco – San Francisco | Apr 16, 2016 07:30 AM  
Washington, DC – Washington, D.C.| May 07, 2016 07:30 AM  
Detroit, MI – Detroit | Jul 09, 2016 07:30 AM  
Atlanta, GA – Atlanta | Aug 06, 2016 07:30 AM  
Toronto, Ontario – Toronto | Sep 10, 2016 07:30 AM  
Denver, CO – Denver | Nov 05, 2016 07:30 AM  
San Diego, CA – San Diego | Dec 03, 2016 07:30 AM  

All cruisExcellence courses are $99 for CLIA Members and non-members.


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