|Photo by Elisabeth Runde|
Vacation.com hosted its annual trip celebrating the groups top producing members July 10, with this years’ celebration being held on Holland America Line’s new ship Koningsdam. 56 of the organization's top members and their guests enjoyed a seven-night cruise from Amsterdam through Norway before returning to port on July 17. Stops of the river cruise included Eidfjord, Bergen, Alesund, Geirganger, Norway and Amsterdam.
The Elite Event is designed to celebrate and reward the successes of Vacation.com’s top-producing members. The trip is an opportunity to gather different agencies and business models all within the same field to network and enjoy. Guests were treated to a champagne strawberry reception as well as an exclusive private concert in the music hall at Ol Bull’s Castle on Lysøen Island. The journey provided views of Hardangerfjord, the fourth largest fjord in the world, Folgefonna glacier, Norske Islands of Giske and Godoy, as well as a visit to the Norwegian Fjord Center.
Members who are agency owners attending the event also had direct access to top executives from Vacation.com headquarters and participated in a supplier panel discussion, featuring representatives from companies like Holland America Line, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Travel Impressions, The Mark Travel Corporation, Travel Insured International, Viking Cruises and Globus Family of travel brands.
The experience marked Vacation.com’s third Elite Event.