With Australia being the fastest growing cruise market in the world, helloworld has joined forces with CLIA for helloScholarSHIP to support agents new to cruise and further entrench helloworld as experts in everywhere.
The six month program will allow participants to gain a unique insight into, and firsthand knowledge of, the world of cruising and aims to assist agents in boosting their knowledge and expertise with cruise sales.
The 60 participants will gain invaluable experiences in all aspects of cruising including tailored modules, ship inspections, seminars at sea, business development meetings with cruise line executives, webinars fromhelloworld’s Head Office and valuable tools to enable them to excel at cruise sales.
“It’s no secret to our industry that Australians love to cruise and cruising popularity only continues to rise. We are so excited to partner with CLIA on this initiative and are thrilled to have the incredible support of our homeport preferred partner cruise lines,” David Padman, helloworld’s Head of Associate and Affiliate Networks said.
“At helloworld we realise that cruise ships are not only an experience but also a destination for travellers, with such an array of things to do and see on board. hello ScholarSHIP will provide our agents with the knowledge, skills and expertise to be cruise experts as well as experts in everywhere,” added David Padman.
Along with this fantastic experience, hello ScholarSHIP recipients will also be rewarded with some amazing prizes including:
- A cruise for two
- Marketing support to create cruise campaign and increase sales
- Invitation to attend the helloworld Frontliners conference in Brisbane as a special guest with VIP benefits
- hello ScholarSHIP award
- Goodie bags with cruise line gifts
- CLIA accreditation points
helloworld’s Head of Branded Network Julie Primmer congratulated the participants and is thrilled that the network is able to bring this ScholarSHIP program to its agents.
“We know that our inaugural hello ScholarSHIP program will help participants delve deeper into the world of cruising and we can’t wait to see them reap the rewards and take their new found experiences back to their agencies.”