Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific – conference and trade show focusing on the emerging Asia-Pacific cruise industry – today announced details for its second edition of Travel Agent Training.
Taking place during Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, September 17-18, 2012 at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, the Travel Agent Training sessions are organized in partnership with the Asia Cruise Association.
The program will include Beginner and Intermediate tracks designed to enhance the travel agent’s knowledge and productivity in this fast moving market. In addition, the sessions are scheduled to allow for time to visit the exhibition hall, so that travel agents may network with exhibiting tourism organizations and destinations which are focused on driving cruise traffic.
Beginner track –17 Sept 2012 – from 2:15pm to 4:30pm
Intermediate track – 18 Sept 2012 – from 2:15pm to 4:30pm
17 Sept Beginner Track
1415hrs: Intro to Cruises
Ali Wong, Costa Crociere
Why choose cruising as a holiday option? What is life like on board a cruise ship? What is included in a cruise package? These and other FAQs are posed by the client new to cruising and the session will give you the answers you need to make the sale.
1500hrs: Luxury Cruise Market
Karen Christensen, Silversea Cruises
Learn about the luxury passenger profile, what this market segment looks for in a cruise itinerary and what they are willing to pay to get it. Meet the needs and expectations of the luxury cruise guest in selecting the right product and destinations, including differentiated shore excursions.
1545hrs: Onboard product for Asian cruisers
Sandy Wee, Star Cruises
Asian cruisers today, what they are looking for, what appeals to them. The current Product Offerings in the market, ways to entice Asian cruisers with onboard product.
18 Sept Intermediate Track
1415hrs: Onboard product for Asian cruisers
Sandy Wee, Star Cruises
Asian cruisers today, what they are looking for, what appeals to them. The current Product Offerings in the market, ways to entice Asian cruisers with onboard product, What is the right formula.
1500hrs: How to sell fly-cruise packages ( to Alaska, Europe & Caribbean )
Enlighten your clients with cruise possibilities in the fiords of Alaska, the old-world cities of Europe and the vibrant calypso rhythms of the Caribbean islands! Leverage off your Asian clientele’s newly acquired taste for cruising to open their minds and broaden their horizons. Enhance your business by selling to the converted.
1545hrs: MICE at sea ( including charters & themed cruises )
Mona Foo, RCCL
How to use cruises to drive your MICE business – main considerations and benefits. Cruise charters as an option and what they offer to the clients and to the agency. How to theme a charter on board a cruise ship.
Note: This schedule is subject to change.
Sign up today at cruiseshippingevents.com/asia-travel-agent-training-reg-form