Any time a country or region imposes any sort of visa stipulation - even if it’s a waiver - the travel industry sighs a collective groan, knowing the obstacles and headaches to come.
TORONTO — The Travel Agent Next Door has won the Celebrity Rising Star Award for 2018 in Canada.
The award is given to an up-and-coming agency that is focused on a true partnership with Celebrity Cruises, says Flemming Friisdahl, Founder, The Travel Agent Next Door.
“The Travel Agent Next Door has been exceptional in all of this criteria from the Leadership team to each one of the travel advisors,” says Brenda Lynne Yeomans, Celebrity Cruises Strategic Market Manager, Canada. “They have participated in everything Celebrity offers to better their knowledge of our brand and ships.”
She adds: “Whether it has been seminars at sea, five star training academies, webinars, jet set fam trips, promoting and hosting groups, they tried it all! The excitement they are creating at The Travel Agent Next Door is wonderful and all of the hard work is coming to life. It is the can-do attitude, the willingness to take a chance, try something new, which is what I love about this agency group.”
“We are extremely proud to have been recognized by Celebrity Cruises with the Rising Star Award,” says Friisdahl. “We look forward to continuing to grow our business with Celebrity and taking part in all of their initiatives.”