’s top performers treated to ‘Elite Event’ Norse Legends cruise’s top performers treated to ‘Elite Event’ Norse Legends cruise

TORONTO — Travel agents from 10 of’s top performing Canadian agencies were among 56 agents and their guests on a seven-night cruise aboard Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam.’s ‘Elite Event’ celebrates and rewards the successes of the organization’s top producing members.

Agents and their guests were treated to a champagne and strawberry reception and an exclusive, private concert in the music hall Ole Bull’s Castle on Lysøen Island. Ole Bull was a famous 19th century Norwegian violinist and composer. Ports of call included Eidfjord, Bergen, Alesund and Geirganger, Norway, as well as Amsterdam.

“Without first-class partners like Holland America Line and our other supportive collaborators who have been instrumental in creating such unique experiences for our top performing members, we would not have been able to make this Elite Event happen,” said Vice President Canada, Christine James. “Hopefully this trip has inspired them to share their personal stories and experiences with their clients, agency members and owners. We are proud to honour these agency owners and our staff for the outstanding successes they continue to deliver us.”

Member agency owners participating in this event also had direct access to top executives from headquarters, and were able to take part in a supplier panel discussion featuring representatives from Holland America Line, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Globus family of brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Travel Impressions, The Mark Travel Corporation, Travel Insured International and Viking Cruises.

“As a first-time attendee on this Elite Event aboard the ms Koningsdam, I found it to be one of the most dynamic and inspiring events with some of the industry’s top players,” said Stephen Marshall, Owner and Manager, Glenny Travel in Fort Erie, ON. “The information shared will be invaluable for our members and our future success. Sailing on board the beautiful new Holland America Koningsdam through the Fjords of Norway was a unique experience that I will never forget.”

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