PRLog - March 18, 2012 - VICTORIA, British Columbia -- Victoria, March 18 2012 – Local travel professional Paul Barton from Victoria Expedia CruiseShipCenters has recently completed the Accredited Cruise Counsellor program with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the official trade organization of the North American cruise industry.
This comprehensive program provides agents with essential cruise product knowledge and sales skills. Agents earn credits upon completion of course exams, ship inspections and cruise experience.
“In addition to learning how to manage our business more effectively,”
“This involves understanding the customer’s needs, being knowledgeable of cruise products and being able to convey the exceptional value of cruise vacations.” Paul Barton added, “We want travelers to feel confident – and excited – about the choices they make, particularly if they are first-time cruisers or simply seeking a new adventure.”
Victoria ECSC is one of nearly 16,000 travel agencies and agents affiliated with CLIA, which provides high-quality cruise sales and marketing related educational programs to its affiliates, and keeps travel agents informed of the latest information about the cruise industry.
For more information about cruise lines, ships, itineraries and worldwide cruise destinations, visit Paul Barton at 911 Yates St, Victoria or call today at 250.857.9487 to speak with Paul Barton.
For more information, contact:
Victoria Expedia CruiseShipCenters
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