The Cruise Stars Awards include categories for Travel Agents and the Cruise Lines/ Brands that serve the Cruise holiday sector. Please find a list of categories below. Click on the category name to find out more information. Entering is quick and easy. Register your details to access the online entry form where you can write your entry and upload any supporting documents before the deadline date of 13 July 2018. To enter the under 35’s category you need to have entered any of the categories below and tick the box to state that you also want to be entered into the under 35’s category and you are 35 or under on 15th September 2018.

Cruise Line/Brand Categories

Travel Agent Categories

Regional Sales Star

The Regional Travel Agent Sales Star award consists of nine individual awards, one for each region.  Entries for this category will be allocated a region based on the post code supplied.

The regions are:

  • London & South East
  • South & South West
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • North West
  • North East
  • Midlands
  • East of England

Travel Agent Rising Star

Be the Overall Travel Agent Rising Star and win a 7 night 2019 European River Cruise for 2 people and £1,500 in cooperative marketing funds for the winners agency all from Amawaterways.

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Cruise Lines/Brand Criteria

Where possible please support your entry with additional information. This can be uploaded up to a maximum of 5MB. Putting together a Powerpoint presentation is a good way to present additional information to the judges.

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Cruise Line Sales Star

This category is open to individuals working in sales roles within cruise lines, cruise brands or their representatives in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have increased revenue, yields, customer numbers and improved account management and customer relationships.

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Cruise Line PR & Marketing Star

This category is open to individuals working within marketing and PR teams within cruise lines, cruise brands or their representatives in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have delivered campaign objectives and how the outcome of their activities has delivered definable benefits to their business.

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Cruise Line Digital Marketing Star

This category is open to individuals working within marketing and PR teams and specialising exclusively in digital or social media marketing within cruise lines, cruise brands or their representatives in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how their digital activity has delivered key objectives and proven results.

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Cruise Line Management Star

This category is open to individuals who manage teams or departments within cruise lines, cruise brands or their representatives in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate excellent leadership and team management skills, strategic and commercial direction and how they have made an impact within their business.

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Cruise line Rising Star of the Year under 35s

A Rising Star is someone aged 35 or under on 15th September 2018 and making a significant contribution to their organisation. They should display the potential to be one of the leaders of tomorrow or, at least, help to shape the industry in the future.

Travel Agent Criteria

Where possible please support your entry with additional information. This can be uploaded up to a maximum of 5MB. Putting together a Powerpoint presentation is a good way to present additional information to the judges.

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Travel Agent Marketing Star

This category is open to individuals working within travel agency businesses in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have delivered campaign objectives and how the outcome of their activities has delivered definable benefits to their business.

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Travel Agent Management Star

This category is open to individuals working within travel agency businesses in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate excellent leadership and team management skills, strategic and commercial direction and how they have made an impact within their business.

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National Travel Agent Sales Star

This category is open to individuals working as travel agents in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have grown their personal cruise sales, and how they have achieved this from new business generation, outstanding customer service and understanding of cruise products and their customer base.

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Regional Travel Agent Sales Star of the Year

This category is open to individuals working as travel agents in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have grown their personal cruise sales and how they have achieved this from new business generation, outstanding customer service and understanding of cruise products and their customer base.

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New to Cruise Champion

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This category is open to individuals working within travel agency businesses in the UK. Entrants need to demonstrate how they have increased their new to cruise customers within their business.

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Travel Agent Rising Star under 35s

A Rising Star is someone aged 35 or under on 15th September 2018 and making a significant contribution to their organisation. They should display the potential to be one of the leaders of tomorrow or, at least, help to shape the industry in the future.