Excitement is building as Seatrade Cruise Global prepares to kick off the biggest cruise fair in the world. Industry leaders from tour operators to cruise lines and destinations are coming together to develop innovative ideas and exciting new itineraries for the future of cruising. And what better way to start this amazing week than with the Azamara Tour Operator Award Ceremony!
Held in Fort Lauderdale, this prestigious event brought together top tour agents from all around the world. More than just an award ceremony, it was an opportunity to share a vision of the future of cruising and to thank everyone who played a role in making it through the challenging times of the post-pandemic era. With the industry now recovering, the time is ripe to create new, global products that will entice even more people to experience the magic of cruising.
The highlight of the ceremony was undoubtedly the presentation of the special award to Atlas Express. This award recognizes the company’s hard work organizing the historic sisters meet, which saw the entire Azamara fleet gathering together in Koper, Slovenia for the first time ever. This incredible event was made possible thanks to the unwavering support of Azamara and the dedication of local stakeholders who worked tirelessly to ensure its success.
During the ceremony, Mr. Macek expressed his gratitude to everyone involved, particularly the local stakeholders whose efforts created the foundation for this extraordinary event. He emphasized the importance of collaboration in promoting Koper and Slovenia as a destination, and thanked the Koper municipality, the Port of Koper, the Slovenia Tourist Board, and the port agent for their crucial support.
In short, the Azamara Tour Operator Award Ceremony was an unforgettable evening that highlighted the incredible potential of the cruise industry. With exciting new itineraries, innovative products, and a deep commitment to collaboration, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for this amazing industry.