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Travel Experts Win Outstanding Sales Achievement Award from Cruise Holidays


Minneapolis, MN (November 10, 2010) — Cruise Holidays, North America’s oldest cruise-specialty retail franchise, presented a very select group of travel consultants with Outstanding Individual Sales Achievement awards at a special ceremony during the franchise network’s Annual Convention held November 1-6 at El Dorado Royale Resort & Spa in Mexico’s Riviera Maya.


"These outstanding Cruise Holidays travel consultants represent some of the most committed and talented travel professionals across North America,” said Mark Schiffner, vice president of Cruise Holidays. "We are proud of these individuals for serving as a local resource bringing value and personal service to travelers,” added Schiffner.


The 24 Outstanding Individual Sales Achievers from across North America are:

1st Year Winner:
Kay McKinney, Cruise Holidays of Alexandria (Virginia)
Colleen Turner (Bellevue, WA)
Sheri Clarke, (Bowling Green, KY)
Bob Shaffer (Charlotte, NC)
Amani Armanious, Cruise Holidays of Clarkson (Ontario)
Victoria DeWildt, Cruise Holidays of Clarkson (Ontario)
Tal McKelvey, Cruise Holidays of Clarkson (Ontario)
Mimi Comfort, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City (Missouri)
Rosemary Bartello, Cruise Holidays of Oakville (Ontario)


2nd Year Winner:
Jim Work, Cruise Holidays of Alexandria (Virginia)


3rd Year Winners:
Samuel Spencer, Cruise Holidays of Calgary Centre (Alberta)
Shawn Kilner, Cruise Holidays of Nanaimo (British Columbia)
Gloria Currie, Cruise Holidays of Southlake (Texas)
Rhonda Parker, Cruise Holidays Pacific (Victoria, BC)


4th Year Winner:
Kitty Tam, Cruise Holidays of Scarborough (Ontario)


5th Year Winners:
Gail Buddemeyer, Cruise Holidays at the Stateline (Seekonk, MA)
Claudia Korenic, Cruise Holidays of Shelby (Michigan)
Sharon Bye, Cruise Holidays of Wichita (Kansas)


6th Year Winners:
Patti Edwards, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City (Missouri)
Cassie Johnson, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City (Missouri)
Andrea Redding, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City (Missouri)
JoAnne Weeks, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City (Missouri)
Helene Kaplan, Cruise Holidays of Marlboro (Englishtown, NJ)
Ira Kaplan, Cruise Holidays of Marlboro (Englishtown, NJ)


For more information, or to find a local Cruise Holidays expert, you can search our database of experts.



Cruise Holidays is the oldest cruise-specialty retail franchise in North America, with stores and home-based franchisees in both the United States and Canada. Cruise Holidays is also a distinguished provider of land tour vacation packages. Founded in 1984, Cruise Holidays is part of Travel Leaders Group. With approximately 1,300 travel agency locations in the United States and Canada, Travel Leaders Group serves millions of individual leisure travelers, as well as select corporate clients and destinations.