Cruising’s night of nights is just around the corner and CLIA has announced the finalists for its prestigious Cruise Industry Awards. Winners will be announced on February 20. Who would get your vote?

Cruise Agency of the Year – Australia
Bicton Travel WA
Cruise Travel Centre NSW
Cruiseabout Kew VIC
King William Travel SA
Travelrite International VIC

Cruise Agency of the Year – New Zealand
Bon Voyage Cruises
House of Travel Orewa
Midday Travel Pukekohe
Travel United Travel Bethlehem

Online Agency of the Year – Australia
Clean Cruising

Online Agency of the Year – New Zealand
Cruise Republic
Lets Cruise

Home Based / Mobile Agent of the Year – Australia
Maxine Adams, MTA – Mobile Travel Agent
Caroline Ferguson, MTA – Mobile Travel Agent
Tracey Flower, MTA – Mobile Travel Agent

Broker of the Year – New Zealand
Nicola Sorensen, NZ Travel Brokers
Denise Fowler, The Travel Brokers
Andrew Lennox, Flight Centre Travel Broker

Cruise Consultant of the Year – Australia
Gary McCabe, Ozcruising
Alison di Paulo, Claremont Cruise & Travel
Kara Lane, Ecruising
Kathy Pavlidis, Cruisabout Kew

Cruise Consultant of the Year – New Zealand
Jill Gothard, Bon Voyage Cruises
Kylie Gutierrez, Cruiseabout Pukekohe
Helen Mahoney, Lets Cruise
Dennis Payne House of Travel Orewa

Rising Star Award – Australia
Emma Dunn, Ozcruising
Emma Giola, Phil Hoffmann Travel Glenelg
Breeana Perez, Clean Cruising

Rising Star Award – New Zealand
Tori Maxwell, Harvey World Travel Miramar
Amy McMillan, Cruise Republic
Rosie Scates, Cruiseabout Takapuna

Agency Promotion of the Year – Australia
Cruise Republic, “CLIA Cruise Week Sale”
My Travel Expert Nowra, “Girls Day Out”
Nexus Holidays, “Quantum of the Seas Promotion”

Agency Promotion of the Year – New Zealand
House of Travel “Grabacruise”, “Art Deco Weekend”
House of Travel Whangarei, “Melbourne for Northlanders Tour”
World Travellers New Plymouth, “Windstar & APT Campaign”

Network Promotion of the Year – Australasia
Hunter Travel Group, “Newcastle’s Cruise Sale Day”
Phil Hoffmann Travel, “Cruise Expo”
Travel by RACT, “Tasmania’s Cruise Sale Day”

Media Award
Mal Chenu, “Raid the Pantry”, Fairfax Traveller – Sun-Herald
Brian Johnston, “Mekong River Cruise: A Grand Adventure”, Fairfax Traveller – SMH/Age
Sue Wallace, “Vikings Were Here”, The Australian

Hall of Fame
To be announced on the night.