CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc., which are part of leading cruise retailer World Travel Holdings, has announced that its 2014 National Conference will take place aboard the Regal Princess and feature President and CEO of Carnival Corporation and PLC Arnold Donald as the annual event’s keynote speaker.

Departing from Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 9 and sailing to the Eastern Caribbean, this year’s conference theme is GROWTH, an acronym for “Gaining Relationships & Opportunities through WTH.”

“I can’t think of a better way to kick off the month of November than speaking with the travel agents of CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. aboard the stunning Regal Princess,” said Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation and PLC. “I am looking forward to our time and conversation together.”

Donald’s keynote address will take place on embarkation day, Sunday, Nov. 9, and will discuss Carnival Corporation’s continued support of travel professionals, as well as provide updates on his company and overall industry trends and developments.

Vice President of Sales Performance for CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. Drew Daly noted, “We are very honored and excited to have Arnold Donald join us and speak to our agents at our National Conference.  He is a strong supporter of travel professionals and is passionate about growing the cruise industry. Our 2014 theme ‘GROWTH’ will form the foundation of what we will accomplish throughout the year and at Conference.”

The weeklong National Conference at sea will provide vacation specialists the opportunity to learn how to take their business to the next level by leveraging the resources of parent company World Travel Holdings. Interactive workshops and seminars will focus on how to grow business, relationships, profitability and the network. There will also be team buildings activities, networking socials with other agents and industry executives from cruise lines and land vendors.