Donald on stage (credit www.TheLXA.com.)Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations, part of World Travel Holdings, kicked off its weeklong 2016 National Conference aboard the Carnival Vista over the weekend. 

Before the ship set sail from Miami, approximately 1,000 attendees gathered together for the opening session which featured a keynote from Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation.

He also participated in a question and answer session with World Travel Holdings Vice President of Operations David Crooks.

“Since a majority of our business comes from selling cruise vacations, it is important to us that we host our National Conference aboard a cruise ship, so that our network of home-based travel professional can experience first-hand the product that they are selling,” said Drew Daly, general manager of network engagement & performance for Cruises Inc, CruiseOne and Dream Vacations. “Attending National Conference is truly a priceless investment in themselves and their business. It is such a valuable opportunity for them to network with each other, the headquarters team and our suppliers, getting re-energized and inspired for 2017.” 

The conference theme BELIEVE promises to create a positive and electric atmosphere.