Tripology, the leading online travel referral service, today announced that they have signed a strategic alliance agreement with Cruise Lines Industry Association (CLIA) and will participate as a Bronze level sponsor at the organization's upcoming cruise3sixty show.

"We are very pleased to introduce this alliance that brings a new tool to our CLIA agents specifically focused on making them more effective, efficient and, most of all, more profitable," said Bob Sharak, EVP Marketing & Distribution for CLIA. "Further, Tripology's support of cruise3sixty demonstrates how committed the company is to cruise specialists."

"ACC, MCC and ECC accredited agents are true specialists with a very specific area of expertise...the exact type of niche specialization that consumers are seeking via Tripology," said John T. Peters, CTIE, CEO of Tripology. "CLIA members, skilled in planning cruise vacations, will benefit from the targeted consumer requests for this specialized area of travel to increase earnings."

"We are thrilled to provide CLIA accredited agents with agent incentives and perks when they become registered Tripologists, as well as great prizes that will be exclusively presented at the cruise3sixty show," said Veronique Deblois, Vice President of Travel Trade Sales and Marketing for Tripology. "Our program has been very well received and has proven successful for many specialized travel planners, like CLIA certified agents. This alliance will bring Tripology's benefits to an entire new selection of experts."