CLIA UK & Ireland has presented the speaker line up for its first expedition cruise forum for travel agents that will take place in London on March 28.
British documentary maker and marine biologist Monty Halls, appearing courtesy of Silversea Cruises, is best known for his BBC Great Escape series. He is also an expedition leader, travel writer and former Royal Marine. Monty’s experience covers over two decades of leading teams in some of the most remote environments on earth and presenting wildlife and adventure documentaries, CLIA UK & Ireland said in a statement.
Veteran exploration leader Robin West is vice president of expedition operations and planning for Seabourn Cruise Line. “Robin oversees and continues the development of the line’s expedition-oriented product in destinations around the world. Prior to this role, Robin participated in exploration programmes for a number of companies and spent multiple seasons in regions including the Arctic and Antarctic, East and West Africa, the South Pacific, Central and South America, the Indian Ocean and Australia,” CLIA said.
The event, free for CLIA travel agent members, offers the opportunity for agents to meet with expedition cruise companies to learn about the latest products, news and developments. as inspire travel agents on ways they could grow their expedition cruise business.