Trinity. FL June 28, 2011 - Kerry Wendell Stange of Xpertise Cruise Travel has been designated as a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) ELITE Cruise Counsellor (ECC) after recently completing the organization's third level of certification requirements. Kerry Wendell Stange previously achieved both Accredited and Master Cruise Counsellor levels of certification, and is now designated within the cruise industry as an ELITE Cruise Counsellor (ECC), which is recognized as a PhD in cruising.
Kerry Wendell Stange has achieved ELITE Cruise Counsellor (ECC) Certification through completion of a comprehensive two year program of successful cruise vacation planning sales, training and product instruction, delivered through a combination of extensive classroom training and personal cruise experience. CLIA's Certification program graduates are widely recognized as the foremost cruise vacation experts among American travel agents.
Xpertise Cruise Travel is one of more than 16,000 North American travel agency members of CLIA. According to CLIA statistics, the overwhelming majority of travelers - about 90% - book their cruise through a travel agency, and for good reason. Travel agents understand the products they recommend and excel in finding the perfect cruise to match their clients' needs, lifestyle and budget. CLIA's Certified Cruise Counsellors are the cruise industry's premier travel agents and can arrange all of your vacation needs while providing the greatest service and value for your vacation dollar.