Burge moves into trade training manager role at Cruisingexcursions.com

Burge moves into trade training manager role at Cruisingexcursions.com

Former Cruisingexcursions.com travel trade sales executive, Michelle Burge, has become travel trade training manager for the company.

The move is seen as reinforcing the pre-bookable shore excursions firm’s commitment to the travel industry.

Burge takes on the takes the new role having joined the company from a travel retail background in 2013.

She will be responsible for developing and implementing agent-training, raising awareness of the company’s growing range of offerings, plus trade initiatives and incentives. Training is delivered face-to-face or via webinars.

Cruisingexcursions.com chief operating officer, Simonne Fairbanks, said: “Ninety five per cent of cruisers take at least one excursion and selling excursions can provide agents with very lucrative extra income.

“By appointing a dedicated travel trade training manager we are addressing the growing trade audience who want to maximise the opportunity to earn generous commission selling our excursions.”

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