Mumbai: Close on the heels of being adjudged the Best B2B Cruise Travel Agency in India at OTM 2020 Mumbai, Ark Travels has registered the most number of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) accredited personnel in 2019 in India. 11 of the travel personnel from Ark Travels have been conferred with the accreditation from CLIA. This makes Ark Travels the agency with the highest number of CLIA-accredited agents by end of December 2019.

The CLIA Membership raises the company’s professional credibility and reputation within the leisure travel industry and is designed to help Ark Travels navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients and increase earnings. “This is more than an investment in our agency’s success,” stated Kishan Biyani, MD, Ark Travels. “The industry-leading training and certification program designed by CLIA is in line to help cruise specialists in our organisation in understanding latest cruise trends, opportunities and to upgrade knowledge and career to the next level,” he added.

As per CLIA’s Cruise Industry Outlook 2020, 278 ships are expected to cruise the ocean and 19 new big ships will debut in 2020. It is also projected that 32 million passengers will take cruise vacations worldwide, of which about 4 million will choose Asian ports to go on cruise. A report based on planned itineraries also suggested about 4,00,000 Indian passengers going on cruise-holiday by end of 2020.

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