The Cruise Professionals

The Cruise Professionals

July 23, 2009 07:00 ET

In Tough Economic Times, The Cruise Professionals Continue to Live Up to Their Name

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 23, 2009) - For the 10th straight year, The Cruise Professionals have once again been named in the elite Conde Nast Traveler's 2009 List of the World's 126 Top Travel Specialists, featured in the August 2009 issue. Constantly with their hand on the pulse of the discriminating luxury cruise market, The Cruise Professionals have been able to differentiate themselves through exceptional customer service and expert industry advice.

"In challenging times such as these, being able to instill confidence in our clientele is essential. Our customers need to feel as though they are receiving a superior product along with unrivaled service and we continue to deliver" explains Mary Jean Tully, Chairman and CEO of The Cruise Professionals. Having grown from an initial staff of 3, to 44 seasoned travel professionals, The Cruise Professionals have helped thousands of people worldwide meticulously plan memorable cruise vacations. "We are so pleased that Mary Jean and her team of experts have once again proved that they will go above and beyond for their customers" said Jonathan Carroll, Group Chief Executive of Travelzest. "Earning this award for the 10th year in a row exemplifies the commitment to excellence that The Cruise Professionals continue to show" added Carroll.

About The Cruise Professionals

Canadian based Cruise Professionals, which was acquired by UK based Travelzest in June 2008, have been recognized by Wendy Perrin as a leader within the luxury cruise industry. Combining first-hand experience, knowledge, unrivaled connections, and the highest level of service, Mary Jean Tully and her team continue to receive global accolades and recognition as one of the world's finest luxury travel agencies for their expertise in selling Crystal, Seabourn, Regent Seven Seas, and Silversea. Now in their 23rd year of business, The Cruise Professionals have a unique perspective on the rapidly evolving luxury cruise market and the desires of this demanding clientele.

About Travelzest

Travelzest plc is a dynamic travel group, with a collection of four on-line travel retailers and nine specialized tour operators. These companies operate in fast growing sectors of the market, are low in fixed assets, and have unique propositions and attributes that make them resistant to the 'unbundling' and price competition being experienced in the mainstream parts of the market. Travelzest's vision is to continue to leverage their brands that have been built up over their long and successful histories while driving synergistic benefits. Travelzest is traded on London's AIM Exchange under the symbol TVZ.

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries, please contact:
    The Cruise Professionals
    Mary Jean Tully - Chairman & CEO
    (905) 275-3030 or Toll Free: (800) 265-3838
    maryjean@cruiseprofessionals.com