CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Connect's TTG Virtual: Cruise took place on March 29, 2011 to bring cruise travel professionals together to sell more cruise. The virtual event was supported by the Association of Cruise Experts (ACE). Powered by UBM Studios, the event is now available on demand for the next six months.
The virtual event drew over 1,000 registrants and 500 live attendees. In addition, over 3,000 chats, emails and business cards were exchanged throughout the day by UK travel professionals.
The seminar theater program, led by Daniel Pearce, editor of TTG, includes tips and tools to sell more from within and outside the cruise industry. Topics include:
- Overcoming barriers to sale
- Broadening the cruise customer base
- Using technology to sell more cruise
- Get into river cruises – a fast-moving profit stream
- Adding value to cruise sales - for the agent and the customer
The Exhibit Hall showcases booths from ACE: Association of Cruise Experts, APT, Azamara, Celebrity Cruises, Compagnie du Ponant, Cruise Shipping Miami, Dubai Tourism Hurtigruten, lowcostbeds and resorthoppa, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Regent, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea and Viking River Cruises.
Additionally, in the TTG Virtual Networking Lounge, event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.
For additional information on UBM Studios or to purchase a virtual business solution, contact Michele McPhail at (773) 687-4321 or [email protected].
About TTG Virtual
TTG Virtual is a new division within TTG, providing high-quality live online events for the travel industry. All the events are totally free for travel professionals to take advantage of and save days in lost time on travelling to, and moving around, traditional events – no train fares, hotel room costs or crowds...just you and the suppliers and a vast array of top-notch speakers, content, networking and debate.
TTG is the leading UK travel trade media brand, informing, championing and inspiring travel professionals across print, online and events channels every week. TTG is owned by UBM Connect, which provides B2B media solutions for the specialised markets of travel, music, agriculture, sound reproduction, broadcast technology and business transfer in the UK and globally.
About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)
UBM Studios leads the industry in world class user engagement for virtual environments, social networking and gaming. A global marketing service, UBM Studios delivers content, audience and in-depth analytics driving deeper award winning user engagement paired with vision, process and execution.
About United Business Media Limited
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.
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