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Member of the Alaska Travel Industry Association
The Alaska Travel Industry Association (Alaska TIA) is the non-profit visitor industry trade association that conducts marketing on behalf of the State of Alaska. Alaska TIA's membership is comprised of more than 1000 businesses.

Celebrity "CSA" Agency
Vacation Specialists of Anchors Away Cruises & Tours have completed both phases of Celebrity Special Agent sales program. The academy offers an all-encompassing training package that includes tools, resources, and educational opportunities.

Authorized Disney Vacation Planner
As an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner (not an agent of the Walt Disney Company or its affiliates), Anchors Away Cruises & Tours is a recognized leader in planning magical vacations to the Walt Disney World® Resort, Disneyland® Resort, and Disney Cruise Line®. We also have agents who have graduated from the Disney College of Knowledge®.

Princess Commodore Certified Agency
The Princess Academy is a program of advanced industry training. Designed to give travel agents the vital tools and education we need to help you find the right cruise at the best price. The curriculum includes dozens of courses that cover a wide range of topics.

Cunard Commodore Certified Agency
The Cunard Academy is an advanced training program that focuses on the White Star Service and ships of the Cunard fleet. The curriculum includes dozens of courses that cover a wide range of topics.

Royal Caribbean University of WOW
Anchors Away Cruises & Tours has achieved Expert Level Status in Royal Caribbean's University of WOW interactive training program.

NCL Specialists Plus Graduates
Anchors Away Cruises & Tours has completed NCL's Specialist Plus Program, a six-week educational training program that offers expanded knowledge of the features and benefits of NCL's unique Freestyle Cruising.

Regent Cruise Line Luxury Cruise Specialist
Anchors Away Cruises & Tours has completed the Regent Cruise Luxury Cruise Specialist program. This comprehensive training program addresses the luxury travel market in general and the 6-star ships of Regent Cruises in particular.

Carnival University Graduates
Carnival University is a dynamic, wide-ranging seven-module training program that provides travel agents with a comprehensive overview of Carnival Cruise Line and the ‘Fun Ship’ cruise experience.

Marriott Hotel Partners In Excellence
Marriott's Hotel Excellence! is a 5 module, training program that addresses generic lodging sales issues as well as the benefits and diversity of the 12 lodging choices that Marriott offers.

Holland America Academy 5-Star Agent
The HAL Academy is a program of advanced industry training designed to support travel professionals like Anchors Away Cruises & Tours in your quest for continuing knowledge about travel sales, the cruise industry and Holland America Line.

 Holland America Centurion Member
Holland America’s top 100 agents WORLD WIDE

Crystal Cruises Academy Graduate
The Crystal Cruises Academy is designed to educate travel agents on the only cruise line voted "World's Best" for an unprecedented twelve consecutive years. The program provides valuable statistical information necessary to become expert on all that Crystal has to offer. Anchors Away Cruises & Tours has completed this training and certification program.

Certified Sandals Specialists
A Certified Sandals Specialist specializes in Selling Sandals and Beaches Resorts and is recognized as a Sandals Expert. CSS agents have undergone extensive training through Sandals education program and have acquired up to 12 hours of product knowledge through a special Ultra Sandals Training Workshop.

Globus & Cosmos Travel University
Anchors Away Cruises & Tours has completed the Globus Family of Brands Travel University and is an expert on the variety of different destinations, travel styles, and included features offered by Globus, Brennan, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways.

International Air Transport Association (IATA)
IATA is an international trade body representing some 250 airlines comprising 94% of the international scheduled air traffic.  The organization has stringent requirements for membership.  The organization also represents leads and serves the airline industry in general.

IATAN is non-profit organization that appoints travel agencies and travel agents on behalf of its customer airlines. As a member, we are accredited as a bona fide seller of travel.

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Anchors Away Cruises & Tours


1300 Heather Ridge Boulevard
Dunedin, FL 34698

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