Keeping abreast of an ever-changing cruise industry requires constant
training and “life aboard ship” travel experience. In April, Susan attended
the CLIA Conference in Ft. Lauderdale and toured several ships in port. She also sat in on “Round Table Discussions” with the CEOs and Vice Presidents from a dozen ocean and river cruise lines, discussing what was new and on the cruising horizon. Plus, she completed six new CLIA courses. At a CLIA Certified Counselors event, Susan was recognized as one of the few CLIA Scholars in the U.S.
Captain Stubbing from the "Love Boat" made a
We had a great time in the city! Started off with a 7 hour walking tour with Real New York tours on Saturday which was great! We were able to see Central Park, Wall Street, World Trade Center site, China Town, Little Italy, Soho, Greenwich Village and Washington Square Park. He also taught us how to use the subway system which came in handy later in the week. Both of the plays were great. The girls liked them much more than I thought they would. We started out everyday around 9 and got in bed about 12:30 every night. We shopped on 5th avenue, went to the wax museum, walked the Brooklyn Bridge, when to the Natural History Museum, took a bus tour called "The Ride", went to the Top of the Rock, Grand Central, and on and on. And of course, we ate and ate and ate.