Nexion Honored with Two Awards from Carnival Corporation Brands

Holland America Line and Princess Cruises both recognize Nexion as their top host agency

IRVING, TX (August 23, 2018) – Nexion, the leading host agency for independent travel professionals, has been honored with awards from two of Carnival Corporation’s leading cruise brands, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. During the World’s Leading Cruise Lines 2018 Excellence Awards event held recently in San Diego, Nexion was designated top host agency partner by both Holland America and Princess.

The Excellence Awards recognize travel agency partners in a variety of areas including brand loyalty, dedication to growth, commitment to innovation and participation in education and training. During the awards presentation, Nexion was cited for its revenue generation and excellence in giving its members the tools to effectively sell vacations on Holland America Line and Princess Cruises.

“We are honored to be the first recipients of this award from Holland America Line and Princess Cruises,” said Jackie Friedman, CTC, CTIE, President of Nexion. “Our members’ success is dependent upon us choosing the right partners and it is very gratifying that our relationship with Carnival Corporation and its family of brands has been so successful. Their range of exceptional ships and itineraries, as well as their dedication to working with and supporting travel agents, make them wonderful partners. On behalf of all the staff and members of Nexion, I am thrilled to accept these awards,” said Friedman.

Added Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, “Travel agents are key stakeholders in Carnival Corporation’s success and I am honored to join our North American cruise brands in recognizing the travel partners who help us exceed our guests’ expectations every day, through the understanding of their clients and through their loyalty, hard work, dedication and creativity. Congratulations to Nexion as an award recipient and thanks for your outstanding partnership, professionalism and commitment in support of Carnival Corporation’s world-leading cruise brands,” said Donald.

All travel professionals interested in learning how to succeed as a professional business owner, backed by Nexion’s many great benefits, are encouraged to call 800-747-6813 or email


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