Cruise Travel Centre is part of the Hunter Travel Group (HTG) which is a multi award-winning travel agency group & one of Australia’s largest privately owned travel agency groups. Established in 1999, beginning with a single store in Toronto NSW, HTG today employs over 200 travel professionals across its 5 specialist areas; Business Travel, Leisure Travel, Group Travel, Sporting & Events Travel & Cruise Travel. Cruise Travel Centre is also a member of helloworld and is ATAS Accredited (national accreditation scheme, endorsing travel agents who have met strict financial and customer service criteria).
The growth in the cruising market, and a view that experts and specialists were required to support this industry segment, spurred the Hunter Travel Group into developing a state of the art specialist cruise travel centre whose sole focus is sourcing and providing the best cruise product available from Australia and around the world.
This speciality store was a first of its kind specifically designed for a high profile shopping centre supported by a web and call centre facility. The first Cruise Travel Centre opened at Westfield Kotara in 2007, with a sister centre opening in Collins Street, Hobart in 2011. Following the growth in population in the Maitland NSW are a third Cruise Travel Centre opened at Stockland Green Hills in 2017.
The teams at Cruise Travel Centre include “CLIA Master Cruise Consultants”. Achieving the status of “Cruise Master” requires dedication to an extensive training program both here and overseas through the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) which includes in depth knowledge of all member
cruise lines, the destinations they visit, what they offer as a unique experience as well travelling extensively onboard ships to provide firsthand knowledge, tips and tricks.
Cruise Travel Centre are a one stop shop for all things related to cruise travel and the team have firsthand knowledge and experience to confidently provide information to all levels of “cruisers’. They don’t just sell a cruise, they provide a individual experience that begins the moment you enter the store. Special information nights and exclusive onboard ship inspections are held for those new to cruising or looking to explore new cruise opportunities.
Your once in a lifetime cruise holiday adventure is now possible at the Cruise Travel Centre