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About: Michelle

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Who Am I:

Michelle Simmons

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Personal Cruise Guide

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

25 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

My travel career began working for Continental Airlines in Los Angeles; I have visited some amazing places Tahiti, England, Czech Republic, Spain, Paris, Hawaii, Caribbean and of course Alaska and Africa (on a safari!); I’ll see the world again after my 2 children are grown, but until then we’ll cruise family style!

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

The one I am on! Or the next one!

How to Reach Me:

msimmons@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 744

Direct: 704.670.0744

My Words:

“My goal 25 years ago was to visit the three “A’s” Africa, Australia and Alaska (only Australia is to come). I have been to other “A’” locations, Amsterdam and Austria, but that doesn’t count.”

About: Kim

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Kim Henson

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Personal Cruise Guide

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

14 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

I have been married almost 17 years and have two beautiful daughters (12 and 8); I attended Mann Travel Academy and I have several accreditations (Carnival Cruise Line “Funologists”, Princess Commodore, Cunard Commodore and I am also a Caribbean Specialist)

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

Anywhere, anytime!

How to Reach Me:

khenson@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 743

Direct: 704.670.0743

My Words:

“I love to cruise anywhere anytime. Every time I think I have a favorite place it changes when I go somewhere new. I just love the whole experience.”

About: Alara

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Alara Shannon

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Jack of all Trades

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

4 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

Beyond my love of anything travel related, my life revolves around my husband, our 4yr old daughter and my 6 month old son. Obsessed with fall, and everything that comes with it; cooler weather, football, pumpkin spice lattes, coffee, leaves, sweaters, the holidays. Love the Earth. Hardcore recycler. Avid light turn-er off-er. Fresh talent and enthusiasm. I also enjoy good sarcasm every now and then.

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

New Zealand or maybe someday a World Cruise!

How to Reach Me:

ashannon@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 769

Direct: 704.670.0769

My Words:

“I love getting the opportunity to build relationships with souls in every walk of life who enjoy exploring our magical world.” I’m kind of a hippie :) .

About: Amber

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Amber Pressley

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Personal Cruise Guide

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

8 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

I love anything to do with the lake boating, skiing, tubing, and the sun. My favorite season is the fall. I have two little boys that I adore. I love spending time at the soccer and baseball fields with my son. When I have time I enjoy a good murder mystery book.

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

Alaska Cruise & Tour (it is the only way to see Alaska and I am very knowledgeable about both!)

How to Reach Me:

apressley@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 745

Direct: 704.670.0745

My Words:

“I love to travel. Cruising is my favorite way to travel, because you can see many great destinations, all in one trip!”

About: Craig

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Who Am I:

Craig Mace

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Media Specialist

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

2 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

19 years in Audio and Video Production; Vocalist; Voiceover Artist & Videographer; Sci-Fi and Action Film Enthusiast; I love tech gadgets (Geek, Nerd, Dweeb, whatever applies)

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

If I could go anywhere it would have to be a Mediterranean Cruise for 14 days

How to Reach Me:

Email: cmace@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 747

Direct: 704.670.0747

My Words:

“A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words” – So, at 29.97 frames per second in a video that would be 29,970 words per second. I don’t know that many words.

About: John

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John Keen

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

CEO

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

24 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

Love to exercise, enjoy hanging with the family, gadget geek

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

Greek Isles

How to Reach Me:

jkeen@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 741

Direct: 704.670.0741

My Words:

“We are so excited about what we can offer consumers here at CruiseNow.com. I truly believe we have something unique and special.”

About: Jeff

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Jeff Nickerson

What I Do at CruiseNow.com:

Managing Director

How Long Have I Been in Travel:

22 Years

Fun Facts About Me:

My travels have taken me to 5 continents and 27 countries (including 39 independent territories). My travel career has included working for an airline (Eastern Airlines), a cruise line (Royal Caribbean International), a tour wholesaler (Far & Wide Travel) a cruise and travel distributor (Travel Services International) as well as Online Travel Agencies specializing in cruises.

My Favorite Cruise Destination:

Anywhere in Europe, especially the Mediterranean!

How to Reach Me:

jnickerson@cruisenow.com

Toll Free: 800.243.1959 ext 742

Direct: 704.670.0742

My Words:

“Travel is one of the best things in life. While I have many favorite destinations, my absolute favorite is Barcelona, Spain. It’s my favorite port to cruise from, while also a great place to spend a few extra days, or weeks!”

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