Posted by: John Trivedi | December 16, 2009

Norwegian Cruise Line PhD@Sea program complete!

John Trivedi with Troy Weiler – Business Development Manager at Norwegian Cruise Line on the Norwegian Jewel PhD@Sea Program, 12/6/2009 – 12/13/2009

John Trivedi’s PhD@Sea Certificate

For Immediate Release


Norwegian Cruise Line University’s new program at sea promotes continuing education for its star students.

As the next generation of Freestyle Cruising® continues to evolve, NCL University – NCL’s CLIA-accredited online travel agent “college” – expands the higher education program for its travel partners from the computer to a real-life Freestyle Cruising experience at sea. This in-depth, on-board, weeklong event includes an NCL executive host, a 15-credit CLIA public relations seminar, behind-the-scenes ship tours, panel discussions and group activities. To qualify for this enhanced at-sea experience, travel partners must have completed, at a minimum, the Freestyle Specialist level at NCL U.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s online university opened its virtual doors in 2008 and is one of the most innovative and successful programs available to travel agents today. With thousands of registered students and growing, NCL U has enhanced its training from the interactive experience of its online program to a continuing educational experience that includes the PhD@Sea program aboard its ships.

“At NCL, we highly recommend the use of a travel professional when booking an NCL cruise,” says Andy Stuart, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Passenger Services.  “With NCL U, we are investing in our travel partners’ product knowledge, marketing and sales skills so our guests will know they are relying on an expert who knows our product inside and out.”

By earning NCL U’s PhD@Sea certification, John Trivedi, who is Freestyle Certified, is considered among the most qualified and expert representatives for NCL’s cruise product. To reach John Trivedi, please contact him at (425) 205-9911 or You may also visit his website to learn more about his specialized group cruise business at



  1. but after read ur post it make me get my passion again, i’ve already bookmarked this blog and will visit again..

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