Calabasas, CA - (Sep. 20, 2017) - AmaWaterways proudly announces it has been named the National Association of Career Travel Agents' (NACTA) 2017 River Cruise Line Partner of the Year. The announcement was made during their annual conference held in Anchorage, Alaska and represents the fifth consecutive year that AmaWaterways has received this top recognition. NACTA is the foremost travel industry association dedicated to providing the finest education, training, networking, and representation in support of independent travel consultants across the country. The award was presented to Diane Horan, AmaWaterways’ regional director of key accounts by Ann Chamberlin, NACTA president and Bob Duglin, vice president sales and industry relations during the awards ceremony.

“This award is a true testament to our engagement and support of the growing base of professional independent travel consultants and recognizes the important role they play in our success,” said Kristin Karst, AmaWaterways’ executive vice president and co-owner. “The entire AmaWaterways’ team is incredibly proud and humbled to receive this recognition from the members of NACTA.”

AmaWaterways has been unwavering in their commitment to the training and development of the travel agent community since the start of the company 15 years ago. AmaWaterways currently staffs 22 business development managers in North America, and this year is pleased to be hosting 30 Seminars on the River – sailings that give travel professionals the chance to enjoy some of the line’s most popular river cruise itineraries, hosted by expert sales team members who share in-depth product knowledge, strategies and key sales tips while onboard

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