International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) founders John and Marcia Rowley Receive Circle of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award from American Resort Development Association

By Sara Martin | June 18, 2020

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE), one of the world’s largest and most innovative travel partners, was recently recognized with several prestigious awards by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).  Among these honors was the ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Lifetime Achievement Award presented to ICE founders, John and Marcia Rowley. The ACE Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon those that have attained the highest level of excellence and whose accomplishments and life’s work drive…

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Exciting Updates from American Express Travel

By Sara Martin | October 14, 2019
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For the second year in a row, ICE has WON Travel Network Agency of the Year with American Express Travel!  This prestigious award recognizes ICE for our commitment to the American Express Card Members, the business, and partners.   The great news doesn’t stop there! Last week we launched a new, online cruise booking experience on AmericanExpress.com. Site traffic to our cruise platform is up over 36% this year with American Express, and we expect…

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ICE Proves to Be a BIG Deal

By Sara Martin | February 25, 2019
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The Business Intelligence Group (BIG) announced that it has awarded International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. (ICE) the 2019 Best Places to Work Award. Business Intelligence Group sought to identify companies that are actively working to improve their performance through efforts to challenge employees in environments that make work fun and engaging. At ICE, we believe the best investment an organization can make begins with investing in its employees. In other words, those behind the curtain…

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AI Technology Enhancements Continues to Improve Our Innovation

By Sara Martin | February 22, 2019
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ICE acquires AI technology from Lateral, Inc. ICE is happy to announce that we have entered into a strategic arrangement with technology company, Lateral, Inc. Under the agreement, Lateral will support ICE’s development and deployment of our next generation software solutions for our global business operations. Lateral will be bringing an experienced team of travel industry resources to work with the ICE development teams to accelerate time to market and provide the capacity to deliver…

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ICE Welcomes SOR Technology to the Family

By Sara Martin | February 12, 2019
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Exciting News From ICE Scottsdale, Arizona based International Cruise & Excursions Gallery, Inc. (ICE) today announced that the Company has entered into a merger agreement with SOR Technology (SOR), a global provider of technology-based, travel and leisure benefits and solutions.   Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, SOR was founded in 2004 by Kevin Schneider and Elliot Springer. The SOR technology platform was built to showcase travel inventory from worldwide travel suppliers, providing end user customers access…

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Meet our Partner: LHVC

By Sara Martin | February 11, 2019
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Meet our Partner: Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club   Since 2011, ICE has provided Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC) Resort members’ travel and lifestyle products with the world-class service our team is renowned for. During the last eight years, our flourishing partnership with LHVC and its president, Markus Wischenbart, has also greatly benefited each of their nearly 80,000 members. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club has a multitude of luxury properties throughout the Dominican Republic, including the picturesque…

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ICE Wins 2019 Innovation Award for Cruise Chat

By Sara Martin | February 6, 2019
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ICE is proud to announce our recent 2019 BIG Innovation Award win for our Cruise-Chat program, presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The online Cruise-Chat program was launched in December 2017 by Executive Director of Cruise Sales, Thomas Matesic, to increase cruise sales from several partner websites. This new functionality provides interested website visitors with the information they want without needing to call for details. Once a sales lead relays further interest in booking a…

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ICE Recognized On Travel Weekly’s 2018 Power List

By Sara Martin | June 27, 2018
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International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) has moved up on the 2018 Travel Weekly Power List! We have been honored and recognized as a top travel leader before and this year we moved from #23 on the list to #22. We could not have achieved this recognition without the hard work of everyone on our team and the commitment from our partners to see ICE continue to grow.  Thank you for your contribution! We are…

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ICE Wins Best Innovation Award at Perspective Magazine Awards at GNEX 2018

By Sara Martin | March 7, 2018
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ICE is proud to announce we were recently awarded the Best Innovation Award by Perspective Magazine at the GNEX Conference on March 5, 2018 in Miami, FL! Known as one of the highest honors in the vacation ownership industry, the Perspective Magazine Awards recognizes companies and individuals for their achievements within the vacation ownership industry over the past year. Winners were presented with their awards in front of an audience of their peers during the annual…

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ICE Named Royal Caribbean’s New-To-Cruise Partner of the Year

By Sara Martin | February 13, 2018
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International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) has been named Royal Caribbean International’s® New-To-Cruise Partner of the Year for 2017! This was the first year for the New-To-Cruise award, which was presented to the partner who has made the greatest strategic contribution in bringing valuable first-time cruisers to Royal Caribbean International®. Royal Caribbean International® and ICE have been partners for many years, which is strengthened by our mutual respect, continual innovation and commitment to our customers.…

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