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ICE Announces Executive Transition Plan

International Cruise & Excursions Announces Executive Transition Plan The Board of Directors of International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) has announced an executive transition plan, in which Brian Fontana, President and Chief Financial Officer, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  John Rowley, CEO, and Marcia Rowley, COO, will both retire from their…

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Exciting Updates from American Express Travel

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…

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2019 Travel Weekly Power List Names ICE Top 20 Travel Company

For the fourth consecutive year, International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) was recognized on the 2019 Travel Weekly Power List, which ranks companies with $100 million or more in travel sales who explored acquisitions, expansions, technological initiatives, and more in 2018. This year, among 53 other travel companies, ICE jumped up two spots from its…

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ICE Member Book Wins Print Excellence Silver Award

In early 2019, a pair of our esteemed print and production vendors—K. Geis Printing and Lithotech—asked to submit one of our Westgate Resorts Cruise & Travel Collection assets into an international competition called the Print Excellence Awards. We are excited to share that our Westgate Gold Member Book won the Print Excellence Silver Award in…

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ICE Donates $7,000 to Nonprofit Community Partner

Social responsibility is embedded into the foundation of ICE, with monthly fundraising efforts to support a number of charities both locally and globally. Last week, ICE’s Women on their Way (WOW) program hand-delivered a $7,000 check to A New Leaf. ICE employees donated these funds during ICE’s Delivering Dignity drive, which the women of WOW…

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ICE Wins its Third 2019 BIG Award

ICE is excited to share that the Business Intelligence Group (BIG) has announced the winners of its inaugural Excellence in Customer Service Awards. ICE was selected as an Organization of the Year, earning our third 2019 award from BIG. We also won BIG’s 2019 Best Places to Work Award and the 2019 BIG Innovation Award for our Cruise…

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ICE Wins 2019 Valley’s Healthiest Employers Award

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) is excited to earn its second 2019 award from Phoenix Business Journal (PBJ). Out of more than 65 finalists, ICE came in at #12 on the PBJ’s 2019 list of Valley’s Healthiest Employers, which honors organizations that employ the most innovative strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of…

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ICE Welcomes New Chief Human Resources Officer

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) is excited to welcome Guido de Koning to its Senior Leadership team in the role of Chief Human Resources Officer. Guido comes to ICE with more than a decade of experience in human resources leadership in the US and internationally, including Europe, Japan, and Singapore. Most recently, Guido led…

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ICE Tops Women-Owned Businesses List Again

ICE Tops Phoenix Business Journal’s Women-Owned Business List for 5th Straight Year For the fifth consecutive year, International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) is proud to have earned the number one spot on the Phoenix Business Journal’s Women-Owned Businesses list. Out of 100+ women-owned Phoenix-area businesses on the list, ICE comes in on top, employing…

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ICE Welcomes Joshua Kanter as Global Chief Marketing Officer

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) is excited to welcome Joshua Kanter to its Senior Leadership team in the role of Global Chief Marketing Officer. Joshua joins ICE with more than a decade of marketing experience in the retail, hospitality, and leisure industries, serving in senior leadership and marketing roles for well-respected companies such as…

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ICE Proves to Be a BIG Deal

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…

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