Have you always dreamed of owning your own travel business? Are you always helping friends and families plan their cruise vacations? Do you wish to bring joy to people’s lives by helping make their vacation dreams come true?

If you love to cruise and want to start a career selling what you love, NEXstart Cruise is an easy and affordable way for you to launch your career as a travel advisor specializing in booking cruises. NEXstart Cruise, a revolutionary training program exclusively from Nexion® Travel Group, will show you how — with no prior travel industry experience necessary. As part of NEXstart Cruise, you can:

Run your own travel business and work from anywhere

Be your own boss and set your own hours

Follow your passion for travel

Complete training 100 percent online from comfort of your own home

Become a professional travel advisor; let us teach you how!


Designed especially for new travel advisors, NEXstart Cruise has been added to Nexion Travel Group’s award-winning training programs to provide you with all the skills, knowledge and support you need to make your business a success!


13 Online, Interactive Lessons

Learn about popular cruise destinations, international travel regulations and requirements, sales skills, selling air and travel insurance, and how to set up your business.

Virtual Guest Lecturers

Attend webinars by top cruise industry partners, who present on topics relevant to the travel advisors who are new to the cruise industry.

Cruise Line Proprietary Training Programs

Earn certificates of completion from a minimum of two cruise line travel advisor training programs.

Monthly, Instructor-led Study Halls

Join other new travel advisors and a knowledgeable instructor to advance your learning through monthly, virtual study halls.

All NEXstart Cruise participants RECEIVE:

  • Monthly, instructor-led study halls for one year following completion of the online training
  • Access to exclusive webinars from Nexion Travel Group’s cruise partners and industry experts
  • Discounted membership to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), including four CLIA classes



  • Earn as you learn as a full member of Nexion Travel Group
  • Keep 60% of commissions earned on cruises, tours, hotels, cars, travel insurance (i.e. non-ARC) and service fees
  • Keep 70% of commissions earned on cruises, tours, hotels, cars, travel insurance (i.e. non-ARC) and service fees once you have completed the NEXstart Cruise curriculum
  • Keep 50% on airline tickets issued through Nexion Travel Group’s graphical air, car and hotel booking tool
  • Nexion Travel Group membership activation fee included in program cost of $395**
  • After earning $5,000 in commission within a 12-month period, you’re eligible to move to any plan type that Nexion Travel Group offers***

Participants are encouraged to complete Essentials, Nexion Travel Group’s comprehensive, five-day training program for travel professionals who are new to the industry. The registration fee for NEXstart Cruise participants is reduced to $295.

* NEXstart Cruise is a single-member-plan only.
**Nexion Travel Group monthly plan type fee 60/40 during training and 70/30 post training is $19 monthly for first two years. After earning $5,000 in commission within a 12-month period, participants are eligible to move to any plan type that Nexion Travel Group offers; applicable fees will apply.
***For Nexion 80, Nexion 90 or Nexion 90 ARC Plus, monthly fees will apply.

Discover the Many Advantages We Can Provide Your Travel Business!