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Staff Profiles



Robert Schroder

Senior Travel Consultant

Robert is an award Winning Cruise Consultant, and is acknowledged as a China Specialist by the China National Tourist Board. He has traveled through Europe, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Fiji, Western Samoa, Hawaii, USA, Canada. Robert has cruised with Carnival, Princess Cruises, P & O UK, P & O Australia, Celebrity Cruise, Windstar, Cunard Lines and APT River cruises. Robert knows everything there is to know about every cruise line, down to details about what restaurants are on-board, and even the décor on each ship. This all goes with all the areas he has visited. His specialty is putting together detailed custom itineraries for that unique journey. Robert has travelled extensively as is always interested in history and cultures. When travelling he take time out to visit museums, art galleries and award winning architectural buildings. He is qualified at NZQA Level 4


Chris Hammonds

Managing Director

Chris set up cruise company in 2001, as he has a keen interest in the cruise market
Cruise Company won the Cruise Agency of the Year is 2006, and has numerous awards since then.
Chris is a CLIA Accredited Master Cruise Consultant
Runner up best Retail Travel Consultant 2012, NZ Travel Industry Awards Top Consultant 2012, Chris is constantly a top seller, and award winning Cruise specialist.
If it's a cruise holiday you want, you are in the best hands in the country. Having cruised extensively over 110 nights, Chris has first-hand knowledge of many destinations. Be it the Pacific, Europe, UK, Australia, Asia, North America, Canada, and South America, Chris has been there. He is also experienced in travelling with children and family cruises.
Chris is one of NZ’s top sellers and has a wide knowledge of the cruise industry, His specialty would be in the 4 to 5 star cruise market.


Steve Kirwan


I been selling cruises for 20 years.
While enjoying the entertainment of the bigger cruises, I especially enjoy the smaller River Cruises whether it be in Europe or elsewhere — a highlight was a 10 day trip down the Mekong visting Vietnam and Cambodia — a great adventure!

Third Top Consultant 2012. Steve’s first hand travel experience is extensive. His passion for sport and his knowledge of travel places Steve at the top of his field.