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The National Résumé Writers' Association

4-Night Bahamas Cruise Conference
Round-trip Port Canaveral, Florida
September 23 - 27, 2019

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

<em>Mariner of the Seas</em>
Mariner of the Seas
Expert-led presentations, workshops, and networking sessions with colleagues plus 10 NCRW CEUs

Course Fees:

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PRICES - MEMBERS:
$499 Late Registration after July 10, if spaces still available
10% off bulk registration (3 or more people in your organization)

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PRICES - NON-MEMBERS:
$774 Late Registration after July 10, if spaces still available

Course Registration Link

Frequently Asked Questions


BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Missed the webinar? Click here to listen to the replay. NRWA Conference at Sea - Your Questions Answered

In 2019, the NRWA is taking the annual conference out to sea. The conference will be held in the Caribbean Sea as we sail aboard the Royal Caribbean Ship – The Mariner of the Seas.

Continuing Education Inc. /University at Sea® has been selected to provide members of the NRWA all the assistance they need in booking their cruise, along with assistance and booking of transfers and air travel arrangements if desired.

For the past 20+ years, the NRWA Annual Conference has offered tremendous value to our growing membership, as well as sponsors, partners, vendors, and the broader community of career services professionals. This year’s theme, Charting a Course for Success, celebrates our exciting new conference venue as well as the NRWA’s commitment to leading the way through unfamiliar waters into the future of the industry.

As we cruise ahead, investing our passion, energy, knowledge and skills to lead our clients toward their career goals, the NRWA is there with us, navigating the way with a cadre of industry-leading experts at the helm. Offering expert-led presentations, workshops, and networking sessions with colleagues (plus 10 Continuing Education units (CEUs) to help you pursue the NCRW credential), the annual conference provides the education, resources, and support you need to advance your resume writing, business capabilities, and other critical skills.

We hope you’ll join us and take advantage of everything the 2019 conference has to offer.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Program Purpose

Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Mon Sep 23 Port Canaveral, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Tue Sep 24 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Sep 25 Nassau, Bahamas
8:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu Sep 26 Coco Cay, Bahamas
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Sep 27 Port Canaveral, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Port Canaveral, Florida - Port Canaveral lies just 35 miles east of Orlando, along the 72 miles of pristine beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Besides its close proximity to Orlando's theme parks, you'll find space-age attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop

Coco Cay, Bahamas - Located in the middle of the Caribbean's bright blue water lies the secluded island of CocoCay. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventure. Reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, this tropical paradise has recently been updated with new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.

PERFECT DAY COCOCAY

Perfect Day Cococay

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Mariner of the Seas

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Suite/Deluxe

Grand Suite -1 Bedroom, GS Grand Suite -1 Bedroom (GS)
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed, One double sofa bed, One bathroom with tub
Stateroom: 381 sq. ft. Balcony: 88 sq. ft. 
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Junior Suite with Balcony, J4 Junior Suite with Balcony (J4)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa and bathroom with tub. Stateroom: 264 sq. ft. Balcony: 75 sq. ft. 
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Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms, GT Suite/Deluxe Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms (GT)
Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King (one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), balcony, two bathrooms (one with tub) and living area with double sofa bed.

Stateroom: 547 sq. ft. Balcony:192 sq. ft.
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Balcony

Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 6B Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (6B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 203 sq. ft. Balcony: 42 sq. ft. 
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Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 3B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (3B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and bathroom.

Stateroom: 203 sq. ft. Balcony: 42 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 4D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (4D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, private balcony and bathroom.

Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 6D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (6D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, private balcony and bathroom.

Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 7D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (7D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, private balcony and bathroom.

Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft.
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Outside

Ocean View, 8N Ocean View (8N)
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
Stateroom:161 sq. ft. 
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Ultra Spacious Oceanview, 1K Outside Ultra Spacious Oceanview (1K)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, two Pullman beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed and bathroom.
Stateroom: 328 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Spacious Panoramic Oceanview, 1L Outside Spacious Panoramic Oceanview (1L)
 Spacious Panoramic Ocean View Two twin beds convert to Royal King. Double sofa bed for quad staterooms. Vanity with sitting area, Private bathroom with shower. Floor to Ceiling wrap around panoramic window.
Stateroom: 191 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview, 1M Outside Spacious Oceanview (1M)
Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and bathroom.
Stateroom: 211 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Ocean View, 1N Outside Ocean View (1N)
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
Stateroom:161 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Ocean View, 2N Outside Ocean View (2N)
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
Stateroom:161 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Ocean View, 3N Outside Ocean View (3N)
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
Stateroom:161 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Spacious Oceanview, 4M Outside Spacious Oceanview (4M)
Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and bathroom.
Stateroom: 211 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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, Ocean View Outside (Ocean View)
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
Stateroom:161 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing

Inside

Interior Stateroom, 6V Interior Stateroom (6V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft. 
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Interior Stateroom, Inside Interior Stateroom ()
TTwo twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Interior Stateroom, 1V Inside Interior Stateroom (1V)
TTwo twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Interior Stateroom, 2V Inside Interior Stateroom (2V)
TTwo twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Interior Stateroom, 3V Inside Interior Stateroom (3V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Interior Stateroom, 4V Inside Interior Stateroom (4V)
TTwo twin beds that convert to Royal King sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and bathroom.
Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change.
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing

* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Please click here to visit TravelSafe.com to get a quote.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel protection is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel protection is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel protection is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

Travel Protection Plans

  • TravelSafe Basic Plan - A plan for those who want just the bare necessities.
  • TravelSafe Classic Plan - TravelSafe's most popular plan includes higher limits on all of the important benefits to expand your coverage. Add Cancel For Any Reason for even more coverage.

Below please find some examples of insurance coverage:

Coverage For Your Arrangements - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Trip Cancellation Trip Cost Trip Cost
Trip Interruption 150% of Trip Cost Trip Cost
Missed Connection $2,500 $500
Trip/Travel Delay $750 $500
Travel Delay
Per Day Maximum Limit $150 $100
Required minimum delay time 6 Hours 6 Hours
Cancel For Any Reason Not Included Not Included
Coverage For You - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Medical Expense / Emergency Assistance
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense $100,000 $35,000
Emergency Dental Expense $750 $750
Emergency Medical Evacuation &

Return of Remains
$1,000,000

Included
$100,000

Included
Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation $25,000 Not Included
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
24 Hour Coverage during Trip $25,000 Not Included
Coverage For Your Belongings - Benefit Limits
Plan Classic Basic
Baggage & Personal Effects $2,500 $500
Baggage Delay $250 $100
Required minimum delay time 12 Hours 12 Hours
Continuing Education Inc. /University at Sea ® will help you with your flight arrangements if you need assistance.

Air flights can also be arranged on your own. Many people have frequent flyer programs, airline miles, and credit card points that can reduce airfare costs.

If you choose to book your own airfare, you must arrive into Orlando Airport (MCO) before noon on Monday, September 23rd, and your flight must not depart before 1:00 pm on Friday, September 27th. If you will be staying at the pre-cruise hotel as part of the conference group, you may arrive at anytime on Sunday, September 22nd.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Transfers


Continuing Education Inc. /University at Sea ® can help you with your transfers if you need assistance. There is no additional fee to do this. You will only be charged the fares and fees the transfer company or cruise line charges.

If you are arranging your own flights but need assistance with transfers, Continuing Education Inc. /University at Sea ® will need to know all of the flight information before we can arrange transfers for you. All transfers (airport-to-hotel, hotel-to-cruise port, and port-to-airport) will be included in the cost of pre-cruise hotel option package.

before you cruise

Embassy Suites by Hilton - Orlando Airport

Property Location
With a stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Airport in Orlando, you'll be 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from VA Medical Center at Lake Nona and 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Amway Center. This hotel is 11 mi (17.7 km) from Orange County Convention Center and 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Camping World Stadium.
 
Date Price Double Price Single
Night of Sept 22nd $135 per person $220 (King Only)

Additional Nights Sept 19th, 20th or 21st – or after cruise:

Add Nts King: $70 per person, $140 for a single
Add Nts Dbl/Dbl: $84 per person
 

Price of $135 per person includes:

  • Your room and room taxes
  • Airport to hotel shuttle * Every 40 Minutes
  • WiFi in the Hotel (exclusive perk!)
  • Evening cocktail reception at the hotel
  • Hot Breakfast, Made to Order Available
  • Private bus from hotel to the ship and taxes – 11am Departure
  • Private bus from the ship to the airport and taxes – Departure time to be determined

Note:

  • All rooms are 1 bedroom Suites and have a pull out in the Living Room.
  • Max Occupancy at our prices are 3 people in a King room and 4 People in a Double/Double.
  • King suite has a king bed in the bedroom. The Double/Double has 2 double beds in the bedroom.
  • All bedrooms have a closing door to the living room.
  • We have an extremely limited number of king beds. Only 15 currently.
  • Singles Must take a King Suite.

Additional Night Price includes:

  • Your room and room taxes
  • Airport/Hotel shuttle service
  • WiFi in the Hotel (exclusive perk!)
  • Evening cocktail reception at the hotel
  • Hot Breakfast, Made to Order Available

Cruise N Park Package with Night of Sept 22nd:

(Must pay $8 per day parking to hotel)
$150 per person, $240 for a single

Other Amenities:

  • Daily parking during hotel stay: $16 Per day
  • Extended Parking $8 per day during cruise (note pier parking is normaly $20 per day) (exclusive perk!)

Booking Policy:


Must reserve hotel with Credit Card Guarantee.
Payment for hotel due by July 15th.
Hotel is nonrefundable after September 2nd.