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International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) Overview

Scottsdale, AZ
1001 to 5000 employees
1997
Company - Private
Travel Agencies
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, International Cruise & Excursions, Inc.(ICE) is dedicated to providing branded travel, leisure, and lifestyle products to our members.

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Mission: To be a leading market maker in the leisure industry by providing a unique monetization of leisure lifestyle and travel experiences through high-value loyalty rewards, incentives and subscription options.

Company Updates

  • We've been named in Travel Weekly's Power List for the fifth consecutive year!

  • We are extremely excited to announce that Mike Nelson will be joining us as our new Chief Executive Officer. Mike comes to us with a wealth of experience and knowledge, and we are happy to welcome him aboard!

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International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) – Why Work With Us?


Where It All Started 

ICE begins in 1997 as a cruise exchange company offering timeshare owners the unique opportunity to exchange their resort week for a cruise vacation.


THIS WAS A BRAND NEW CONCEPT TO THE INDUSTRY.

  • ICE expands to become a full service travel company offering resort, hotel, flights, and car rentals.
  • ICE introduces a new currency, called Travel Savings Credits, which allows consumers to earn and redeem their balance to buy down the cost of their next vacation.
  • ICE launches the Lifestyle Collection series, adding merchandise, boutique wine, golf packages, and attractions (dining, concert, and theme park) products.


Today ICE is among the 10 largest cruise agencies in the world.
• Over 2,900 employees
• 15 global offices
• Servicing 55 million consumers
• 100 languages


Who is ICE?

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) provides cruise, travel and lifestyle benefits, as well as unique membership programs all over the world. ICE fulfills vacation programs for major corporate brands, serving more than 55 million consumers worldwide. Celebrating 22 years of innovation, ICE continues to raise the bar in creative marketing solutions, technology based platforms and client experiences within the travel industry.

Sales Careers at ICE! 

Are you a little competitive, perhaps an overachiever? A career in our sales department might be the right fit for you.                               

We work hard. We play hard. We make money…a lot of it. Our compensation plans are unmatched, including a base pay, uncapped commission, bonuses and daily incentives.

Join our rapidly growing sales department in our state of the art facilities.
  

IT and Technology Careers at ICE! 

Our proprietary technology and products enable ICE to deliver exceptional value to our partners and their members, and it all starts with our IT teams.

Our IT teams investigate, evaluate and design the products and platforms that empower ICE to be a leader in the travel and leisure industry. 

We're looking for top talent to join our rapidly growing department using the latest technologies in our state of the art Headquarters.
 

Our Core Values

RESPECT

We know our team members are the most important part of ICE. We treat each person with the highest level of respect, and expect the same to be shown towards each other and our members.

PASSION

We are passionate about our work, as we bring great experiences and lasting memories to our customers.

INTEGRITY

We promise to remain consistent and honest in our everyday actions, values, methods and evaluations both in how we interact with each other and our stakeholders.

INNOVATION 

Driven by expertise in technology and the vacation industry, we continue to pioneer innovative programs.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

We support volunteerism and charitable giving for philanthropies that serve people (and animals) in need – locally and globally.

TEAMWORK

The power of our collective team members and our industry alliances make us a leader in the industry.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Connected by the same thread of accountability, we are willing to accept responsibility for our work in order to deliver high-quality products and services as well as extraordinary experiences.

It's In Our DNA

At International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE), social responsibility has been woven into the fabric of our organization since day one. Our commitment to supporting volunteerism and charitable giving year after year assists a variety of causes both locally and globally, each focused on one of four important areas: Children’s Causes, Pet Welfare, Military Support and Local Community.

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#ICENation

We are on a mission to change the way that people think about going to work. At ICE, we laugh. We help each other. We support everyone’s visions. We grow together. We have a passion for creating opportunities and have helped thousands of employees over the past 22 years develop their careers and accomplishments.

It all starts with our people, which is why we are dedicated to employee wellness, financial stability, family resources and encouraging work/life balance through our exclusive VIP travel rates.

We are passionate, solution-minded, innovators creating fun and engaging vacation experiences for thousands of members. We come from different backgrounds, countries, and experiences. Some of us rock a suit and tie while others wear Hawaiian polos to get into the vacation mood but each of us are determined to inspire and recognize every employee in our ICE Nation family.



International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) Reviews

  • Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Not a job but a fun hobby"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic and vibrant environment. Never though I’d say this but I honestly look forward to going to work. We have a lot of fun whilst making a lot of money. Directors come to us and speak to us every single day and genuinely care for us.

    Cons

    No real cons but i think we can work on improving communication between London and headquarters.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t change. Never worked this well with management in my entire professional life.

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International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) Photos

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International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) Interviews

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ciudad de México (Mexico)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) (Ciudad de México (Mexico)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    excelente, claro sencillo y sin inconvenientes. Las aplicaciones para posiciones internas son más difíciles porque no se toma en cuenta tu experiencia o educación; unicamente tu desempeño. Siempre hay vacantes y son muy tolerantes

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International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) Awards & Accolades

  • Trusted Service Award, Feefo, 2017
  • Power List, Travel Weekly, 2017
  • Top Women Owned Businesses, Phoenix Business Journal, 2017
  • International Business Awards Bronze Stevie Award Winner, The Stevie Awards, 2017
  • Stevie Gold Great Employer Awards, The Stevie Awards, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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