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Jeff Leckey, House of Travel,

Signature Luxury Travel & Style Luxury Cruise Awards Judge
Jeff Leckey
House of Travel, New Zealand

Jeff Leckey is the general manager Cruise Australasia for the House of Travel group in New Zealand and one of our experts on the judging panel of the 2023 Signature Luxury Travel & Style Luxury Cruise Awards.

How long have you been in your current role, and what are your biggest professional achievements? 

I’ve been in my role at House of Travel for eight years and my biggest achievement to date is being awarded CLIA Australasia Cruise Champion. 

What has been your most memorable travel experience, and what is next on your wishlist? 

Most memorable is Silver Endeavour in Antarctica, and next on my wish list is Galapagos or the Kimberley. 

Jeff Leckey’s accolades: 

  • CLIA Australasia Cruise Champion
  • CLIA awards for best marketing campaign
  • Best Cruise OTA and Best Cruise Month Campaign. 
  • House of Travel Top Outlet when I owned my own agency

At Signature Luxury Travel & Style we are committed to supporting organisations with a focus on responsible travel and sustainability. What does sustainable travel mean to you? 

Leaving a destination in a better shape than how you found it.  

What type(s) of cruise travel do you specialise in?

Ocean, river and expedition.

When you’re not working or cruising, what do you enjoy doing? 

Playing around with new technologies. 

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Signature Luxury Travel & Style Luxury Cruise Awards

The 2023 winning cruise lines will be revealed in the upcoming issue of Signature Luxury Travel & Style, on sale in November. Subscribe here to receive the latest issue once it’s published. You can view last year’s winning cruise lines here.

About the awards

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Signature Luxury Travel & Style’s Luxury Cruise Awards celebrate the ocean, river, expedition, family and tall-ship cruise lines that go above and beyond when it comes to onboard and onshore services, experiences and facilities. These awards spotlight the world’s finest cruise lines, ships and operators, offering guests an unrivalled experience. We call upon the knowledge of 18 cruising experts and travel advisors to judge our annual World’s Best Luxury Cruise Awards. Luxury Cruise Lines are awarded points across six key categories: suites, service, dining, wellness, itineraries and shore excursions. The results? A worthy collection of finalists and winners who set the bar for the future of cruising.