Beth Kelly Hatt

Beth

Beth Kelly Hatt

Aquila Center for Cruise Excellence

Canada

Beth Kelly Hatt established Aquila Tours in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada 35 years ago. Beth’s blend of compassion, confidence, pride and vision is shared with her team and all those destinations and companies she mentors. She loves her work and her life, and that is contagious. Beth believes that Aquila’s success is due to her greatest asset, her team, the people she calls her work family and the belief that “together we can accomplish anything”. Today, Aquila provides shore excursions to cruise lines, and is highly respected within the cruise industry, often being named as one of the best tour operators in the world by cruise executives. An Aquila Center for Cruise Excellence was established in 2007, offering training programs for Tour Operators, Tour Guides and Destinations with training programs reaching over 55 countries worldwide. In addition to her leadership role with Aquila, Beth is a leader in the tourism industry and business community. An active and innovative visionary, Beth is frequently requested to share her strategies for success as a speaker at events within the tourism industry and business commun