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Carnival halves deposits for new agent groups promotion

Carnival treats agents booking groups to a free berth for every 10 full fare guests. Pictured: Carnival Vista's Cherry on Top Carnival treats agents booking groups to a free berth for every 10 full fare guests. Pictured: Carnival Vista's Cherry on Top (Photo: Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Line)

As part of a new 'FUNomenal Group Sail' promotion, Carnival Cruise Line is reducing its initial deposit requirement by 50% for group bookings, and offering an enhanced free cruise berth program, through March 15.

Deposits are reduced for group bookings on select sailings departing between Aug. 15, 2017, and April 30, 2019.

In addition, Carnival is offering travel agents one free cruise berth for every 10 full fare guests berthed, compared to the current program of one free cruise berth for every 15 full fare guests berthed.

Group fares applicable to this promotion, which are available between now and March 15, start at $229 for three- to five-day cruises and $459 for voyages of six days or longer. Certain restrictions apply.

Information: GoCCL.com.

Posted 16 February 2017

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Anne Kalosh

US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News

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The 2017 State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote at Seatrade Cruise Global will kick off the event on Tuesday, 14 March at 9:30am, with four innovative CruiseTalks on key topics, delivered by the most influential executives in the cruise industry:

  • Frank Del Rio President & CEO, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
  • Arnold Donald President & CEO, Carnival Corporation & plc
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