Holland America Line’s new trade promise, 'Committed to Your Success,' pledges comprehensive support to travel partners and an exceptional cruise for clients. The sales department will work to uphold the promise under the guidance of the team led by VP Eva Jenner.
Nominations are open for Cruise Lines International Association’s Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards. This annual event recognizes individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry.
Celestyal Cruises hired David Beasley as manager, contact center and business intelligence, North America. The call center will report to him, as will all administrative and group functions.
Global Voyages Group reached a strategic agreement to represent BranchUp's proprietary Facebook Marketing system to the travel industry.
Windstar Cruises will deploy on-board cruise consultants to help travelers plan future vacations with extra benefits like 5% savings. Any bookings made are assigned to the travel agent of record on the passenger's current booking.
Carnival Cruise Line's 'What’s Your Carnival IQ?' contest for travel agents offers gift cards and the chance to win one of five Caribbean cruises.
Chile and Panama are working together to develop and promote Pacific itineraries that support the new cruise terminal under construction at Amador near Panama City and the proposed new Valparaíso pier where cruise ships would get priority.
Galveston, Texas, among the busiest US homeports, is seeking to grow its cruise ship transit calls.
Oceania Cruises appointed Morgane Beltaief as the new director of strategic accounts. Beltaief hails from AmaWaterways where she was most recently director of national accounts.
Adelaide’s SeaLink Travel Group has appointed Laura Wadsworth of Auckland-based Sunseeker Travel Marketing and Representation as its new sales representative in New Zealand.