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Carnival partners with TRAVELSAVERS and NEST

Adolfo Pérez - looks forward to working with both consortia to increase their Carnival sales
In its first new consortia partnerships in years, Carnival Cruise Line teamed with TRAVELSAVERS, a marketing organization with 2,500 independently owned, full-service travel agencies in more than 35 countries, and NEST (Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel), a marketing group exclusively for home-based agents.

As part of the agreement, travel partners belonging to TRAVELSAVERS and NEST will receive specialized training from Carnival, tailored marketing support, custom benefits in the line’s travel agent rewards program, enhanced commissions and dedicated support from Carnival’s sales team.

Nicole Mazza, TRAVELSAVERS and NEST’S chief marketing officer, welcomed Carnival as a preferred partner, adding that its current leadership team has demonstrated a 'renewed commitment and dedication to the industry.'

She will join Carnival’s Executive Forum, which supports the line in developing key trade strategies.

Adolfo Pérez, vp sales and trade marketing, said Carnival looks forward to working with both consortia to develop sales and marketing plans to increase their Carnival sales.

The agreement, added Carnival’s vp field sales Mike Julius, 'marks an important step in strengthening our relationships with travel agent consortia is a direct result of the line's "Onboard with You" trade support platform.'