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Carnival rolls out 'Meet Up in the Med' group promotion for Vista

Carnival rolls out 'Meet Up in the Med' group promotion for Vista
With reservations now open for the new Carnival Vista, which debuts in May 2016 with eight- to 13-day Mediterranean itineraries, Carnival Cruise Line rolled out a promotion that reduces initial deposit requirements for group bookings by 50%, as well as an enhanced amenity points program for travel agents. The offer is good for bookings made through next month.

Through the new 'Meet Up in the Med' promotion, passengers get reduced deposits of $200 per person (compared to the standard $400 per person) on Carnival Vista sailings departing between May 1, 2016, and Oct. 21, 2016. In addition, Carnival is offering travel agents eight amenity points versus the normal six amenity points for each group booking.

'We heard from travel agents over the last year how important group business is to them, so we wanted to present a value-driven group opportunity that not only offers attractive options on our newest ship but also on our first European sailings in three years,' said Joni Rein, Carnival’s vp worldwide sales.

Group fares applicable to this promotion, which are available between now and Feb. 28, begin at $999.