Bookings made by Oct. 31, 2015, for cruises of five nights and longer that sail between April 23, 2016, and March 25, 2017, will receive shipboard credit and other perks, depending on the room category.
Travelers who book an inside stateroom will receive a $50 credit, up to $100 per stateroom, while those who book an ocean-view category get the credit plus a beverage package of 10 drink vouchers, valued at $50 per person. For travelers booking a balcony stateroom, the credit is $150 per person, up to $300 per stateroom, plus the beverage package of 10 drink vouchers.
Aurea category balcony staterooms and suite bookings come with a $200 per person on-board credit, up to $400 per stateroom. (Aurea category pricing already includes an unlimited beverage package.)
MSC Cruises USA is also offering travel agents 18% flat commission for group bookings of eight or more staterooms, on sailings of five nights and longer aboard MSC Divina between April 23, 2016, and March 25, 2017. The group offer is not applicable to the New Year's Eve sailing.
Additional group perks include free stateroom upgrades (passengers who pay ocean-view rate are upgraded to balcony staterooms, and those who pay inside room rate are upgraded to ocean-view rooms) and up to $100 per stateroom on-board credit based on room category.
For every 13 full-fare passengers, groups get one free tour conductor.
A reduced $100 per person deposit is required for stateroom assignment and waiver of good faith deposit.