The line, owned by All Leisure, is also offering agents 10% commission on all the new packages, including butler service.
Colin Wilson, group sales director, says: ‘It was made very clear from our extensive customer research that passengers wanted a simpler, easier approach to their cruise booking.’
Cabin categories are reducing from 20 down to 11.
‘Add-ons’ including spa and drinks packages will be offered.
A new Voyages of Discovery logo and revamped website with a more contemporary look with simplified search functionality, improved content and tablet and mobile phone capabilities are part of the rebrand.
14 new itineraries on 550 lower berth Discovery in the Atlantic, Caribbean, South and Central America – including cruising the Panama Canal – and across to Africa and Iberia, are featured in a new brochure.
Highlights include Voyager’s maiden visit to Mexico’s Pacific coast and Algeria, along with a journey along the North East Coast of South America including calls in Suriname, Guiana and French Guiana.