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Carnival increases ship tours, seminars for travel advisors

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Tours and seminars will focus on the newest products, like Carnival Panorama, but are available on the whole Fun Ship fleet
Travel advisors will have many more chances to experience Carnival Cruise Line ships in 2020.

The line has increased the number of ship tours by 25% to 200 — covering all 27 vessels in the fleet — and nearly doubled seminar at sea sailings to 17.

Focus on the newest offerings

With the introduction of the totally renovated Carnival Radiance this summer, Carnival will wrap a decade-long $2bn fleet enhancement program that has touched every ship and transformed the on-board product. While tours will focus on the newest offerings — Carnival Panorama in early 2020, Carnival Radiance in the summer and Mardi Gras in the fall — visits will be hosted on every ship.

See and sell

‘The best way to sell Carnival is to see Carnival, which is why we are committed to getting more travel advisors on board our ships this year,’ said Adolfo Perez, Carnival’s senior vice president of global sales and trade marketing.

Ship tours are free of charge and include lunch on board. They are hosted by a Carnival business development manager or director who conducts a guided tour of staterooms, public rooms and deck areas. Specially priced seminars at sea provide agents an opportunity to cruise and attend onboard training sessions while sailing as a guest and experiencing shipboard activities, facilities and amenities.

Advisors interested in taking a tour or seminar should register at or contact their Carnival business development manager.