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Virgin Voyages partners with Virgin Atlantic Flightstore for Tail to Sail packages

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Travel trade can book Virgin Voyages and Virgin Atlantic fly cruise packages
Virgin Voyages is partnering with Virgin Atlantic Flightstore to offer a streamlined and convenient way for the travel trade to book Virgin Voyages packages for passengers.

With Scarlet Lady’s maiden voyage taking place in April 2020 from PortMiami, the new partnership enabling bookers to combine a cruise with Virgin Atlantic flights to and from Miami.

Virgin Atlantic flies daily from London Heathrow to Miami with one-stop itineraries available with Delta Air Lines. Virgin Atlantic Flightstore will also have the ability to package Mediterranean itineraries onboard Virgin Voyages’ second ship, Valiant Lady using Virgin Atlantic’s partner airlines.

The second ship in its fleet, Valiant Lady will sail 7-night Mediterranean itineraries out of Barcelona, Spain when she debuts in May 2021.

Introducing Tail to Sail Packages

By booking through Virgin Atlantic Flightstore, First Mates (trade partners) will earn on anything they sell at 10% commission, without exception. Booked across the cruise company, Virgin Voyages and airline Virgin Atlantic, First Mates will now have access to ‘Tail to Sail’ packages including Virgin Atlantic flights a Virgin Voyages sailing and additional Sailor perks.

Shane Riley, Associate Vice President at Virgin Voyages, said, ‘We are so excited to be able to respond to the feedback from the trade. Our First Mates told us they wanted the ability to sell Virgin Voyages packages, including Virgin Atlantic flights and pre/post Voyage hotels add-ons. Virgin Atlantic Flightstore is extremely well positioned in the industry and this development further demonstrates Virgin Voyages’ commitment to our First Mates.’

Virgin Atlantic Flightstore has a dedicated team who will be able to support the tailor-made cruise partnership.

‘Virgin Atlantic Flightstore has worked exclusively with the trade for many years, and we look forward to expanding our network even further through being the preferred UK trade sales channel for Virgin Voyages unique new cruise experience,’ said Paul Johnson, head of commercial at Virgin Atlantic Flightstore.