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Veranda Suite on board the Ovation.

Seabourn Ovation

Embarking onto the Ovation for the first time felt like I was entering a refined and exceedingly beautiful luxury yacht.
U by Uniworld Sell Three, Sail Free

Sell Three, Sail Free with U by Uniworld

U by Uniworld, a river cruise experience exclusively for travelers 21-45 years old, announced its first Sell Three, Sail Free promotion. 
Chateau Frontenac

Port of Quebec: A Bit of Europe in North America

After just a short conversation with Nancy Houley, director of cruise market development at the Port of Quebec, I wanted to pack my bags and head to “the most European-like city in North America.”
Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages’ Hip Style

With the first look inside its newest ship, due for delivery in 2020, Virgin Voyages is showcasing its design ethos "Modern Romance of Sailing."
Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation: The Design Differential

When I stepped onto the newly launched Seabourn Ovation a few weeks ago it felt like embarking on a gorgeous luxury yacht, elegant and modern, tactile and inviting.
Carnival Horizon

Debut of Carnival Horizon

Streamers flew and cameras flashed as the godmother of the new Carnival Horizon, Queen Latifah, performed the official naming ceremony for the ship in New York City.
Sky Princess- Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises: New Ship, Sky Suites and More

Princess Cruises announced its 2019-2020 Caribbean season, including details of the new Sky Princess, first-time destinations and the cruise line's new Sky Suites. 
Entrance of The Spa on board Celebrity Edge.

Celebrity Edge Unveils New Spa

Celebrity Cruises unveiled The Spa on Celebrity Edge, measuring at 22,000 sq. ft. and offering guests a wellness journey in a nature-inspired environment. 
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises Debuts New Shore Excursions

Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has doubled its number of Concierge Collection shore excursions in 2018, increasing the total number of these tours to 90.
London's Kew Gardens will be the first stop on Ponant's Green and Gentle Lands itinerary.

Ponant Explores Gardens with New Itinerary

Ponant announced details of Green and Gentle Lands, Exploring Gardens and Historic Sites, the first in a series of Quintessential Collection cruises.
The MS Renoir made its debut in Paris this spring. (Photo credit: Gregory Gerault)

Spring 2018: What’s New with CroisiEurope

Spring 2018 has brought many changes for CroisiEurope. From its website to its fleet, here's a look at what's new with the cruise line.
Marvel super heroes like Spider-Man are onboard for heroic encounters during Marvel Day at Sea. (Photo credit: Matt Stroshane)

Interact with Marvel Super Heroes at Sea

Marvel fans can do more than just see their favorite superheroes on the big screen. Now, with Disney Cruise Line's Marvel Day at Sea, they can meet them. 
Katarina Line

Katarina Line Offers Bonus Commission For Croatia Sailings

Katarina Line is upping the ante for travel agents booking their clients on summer cruises to Croatia by offering bonus commissions on select sailings.
MSC Seaside MSC Yacht Club

Wine-inspired Spa Treats on Board MSC

MSC Cruises is offering unique facial and body treatments in its spa made from the grapes the Bocelli family uses in its wines.

Travel Trends: What Your Peers Are Saying

We wanted to hear from you, the travel experts, on what’s buzzing, so we conducted a Travel Trends survey...
When it debuts in 2020, the Scenic Eclipse II will sail bucket list itineraries, including to the High Arctic.

Luxury Cruise Bookings: What Travel Advisors are Saying

What are your clients’ expectations when they go on a luxury cruise vacation? We posed this question and a handful of others to two travel advisors who specialize in cruise bookings.
celestyal cruises

Celestyal Cruises Launches 20 Percent Commission Special

Celestyal Cruises is celebrating the launch of its newest itineraries with a 20 percent commission special on 7-day all-inclusive cruise bookings.

American Cruise Lines Names Second Modern U.S. Riverboat

American Cruise Lines is pleased to announce American Harmony, the second ship in its revolutionary Modern Riverboat Series. Construction began on American Harmony, a sister-ship to the state-of-the-art American Song, earlier this year.
Renderings of the Crystal Penthouse Suite aboard Crystal Endeavor.

Crystal Endeavor: Design Details Revealed

This week, Crystal unveiled the latest design details for its upcoming expedition yacht, Crystal Endeavor, which is set to debut in 2020.
Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch.

Celebrity + Canyon Ranch = High-Intensity Wellness

Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch are setting out “to reinvent fitness at sea” by bringing the latest innovations and wellness trends to its onboard programming.

Victory Cruise Lines Arrives in Miami

Victory Cruise Lines' Victory I arrived in Port Miami yesterday, and last night, we hopped on board for a celebration of its maiden voyage to Cuba.
LGBTI Community cruise

Cruise for the LGBTI Community

The first cruise aimed at the LGBTI community, in partnership with the Axel Hotel brand, sets sail this September, and will be operated by Dreamlines.
Scenic Adventures Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Adventures: Northwest Passage and the White Sea

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has expanded its scenic adventure list of itineraries on board the Scenic Eclipse for the 2019/2020 season. This Northwest Passage and Russia's White Sea.
Emerald Waterways’ Adriatic Princess II.

What’s New in the Cruise Experience

From river cruise lines launching ocean-going yachts to more ship orders for everyone from Viking to Ponant, cruise product growth seems limitless.
Seabourn's Extraordinary Opportunity Event offers travelers added values on select sailings. (Photo courtesy of Seabourn.)

Seabourn’s Extraordinary Opportunity Event

Seabourn unveiled its Extraordinary Opportunity Event, featuring savings and value-added amenities on select cruises from its fleet of intimate, all-suite ships.
Themed cruises around the world appeal to travelers with a wide range of interests.

History Buffs, Bourbon and Beyond: Themed Cruises Sailing Soon

From wine aficionados and bourbon connoisseurs to history buffs and art admirers, the cruise industry has a themed sailing for travelers with a wide range of interests.
Campeche Victory Cruise Lines

A Grand Experience in the Yucatan

Your clients are invited on a spell-binding adventure through the Yucatan peninsula with Victory Cruise Lines.
CroisiEurope guests will sail aboard the RV African Dream on the cruise line's new land-and-cruise package in Africa.

CroisiEurope Launches African Product With Discounts

CroisiEurope recently launched its first-ever African product, and now your clients can enjoy discounts on select fall and winter departures. 
Travelers can spot polar bears on this Arctic expedition. (Photo credit: John Shaw, courtesy of TravelWild Expeditions.)

An Off-the-Beaten Path Arctic Safari

TravelWild Expeditions, a small ship company for travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations, has introduced its 12-day Arctic Safari.
Royal Caribbean travel agent commission

Royal Caribbean Changes Travel Agent Commission Policy

Royal Caribbean has made changes to its commissions distribution, which will benefit a travel agent whose clients redeem Future Cruise Certificates.
MSC Cruises Miami Homeport

Miami Homeport: MSC Cruises’ Armonia

Today, MSC Cruises announced the addition of a Miami homeport as part of its 7-night Cuba and Caribbean itinerary aboard MSC Armonia.
PortMiami Terminal - Bermello Ajamil & Partners (18)

Changing PortMiami’s Landscape: New NCL Terminal

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has unveiled the design of the new and dedicated Norwegian Cruise Line terminal at PortMiami.
Guests on Emerald Waterways' first ocean cruise will sail aboard the MV Adriatic Princess II.

Emerald Waterways Announces First Ocean Cruise

Emerald Waterways is heading into the world of ocean cruising with the announcement of a brand-new yacht sailing itinerary along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.
A Viking ocean ship sailing through Venice.

Viking: Six New Ships

Viking will build six more ocean ships, leading to a total of 16 units built in cooperation between Viking and Fincantieri.
Regents' special offer applies for Alaska voyages aboard the Seven Seas Mariner.

Regent is Gifting Agents

Agents receive a $250 gift card for every new booking on the 10-or 11-night Alaska voyages aboard the Seven Seas Mariner. Must book by March 31, 2018.
Queen Latifah, the godmother of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Horizon.

Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of New Carnival Ship

Queen Latifah is a Grammy-award winning artist, an author, and now she can add godmother of Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, to her list of accolades. 
Emerald Waterways' Liberte vessel sailing in France.

Emerald Waterways Offers 2018 Savings

Sending your clients on a river cruise down the Danube or Rhone rivers is now a little easier with Emerald Waterways' latest savings on select 2018 cruises. 
Carnival Breeze Carnival Conversations

Carnival Conversations With Travel Agents

Seven Carnival Conversations events featuring a panel of Carnival executives planned through November 2018. 
Roundtrip sailings from Rome is one new addition to Disney Cruise Lines set to debut in summer 2019.

Disney Cruise Line: New Ports, Itineraries for Summer 2019

Summer 2019 may be more than a year away, but in just a few days, travel agents will be able to book their clients on a variety of Disney Cruise Lines voyages, many of which include new ports, new destinations and new itineraries. 
The Secret Silk, a musical exclusively for Princess Cruises, tells the story of an ancient Asian folktale.

Princess Brings Broadway Veterans With Original Shows To Its Fleet

Watching the story of The Secret Silk unfold on stage with powerhouse singers, leaping dancers, masterful puppetry and intricate set design, you would think this show was taking place in a theater on Broadway, but you'd be wrong.
The Grill by Thomas Keller.

Seabourn Odyssey

Seabourn offers unforgettable experiences, which this writer learned about first-hand on a recent 12-day Seabourn Odyssey cruise through the Caribbean.
The brand-new Sky Pad, a virtual reality, bungee trampoline attraction, on board RCI’s Mariner of the Seas.

Welcome Aboard– It’s Family Time!

The Gen Z crowd might try and call the shots when it comes to family vacation decisions, but Baby...
Scenic Eclipse

The Scenic Group Embraces the Travel Agent Community

"Travel partners are unequivocally the single most important factor in determining the long-term success of The Scenic Group in the U.S. market."
Carnival Paradise

New Cuba Sailings with Carnival

Carnival Cruise Line will offer 17 new sailing to Cuba aboard Carnival Sensation in 2019.

Uniworld Updates Agent Training Program

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is marking the 2018 Wave Season with significant changes and enhancements to its comprehensive agent training program, Uniworld University, along with additional perks for agents who become certified Uniworld specialists. 

Carnival Fascination Resumes Schedule from San Juan

Carnival Fascination resumed its year-round schedule of 7-day southern Caribbean departures from San Juan this past Sunday.
The sun deck of American Cruise Line's American Constellation, sailing this year in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

American Cruise Lines Helps Agents With Group Bookings

American Cruise Lines is looking to help travel agents and tour operators booking their clients on group trips aboard its vessels with the addition of Group Coordinators to its sales team.
Guests can sail aboard a Uniworld vessel while exploring several of India's exclusive ancient sites.

Discover an Exclusive Side of India With Uniworld

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is giving travelers access to some of India's most exclusive and ancient sites with its India's Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges itinerary now being offered at a discounted rate.
Following its April refurbishment, the Seven Seas Mariner will feature an open layout pool deck.

Regent Seven Seas Announces Refurbishment Plans and Agent Bonuses

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced details of the upcoming bow-to-stern refurbishment of Seven Seas Mariner, along with plans to reward travel agents and their clients for booking a trip on the soon-to-be-renovated ship.
The Bamboo Room, a Polynesian-themed bar, is one of several new offerings guests can expect to see on the Mariner of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean Ship Gets a Makeover and New Itineraries

After undergoing a $90 million makeover, Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas is preparing to offer travelers a new way to make the most of their weekends with short getaways to The Bahamas.
Guests on an Azamara Club Cruises sailing in 2018 can expect to see a variety of new onboard entertainment.

Azamara Presents New Entertainment Options

Azamara Club Cruises is keeping its entertainment options fresh with the recent announcement of a new onboard entertainment playbill, which will make its debut on all three Azamara ships.
Booking this specially designed single occupancy stateroom aboard AmaDante is one way solo travelers can save on an AmaWaterways cruise.

AmaWaterways Encourages Solo Travel

Sailing solo no longer means higher fees with AmaWaterways' Solo Traveler Program.
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