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Carnival Now Pays Commission on Wedding Packages

Carnival Now Pays Commission on Wedding Packages Carnival Cruise Line has begun paying travel agent commission on wedding package sales, as of Jan. 1. Commission tiers for wedding packages will be based on wedding package sales made Jan. 1-March 31. Additionally, agents will earn accelerated commissions on wedding packages during the Wave... more ›
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Tauck Offers Savings For Solo Travellers

Tauck Offers Savings For Solo Travellers Tauck is once again welcoming solo travellers with special savings in 2018. Most notably, the company has again eliminated the single supplement on its Category 1 European riverboat cabins, waiving the supplement entirely for those cabins on each departure of every Tauck river cruise... more ›
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Carnival Wants Travellers to ‘Choose Fun’

Carnival Wants Travellers to ‘Choose Fun’ Carnival Cruise Line and its newly appointed ad agency of record, Anomaly, have launched a new brand campaign dubbed “Choose Fun.” After much research, Anomaly discovered that the Carnival brand, guests and crew all share the common belief that “fun is a choice and whether on board or... more ›
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Princess Debuts Star Princess Upgrades

Princess Debuts Star Princess Upgrades Star Princess has returned to service following a two-week multi-million-dollar renovation, outfitting the ship with some of the latest Princess Cruises' product innovations and enhancements. Star Princess has resumed a season of 15-day Hawaiian cruises roundtrip from Los Angeles and... more ›
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Celebrity Edge Coming Sooner Than Expected

New Sailings Available, Including a Second Maiden Voyage

Celebrity Edge Coming Sooner Than Expected Celebrity Cruises is advising agents that the highly anticipated inaugural season of Celebrity Edge has been expanded as the new ship will be completed ahead of schedule and enter service earlier than planned. The schedule change allows Celebrity to offer not one, but two distinct... more ›
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South Padre Island Sailing Into The Future

Resort Town Hopes to be Western Caribbean's Newest Port of Call

South Padre Island Sailing Into The Future South Padre Island, Texas, is hoping to become the Western Caribbean's newest port of call for cruise ships. The South Padre Island, Texas, City Council recently approved a proposal by SPI Cruise Group – a partnership of cruise port design, maritime operations and marketing professionals... more ›
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Carnival Revamps Specialty Dining, Breakfast Menus

Carnival Revamps Specialty Dining, Breakfast Menus As part of its ongoing effort to keep its culinary offerings fresh, Carnival Cruise Line is revamping the menus for several of its specialty dining venues and reintroducing Baked Alaska across the fleet. The menus for Carnival’s steakhouses, Cucina del Capitano family style Italian... more ›
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Princess Continues Summer Caribbean Program

Princess Continues Summer Caribbean Program Princess Cruises will continue offering summer Caribbean cruising from Florida in 2019, featuring the cruise line’s seven-day Eastern Caribbean and Western Caribbean itineraries. The May through July 2019 summer season features 17 cruise departures roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale, visiting... more ›
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Cruise Away And Save With NCL

Cruise Away And Save With NCL Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is kicking off 2018 with a limited time “Super Splash Sale.” Through Jan. 15, travellers can receive up to $500 in free onboard spending on select five-day or longer sailings. Norwegian is giving guests another reason to celebrate the New Year as the offer is... more ›
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Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Raise Gratuity Costs

Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Raise Gratuity Costs Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises have increased the costs of their daily gratuities. As of Jan. 2, the new recommended gratuities guideline at Royal Caribbean is US$14.50 per day, per guest in standard accommodations, and US$17.50 per day, per guest in suites. Royal... more ›
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