Carnival Unveils ‘Wave Racer’ for Agents


Carnival Cruise Lines is offering travel agents the opportunity to “virtually” race against one another on personal water crafts while learning more about the cruise line’s on-board experiences, itineraries and more with the new “Wave Racer” game.

Part of the Carnival Adventures series of social learning games, “Wave Racer” is located within, the line’s travel agent Internet portal. The cruise line invested in the creation the game based on travel agent feedback, which indicated a preference for easily accessible and engaging learning resources such as Carnival Adventures.

With “Wave Racer,” gamers navigate ocean waves as they travel to different themed islands while answering questions about Carnival along their journey. Agents earn 300 credits for completing the game, which may be applied toward advancement in the line’s Carnival Passport learning management system.

“Our Carnival Adventures social learning games continue to be extremely popular with agents seeking a fun new way to learn more about the ‘Fun Ships’ and we’re continually investing in new games and features to keep the content fresh and exciting,” said Joni Rein, Carnival’s vice-president of worldwide sales. “The games are fast-paced and fun, giving agents an on-the-go and in-between meetings way of quickly learning more about Carnival.”

Credits earned through Carnival Adventures games may be applied within Carnival Passport and converted into points within the line’s Travel Agent Rewards Program. Reward points may be redeemed toward a wide range of prizes including Carnival logo items, $50 and $100 Visa/MasterCard gift cards, iPads and flat screen TVs.