Atlas Ocean Voyages appreciates Travel Advisors every day and is continuing its appreciation into May, the designated Travel Advisor Appreciation Month.
Throughout the month, Atlas Ocean Voyages is featuring its valued Travel Advisor partners weekly through social media starting this week. Additionally, Atlas Ocean Voyages is providing Travel Advisor's a $500 bonus for every new luxe-adventure booking made in May for summer 2022 luxe-adventure voyages. Travel Advisors will receive a $500 bonus commission for any new deposited booking on World Navigator by mentioning APPRECIATION at the time of booking. To claim the bonus commission, bookings need to be aboard World Navigator voyages, departing between June 2022 and November 2022. Deposits also need to be paid by May 31, 2022. All U.S. and Canadian Travel Advisors are welcome to participate in the program.
In addition to receiving a bonus commission all May, Travel Advisors can deliver up to $6,000 savings to their clients on any new suite or stateroom booking. The consumer offer is applicable for all new booking made from April 1 through June 30, 2022, aboard World Navigator and World Traveller, departing June 17, 2022, and later. Additional restrictions may apply. Atlas Ocean Voyages
American Queen Voyages is offering a new Risk-Free Booking program to give guests added flexibility for 2022 bookings made by June 30, 2022. Guests booking a sailing departing by December 31, 2022, have the flexibility to move to another 2023 voyage penalty free up to 14 days prior to departure. American Queen Voyages
P&O Cruises is offering discounts of between ?5 and ?50 per person on holidays between September 1, 2022 and December 30, 2023 on Early Saver bookings made by July 4, 2022.
Holidays booked by this date can be secured with a ?0 per person low deposit on Select Price and Early Saver bookings*. The offer also includes the removal of regional flight supplements on new Select Price and Early Saver bookings made by September 5, 2022 and is available on fly-cruises to the Caribbean, Canary Islands and Mediterranean departing May 31, 2022 to October 4, 2024**.
Guests across the P&O Cruises fleet will take part in the Jubilee celebrations this weekend with a Jubilee afternoon tea, lunch and pageant featuring Her Majesty The Queen's favourite dishes. Signature Jubilee cocktails will be available including the Garden Party Mojito, Gin Ma'am-tini, Kir Royale and a Royal Jubilee Sparkling Wine.
*The low deposit is not available on World Cruises or sectors.
** This offer is not available on Exotic-fly cruises or Classic Southern Hemisphere journeys. P&O Cruises
U.S.-based small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises (whose sleek and stylish yachts carry fewer than 350 passengers each to off-the-beaten-path ports) is offering unprecedented value on cruises in the Mediterranean, Greece, and Northern Europe.
The All In For Europe offer includes a free upgrade to Windstar's All-Inclusive Package (which means unlimited beer + wine + cocktails, Wi-Fi on board, and all gratuities). Some voyages ALSO include an additional $1,000 air credit per person, making it easier to stomach that flight cost.
Sale rates start at $2,699 per guest (like this November 11 seven-day sailing on the French and Italian Rivieras, with a $1,000 air credit and the free upgrade to All-Inclusive). Another to note: Around Iceland on August 16 at $4,599 ?that price includes both the air credit and the free upgrade to all-inclusive fare ?complimentary booze in a country that charges more than $10 for a beer is a DEAL. Cruises must be booked by July 15. Windstar Cruises
Holland America Line is giving consumers the confidence to make travel plans through the summer, fall and holidays with the extension of its "Worry-Free Promise" to Dec. 31, 2022, for all cruises booked by Sept. 30, 2022.
Under the promise's Flexible Cancellation Plan, guests who make a new booking by Sept. 30, 2022, for itineraries that depart on or before Dec. 31, can cancel for any reason up to 30 days before departure and receive a Future Cruise Credit.
In addition, Holland America Line has added the COVID-19 Protection Program that provides further peace of mind for guests within 30 days of embarkation who may be unable to travel because of a positive test for COVID-19. Under the program, which also applies to bookings prior to Sept. 30, 2022, that depart on or before Dec. 31, guests who cannot travel due to a positive test or new governmental travel restriction will be eligible for a Future Cruise Credit. Holland America Line
Scenic has unveiled several brand-new Arctic voyages, growing their 2023/24 Arctic & Fjords collection, as well as adding a first-time exploration of the Scottish Isles. Scenic Eclipse and Scenic Eclipse II, which is set to launch in Spring 2023, will introduce almost 40 new landings throughout the Arctic & Fjords and Canadian Arctic region -- giving guests the chance to discover new horizons and venture further than ever before in ultra-luxury style. Guests booking any of these voyages can save up to 20% when paying in full 12 months prior to departure. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Riviera River Cruises is offering an unprecedented $1,000 per person discount on the majority of its departures in Europe through October 2022. Cruise the Rhine, Moselle, Main, Danube, Seine or Rh™ne Rivers or the Dutch waterways, experiencing Riviera's spacious cabins and suites, fine culinary experiences and thoughtfully balanced itineraries with excursions that visit iconic sights and hidden gems, all for less this year.
Details of the discount:
?$1,000 off per-person prices listed on Riviera's website, on any category of cabin or suite.
?Valid on new bookings for departures through October 2022.
?Excludes Douro River cruises, holiday-season cruises and departures for solo travelers.
Riviera River Cruises is the only European river cruise line that doesn't accept direct bookings, preferring to send the business to its travel advisor partners instead. Consumers who contact Riviera directly are referred to a travel advisor partner at full commission. Riviera Travel - River Cruises
Ama means love, and AmaWaterways is celebrating the start of its 2022 sailing season through Europe with the launch of an all-new 'More to Love' sale, available on select 2022 European river cruises.
The luxury river cruise line is now offering a truly worry-free comprehensive package with a 7-night river cruise in a French balcony stateroom, round-trip airfare, transfers, a pre- or post-cruise land package, port charges and Travel Waiver Plus all included with a starting price of $5,499 USD* per person. To ensure maximum flexibility, two alternative specially priced packages are also available for clients that may have their own air or land arrangements.
The 'More to Love' sale is available for new FIT reservations on over 60 cruises departing between March and the end of December 2022 and is being promoted only through travel advisor partners. (*Terms and Conditions apply) AmaWaterways
AIDA vacation plans for summer 2023 can now be made: On December 16, 2021, bookings start for the most beautiful AIDA cruises from April to October 2023 and a summer full of experiences in the most exciting places in Europe. In Northern Europe, guests will experience the breathtaking scenery of Norway, Iceland and Spitsbergen. From the Adriatic to the western and eastern Mediterranean, they will visit fascinating cities and romantic bays - and enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle!
Clever booking: The advantages for early bookers
If you book at the AIDA PREMIUM rate, you can get up to 300 euros early bird plus discount for summer departures in 2023 if you book by November 30, 2022. The contingent is limited and applies to the 1st and 2nd person in the cabin. Other advantages of the AIDA PREMIUM rate include the choice of the preferred stateroom as well as two bottles of mineral water and a 250 MB Internet package on board every day. The voyages can also be booked at the AIDA PREMIUM All INCLUSIVE rate. In addition to the services in the PEMIUM rate, it includes the most extensive AIDA beverage package and a social media flat rate for the entire voyage. AIDA Cruises
UniworldBoutique River Cruises has added a new 2022 course to Uniworld University, the brand's online travel advisor education program. The course, titled New for 2022, will give advisors a sense of what their clients can expect onboard Uniworld cruises this year. After completing the course, advisors will receive a special discounted rate of up to 60% off 2022 cruises.
Travel advisors can register for the new course at UniworldUniversity.com and gain access to the full TTC Agency Academy platform, which includes a host of trainings and e-learning tools for Trafalgar, Contiki, Insight Vacations and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. The platform is hosted on Litmos and can be found on the SAP Litmos mobile app. Once downloaded, enter thetravelcorporation.litmos.com to begin. Travel Advisors can also earn continued education credits with Uniworld University through CLIA and The Travel Institute. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise
Scenic has unveiled its full 2023/2024 Antarctica and South America Voyages & Land Journeys collection as the first in a series of extraordinary destination brochures. The ultra-luxury program includes details of the company's second yacht, Scenic Eclipse II, which will double Scenic's capacity in the Polar regions. A truly remarkable and rare sight will take place when both Discovery Yachts meet for the first time when sailing in Antarctica in December 2023.
Guests booking and paying for their cruise in full 12 months prior to departure will save up to 20% on the cruise fare with Scenic's Super Earlybird offer. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Crystal announced that it has extended its current flexible payment and booking policies through December 2022 across its luxury fleet, including Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Expedition Cruises, providing peace of mind for travelers when planning their future vacations.
The company's updated Crystal Confidence policies for 2022 relax the final payment deadline to 60 days prior to the first date of service, while guests who pay in full 90 days prior to the first date of service will continue to save an additional 2.5 percent off their cruise fare. Guests sailing in 2022 may also cancel their booking without penalty up to 60 days prior to their first date of service.
Crystal is also extending reduced deposits of 15 percent and waiving administrative fees for all new 2022-24 bookings. Affected reservations are in the process of being updated to reflect the updated booking and payment policies which are subject to change. Crystal Cruises
Today (March 22, 2022), Royal Caribbean International has launched 'The Royal Pitch,' a competition dedicated to consortia members. Travel agents, who are members of a consortia, have the exclusive opportunity to pitch forward-thinking concepts to the cruise line to help grow their business.
Those who are successful will win a share of ?00,000 to go toward making their ideas a reality.
The winning advisors will be chosen by a panel of experts, including Levi Roots, the entrepreneur who rose to fame by pitching his "Reggae Reggae Sauce" on BBC2's Dragon's Den in 2007. Consortia members' business ideas can encompass anything from creative social marketing campaigns to new technology, and those agents who are shortlisted will pitch in person to Levi and his fellow judges at a series of live events.
There are four opportunities to enter The Royal Pitch competition over the next 12 months, with the first round kicking off on 1st April, 2022, which opens for entries for four weeks. The first day of in-person pitching and judging will then take place on 8th June, 2022 at Royal Caribbean's headquarters in Weybridge, Surrey.
Three further rounds of entries and live events will then take place before March 2023. To send in their ideas, agents need to submit a video via the Club Royal website that details their creative business proposal and requested investment in under five minutes. At the live final events, the judges will then determine which shortlisted ideas win a share of the total prize. Royal Caribbean Int. UK
In anticipation of the ports in Australia and New Zealand fully welcoming cruise ships back to their shores, Holland America Line opened bookings for a season of new itineraries aboard Westerdam starting in fall 2022. The new voyages, offered from Sept. 25, 2022, through March 13, 2023, explore Australia's rich culture, the lush landscapes of New Zealand and the enchanting history and culture of Southeast Asia.
Two new cruises conclude the Alaska season and reposition the ship Down Under from North America. Itineraries in Australia and New Zealand sail roundtrip from Sydney, Australia, or between Sydney and Auckland, New Zealand, and include scenic cruising in Fiordland National Park. A special Holiday Cruise departing Dec. 20 celebrates the New Year exploring New Zealand.
Ranging from 24 to 51 days, Collectors' Voyages are perfect for avid explorers seeking a more extensive cruise experience. The voyages combine back-to-back, nonrepeating itineraries and represent the best per-day value for guests.
Book With Have It All Premium Cruise Package
Australia and New Zealand cruise pricing starts at a "Have it All" premium package rate of $1,848 per person, double occupancy for the 13-day sailing, which includes four high-value amenities: one shore excursion, a Signature Beverage Package, one night specialty dining and a Wi-Fi Surf Package to stay connected throughout the cruise. Cruise-only standard fares start at $1,329 per person, double. Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional. Holland America Line
Ultra-luxury, all-inclusive cruise line Scenic now spans the world, unveiling its 2023/24 sailing collection on board its expanded fleet of Discovery Yachts. With the introduction of Scenic Eclipse II, guests will be able to reach further than ever before as Scenic's new season features more than 50 countries across all seven continents, marking Scenic's largest-ever collection of ultra-luxury ocean voyages.
Scenic is currently offering savings of up to 20 per cent per person on 2023/24 voyages when booked and paid in full 12 months prior to departure. All Scenic Eclipse voyages are truly all-inclusive, including return flights, transfers, up to 10 fine dining experiences, premium branded beverages and once-in-a-lifetime immersive excursions. All new bookings are covered by Scenic's Flexible Booking Policy, enabling guests to defer their cruise to another travel date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours