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Alaskan Dream Cruises (www.alaskandreamcruises.com), which provides small-ship cruise experiences in Alaska’s wilderness, has inked a deal to increase its sales and marketing in a number of international countries.
Starting in April, Discover the World Marketing (www.discovertheworld.com) will represent the cruise operator in Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Japan, Luxembourg, Middle East (Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria and UAE), the Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Scandinavia (Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Singapore, Uruguay, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
“We selected Discover the World Marketing to help us because they have an excellent reputation in the travel industry, a can-do attitude and the willingness to innovate and change,” said Michael N. Wien, vice president, sales and marketing for Alaskan Dream Cruises. Wein said his line sought out a company that uses local, highly-experienced travel industry veterans who really know the marketplace.
Jenny Adams, CEO, Discover the World Marketing, said her firm looks forward to promoting the benefits of cruising with Alaskan Dream Cruises. She cited such features as the line's small-ship experience, wildlife viewing opportunities, complimentary shore excursions and use of environmental protection and sustainable tourism practices.