Carnival Unveils New Wave Season Support for Travel Agents

Carnival shared with travel agents details regarding a new “Wave Season” promotion offering discounts of up to $400 per stateroom on a variety of “Fun Ship” departures booked in the month of January.  The new offer was presented to the trade in advance to provide travel agents with ample opportunity to market the promotion to their clients.

In addition, Carnival is offering a $25 bonus commission for bookings on voyages of six days or longer departing between May 1 and Aug. 31, 2014.

The Wave Season discount offer includes savings of up to $200 per stateroom on two- to five-day departures and savings of up to $400 per stateroom on voyages of six days or longer. Additional consumer offers will be available throughout the month of January. These special offers will be communicated to travel agents via email and through the line’s travel agent Internet portal, throughout the month.

Reservations must be made between January 1-31, 2014, to qualify for this special Wave Season promotion which is available in conjunction with voyages within three months prior to sailing on two- to five-day cruises and within five months prior to sailing on cruises of six-days or longer.

The promotion is available on a wide range of three- to eight-day cruises to the Bahamas, Caribbean and Mexico departing from 12 North American homeports located along the eastern seaboard and the Gulf and West Coasts. The offer is valid only on new individual bookings and certain other restrictions apply.

Carnival Cruise Lines recently unveiled an exclusive partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises to bring the children’s brand and characters to the line’s fleet of 24 “Fun Ships.”  The Carnival Seuss at Sea program will offer a variety of onboard youth, family, dining and entertainment experiences in the world and words of Dr. Seuss

RELATED: Carnival Cruise Lines and Dr. Seuss Enterprises Partner to Bring 'Seuss at Sea' Aboard Fun Ships

Carnival Corporation & plc also appointed vice admiral William Burke to the newly created position of chief maritime officer, effective Dec. 9, 2013. Burke will report directly to chief operations officer Alan Buckelew and will have oversight of the company’s maritime operations around the world.

RELATED: Carnival Appoints William Burke to Chief Maritime Officer

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