The Discussion: What's The Deal?

What's the deal? While cruise lines still seem to be rolling out incredible deals that come with basement pricing, there's been whispers that pricing will slowly climb upward. Cruise line CEOs have been saying so much. "The pricing has started to show limited signs of moving in the right direction," Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan told USA Today. "We think we've seen the market bottom. We haven’t seen any deterioration (in pricing) in the last couple months."

Added Carnival CEO Micky Arison: "We have started tweaking pricing on a variety of brands. Pricing is being taken up."

So, agents, what do you think? And, are you in favor of higher pricing so commissions get bumped up, or have the deals resulted in better booking volumes that you'll miss? Let us know at AgentNation.