Windstar Debuts New Travel Agent Rewards Program

 

Windstar is offering travel agents special bonus commissions, promotions and rates. // (c) 2011 Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts and was recently purchased by Xanterra Parks & Resorts following its parent company's bankruptcy, debuted a new Travel Agent Rewards Program that provides travel agents with bonus commission on 2011 sailings, a free cruise incentive and travel agent appreciation fares in the Mediterranean, Europe and the Baltic.
 
Features of Windstar’s new Travel Agent Rewards Program include the following:

Travel Agent Bonus Commission on 2011 Sailings
Windstar offers travel agents a $200 per cabin bonus commission on new bookings made now through June 30, 2011, on all remaining 2011 sailings.

Travel Agent “Sell 3, Sail Free” Promotion
Travel agents receive a free seven-day cruise for two on Windstar when they sell three 2011 Windstar cruises booked now through December 24, 2011.
 
Travel Agent Appreciation Fares
Windstar’s Travel Agent Appreciation Rates provide exceptional opportunities for travel agents to experience Windstar’s award-winning product and enchanting destinations in the Mediterranean, Europe and the Baltic.
 
Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Voyages
Seven-day sailings from Athens to Istanbul or Istanbul to Athens visit Mykonos, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Bodrum, Turkey; and Kusadasi, Turkey. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Star sailings: July 9; August 6 & 13, 2011. Wind Surf sailings: July 16 & 23; October 1, 8, 15, 2011.
 
Classical Mediterranean Voyages
Seven-day sailing from Athens to Rome visits Milos, Greece; Monemvasia, Greece; Messina, Italy; Amalfi, Italy; and Ischia, Italy. Special Travel agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based double occupancy. Wind Surf sailing: July 30 & October 22, 2011. Wind Spirit sailing: September 24, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Athens to Venice  or Venice to Athens visit Monemvasia, Greece; Pylos, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Trogir, Croatia; and Pula, Croatia. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based ondouble occupancy. Wind Star sailing: July 16 & 30, 2011. Wind Surf sailing: September 17, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Lisbon to Barcelona visits Portimao, Portugal; Cadiz, Spain; Gibraltar, U.K.; Ibiza, Spain; and Palma, Spain. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $400 per person, based ondouble occupancy. Wind Spirit sailing: August 20, 2011.
 
Northern Europe Voyages
Seven-day sailing from Lisbon to Le Havre or Le Havre to Lisbon visit Porto, Portugal; Brest, France; Roscoff, France; and Cherbourg, France. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares from $375 per person, double occupancy. Wind Spirit sailing: July 2 & August 13, 2011.
 
Italy Voyages
Seven-day sailing from Venice to Venice visits Dubrovnik, Croatia; Korcula, Croatia; Trogir, Croatia; and Rovinj, Croatia. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Star sailing: July 23, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Venice to Rome visits Rovinj, Croatia; Korcula, Croatia; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Messina, Italy; and Sorrento, Italy. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Surf sailing: August 27, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Rome to Venice visits Capri, Italy; Messina, Italy; Kotor, Montenegro; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Hvar, Croatia. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Surf sailing: August 20, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Rome to Nice visits Portoferraio, Italy; Porto Rotondo (Sardinia) Italy; Porto Vecchio, France; Livorno, Italy;  Portofino, Italy; and Monte Carlo, Monaco. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Surf sailing: June 18, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Nice to Rome visits Calvi, France; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France; Portoferraio, Italy; and Porto Vecchio, France. Special Travel Agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Surf sailing: August 13, 2011.
 
Baltic Voyages
Seven-day sailings from Le Havre and Oslo or Oslo to Le Havre visit Dieppe, France; Oostende/Brugge, Belgium; Amsterdam (Ijmuiden), Netherlands; and Kristiansand, Norway. Special travel agent appreciation fares starting from $375 per person, based on double occupancy. Wind Spirit sailing: July 9 & August 6, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Stockholm to Stockholm visits Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; and an overnight in St. Petersburg, Russia. Special travel agent appreciation fares starting from $400 per  person, double occupancy. Wind Spirit sailing: July 23, 2011.
 
Seven-day sailing from Stockholm to Oslo visits Visby, Sweden; Warnemunde, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Aarhus, Denmark; and Gotenberg, Sweden. Special travel agent appreciation fares starting from $400 per  person, based on double occupancy. Wind Spirit sailing: July 30, 2011.
 
The Travel Agent Bonus Commission Offer on 2011 Sailings applies to new bookings only for applicable sailings taking place from now through December 24, 2011. The offer is not combinable with any other bonus commission offer or Travel Agent, Interline or ERP promotions. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified or withdrawn at the discretion of Windstar. Bonus commission must be requested at time of booking.  
 
The Travel Agent Sell 3, Sail Free Promotion applies to new bookings only on 2011 sailings now through December 24, 2011. Bookings must be paid in full to qualify towards stateroom count. The offer is valid on U.S. bookings only. The warned cruise must be taken between July 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. The free cruise is seven days in length and holiday sailings do not apply; it is for two (occupying the same stateroom) and does not include airfare, NDAs or taxes. Free cruise is in Category B stateroom; purchased upgrades may be available on request. The free cruise must be used by a travel agency employee and his/her guest and is space available with confirmation 45 days or less prior to sail date. Other promotions are not combinable with travel agent free earned cruise. Travel Agent, Interline or ERP bookings do not count toward the three stateroom total. Travel agents will need to complete Windstar’s Sell 3, Sail Free Application on the Travel Professionals section of Windstar’s website at www.windstarcruises.com/pages/Sell3SailFree.pdf to qualify.
 
Travel Agent Appreciation Rates start at $375 per person, based on double occupancy for Category B staterooms. Wind Surf suites are $1,000 per person, double occupancy. Non-discountable amounts are included. A government tax of $65-$139 per person is additional based on sailing. Rates are in U.S. dollars and are only available on select voyages. Offer may not be combined with any other pricing, programs or offers. The offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or modified at Windstar’s discretion at any time. Certain restrictions apply.  To book one of the selected Travel Agent appreciation voyages, Travel Agents are required to have a current IATA or CLIA membership and will need to complete Windstar’s Travel Agent Reduced Rate Request Form on the Travel Professionals section of Windstar’s website at www.windstarcruises.com/pages/2011TA_Application.pdf
 
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