Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) reported that Miami-based Oceania Cruises has become an ARC Helix preferred supplier. Oceania Cruises will provide Helix member agencies with an upscale cruise option, including four ships that sail to more than 300 ports globally.
“We’re pleased with the strategy Helix takes with its members, and we look forward to working with Helix agencies to provide their clients a memorable cruising experience,” said Nathan Hickman, Oceania Cruises’ vice president, national accounts.
Oceania Cruises’ new ship, Marina, entered service in January, joining the Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Riviera, a sister ship to Marina, will be christened in April 2012.
ARC Helix is an exclusive members-only program for home-based and retail travel agencies. It offers preferred supplier portfolio covering all segments of travel, multiple business services, and the professional education and training opportunities to assist agencies in operating more efficiently and becoming more profitable.
Helix currently has more than 30 preferred suppliers in its portfolio.