River cruise is up 55 percent, luxury 19 percent and land up 20 percent, Cruise Planners executives revealed to the 600 franchise agents attending the group's 2018 Conference in Hollywood, FL, this week. Here's the latest from the event.
Themed "The Greatest Show for 25 Years," the 2018 Cruise Planners Convention kicked off at the Diplomat Beach Hotel, Hollywood, FL, on Tuesday, in time for the organization's 25th anniversary. Here's our firsthand report.
Selling the Galapagos takes a bit more finesse by a travel advisor than selling a cruise to the Caribbean or Europe. Celebrity Cruises' Dondra Ritzenthaler gives tips for selling and marketing this "bucket list" eco-destination.
Purpose-built for Alaska cruising, the new 4,004-passenger Norwegian Bliss debuted in May. We chatted with agents about their own onboard experiences or how their clients have liked the ship. Here's what they had to say.
Honored this year by CLIA with a "Lifetime Achievement Award," Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean International's senior VP of sales, trade support and service, continuously inspires cruise selling agents to aim for loftier branding. See how.
At its "Taking It to the Maxx" mid-year conference last week, Cruise Planners agents got the low-down on new tools to be launched and on updates to the franchise organization's sales, marketing and IT initiatives. Here's a look at what's new.