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.
A highlight of the kick-off day of Cruise360 at Port Everglades, FL, on Wednesday was the first General Session. Top cruise executives provided intel about the marketplace and travel agent opportunities in cruise selling. Take a look.