TMR Releases First Cruise Report Card For Travel Agents

TMR Releases First Cruise Report Card For Travel Agents


Travel Market R
eport has released the first volume in a series of reports on the policies of all the major travel suppliers.  

Starting with the major ocean cruise lines, this first volume of the Cruise Report Card For Travel Agents includes information on 13 cruise companies, from Carnival to Windstar. It lists their policies regarding commissions, fam trips, overbooking, non-commissionable fees and training programs, and pulls all the information into a series of easy-to-read charts.  

In the coming months TMR will follow up with similar reference guides on river cruises, hotels and resorts, and tour operators—all with an eye to helping travel agents better understand the suppliers with whom we all do business. 

To access the Cruise Report Card For Travel Agents, click here.

  19
  3
Tip of the Day
Daily Top List

Offline Places to Find Luxury Travelers

1. Local schools.

2. Professional services.

3. Local luxury retailers.

4. Arts community.

5. Luxury establishments.

Source: TMR

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
Carnival Cruise Line Launches New Travel Agent Reward Program Called ‘Loyalty Rocks’
Carnival Cruise Line Launches New Travel Agent Reward Program Called ‘Loyalty Rocks’

Agents can redeem points for gift cards, jewelry, electronics, movies, gift baskets, and more.

Travel Industry Insiders React to Royal Caribbean Cruises-Silversea Deal
Travel Industry Insiders React to Royal Caribbean Cruises-Silversea Deal

What’s the commission on a $240,000 cruise? From Main Street to Wall Street, experts give a thumb’s up to Royal Caribbean’s billion-dollar bet on luxury cruising.

MSC Cruises Orders Fifth Meraviglia Class Ship
MSC Cruises Orders Fifth Meraviglia Class Ship

The ship’s addition marks the first time in the 50-plus year history of Saint-Nazaire shipyard that three ships from the same cruise brand are under construction at the same time.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Acquires Major Stake in Silversea
Royal Caribbean Cruises Acquires Major Stake in Silversea

With the deal, Silversea joins Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and more under the Royal Caribbean Cruises umbrella.

First Look: Royal Caribbean’s New Spectrum of the Seas
First Look: Royal Caribbean’s New Spectrum of the Seas

The ship will be the largest and most expensive ship in Asia when it kicks off its inaugural season in June 2019.

MSC Cruises Addresses Growing Pains
MSC Cruises Addresses Growing Pains

‘We will succeed in North America,’ the company vows, hiring a new SVP for the trade as it quadruples its ships homeported on U.S. soil.

News Briefs
TMR Report Cards
Advertiser's Voice
Advertiser's Voice: Norwegian Cruise Line