Expedition cruising is exploding, according to industry experts, with no signs of slowing down any time soon.
Research shows that a client is not fully invested in a cruise until you have booked them on shore excursions and tours. Here's how to secure the cruise clients you have begun to engage.
Space is limited for the first Travel MarketPlace West in Vancouver, an educational tradeshow for travel agents presented by Travel Market Report in partnership with ACTA.
When it comes to boutique travel products, one could almost say it’s as close to custom as you can get.
Fans who tune into the popular ABC show “The Bachelor” on this coming Monday, February 5th, will catch a glimpse of U by Uniworld’s newest river cruise ship, The B. In the episode, the ship – which was created for travelers age 21-45 years old and officially makes its debut this Spring with nine itineraries on the Seine, Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers – will serve as the home for the remaining women while in France as they continue their journey to find love with the newest Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk, Jr.
The move marks the first time a cruise ship has been featured on the show, which is currently in its 22nd season. Viewers can follow along and join in on the conversation on U’s social channels, @UbyUniworld, during the episode via #TravelforU and #TheBachelor.
Top cruise, hotel and retail executives came together on a panel hosted by TMR last week at the New York Times Travel Show in New York City to discuss trends and tips for agents looking to add wellness travel to their portfolios.
The unique reasons that inspire people to travel are the foundation of travel fulfillment, and more sales for travel agents.
River cruising is hardly new, but if you consider the constant evolution of the ships, product offerings and itineraries that make up this segment, the definition of new takes on a different meaning.
Capturing the ‘not-so-new’ luxury travelers and converting them to luxury cruise passengers can lead to big business for travel agents.
Travel agents are the key driver of river cruise sales, responsible for up to 9 out of 10 bookings, survey says. Report summarizes travel agent commissions and other critical supplier policies.