September 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Tauck Releases New River Cruise Sales Materials for Travel Agents

    September 29, 2016 By: Newswire Photo by Yury Gubin/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images Tauck has announced a new lineup of support for travel agents, including new river cruise sales materials and enhancements to its Agent Rewards travel incentive program.  The Tauck sales materials are contained in a three-piece mailing which has been arriving at […]

  • New Royalton Luxury Resorts in Jamaica and Saint Lucia Ahead of Schedule

    September 20, 2016 By: Newswire Royalton Negril Royalton Luxury Resorts has announced that all five construction projects in both Jamaica and St. Lucia are progressing ahead of schedule.   Under this new timeline, Royalton Blue Waters will be ready October 15 and the resorts in Saint Lucia and Negril, Jamaica, will be complete by […]

  • This Week in Cruise: The Latest on China Cruises

    September 26, 2016 By: Adam Leposa It’s been a busy week for cruise lines looking to expand into the booming China cruise market.  This past Friday Carnival Corp. announced an order of two new ships that the company said would be the cruise industry’s first new cruise ships built in China for the Chinese market. The […]

  • 50 Facts about Jamaica

    Especially when it’s your first time in Jamaica, you should have heard of them. But even if you know Jamaica better than your own country … did you know all of them already? St. Catherine is the biggest parish in Jamaica Kingston is the smallest parish in Jamaica There are fourteen parishes in Jamaica Each […]

  • Inside Classic Vacations’ New Cruise Offerings

    September 22, 2016 By: Joe Pike As part of Travel Agent’s recent coverage of Classic Vacations’ STAR Performers event in Maui, Hawaii, Travel Agent got the skinny on the tour operator’s new “Pre- and Post-Cruise Program” as well as its new “Scenic River Cruises” offerings. Advisors can now easily book pre-bundled land packages, which are […]

  • Carnival Hosts CatinHat4Prez Event at St. Jude

    September 23, 2016 By: Newswire To celebrate The Cat in the Hat’s recently announced presidential campaign, Carnival Cruise Line – the exclusive cruise line partner of Dr. Seuss Enterprises – teamed up with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to host a rally for kids at the Memphis, Tennessee, hospital. Part of Carnival Cruise Line’s “Head […]

  • Carnival and The Ellen DeGeneres Show Partner for Year-Long Celebration

    September 20, 2016 By: Newswire Carnival Cruise Line has partnered with The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the country’s most popular daytime talk show, on a year-long celebration that will include fun in-studio audience competitions, online contests, exclusive digital content, and more.  The celebration officially kicked off on today’s show with the launch of a fun “Watch […]

  • Five Food Experiences You Should Have While in Jamaica

    We don’t mean to boast, but there is just something special about Jamaican food, and anyone who has been here can attest to that fact. But if you’re looking for insider information on what we eat on a day-to-day basis, you’ve come to the right place. These five food experiences are what Jamaica is all […]

  • Crystal River Cruises to Offer Its First President’s Cruise

    September 16, 2016 By: Newswire Crystal River Cruises has announced that its first President’s Cruise will set sail this November with Crystal President and CEO Edie Rodriguez.  The voyage marks the first time the President’s Cruise will be held on any vessel other than one of the company’s ocean ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity […]

  • First Residence Inn by Marriott Tops Latest Hawaii Hotel News

    September 14, 2016 By: Joe Pike Residence Inn by Marriott, Maui Wailea Marriott International, Inc. has opened Hawaii’s first Residence Inn in the form of the new Residence Inn by Marriott, Maui Wailea.   On September 15, the newly constructed hotel will welcome local officials; community dignitaries; business leaders; lifestyle and trend influencers to a […]