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Princess Cruises makes it easy to plan a summer cruise or cruisetour vacation with a sale on the line's most popular destinations, including Alaska, Europe and Japan. During Summer on Sale, guests who book can save up to 40 percent per person on launch fares, plus third and fourth guests in a stateroom can book with fares as low as $299, and all guests book with a low deposit of $100 per person.
During Princess Cruises’ Summer on Sale, guests can experience an Alaska adventure fit for the whole family visiting Glacier Bay and Denali National Parks, explore ancient ruins and savor the modern fine cuisine of Europe or find harmony in Japan’s ancient traditions and tranquil gardens.
Examples of Summer on Sale fares include:
Alaska cruise- 7 days: $799 interior, $1,349 balcony
Alaska cruisetour- 10 nights: $1,299 interior, $2,399 balcony
Mediterranean cruise- 7 days: $799 interior, $999 balcony
British Isles cruise- 12 days: $1,199 interior, $2,199 balcony
Scandinavia and Russia cruise- 11 days: $1,499 interior, $1,899 balcony
Japan cruise- 8 days: $799 interior, $1,799 balcony
All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Summer on Sale runs through 11:59 p.m. PDT on April 20, 2017 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Princess Cruises

This spring, luxury cruise line company Cunard is offering the Three for All promotion, available on select cruise itineraries on its three world-famous Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.
Cunard's Three for All promotion highlights iconic Transatlantic Crossings, Caribbean and New England & Canada voyages on remastered Queen Mary 2, Mediterranean voyages on the newly-refit Queen Victoria and a variety of European voyages on Queen Elizabeth. Three for All is available until April 26, 2017 on select sailings between May 2017 and January 2018.
The offer features:
Up to 30% savings off Launch Fares
Up to $1,000 Onboard Credit per stateroom
Free Alternative Dining Credit
Guests on Mediterranean sailings receive Free Gratuities
Cunard Line

Saga has launched an exciting 2018 river cruise programme with 12 new itineraries featuring maiden ports and new waterways. The majority of cruises are Saga-exclusive and prices start from £399.
Solo travellers can take advantage of hundreds of single cabins at no extra cost or choose from three exclusive solo travellers’ departures: Springtime Colours of the Rhine; Majesty of the Middle Rhine and the Douro Discovery.
In response to the popularity of Cruise and Stay holidays, more two-night stays have been introduced in Prague, Dresden, Berlin, Budapest, Salzburg and Vienna plus the Black Sea coastal resorts of Albena and Bourgas. A three-night stay in Transylvania is also on the 2018 programme.
Guests who book early (by April 28, 2017) can make savings of up to £500, plus enjoy included VIP door-to-door travel on cruises of 11 or more nights on 2018 departures.
Saga river cruise prices include UK travel package, return flights and transfers, or travel by coach from Folkestone depending on the itinerary. all meals, welcome cocktail party, porterage, optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if passenger has own insurance. *Guests who book early (by April 28, 2017) can enjoy savings of up to £500 plus included VIP door-to-door travel on cruises of 11 or more nights on 2018 departures.
Saga Cruises

For a limited time APT is offering an “Exchange Rate Freeze”, basing all prices in the new Europe and Russia River Cruising 2018 brochure on pre-EU Referendum exchange rates.
This enables travel agents to offer clients the lowest APT brochure prices for 2018.
For example, the 15-day Magnificent Europe cruise is available from £2,595 per person twin share if booked before April 29, 2017.
APT - Australian Pacific Touring

Uniworld announces new, you deserve an upgrade Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced the launch of You Deserve the Best Upgrade, an enticing new promotion offering accommodation upgrades and an air travel incentive on more than 20 itineraries that sail the world’s most picturesque rivers.
The promotion is applicable to all guests on select bookings in Europe, India and Vietnam in 2017.
Guests who book select 2017 voyages by April 30, 2017 will receive a complimentary stateroom upgrade. In addition to this, those booking a trip to Europe can choose from $499 economy return airfares or $4,599 business class return airfares with Etihad. For guests travelling to Asia, incredible free economy airfares are offered to Vietnam or India otherwise business class airfares from $2,699 to Vietnam are available with Singapore Airlines Among the select European itineraries compatible with this promotion are the Splendors of Italy and the Gems of Northern Italy itineraries.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise

To give travel agents a chance to experience the new, 228-guest Scenic Eclipse Discovery Yacht when it launches in 2018, Scenic has announced a river cruise booking contest for travel agents, running from November 1 through April 30, 2017. The grand prize is a Deluxe Verandah Suite on the 10-day Eastern Mediterranean Treasures cruise from Venice to Barcelona, departing on September 18, 2018, and includes two roundtrip business class tickets, taxes and transfers - a prize worth more than $20,000, Scenic said.
The contest is open to U.S. travel agents only and valid on new 2017 river cruise bookings made between November 1, 2016 – April 30, 2017. The Grand Prize is not transferrable and not redeemable for cash or credit. One prize entry will be awarded for every five deposited bookings. To learn more and register, go to www.scenicusa.com/eclipsewinner. All entries must be self-submitted and completed by no later than May 31, 2017.
Departing Venice after an evening welcoming reception, the Scenic Eclipse makes port in Italy’s Ravenna, where guests can discover the Basilica of San Vitale; Otranto, a pretty seaside town that has gone from Greek to Roman to Turkish to French to Italian rule; Sicily’s 35,000-year-old Mount Etna; the cliffside village of Positano on the Amalfi Coast; Pisa, with easy access to its famous Leaning Tower; the French resort city of Cannes; and cruises up the French and Spanish Riviera, ending the trip in Barcelona.
Included are all meals (no surcharge at any on-board dining venue), complimentary top-shelf beverages all day every day, butler service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio and on-board entertainment and lectures in the 240-seat theater. As with all Scenic cruises, all tips and gratuities are included as is complimentary Wi-Fi, local guides for included shore excursions, a choice of included Scenic Freechoice activities to personalize the guest experience plus Scenic Enrich special events.
Scenic Tours

We are delighted to welcome the talented Zoe Lucas to our team this summer for our Sable Island expedition! One of the world's most knowledgeable Sable Island experts, Zoe will be most welcome addition to our voyage, providing onshore interpretation of this incredible wilderness destination.
Book now to receive 15% off the berth cost of any available cabin category! Cabin must be secured with a registration form and a deposit by May 1, 2017. This discount applies only to Sable Island 2017 and may be combined with our Free Single Supplement and Multi-Trip Promotions only.
Adventure Canada

Princess Cruises today announced the Come Back New Sale, offering guests free gratuities and the opportunity to experience the line’s award-winning onboard experiences and service.
In addition to free gratuities, guests who book a suite during the Come Back New sale will receive a free Lotus Spa treatment, featuring the choice of a hydrating facial or 50-minute Swedish massage.
As part of the Come Back New Promise, Princess welcomes guests to sample authentic and flavorful dishes from the line’s exclusive specialty dining restaurants, enjoy world-class entertainment or immerse in the local cultures on Discovery recommended shore excursions — all assuring travelers come back indulged, energized and enriched from their cruise vacation.
The sale offers deals on cruises to the line’s most popular destinations including Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Panama Canal, California Coast, Canada & New England, Europe, Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Japan, Southeast Asia, South America, as well as World Cruise voyages.
Guests who book during Princess Cruise’s Come Back New Sale will also receive up to $300 per person savings on Princess EZair to select destinations. Guests using Princess EZair can benefit from low fares, worry-free booking, late arrival protection, easy flight quote requesting, 24/7 support, and no customization fee when booking flights for their cruise vacation.
Examples of the Come Back New cruise deals include:
Caribbean cruise — 7 days: $799 interior; $1,099 balcony
Mexico cruise — 7 days: $649 interior; $949 balcony
California Coast cruise – 7 days: $749 interior; $1,199 balcony
Panama Canal cruise — 15 days: $1,599 interior; $2,199 balcony
Southeast Asia — 10 days: $1,319 interior; $1,919 balcony
Hawaii cruise —15 days: $1,699 interior; $2,899 balcony
Australia & New Zealand cruise — 12 days: $1,659 interior; $2,659 balcony
All cruise prices are per guest, based on double occupancy. Princess Cruise’s Come Back New Sale runs through 11:59 p.m. PDT on May 2, 2017 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Princess Cruises

In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, Balmoral, will be sailing from Edinburgh (Rosyth) for the first time ever, operating a total of nine cruises. Holidays on offer, from May to July, include a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ departure, a 14-night ‘Scandinavia & St. Petersburg’ Baltic discovery, and a nine-night ‘German Waterways’ experience.
Guests booking before 3rd May 2017 can benefit from special launch offers too, including three cruises for the price of two or free tips.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen will be making the most of its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch -– by featuring even more river, fjords and scenic cruising.
Fred. Olsen’s new brochure ‘Scenic Waterways & River Cruising 2018’ showcases a selection of 18 cruises to exhilarating destinations, along stunning waterways and picturesque rivers, which many larger cruise ships cannot get close to.
Guests can also take advantage of Fred. Olsen’s two special 2018/19 Cruise Launch offers, ‘Your tips covered’ or ‘Three cruises for the price of two’, to be booked by 3rd May 2017.
Book any of the new 2018/19 cruises now and Fred. Olsen will cover the tips for housekeeping and the table waiter, so that guests can relax on board and enjoy their holiday with the peace of mind that almost everything is included in the cruise price. Or, as an alternative offer, guests can choose to book any Fred. Olsen cruise, with a 2018/19 and a 2017 cruise, and the lowest-priced sailing is absolutely free.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today (Mar 31) launched ‘Plane Sailing’ – its biggest-ever trade competition, designed to give travel agents first-hand experience of one of its fantastic new fly-cruises.
‘Plane Sailing’ coincides with the launch of Fred. Olsen’s first ever dedicated fly-cruise brochure, ‘Fred. Olsen Fly-Cruises Worldwide 2017-19.’
Every day from Wednesday 5th April 2017 to Wednesday 3rd May 2017 inclusive, two lucky travel agents will get the chance to win a fantastic prize – and no registration or booking form is needed.
To enter, all travel agents have to do is to make a booking on any cruise featured in the Fred. Olsen Fly-Cruises Worldwide 2017-19’ brochure. Every booking that qualifies will instantly go into a daily draw.
Among the fabulous prizes on offer in the daily draw are:
8 x £100 Ticketmaster vouchers
4 x £150 Red Letter Day experience vouchers
8 x Apple watches
38 x £50 Compliments shopping vouchers (redeemable in over 130 high stores in 20,000+ locations)
Winners will be selected at random and announced daily throughout the competition period, via the Travel Agent Centre.
In addition to the daily draw is a weekly draw, where every seven days one lucky agent will win a cruise holiday of a lifetime – with four chances to win!
Winning agents can choose from a selection of fly-cruise itineraries*. The lucky winners will get: accommodation on board and return flights for 2 people PLUS on board spending credit of £250 per room! Fred. Olsen is also throwing in its ever popular all-inclusive drinks package.
In addition to ‘Plane Sailing’ for travel agents, Fred. Olsen has also reviewed its commission structure on its fly-cruise product.
For all new bookings made from 5th April 2017 onwards, Fred. Olsen will pay commission on the fly-cruise price, raising the commission paid by an average of £75 per person or more! (APD remains non-commissionable). For clarity, this amount will be shown separately on the confirmation invoice.
This commission change follows feedback from trade partners, and is a way of rewarding agents for promoting and selling Fred. Olsen's most extensive and ambitious fly-cruise programme ever. Don’t forget that all bookings made by Wednesday 3rd May will qualify for the Fred. Olsen launch offers**: “Your tips covered on all 2018/19 sailings OR Three cruises for the price of two”.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to take their pick of three unforgettable adult-only cruise holidays in 2017/18, in its new ‘Cruises to capture your imagination’ brochure– a 27-night Arctic adventure on board classic Black Watch, a 28-night Aegean odyssey on elegant Braemar, and a 46-night Rio Carnival and River Plate exploration on flagship Balmoral.
- Black Watch’s 27-night W1710 ‘Exploring the Fjords of the Arctic’ cruise, ex Dover on 14th July 2017. Prices start from £2,999 per person (18+ only).
- Braemar’s 28-night M1724 ‘Islands of the Aegean’ cruise, ex Southampton on 11th September 2017. Prices start from £2,799 per person (18+ only).
- Balmoral’s 46-night L1803 ‘Rio Carnival & River Plate’ cruise, ex Southampton on 23rd January 2018. Prices start from £3,999 per person (18+ only).
All prices are based on two adults sharing a twin-bedded Interior Room, and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, plus port taxes.
Guests can also take advantage of Fred. Olsen’s two special 2018/19 Cruise Launch offers, ‘Your tips covered’ or ‘Three cruises for the price of two’, to be booked by 3rd May 2017. Book any of the new 2018/19 cruises now and Fred. Olsen will cover the tips for housekeeping and the table waiter, so that guests can relax on board and enjoy their holiday with the peace of mind that almost everything is included in the cruise price. Or, as an alternative offer, guests can choose to book any Fred. Olsen cruise, with a 2018/19 and a 2017 cruise, and the lowest-priced sailing is absolutely free!
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Star Cruises announced the debut triple homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong, Manila and Kaohsiung with the launch of the “Golden Triangle Journey”, an unprecedented itinerary that marks a milestone in the cruise travel industry.
Nearly 25 million people worldwide have enjoyed a cruise in 2016 and this fun-filled travel option has been gaining immense popularity in recent years, including in Hong Kong, due its hassle-free nature. The Hong Kong homeport deployment of Genting Dream, the first ship of luxury cruise brand Dream Cruises, has been creating a positive buzz in Hong Kong.
In response to overwhelming popular demand, Genting Hong Kong, parent company of both Dream Cruises and Star Cruises, announced the return of SuperStar Virgo to homeport in Hong Kong in March 2017, offering Hong Kong travelers a greater variety of high-quality cruising options.
To celebrate the launch of the “Golden Triangle Journey”, passengers who sail within the promotion period of 17 March - 26 May 2017 can enjoy a special promotional rate starting from HK$4,390 per person* (twin share); third and fourth passengers (quad share) can enjoy an additional 50% discount, starting from HK$2,195 per person*.
* Fares shown above are based on twin-share in an Inside Stateroom on SuperStar Virgo, excluding port and gratuity charges, subject to Star Cruises’ terms and conditions.
Star Cruises

Victoria Cruises is offering a 40% discount off its published rates for passengers booking its well-appointed Executive Suites by May 31, 2017. Additionally, the service leader on China's mist-shrouded Yangtze has extended its 2-for-1 special on private balcony Superior Staterooms throughout the same promotional window.
The offers apply to new bookings for 2017 departures for the popular Three Gorges Highlights program.
Passengers who book Executive Suites by May 31 can save 40% off their cruise, lowering the cruise fare to $804 per person, based on double occupancy-saving couples anywhere from $1,072 to $1,272 depending on vessel selection.
For travelers opting for 2-for-1 rates on private balcony Superior Staterooms, Victoria Cruises' introductory pricing of $880 per person, based on double occupancy, becomes $880 per couple (or $440 per person, based on double occupancy).
In order to qualify for the discounts, travelers must book a shore excursion package priced at $90 per person. The comprehensive package features several standard excursions including a guided tour of the Three Gorges Dam, a visit to Shibaozhai and a scenic voyage along one of the Yangtze's tranquil tributaries via traditional Chinese sampan. Guests will also experience China's engineering might with the introduction of the world's largest ship elevator in Victoria Cruises' 2017 programs. Excursions may be substituted based on river conditions and scheduling factors.
For guests booking Superior Staterooms, the shore excursion package is also available at 2-for-1 pricing.
Passengers staying in lavish Executive Suites are automatically enrolled in Victoria Cruises' Luxury Amenities program, which provides VIP perks such as "white glove" service, upper deck placement, access to exclusive ship areas, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, exclusive happy hour and enhanced culinary privileges, including wine and beer with dinner. For travelers booking private balcony Superior Staterooms, the Luxury Amenities upgrade is available for an additional $200 per person (only an additional $100 per person after the 2-for-1 discount is factored into the price).
Victoria Cruises

Aurora Expeditions is passionate about conserving the world’s threatened wildlife. That’s why it wants to raise awareness about the threats facing polar bears this February 27: International Polar Bear Day.
The polar bear is the world’s largest land carnivore and inhabits some of our planet’s most extreme areas — this marvellous creature calls the Arctic regions of Europe, Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia home.
Aurora Expeditions is excited to introduce a brand new Back-To-Back Offer for the ultimate northern adventure in 2017 with bookings on selected ‘Wild Scotland’ or ‘Spitsbergen’ voyages combined with ‘Across the Arctic Circle’ for a massive 50% saving of up to $5,000 per person (approx £4,010).
Taking in three distinct and varied regions – Scotland’s remote northeastern isles, Norway’s dramatic coastline and the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen; a journey across the Arctic Circle will take you to places few others have gone before.
Wild Scotland + Across the Arctic Circle – 50% Savings
Oban, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
25 Days – 13 June 2017 to 6 July 2017
Across the Arctic Circle + Spitsbergen Odyssey – 50% Savings
Aberdeen, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
25 Days – 23 June 2017 to 16 July 2017
Aurora Expeditions

Guests can now book three sections of AIDAcara's round-the-world cruise which starts from Hamburg on October 17, 2017, and will take in numerous ports of call including Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Auckland and Sydney before returning 116 days later to Hamburg.
Bookings can be made on all channels and are strictly subject to availability.
Trips range in length from 34 to 46 days - the perfect way to fulfill one's dream of a once-in-a-lifetime cruise but in shorter stages. AIDA guests will thus be able to travel from Singapore to Hamburg over 34 days, for example, from Hamburg to Valparaiso in 36 days, or in 46 days from Valparaiso to Singapore. All stages of the cruise are new to the AIDA Cruises program in this form.
The individual sections of the AIDA world cruise can already be booked from 2,695 euros per person (inclusive of 700 euro Early Saver Plus discount if booked by May 31, 2017).
The first AIDA world cruise as part of the new AIDA Selection program will take in 41 ports, 23 countries and five continents before it comes to an end on February 10, 2018.
Starting out from Hamburg, AIDAcara will first set sail for South America. Dream destinations such as Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego are just some of the stops before the ship makes her way from Valparaiso (Chile) to the Easter Islands.
The cruise continues on to Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora in the South Seas paradise of French Polynesia. Auckland (New Zealand), Sydney (Australia), the Great Barrier Reef, Bali, Singapore and the Maldives are sure to get any explorer's heart racing.
The full AIDA world cruise can be booked from 11,995 euros per person in an interior stateroom and inclusive of an Early Saver Plus discount.
AIDA Cruises

The spotlight shines on Canada's North this year as the world is invited to discover epic locations in Canada celebrating 150 years of confederation. This event has inspired Canadian cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), to introduce even more in-depth Canadian Arctic exploration.
From early July to the end of September, OOE operates several 12-night 'Classic Northwest Passage' voyages emphasising early Arctic exploration. Along with a historical focus, guests travel to some of the last remaining great wilderness regions on the planet with sightings of polar bears, whales and myriad bird species.
The nine-night 'High Arctic Explorer' voyage commences in Resolute, Nunavut, one of the most northern outposts in the Canadian Arctic. This trip offers the perfect blend of wildlife, history, culture and scenery. Whilst the 11-night 'Baffin Island - Jewel of the Arctic' trip introduced in 2016 has already become one of the top selling voyages.
The 10-night 'Labrador and Torngat Explorer' cruise departs from the historic town of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia and explores two iconic National Parks: Gros Morne and Torngat Mountains. Exploring the rugged Newfoundland & Labrador coast provides an abundance of wildlife experiences whilst sailing to Nunavut's capital, Iqaluit.
A number of early booking offers are in place for travel in summer 2018. For Canada's East Coast Fins and Fiddles and Golf Expedition a complimentary pre-voyage hotel and US$100 shipboard bar credit is provided. For all other Arctic and Labrador voyages, early bookings benefit from a flight credit ranging from US$500 to US$1000 per person. All offers expire May 31, 2017. ONE CLUB Loyalty Program members (past travellers with OOE) can apply their 10% loyalty savings to any current booking offers.
One Ocean Expeditions




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