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Celebrity Cruises has announced the first-ever trade loyalty program in North America for the cruise industry, called Celebrity Rewards. Through the incentive program, the company is inviting more than 85,000 eligible travel agents, in the U.S. and Canada, to receive rewards for every qualified bookings.
Travel agents who enroll in the program and register their Celebrity bookings can earn points and redeem the points for a reloadable gift card. For every qualified booking made on or after January 1, 2017, agents will receive 500 points, when travel agents have 2,500 points, they can redeem them for $25 placed on the reloadable gift card. Those that enroll in Celebrity Rewards today will receive a kick-off bonus incentive of 500 points.
To further incentivize Celebrity Cruises' valued travel partners, all ChoiceAir bookings during January and February 2017 will earn 500 bonus points.
Celebrity Cruises

When Crystal River Cruises' newest luxury vessel embarks on her maiden voyage this June, guests will be treated to numerous experiences specially designed to showcase the elegance and history of the destinations along the Rhine and Moselle River itinerary. Among the grandest of these occasions will be a Crystal Signature Event in Amsterdam where guests will enjoy a complimentary exclusive concert at the Royal Concertgebouw, considered one of the finest concert halls in the world.
Crystal Bach will be the first of Crystal River Cruises' four new luxury river yachts to launch in 2017 (Crystal Mahler) and 2018, (Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel), and Crystal's introduction of Europe's only all-balcony, all-suite ships in the river category.
The Classical Concert at the Royal Concertgebouw is offered on all Crystal Bach voyages, which sail between Amsterdam and Frankfurt, calling in Basel, Switzerland; Antwerp, Belgium; and Nijmegen, Netherlands; Breisach, Kehl, Speyer, Mainz, RŸdesheim, Cologne, Kolbenz and Cochem, Germany. Voyages range from 10 to 14 days, with all-inclusive cruise fares starting at $3,675 per person.
Crystal's Early Booking Savings are available for 2018 voyages booked by March 31, 2017, offering additional savings of $500 per person on cruise only fares.
Crystal River Cruises

In time for the 2017 "wave season," Crystal Cruises has added more itineraries to its Crystal Clear Choices promotion, running through March 31, 2017.
Due to the growing popularity of the promotion, Crystal has added more than a dozen 2018 sailings to the roster of voyages included. Nearly six dozen worldwide journeys aboard Crystal Symphony, Crystal Serenity, Crystal Esprit, and Crystal Mozart allow travelers to explore virtually any region of the globe. The "choices" available to travelers are: cruise fare savings of up to $1,000 per person, air credit of up to $1,100 per person, or shipboard credit of up to $1,250 per person.
Added 2018 voyages include Crystal Symphony's Northern and Western Europe itineraries, Crystal Serenity's Pacific Coast, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, and New England/Canada voyages, Crystal Esprit's yacht voyages in the Seychelles, and Crystal Mozart's Danube River sailings round-trip from Vienna.
Air credit option is valid only for bookings made via Crystal AirSea Program, which offers flight arrangements through more than 180 airports and major hubs in the U.S. and Canada, with frequent flyer options, seat assignments, and confirmations available to guests. The additional shipboard credits offered with the Crystal Clear Choices promotion can be used toward spa treatments, Crystal Adventures ashore, boutique purchases, and even Vintage Room dinners.
Promotional credits, savings and starting fares all based on double occupancy.
Crystal Cruises

Beginning in March 2018, Lindblad Expeditions' National Geographic Orion will sail a variety of one- and two-week itineraries to the South Pacific and French Polynesia, with stops in Fiji, the Cook Islands, Easter Island and more.
Orion will spend the 2018 spring and summer season (March through August) sailing five new itineraries that include: 18-day Easter Island to Tahiti; 16-day Tahiti to Marquesas; 16-day Cook Island to Fiji; 9-day French Polynesia; and 9-day Southern Line Islands with Moorea. Prices start from $7,690 per person and if you book by March 31, 2017, round-trip airfare from Los Angeles is complimentary.
These sailings include gratuities, drinks and the use of water sports gear like kayaks, paddleboards, snorkel gear, a glass bottom boat and even a SCUBA program that accommodates 24 passengers at one time with two dive masters.
Highlights of the voyages span from snorkeling a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve or the Pitcairn Islands to watching the ship navigate the lagoon at Rangiroa (one of the largest atolls in the world) to exploring the hidden waterfalls of the Marquesas island group or participating in cultural activities in Samoa.
Lindblad Expeditions

Viking Cruises, the deep sea and river cruise operator, has announced details of a new promotion for the travel trade, in celebration of the company's 20th anniversary.
Viking Million Dollar Voyage, will be the travel industry's largest-ever promotion of its kind. Running from October 17, 2016 until March 31, 2017, qualified travel agents who sell Viking's river or ocean cruises will have the opportunity to enter the Challenge to win $1 million.
To be eligible to win, qualified travel agents must register for "Your Ship Has Come In: Viking Million Dollar Voyage" by visiting www.vrc.com/million.
Upon registration, each qualified Viking River Cruises or Viking Ocean Cruises booking made from October 17, 2016 through March 31, 2017 will count as an entry in the Challenge. There is no limit on the number of entries Ğ so each qualified booking increases the chance of winning. The winning travel agent will win $1 million and will be chosen at random from all qualified bookings, following the end of the Challenge in March 2017.
Viking River Cruises

Captain Cook Cruises Fiji is has extended their 'Three Nights Free Sail', until 31 March 2017 with travel up to 31 March 2018. Book now to save up to AUDcopy495.00 per person, twin share.
Book any 11 night Lau and Kadavu Discovery Cruise, 7 night Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands cruise and 7 night 4 Cultures or Colonial Discovery cruise and receive three nights free. All 7 and 11 night cruises are aboard the 130-passenger, fully accommodated MV Reef Endeavour small ship cruise vessel.
The 'Three Nights Free' cruise sale is now on sale until 31 March 2017 and valid for travel until 31 March 2018.
Captain Cook Cruises Fiji

Emerald Waterways is kicking off 2017 with the launch of three new ships, which will almost double the size of the line's fleet and allow it to expand its river cruise offerings in Europe to include France and Portugal.
The new ships are: Emerald Destiny, which will begin sailing the Rhine and Danube rivers in April; Emerald LibertŽ, set to start sailing the Rhone and Sa™ne rivers in France in April; and Emerald Radiance, which will sail the Douro river in Portugal beginning in May.
As Emerald Waterways looks forward to launching new itineraries, excursions and on-board activities in 2018, they're kicking off this year with free or reduced air on all 2017 European sailings. Guests booking a Balcony Suite, including Panorama Balcony Suite, Riverview Suite, Grand Balcony Suite and Owner's One Bedroom Suite, on any 2017 Europe river cruise itinerary will get free round-trip airfare from major U.S. and Canadian gateways.
Guests booking a stateroom cabin category on a Europe itinerary will be eligible for a reduced airfare rate of $795 US/CAD per person. Guests wishing to book their own air will receive $1,000 US/CAD air credit in lieu of flights ($600 for guests booking staterooms). This offer is good on new bookings made between January 1 and March 31, 2017.
Emerald Waterways fares include some flights (depending on market and special offers); all transfers; all onboard (and some on-shore) meals; unlimited tea and coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; bottled water in the cabins replenished daily; continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapŽs and after-dinner sweet treats served in the top suites; complimentary Wi-Fi onboard the ship; and most shore excursions, as well as all onboard and excursion gratuities.
Emerald Waterways

Until March 31, save 15% on the berth cost of cabin categories 7 and above on our most community- and art-focussed Arctic expedition.
From July 18 - 30,Heart of the Arcticsails from Iqaluit to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland and makes stops in Pangnirtung, Kinngait (Cape Dorset), and Kimmirut (Lake Harbour).
Adventure Canada

Until March 31, save 15% on the berth cost of all cabin categories aboard our exceptionalSable Islanditinerary, sailing from July 5 to 13, 2017.
Join AC naturalists and Parks Canada experts aboard this very special sailing to the remote sand dune island off the coast of Nova Scotia--protected as Canada's 43rd national park, and home to one of the world's last remaining herds of wild horses!
Adventure Canada

Following the announced collapse of the River Cruise Line and Diamond Shortbreak Holidays, Saga are offering all passengers whose holidays have been cancelled a discount across all of its 2017 holiday products, including River Cruises, Worldwide, European and UK Holidays.
Affected passengers are being offered discounts of £100pp on all Long Haul Holidays and River Cruises, £50pp on European Holidays and £20pp on all UK breaks.
Offers are applicable on all available departures up to the 31st October 2017 on all European and Mediterranean Holidays and all advertised dates on Worldwide, Rivers & UK products . Offers are valid on bookings made by the 2nd April 2017.
Proof of booking with The River Cruise Line and Diamond Shortbreak Holidays must be provided in order to qualify for stated discounts.
Saga Cruises

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 Ğ 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

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