Holland America Line Launches Sail & Save Savings And Sales Tools For Travel Sellers

Holland America Line Launches Sail & Save Savings And Sales Tools For Travel 
Sellers 
Promotional tools make selling easy, savings enhance cruise value 
SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - To get ready for the 2013 sailing season, 
Holland America Line is offering special savings for consumers and sales 
support for travel sellers during its Sail & Save sale on select cruises. The 
Sail & Save sale begins Dec. 10 and features savings on multiple cruises and 
destinations. 
Travel sellers booking a Holland America Line cruise can offer their clients 
savings of up to 50 percent off select cruise fares and free or reduced third 
and fourth fares on select voyages, as well as a free hotel stay on select 
Canada/New England and Alaska cruises and CruiseTour departures. 
"Our goal is to always make sure that our travel partners have the best tools 
available to promote Holland America Line to their clients," said Richard 
Meadows, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs. "We 
encourage all of our travel partners to take advantage of this popular annual 
promotional to jump start their 2013 bookings." 
The sale is supported with special Sail & Save consumer marketing 
communications including direct mail and email, as well as an array of online 
travel seller promotional and sales tools that are available in the Travel 
Agent Headquarters portal accessed via www.hollandamerica.com. These include 
customizable "Build Your Own" emails, personalized PDF flyers and web banner 
ads. 
During the Sail & Save promotion travel sellers can conveniently book their 
clients using POLAR online, where they can make a reservation in a few easy 
steps, including booking and managing groups. 
Cruise destinations featured in the Sail & Save sale include Alaska cruises 
and CruiseTours, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada/New England, Caribbean, 
Europe, Grand Voyages, Hawaii/Tahiti, Mexico, Panama Canal and South America 
itineraries. 
With savings up to 50 percent off select cruise fares, the Sail & Save 
promotion makes cruising an affordable vacation option for a larger traveling 
audience, especially for multi-generational family groups. 
Travel sellers looking to take advantage by selling family-friendly vacations 
can book a seven-day cruise to Alaska, the Caribbean or Canada/New England 
under the free or reduced third and fourth fares promotion. These idyllic 
regions offer exciting experiences for the whole family with a variety of 
shore excursion adventures and cultural encounters. 
Travel sellers with clients looking for an extended vacation beyond their 
Holland America Line cruise can promote the free hotel stay on Canada/New 
England and Alaska and Alaska CruiseTour itineraries. By adding extra days on 
land, travelers will have more time to explore these regions known for history 
and wilderness. 
For more information on the promotions, or to access the online sales tools, 
visit the Travel Agent Headquarters portal accessed via www.hollandamerica.com 
or call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425). 
Find Holland America Line on Twitter, Facebook and the Holland America Blog.  
Access all social media outlets via the Online Communities quick link on the 
home page at www.hollandamerica.com. 
About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:  
CCL and CUK)]  Holland America Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 
cruises to 415 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies.  One- to 
110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include 
Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand 
World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, 
Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. The line currently has a 
new ship on order from Fincantieri shipyard for delivery in fall 2015. 
Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a 
commitment totaling more than $500 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts 
Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show 
kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide 
cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Cafe powered by The New 
York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, teens-only activity areas and 
all new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel TVs and plush Euro-top 
Mariner's Dream Beds. 
World's Leading Cruise Lines Holland America Line is a proud member of World's 
Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise 
Lines, Cunard Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises and Seabourn. Sharing a 
passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's 
Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation 
experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise 
vacations to the world's most desirable destinations.  Visit us at 
www.worldsleadingcruiselines.com. 
CONTACT: Sally Andrews 
PHONE:   800-637-5029 
FAX:     206-262-5934 
EMAIL:   pr@hollandamerica.com 
http://www.hollandamerica.com 
SOURCE: Holland America Line 
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