Holland America Line Launches Sail & Save Savings And Sales Tools For Travel
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
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
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
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
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
CONTACT: Sally Andrews
SOURCE: Holland America Line
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