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You see life differently. While others chase what's popular, you follow your own path. Your own voice has never led you astray. You've arrived, knowing what it’s taken to get here. At Avalon, we share your unique point of view. That's why we've designed a cruise experience that’s just a bit different. Spaces are bigger. Views are more epic. Excursions are more enriching. It's a step beyond the ordinary, but knowing you, we think you'll feel at home here. Welcome aboard.
Carnival is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®", with 24 ships operating 3 to 18 day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, New England, Europe, Bermuda, South America, Panama Canal, and Tahiti and Fiji Islands. Carnival currently has two upcoming ships in the works: Carnival Vista, set to debut in 2016, and a second vessel scheduled to enter service in 2018.
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world with a portfolio of 10 distinctive cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia), P&O Cruises (UK) and Fathom.
At CCRA, we develop the products, solutions and expertise that travel agents, airlines, hoteliers and other industry suppliers use to power their businesses. From booking platforms to innovative marketing programs, we are the global commerce network the travel industry relies on every day.
Greater Fort Lauderdale is a combination of sea, sun, shopping, arts and entertainment, bordered by 23 miles of Blue Wave beaches and exotic Everglades ---with 33,000 hotel rooms, many located near Port Everglades.
GMCVB is the Official Destination Marketing Organization for Greater Miami and the Beaches. The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is a private, not-for-profit sales and marketing organization. It is a private-public partnership with more than 1,000 private business members and four local governments: Miami-Dade, City of Miami Beach, City of Miami and the Village of Bal Harbour.
Holland America Line's fleet of 14 elegant, mid-size ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages. Along with enticing destinations, we offer one-of-a-kind programs such as the Culinary Arts Center cooking demonstrations, Digital Workshop powered by Windows® and The Collections of Holland America Line - specially chosen shore excursions to further enhance our guests' appreciation and understanding of the places they visit.
Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the travel industry — corporate, leisure, independent or full agency — the difference is clear. Joining Nexion — a powerhouse host agency backed by Travel Leaders Group — is the best business decision you can make. You work hard to make the sale, and that hard work should be recognized. With Nexion, it is. Thanks to the size and strength of our industry partners, you earn the commissions you deserve. Nexion helps you develop your skills and increase your knowledge with comprehensive educational opportunities, events and conferences.
Scenic is the leader in all-inclusive, luxury river cruising. At Scenic, when we say all-inclusive, we mean it. From complimentary drinks all day, all shore excursions & private events… the list of inclusions is long. Also included is our state-of-the-art Scenic Space Ships – which include up to 6 dining venues, WiFi throughout, and a private balcony on 84% of the cabins.
When your clients sail with Norwegian, they’re cruising on the most innovative and accommodating fleet at sea. Our award-winning fleet was built for Freestyle Cruising, designed to give your clients the ultimate in freedom and flexibility with the most restaurants and best entertainment at sea. Norwegian delivers repeat business!!!
Travel Planners International is a marketing and support agency for new and experienced travel professionals. Travel agents partner with Travel Planners International for their profit-generating marketing programs, consumer connect options, negotiation power, small-business training events and time-saving back-office support.
Trisept Solutions was formed in 2000 with the mission of empowering travel agents and propelling travel technology. In 2001, VAX VacationAccess was launched and changed the way travel agents research, market and book travel for their clients. Today, VAX is an award-winning leisure travel marketplace used by over 70,000 travel agents. In 2015, Trisept launched Xcelerator, a new revolutionary agency management platform. Xcelerator enables travel agents to capture extensive client profile information and powers a tailored search across a wide variety of hotels, cruise sailings, escorted tours and destinations. Together, VAX VacationAccess and Xcelerator are the perfect team to grow travel agents’ business.
Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of small luxury cruise ships known for its intimate yacht style experience and unique voyages to the world’s best small ports and hidden harbors. Its three recently renovated sailing yachts carry just 148 to 310 guests and cruise to 50 nations, calling at 150 ports throughout Europe, the South Pacific, the Caribbean, and Central America. In May of 2014, Windstar launched Star Pride, followed by Star Breeze and Star Legend in May of 2015. The all suite yachts, with a capacity of 212 guests each, will double the size of Windstar’s fleet, making the company the market leader in small ship cruising with 300 or fewer passengers, with a total of 1,242 berths. The additional capacity will open up new itineraries such as voyages to Southeast Asia, Arabia, Iceland, and beyond.