Vacation.com has introduced its new 2013 cruise program which includes Amenity Departure Dates, Vacation Vignettes and the Culinary Collection. Vacation.com will offer its members more than 500 Amenity Departure Dates and more than 200 Vacation Vignettes next year, in addition to its Culinary Collection cruises. |
New in 2013, Vacation.com is partnering with Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Lines on Vacation Vignettes; Azamara Club Cruises on its Amenity Departure Dates; and for the first time ever, the company is partnering with Avalon Waterways, on its Amenity Departure Dates.
Through Amenity Departure Dates, Vacation.com select cruises with special amenities for its members to offer their clients, such as shipboard credits, free meals at specialty restaurants onboard, or prepaid gratuities. Vacation Vignettes cruises feature a concierge host, an exclusive shore excursion, and a private cocktail reception on each departure. The Culinary Collection offers food and wine themed cruises, often with onboard cooking classes and demonstrations from world-renowned chefs.
The Taste of the Danube on Avalon Waterways is one of the itinerary highlights. The 9-day river cruise is aboard Avalon Panorama. Vacation.com member clients will spend two-nights in Budapest where they will be able to shop at the Central Market Hall, and explore a castle and several museums. The itinerary also includes a stop in Bratislava, Dürnstein and Linz-Grein. The cruise ends in Vienna, where clients will visit the Vienna Opera House and St. Stephens Cathedral.
Another highlight is the Tour Turkey on Norwegian Cruise Lines. This itinerary begins in Alanya and travels through Aspendos. The cruise continues in Perge, where travellers will have an opportunity to sample local food, visit the Kursunlu waterfalls, and shop at a jewelry centre.
Also featured is the Tour of Spain on the Azamara Quest. This 11-day Vacation Vignettes cruise features a shore excursion in the port of Granada, Spain. The full-day tour includes a visit to Alhambra, Generalife and the Mirador San Cristobal.
Vacation.com is providing its members with marketing tools such as free, customizable print brochures and e-brochures, to assist them in selling these cruises.
Also, Vacation.com members booking any five-night or longer 2012 Vacation Vignettes cruise on Royal Caribbean International during the 2012 Olympics (July 27 to Aug. 10), will automatically be entered to win a $50 gift card.
Members can learn more about the 2013 Cruise program, promotions and access marketing materials at agentuinverse.com.