5 of Lonely Planet’s “Top 17 Experiences in Norway” found on cruise line

Guests aboard a Hurtigruten ship have a head start on anyone trying to complete leading travel publication Lonely Planet’s recent list of the “Top 17 Experiences in Norway” — for the simple fact that 15 of those 17 experiences can be had by relying on Hurtigruten. Most of the list can be completed while enjoying […]

Survey shows general awareness down for Canada/New England cruise market

At the 2012 Canada/New England Cruise Symposium in Quebec City,  Christine Duffy, President and ceo of CLIA (Cruise Line International Association), gave results of a travel agent survey conducted earlier this year about the Canada/New England cruise market by 378 agents. The study showed 42% of travel agents believe first timers are key to the […]

Cruise Line Loyalty Program Benefits First-Timers Too

This week, Carnival Cruise Lines introduced their revamped past guest loyalty program, assigning those who have sailed with the line the title of “Very Important Fun Person” (VIFP) then dividing them up into one of five different categories. In a cruise industry first, guests who have never sailed with Carnival before can join the VIFP […]