The information is not easy to find. But it’s worth the effort if you’re a travel advisor with a lot of customers over the age of 30.
That’s the demographic most likely to be interested in traveling solo—and so, interested in a new deal quietly rolled out at the end of June by Celebrity Cruises. The line is offering cruise fares with no single supplement on more than 275 sailings in the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexican Riviera, and Europe between now and the end of March 2023. Read the rest of this entry »
Celebrity Cruises and goop have planned a “goop at Sea” event, departing from Barcelona on September 24, 2022 and cruising the Italian Riviera and France on a nine-night journey on the Celebrity Beyond.
Goop is a “modern lifestyle brand” founded by actress Gweneth Paltrow. Originally established as a newsletter and growing into a significant e-commerce retailer of home and beauty products from clothing to cosmetics and household items. JetBlue’s Mint service includes Goop products in its amenity kit.
The Celebrity Cruise event will focus on Goop’s themes of wellness featuring wellness classes, veranda suites, and specialty nutrition. Plans include Paltrow hosting an interview with a top wellness expert and others conducting sessions centered on mental and physical wellness. Passengers will experience numerous “mind and body” sessions as well as goop gifts.
Tickets to the event are available for passengers booking suite accommodations in Celebrity’s The Retreat. Travel professionals can learn more about the cruise on Celebrity’s website.
In a statement sent to travel agents on Monday, Celebrity Cruises canceled the 2022-2023 Asia season of the Celebrity Solstice with a total of 19 cruises affected.
“We have made the difficult decision to cancel our Asia season due to the ongoing uncertainty around when international operations might fully restart in this region,” the cruise line said in the statement. “We thank our guests for their patience and understanding as the world continues to reopen and we continue to work through unique circumstances.”
Celebrity is offering passengers booked on the cruises the option of applying their current booking to select Asia sailings in the 2023-2024 season or a full refund.
Celebrity is redeploying the Solstice to the Mexican Riviera, replacing the seven-night sailings of the Celebrity Millennium. The Celebrity Millennium will be redeployed to the Caribbean.
“We are a little broken. Life is scary. The waters aren’t always calm and you may not know what to do,” says Drew Daly. “But just keep swimming.”
It’s all about having a plan, the World Travel Holdings (WTH) senior vice president told attendees at the Dream Vacations/Cruise One annual conference onboard Celebrity Apex in November. And clearly, the WTH team that manages the franchising brands has been working on theirs.
In their first live conference in two years, they gathered 800 franchisees and travel advisors aboard one of the first US sailings of the beautiful Celebrity Apex for a week of ship inspections, education and Read the rest of this entry »
The Last Frontier. Also known as the 49th State and home to some of the most ecologically diverse and remarkable ecosystems in the world, Alaska is in its prime. Making the transition between the cold winter months and the warming, albeit still cool summer months, this very moment is the ideal time to explore our most northern state.
The fusion of nature and mankind presents visitors with a delicate blend, offering the best both can offer in picturesque settings – old towns from the gold rush days standing in the shadows of snow-covered mountains, their reflection bouncing off the lake in front of them. What could possibly be better than that?