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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Provides Effective Upsell Tool

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Provides Effective Upsell Tool

Good advice shared at convention sessions can sometimes fade weeks or even a few days later, but agents attending Cruise Planners’ annual conference in Atlantic City, N.J., from Nov. 12 to 15, commented that tools and programs unveiled at the conference would see lasting use. For example, a marketing tool designed by Regent Seven Seas Cruises to upsell premium clients and those who have experienced other cruise segments was one that received positive feedback.

'The Love Boat' Cast Launches Regal Princess

'The Love Boat' Cast Launches Regal Princess

Who better to kick off the 50-year-anniversary celebration of Princess Cruises than the cast and guests of the iconic television show, “The Love Boat?” Six godparents from the cast christened Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and simultaneously kicked off the celebration of 50 years of history for the cruise line.

What It’s Like to Sail on a Carnival Live Music Cruise

What It’s Like to Sail on a Carnival Live Music Cruise

"Jump!" shouted the lead singer of #Groove6, the excellent band belting out ‘80s music in Ocean Plaza on Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Breeze. The packed crowd, spilling over into the corridor, enthusiastically obeyed, roaring out the lyrics, dancing, waving their arms and generally having the time of their lives.

Dr. Seuss and Camp Ocean Debut on Carnival Freedom

Dr. Seuss and Camp Ocean Debut on Carnival Freedom

Carnival’s exclusive agreement with Dr. Seuss Enterprises has resulted in a colorful space, so attractive the children in our group literally couldn’t wait to pop through the two differently sized doors. They threw themselves onto bright chairs and fat cushions surrounded by books, toys and games based on Dr. Seuss’ world.

Carnival's Warm Chocolate Melting Cake Recipe

Carnival's Warm Chocolate Melting Cake Recipe

In the span of two days, I managed to eat three servings of Carnival’s famous warm chocolate melting cake — that means I ate one serving before lunch time. In my defense, I had just learned how to make the chocolate cake in a private tutorial with the kitchen staff.

The ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Championships

The ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Championships

There was huge buzz and dancing day and night onboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. Though the ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ program has been a fixture on all of Holland America Line’s cruises for some time, this sailing was particularly special.

How Not to Explore the Galapagos Islands

How Not to Explore the Galapagos Islands

On a recent trip to the famed Galapagos Islands, I was determined to stick to a strict travel budget. I had traveled abroad on the cheap many times before – through China for three weeks, around Japan for two, and so on – and I saw no reason why the Galapagos Islands could not be similarly planned.

Cruising Through St. Kitts

Cruising Through St. Kitts

When I visited St. Kitts a couple years ago, the island was in the midst of successfully transferring from a sugar-based economy to one based on tourism. Looking at the island through the eyes of a cruise passenger, I could see that St. Kitts was perfectly poised to welcome the cruise traveler on a tight schedule.