Travel Weekly and Crossroads continually run fam trip offers for
Some provide a special per-night rate at a new hotel, others
offer deep discounts for week-long trips to exotic
In one recent news story, TW told its readers about a quite
unusual fam offer.
The World Cruise Co., in Toronto, is holding 10 cabins on its
around-the-world itinerary for retailers who can take advantage of
a 25% discount.
With a regular cruise fare of $16,000, the offer would give
agents a chance to travel the world for three months at a cost of
An earlier report in TW referred to the proliferation of
around-the-world operators springing up in San Francisco.
Operators interviewed for that story said it is becoming more
acceptable for people to take a leave of absence from their jobs
and set off on a global adventure.
If any of you decide to take the World Cruise Co. up on its
offer, we'd love to hear from you upon your return -- make that if
I hear Tahiti is lovely anytime of year.