WEST is offering a number of incentives to book Alaska
Inside Passage cruises. Through Jan. 18, Cruise West is giving away
$1,000 in bonus commissions, a Pentax camera, a free photography
cruise for two and leads for top-producing agents in each state.
For example, the agent with the highest Alaska Inside Passage
revenue from Nov. 19 to Dec. 14 will win a Pentax camera and a
photography cruise for two in 2008. The winner will be announced on
Dec. 19. Meanwhile, from Dec. 17 to Jan. 18, the top
revenue-generating Small Ship Partner in each state will receive
"hot leads" within their state for a two-week period in February.
For information or reservations, visit www.cruisewestagents.com, www.cruisewest.com
or call (800) 689-1783.
LINE, meanwhile, is helping customers secure a spot on
its 85 optional shore excursions by making them available for
booking online at www.cruisewest.com. These excursions are in addition
to the ones that are included in Alaska itineraries. Previously,
customers had to call the line 21 days prior to departure or wait
until they began their cruise to book the optional excursions.
Online bookings must be made 21 days prior to departure. Customers
need to know their itinerarys name, the departure date and use a
VACATIONS in Rye, N.Y., launched Glorious Alaskan
Adventure, the companys first tour focused solely on Alaska. The
itinerary will begin operating in May and offer several departures
through Aug. 21. The Glorious Alaskan itinerary will be offered as
a 10-day, land-only tour starting at $3,899 per person or as an
18-day land-cruise tour starting at $4,695. Highlights of the
itinerary include sightseeing tours in Anchorage and Denali
National Park; a ride on the Alaska Rail from Denali to Talkeetna
and overnight stays in lodges inside Denali and Talkeetna national
parks. For information or reservations, call (888) 680-1241 or
EDITION of the Great Alaskan TourSaver coupon book is now
available. It offers 140 promotions, including freebies and
two-for-one discounts, with a combined savings of $22,500,
according to the coupon booklets publisher. The 2008 edition is
priced at $99.95. To purchase, visit www.toursaver.com.
Online purchases include free shipping.
Editor: Jorge Sidron
Phone: (973) 898-0011
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