DEILMANN CRUISES is offering free air fare and free shore
excursions on 20 sailings in 2007 aboard the five-star MS
Deutschland. Destinations will include the Mediterranean; the
Baltic Sea and Russia; Norwegian Fjords; the British Isles; Europe;
and the Canary Islands. Free air is valid from 17 U.S. gateways,
with air supplements available from an additional 34 cities in the
Midwest and West. The free shore
excursions are valued at up to $600 per person, and free
airport-ship transfers also are available. Packages are priced from $3,140 per person, double,
for a six-night Canary Islands cruise. Visit www.deilmann-cruises.com.
ATHENAEUM hotel in London is marking the completion of a
recent refurbishment by offering discounted rates for travel agents
through Dec. 31. The renovation of the lobby, bar, restaurant and
lounge comes on the heels of upgrades to the property's
apartments. Travel agents rates of $175
for an apartment and $99 for an executive guest room are available
when requested in writing with an IATA number. For more, go to www.athenaeumhotel.com.
INTERNATIONAL GROUP added 14 apartments to its Paris
portfolio, priced from $184 a night with a one-week minimum stay.
Most apartments offer cable TV, dishwashers and washing machines,
and some also are equipped with microwaves; freezers; wireless,
high-speed Internet; and VCRs. The apartments are commissionable at
10%. Visit www.barclayweb.com.
INVESTING $207 million to restore the setting of Mont St.
Michel, the 1,300-year-old abbey that sits atop a granite formation
off the coast of Normandy. The six-year project will push back silt
and sea grass that have encroached on the World Heritage
ZOO will debut two multimillion dollar exhibits in 2007:
the $10 million Gorilla Kingdom exhibit, featuring Western lowland
gorillas in a central African setting; and the $4 million
Rainforest Lookout, offering a canopy and ground-level rain forest
experience, complete with monkeys, birds and reptiles. The
Zoological Society of London, which runs London Zoo, is seeking to
partner with travel sellers to promote the new exhibits.
Phone: (781) 659-1301
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].