The American Canadian Caribbean Line has
become the 14th member of the Niche Cruise Marketing Alliance, the
ACCL has two ships,
the Grande Mariner and the Grand Caribe, that each carry 100
passengers. The ships were commissioned in 1998 and 1997,
respectively, the NCMA said. The line's sailings range from five to
Nancy Blount said that the 40-year-old cruise line offers guests
access to places usually only accessible by private yacht, in an
expedition-style format "based on our family vacations of the
The line sails the
Great Lakes; U.S. canals and rivers; the U.S. Intracoastal and bay
waterways; the Northeast and Canadian Maritime Provinces; the
Caribbean; and Central America.
The NCMA said it
aims to educate travel agents on the value of concentrating on the
sale of specialty cruise products with educational programs,
seminar content and trade show exposure for its members and the
niche industry segment.
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