Carnival Cruise Line will pay commission of at least $150 on wedding packages.

A new commission program will cover wedding packages sold since Jan. 1. For the first quarter, an accelerated commission structure will pay commission of $200 per wedding (Silver) for up to 10 weddings sold, $225 per wedding (Gold) for 11 to 35 packages sold, and $300 per wedding (Platinum) for any packages above 35.

The sales level in the first quarter will set the commission tier for the rest of the year, with Silver paying $150 per wedding, Gold $170 and Platinum $200. Agents who don't sell any weddings in the first quarter will be at Silver status for the rest of the year.

Adolfo Perez, Carnival's vice president of sales and trade marketing, noted that weddings at sea take extra effort to organize. "We wanted to be sure that agents know we value the added work that goes into these sales by offering commission on them moving forward."

Carnival has several packages that brides can choose from. A basic package includes a 30-minute ceremony for up to 10 guests in a private venue, a two-tier cake, sparkling wine toast, one hour of photography, a honeymoon dinner for the bride and groom, priority embarkation assistance, aisle runners, two pillars with silk flower arrangements, and an official wedding license. The price begins at $1,450.

Commissions on wedding sales made during the accelerated earning period will be paid on April 16, 2018. Ongoing commissions will follow Carnival's standard monthly commission payment process.

More information is available on GoCCL.com or by calling Carnival's wedding department at (800) 933-4968.

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