Carnival Cruise Line expands trade offering with USAirtours tie-in

Carnival Cruise Line is broadening its offering to the UK trade with a new collaboration with USAirtours.

The arrangement is designed to enhance the line’s trade-only booking office, named Crew.

Established in 2022, the official booking platform for Carnival packages offers agents the ability to sell Atol-bonded holidays via a dedicated team of specialists at trade-specific rates.

The USAirtours partnership gives agents access to a wider range of package options.

Flights, pre- and post- cruise accommodation, transfers and attraction tickets will all be available.

The partnership builds on Carnival’s previous collaboration with supplier Aviate.

Carnival Cruise Line UK & international sales director Luke Smith said: “By joining forces with USAirtours, we are enhancing the capabilities of Crew, ensuring that agents have the tools and resources they need to create amazing cruise holidays for their customers.

“Our previous partnership with Aviate has been instrumental in laying the foundations for this progression, and we would like to thank them for their hard work and support over the last two years.”

USAirtours head of sales Jessie Manzi added: “We are thrilled to partner with Carnival Cruise Line to enhance the Crew booking experience.

‘Combining our 40 years of expertise in long-haul, tour operations with all 27 of Carnival’s fantastic ships, we can create unique itineraries which include exciting stopover cities on route to embarkation, and multi-centre post-cruise experiences. 

“It means agents can offer their customers some of the best cruise packages in the market at highly competitive prices.”


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