Tag Archives: Cruise Lines

373 – Really, It is a Viking OCEAN Cruise



Podcast Number 373 SHOW NOTES  Chris Christensen joins us to talk about the debut of a new Viking product, their Ocean Cruise. Chris was invited to join Viking for a premier voyage of Viking’s newly launched Ocean Cruise line of travel products.Chris describes his experience on this new product that is a great opportunity for … Continue reading 373 – Really, It is a Viking OCEAN Cruise


362 – Traveling the River of Gold With Chris Christensen



Podcast Number 362 SHOW NOTES  Where do you find high end clients who use travel agents? On a Viking River Cruise. Chris Christensen, or as he says, “Chris2X,” joins the Show to describe his adventure on the Duoro River in Portugal with Viking River Cruises. Chris is a talented story teller, an award winning podcaster … Continue reading 362 – Traveling the River of Gold With Chris Christensen


324 – Cruise the Alaska Coast With Lorene on the Alaska Dream Cruise



Podcast Number 323 COHOSTED SEGMENT Join Lorene as she describes her experience cruising the Alaskan coastline aboard the small ship, Admiralty Dream of the Alaskan Dream Cruise Lines. Lorene provides vivid details of whale sightings, kayak adventures, wildlife and exquisite meals aboard the ship. Lorene’s experience is an audio brochure that will convince you or … Continue reading 324 – Cruise the Alaska Coast With Lorene on the Alaska Dream Cruise


309 – NACTA Annual Conference



Podcast Number 309  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Familiarization (fam) trips expand your knowledge of destinations. Many fam trips offer classes to go along with the destination experience. Lorene recently attended NACTA‘s Annual Conference at Sea. MSC Cruise Lines hosted the event taking travel agents on a fall color tour of the … Continue reading 309 – NACTA Annual Conference


293 – Celebrity Goes All Out for Travel Agents



Podcast Number 293 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT The fact that Celebrity Cruise Lines goes all out for travel agent is supported by the fact that 90% of their business is booked through their travel agent channel. Cris DeSouza from Celebrity joins Barry and Lorene to talk about exciting developments at Celebrity … Continue reading 293 – Celebrity Goes All Out for Travel Agents


292 – Azamara Club Cruises Offers Destination Immersion



Podcast Number 292 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Edie Bornstein, Azamara’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing is on board to talk about the great opportunities Azamara Club Cruises offer travel agents. Learn about the value proposition this luxury cruise line offers your clients. You can contact Edie at ebornstein@azamaraclubcruises.com. TRAVEL NEWS … Continue reading 292 – Azamara Club Cruises Offers Destination Immersion


276 – Branding Your Business and Viking Riverboat Cruises



Podcast Number 276 BUSINESS SEGMENT Creating a brand for your business will help you gain business. Barry defines what a brand is and how you can create a brand for your travel business. CO HOSTED SEGMENT Mike Weldon from Viking Riverboat Cruise lines joins Lorene and Barry in the co-hosted segment of the show. Mike … Continue reading 276 – Branding Your Business and Viking Riverboat Cruises


263 – Marketing Your Travel Business, “The Idea Machine!”



Podcast Number 263 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. This show is full of tips and ideas about how to market your travel business. Barry is in Chicago for a long weekend and Lorene is off on an adventure therefore the co-hosted segment is a repeat of the show … Continue reading 263 – Marketing Your Travel Business, “The Idea Machine!”


252 – Travel Agent Friendly Amawaterways



Podcast Number 252 Anna Figueroa from Amawaterways teams up with Barry and Lorene to describe the fantastic voyages her company can provide for your clients.  Amawaterways has seven ships that  sail European and Asian waterways where your clients will enjoy the intimate setting of a riverboat cruise.  Anna describes the many amenities provided on the … Continue reading 252 – Travel Agent Friendly Amawaterways


247 – Lorene Shares Her Experience Taking a Riverboat Cruise in the Netherlands



Podcast Number 247 Lorene recently returned from a Amawaterways river boat cruise in the Netherlands. Lorene describes the ship, the amenities and what she enjoyed during the cruise. Your clients may be looking for something different so now is the time to learn about river boat cruising – listen and learn. Sponsor: Hold your meetings … Continue reading 247 – Lorene Shares Her Experience Taking a Riverboat Cruise in the Netherlands