Include Streamlined Booking Process, Enhanced Design for Stateroom Selection
MIAMI (July 21, 2016) – As part of its
ongoing "Onboard with You" trade support platform, Carnival Cruise Line has
added a variety of enhancements to GoCCL.com, its comprehensive travel agent
booking process offering a significant reduction in the number of steps
required to make a booking, offering additional speed and convenience when
creating a new booking.
new customized "nearby stateroom search" feature allowing travel agents to more
easily search for multi-category staterooms that are located within close
booking process features with an accordion-style window to guide agents
throughout each step of the booking including guest information entry, rate
selection, upsell options and stateroom category availability without leaving
enhanced "specialty cruise" column, which now includes "Cozumel Plus"
itineraries with an option to click on a video describing the program.
new "select and add more staterooms" feature that allows agents to book
multiple staterooms based on the current booking they are working on without
having to re-enter search criteria.
expanded "stateroom information screen" that provides agents with an overview
of the selected stateroom including updated images, floor plans, and 360 degree
view, as well as a full description of features and amenities of the chosen
"We're excited to take these important
time-saving ideas that we received from travel agents and apply them to this
latest round of enhancements to GoCCL.com, making it more intuitive and user
friendly," said Carnival's Vice President of Sales and Trade Marketing Adolfo
enhancements to our booking engine make the booking process even easier and more
efficient for our valued travel agent partners. Providing agents with better
tools to transact business gives them more time to focus on their real passion
of selling cruise vacations."
new tutorial highlighting the various upgrades is also available within
Carnival Cruise Line
a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is
"The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" with 25 ships operating
three- to 16-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska,
Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Europe, New Zealand and the Pacific
Islands. The company currently has an as-yet-unnamed 133,500-ton vessel
under construction and scheduled to enter service in 2018.