podcasts give travel partners easy access to tips, brand news and education
Seattle, Wash., June 20, 2018 — On-the-go travel professionals now
have an easier way to learn about Holland America Line through a new
PartnerSHIPS Podcast series exclusively for travel professionals. Delivered
bi-weekly beginning this week, the podcasts will explore the brand and offer
tips and news to ensure travel professionals have the tools they need to sell
Holland America Line's premium cruises. The PartnerSHIPS Podcasts can be
accessed at GoHAL.com.
podcast series builds on Holland America Line's trade promise that debuted
earlier this year, pledging the cruise line's commitment to providing the most
comprehensive support to its travel partners and an exceptional cruise
experience for their clients.
America Line's new PartnerSHIPS Podcast series is an exciting way to give
travel agents deeper insight into our brand from our executives while allowing
them to choose the easiest way to listen: in the car, at the office, at home or
even while keeping active," said Eva Jenner, vice president of sales for
Holland America Line. "Our new trade promise set the foundation for us to
provide our travel partners with every tool possible to help them be successful,
and the podcasts are a valuable addition to our website, Holland America Line Academy
courses, webinars and seminars."
podcasts at only 10 to 20 minutes in duration each, travel professionals can stay
current on all things Holland America Line by listening to them whenever, wherever
and however is most convenient. The first two podcasts in the series already
World Voyages" with President Orlando Ashford and Senior Director, Trade
Communications and Engagement, Denella Ri'chard.
Central: Part 1" takes a closer look at Explorations Central programming with Bill
Fletcher, senior director of Destination Marketing.
Tools and Training Make Travel Partners Brand Experts
In addition to a more strategically designed sales department, Holland America Line is dedicating
more resources to help travel professionals deepen their knowledge of the
cruise line's products and itineraries. New Holland America Line Academy Core
Courses and Specialist Training Courses are designed to establish agents as
experts in the brand, while the North America PartnerSHIPS Sales Seminar Series
brings Holland America Line's latest news and initiatives to its partners in
person and through webinars.
America Line's award-winning portal for travel professionals, is a one-stop
shop with marketing tools and access to information that guides agents and sets
them up for success.
professionals can connect with their BDM and the sales team through GoHAL.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Holland America Line's sales team is
active on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
For more information call 1-800-426-0327.
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Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:
CCL and CUK)]
America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 cruises to more than 400
ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies around the world. From
shorter getaways to 113-day itineraries, the company's cruises visit all seven
continents, with highlights including Antarctica explorations, South America
circumnavigations, Cuba cruises and exotic Australia/New Zealand and Asia
voyages; four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean,
Alaska, Mexico, Canada and New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal.
The line welcomed Koningsdam in 2016 and has a second Pinnacle-class
ship, Nieuw Statendam, to be delivered in December 2018. A third
Pinnacle-class ship will be delivered in 2021.
company is undergoing $300 million in brand enhancements to secure its position
as the leader in premium cruising. Fleetwide, the ships feature innovative
initiatives and a diverse range of enriching experiences focused on destination
immersion and personalized travel. Guests can expand their knowledge through an
exclusive partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine; during an America's Test
Kitchen show; at Explorations Café presented by The New York Times; and by
taking a Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Outstanding entertainment fills
each evening at venues including Lincoln Center Stage, Billboard Onboard and
B.B. King's Blues Club. The dining experience can be savored at a variety of
restaurants with menus that feature selections from Holland America Line's
esteemed Culinary Council, comprising world-famous chefs who design dishes
exclusively for our guests.