Improved travel agent locator tool
upgrades user experience with enhanced functionality
MIAMI (Oct. 18, 2018) — Carnival Cruise Line is launching a completely
redesigned version of its popular Travel Agent Finder. The
upgraded tool is more user-friendly and provides enhanced individual agency
information, as well as displays more agencies to help consumers find a local
travel professional within Carnival's extensive network.
In the first phase of the redesign, which is complete, the look and feel of the
page was updated to better match the cruise line's main site, www.carnival.com. Further, it now uses Google Maps to
display agency locations, providing a greater degree of detail and accuracy
than was possible before.
"As we continue to deliver on our
commitment to support our travel agent partners as they grow their business,
we've significantly enhanced the functionality and the design of our Travel
Agent Finder to make it easier for visitors on our website to find a local
travel agent," said Adolfo Perez, senior vice president of sales and trade
marketing for Carnival. "The new and improved Travel Agent Finder on our site
is a more powerful tool for both our partners and their potential clients. We
hope everyone takes full advantage of its usefulness."
The user experience is enhanced by now displaying search results on the
universally familiar Google Maps platform. In addition, users can input search
criteria besides a ZIP Code to produce more accurate results when seeking a
Those results provide more individual agency information, including phone
number, email address and a website link, when available. From the travel
agents' perspective, functionality was improved to generate more agencies in
The second phase of the redesign is expected to be complete in spring 2019,
with the next upgrade providing home-based travel agency owners the ability to
add their information to the system. Users will be able to see home-based
agency locations displayed on Google Maps if the agency opts in to the program.
For additional information about
Carnival Cruise Line call 1-800-327-9501 (individual) or 1-800-327-5782
(groups) or visit the line's travel agent Internet portal, BookCCL.com.
Carnival can also be found on: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
also can visit Carnival's media site, Carnival-news.com or follow the line's PR department
on Twitter at twitter.com/CarnivalPR.
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Carnival Cruise Line
Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK),
is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" with 26 ships operating
three- to 24-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska,
Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Cuba, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific
Islands and Southeast Asia. The line currently has three new ships
scheduled for delivery – the 133,500-ton Carnival Panorama set to debut in 2019
and two as-yet-unnamed 180,000-ton ships in 2020 and 2022.
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