Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard and Princess are protecting travel agent commissions for another year by honouring the commission tier each account earned in 2019 through 2022.
“We truly appreciate the continued partnership and loyalty of our valued travel partners,” said Adolfo Perez, Carnival’s senior vice president of global trade sales and marketing. “By maintaining our current commission tiers, we’re recognizing the important role that travel advisors play in the vacation-selling process while providing peace of mind, knowing their efforts through 2022 will be compensated at the rate they have worked so hard to earn.”
Travel agents will be able to earn commissions at their current rates for the next two years without the percentage changing.
“Holland America Line appreciates the support and business efforts of travel advisors during these challenging times. Our focus is to do everything we can to support the pursuit of cruise sales and reassure travel advisors that, once we are back in full swing, they will be in a strong position for success," said Michelle Sutter, vice president, North America Sales at Holland America Line.
Cunard’s Jamie Paiko, vice president of Sales, North America, added: “Our travel partners are passionately committed to Cunard and are critically key to our business. We are especially grateful for their steadfast dedication to Cunard in 2020 and will protect their commission levels through 2022.”
John Chernesky, Princess Cruises' senior vice president, North America sales and trade marketing, said: “In gratitude for the work travel advisors have done during the past year and as a testament to our partnership, we wanted to assure travel advisors that we are protecting their commission levels."
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