Representatives from Celestyal Cruises welcomed 22 agents to North Vancouver’s Anatoli restaurant for a presentation last night. The group enjoyed an apropos multi-course Greek dinner while being brought up to speed with Celestyal’s Cuba and Greek Isles product by Christine Chiang, Celestyal’s VP sales & marketing from Toronto, and newly appointed Vancouver-based sales manager Tina Zhang.
Celestyal’s Greek-owned parent company has over 80 years’ experience: its ships have been cruising the Greek Isles for 30 years, and four years in Cuba. With the tag line “Sea the Unseen. Sea More.”, a cruise onboard Celestyal gives clients an authentic experience, featuring local cuisine and entertainment, cultural and enrichment programs. Its small ships create an intimate community atmosphere, as passengers easily engage with crew and fellow guests.
In Cuba, Celestyal offers seven-day year-round sailings with embarkation options from Havana or Montego Bay, and calls in Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. It is an all-inclusive program onboard – all meals, beverages, entertainment, activities and gratuities are covered. Included excursions at every port highlight the cultural and architectural elements of the island, including the historical sites of the Castro Revolution.
In the Greek Isles, Celestyal operates three-, four- and seven-day sailings calling at remote isles such as Cesme, Kos, Ios, Syros, as well as classic favourites Santorini, Mykonos and Kusadasi. Once a year, Celestyal offers the seven-day “Steps of Paul” voyage, a pilgrimage cruise to some of the most important Christian sites in the Aegean. The Greek Isles program is also all-inclusive of tours, beverages and gratuities.
Clients can save 50 per cent off cruise-only fares on June, July and August 2017 sailings and kids under 12 years cruise free, if booked by June 18. Single supplement is also waived for inside and oceanview staterooms. Until June 30, agents also earn a $50 VISA gift card for every cabin booked on June - August 2017 sailings.
Travel agent reduced rates are also available for 2017 Cuba and Greek Isles sailings. In Canada, Celestyal’s Cuba program is available through Transat Holidays, Air Canada Vacations and Hola Sun in Canadian dollars, including charter flights from major Canadian gateways. Agents interested in learning more about Celestyal cruises can contact Tina Zhang at firstname.lastname@example.org.