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Holland America Line and Seabourn to organize seminars for Travel Agents in UK

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The Holland America Line and Seabourn UK Sales Team is hosting a series of nine sales seminars for UK travel agents around the UK that will share company news and provide tips on how to capitalize on selling cruise over for the next year.

During the events, which will run during the month of October, travel professionals will meet their local business development manager and support team, who are key assets in helping them sell Holland America Line’s premium and Seabourn’s six star brands.

The dates and locations are as follows, and each will include a complimentary afternoon tea along with some opportunities to win spot prizes.

DATE 2013               HOTEL                                   LOCATION                                                    

Tuesday 8 Oct           Wood Hall Hotel & Spa           Wetherby

Wednesday 16 Oct     Norton House                         Edinburgh

Tuesday 22 Oct         Ettington Park Hotel               Stratford upon Avon

Tuesday 22 Oct         Chilston Park Hotel                 Maidstone

Wednesday 23 Oct     Cardiff Airport                         Cardiff

Wednesday 23 Oct     Audleys Wood Hotel               Basingstoke

Thursday 24 Oct         Rookery Hall                           Cheshire

Thursday 24 Oct         Woodlands Park Hotel           Cobham

Wednesday 30 Oct     Q Hotel                                  Cambridge Befry

Seminar reservations are for travel agents only and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Agents wishing to register should e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details and timings.

Attendees will hear the latest news from both brands including Holland America Line’s new Explore4 programme, designed to entice clients to book early for the 2014 season with four exceptional offers: a free signature beverage package or beverage card, a free speciality restaurant dinner, free or reduced fares for third and fourth guests in the same stateroom and 50 percent reduced deposits. Guests can receive all four offers when booking a qualified itinerary by 15th November 2013.

Seabourn’s strategy will include company’s many recent innovations, the Seabourn Academy online training course, major upgrades of Seabourn shipboard products and services, and the impressive string of awards and accolades that the line has achieved. New initiatives and exciting projects will be discussed, such as, such as the line’s inaugural Antarctica sailings, 2014-15 itineraries and more.

Said Lynn Narraway, Managing Director UK & Ireland: “This is the time to share our news and bestselling practice with agents. As well as being an opportunity to learn, agents will be able to meet the sales team and tap into their knowledge for the best way to build their cruise business. By learning about the benefits and features of premium and luxury cruising in the seminars, travel sellers will be better prepared to communicate the experiences to their clients”

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