High life on the high seas

Archer, Jane
May 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);5/29/2009, p50
Trade Publication
The article reports that discounts offered by luxury cruiselines have led to an increase in bookings in Great Britain during the global economic slowdown. Silversea Cruises Ltd. is offering up to 50% discount on selected cruises and is offering $1,000 to couples to spend on shore excursions provided they book before July 31, 2009. According to Pam Conover, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Yachts of Seabourn, cutting prices in Europe by 65% had attracted new business from cruisers.


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