Travelocity Onboard Brings Travelocity Cruise Representatives on Today’s Most Popular Sailings; New Program Offers Exclusive Benefits and Superior Customer Service

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 2, 2006–Travelocity Onboard(SM), a new value-added service for Travelocity cruisers, is a collection of hand-picked sailings to top destinations, offering exclusive amenities along with the presence of a Travelocity representative onboard to make members’ cruise experiences as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

The latest addition to Travelocity’s advocacy-based “Customer Championship” initiatives, Travelocity Onboard will make Travelocity cruise representatives available for Travelocity cruisers traveling to today’s hottest cruise destinations aboard select Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, and Holland America Line sailings. Applicable sailings will be clearly flagged throughout the cruise shopping path, and customers will be able to make their bookings online or by calling one of Travelocity’s seasoned cruise experts.

“Travelocity has been redefining traveler’s expectations over the last year with our advocacy-based ‘Customer Championship’ initiatives and Travelocity Onboard is a natural extension of this work,” said Michael Dauberman, vice president of cruises for Travelocity. “This program lends a face to our online experience by providing individualized guidance and support to Travelocity customers throughout the entire cruise experience.”

Offering this personal service, Travelocity cruise representatives will present members with an exclusive Travelocity gift, as well as hosted hospitality desks to welcome members and help them to make the most of their cruise experience.

Customers booking Travelocity Onboard sailings will receive additional benefits such as a complimentary bottle of wine, pre-paid gratuities, shipboard credits or a complimentary dining experience at a reservation-only restaurant.

On these same sailings, AARP Passport powered by Travelocity offers a program tailored specially for travelers age 50 plus as part of the AARP Passport Cruise Collection. For more information visit

Top destinations chosen exclusively for this new collection of more than 40 sailings include: Alaska, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada/New England, Hawaii and the Panama Canal.

For more information on the Travelocity Onboard program, log onto or call Travelocity’s cruise experts at 1-800-222-3690.

About Travelocity

Travelocity is committed to being the traveler’s champion – before, during and after the trip and guarantees everything about a customer’s booking will be right. If it’s not, Travelocity will work with its partners to make it right, right away. This customer-driven focus, backed by live 24/7 phone support, great prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity the fifth largest travel agency in the U.S. – booking $7.4 billion in travel worldwide in 2005. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates Travelocity Business(SM) and GetThere for corporate travelers,, a leader in European online travel and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE: TSG), a world leader in travel commerce.

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    SOURCE: Travelocity