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
www.travelocity.com/onboard or call Travelocity’s cruise experts at
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,
lastminute.com, 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.
CONTACT: VOLLMER Andrea Collins, 212-715-2222 firstname.lastname@example.org or Amanda Borichevsky, 972-488-4790 email@example.com SOURCE: Travelocity