Be Re-Inspired by Oceania

09 Apr 2019

by Jeff Bollig — If you’re looking for a more intimate cruise experience, then Oceania Cruises’ Regatta Class may just be the answer for which you are looking. What to Expect in These Newly Renovated Ships And the news gets even better. These four ships — the Regatta, Insignia, Natuica and Sirena — have been completely renovated or scheduled for one soon. The project, Oceania... View Article

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New Free Travel App for Acendas Travel Clients

16 Jan 2019

–by Sara Jane Crane A lot of details go into planning a trip’s itinerary – your flights, hotel confirmation numbers, dinner reservations, activity schedules, and more. And when you’re traveling, you don’t want to spend time searching your inbox or digging for a piece of paper to find information. So how do you consolidate your entire travel itinerary in one place? Access your itinerary &... View Article

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Radiance of the Seas at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska

Royal Caribbean Cruises in the Last Frontier

09 Jan 2019

–by Sara Jane Crane Royal Caribbean International is answering the call of the wild with even more ways for guests to experience adventures in unchartered territories during the 2020 Alaska summer season. The return of Ovation of the Seas, the largest cruise ship to sail the Gulf of Alaska, alongside Serenade of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas – will mark the global cruise line’s... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Beyond London

31 Dec 2018

–by Sara Jane Crane There is a lot to love about London – it is one of the world’s most established cities, deep-rooted in tradition, yet simultaneously evolving and forging forward. But beyond London’s posh city streets, is a side of the United Kingdome where life slows down a bit; where city streets turn into winding paths, wide moors and windswept cliffs. And it is... View Article

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St. Louis Agency Acquired by Acendas Travel

11 Dec 2018

Serving corporate, leisure and meeting & incentive travel needs since 1982, Kansas City-based Acendas Travel has acquired multiple U.S. agencies in the last decade.  From 2010 to 2016, Acendas Travel acquired four different agencies in the Twin Cities region and most recently established a presence in Sioux Falls, S.D., with the purchase of Travel Partners. Now Acendas Travel has expanded with the acquisition of Gwin’s Travel, which... View Article

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Acendas Agent Justine Sjurseth Named Luxury Trendsetter

11 Dec 2018

In its latest issue, Luxury Travel Advisor magazine highlights travel industry trendsetters for the fourth year in a row. And each year, an Acendas Travel Advisor has made it on to this exclusive nationwide list. These chosen trendsetters fall into a variety of categories, as innovative marketers, top sales producers or, perhaps, they are the most promising new advisor in their agency. Justine Sjurseth, branch... View Article

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The Next Chapter for Oceania’s Iconic Regatta-Class Ships

28 Nov 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — Oceania Cruises invites you on-board their newly re-designed, stylish and intimate ships starting in December of 2018. Each ship will glow with a new sheen as crisp and polished as a flawless diamond. Tuscan marble, engaging works of art and designer residential furniture will adorn the re-inspired spaces. OceaniaNEXT OceaniaNEXT is the complete re-inspiration of Regatta, Insignia, Nautica and Sirena—essentially... View Article

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Norwegian Joy Alaska

Bringing Joy From East to West

01 Nov 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — Featuring a mythical red phoenix and vivid ocean waves, Norwegian Joy’s striking and vibrant hull art will announce its appearance on the West Coast with aplomb.  Originally built to sail full time in Asian waters, Norwegian Cruise Line is now offering the Joy for year-round sailings to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, the Pacific Coast, and the Panama Canal starting in... View Article

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New England: A Colorful and Historic Cruise

04 Oct 2018

by Jeff Bollig –  As the calendar turns to the fall months, our senses are stoked by the wonderful, changing colors of the foliage. Perhaps nowhere are those colors more vibrant than in New England and eastern Canada, and one of the best ways to experience them is by cruising.  This region offers a tantalizing mixture of history, dynamic cultures, beautiful geography and inviting people.... View Article

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How the Caribbean is Doing One Year After the Hurricanes

01 Oct 2018

Hurricane season is upon us once again. There are 33 island nations and territories in the Caribbean and last year, eight were significantly affected by hurricanes Maria and Irma. Anguilla, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Puerto Rico, St. Barts, St. Maarten (St. Martin) and the US Virgin Islands were impacted by the storms. How are they doing a year later? Let’s have a look. Some... View Article

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