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  1. As I read this, it is limited to 10% for Elite members and above. 5% for lower level members. Exclusive Captains Club Newsletter December 2020 (celebritycruises.com) Now through January 31, Classic and Select members will save 5% on cruise fares and Elite members and above will save 10% on cruise fares when you book a veranda stateroom or higher.* This incredible offer is valid on sailings departing between July 1st, 2021 - December 31st, 2021 (excluding Galapagos), plus additional Celebrity Eclipse Sailings out of Australia and New Zealand through April 17, 2022.
  2. Celebrity might have issued an actual enhancement--10% off for Elite members on new bookings. Not sure how real the discounts are though.
  4. Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings were put on watch for a credit-ratings downgrade amid concerns about their recent extensions of U.S. cruise suspensions into February and March. S&P Global Ratings said it has placed Royal Caribbean Group (ticker: RCL) on credit watch negative following the suspension of cruises. It did the same for NCL, a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) that holds debt.
  5. AYX: 4 Downgraded Stocks to Avoid (stocknews.com) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH - Get Rating) Times are tough for NCLH and fellow cruise line operators. NCLH owns and operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Oceania Cruises. All in all, NCLH has 28 ships and nearly 60,000 berths. The POWR Ratings reveal NCLH has an “F” grade in the Buy & Hold Grade component along with a “D” grade in the Industry Rank component. NCLH is ranked fourth of five stocks in the Travel – Cruises category. The stock has a year-to-date price return o
  6. Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line Are Put on Credit Watch Over Extended Suspensions | Barron's
  7. Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line Are Put on Credit Watch Over Extended Suspensions | Barron's
  8. I am not asking for any TAs to identify themselves and mention their business. Just was interested in general terms.
  9. It is my understanding that travel agents haven't really gotten any commissions since the industry shut down. Is this correct? How are TAs getting compensated? I know that my TA is very busy in cancelling and rebooking cruises--but I don't think that she is receiving any commissions??
  10. “We owe this to the travel agents”: Celebrity Cruises - Travelweek 2. How has Celebrity handled refunds throughout this crisis and, more importantly for travel agents, how has it handled commissions? “We have been leading the way in this very important area since day 1 of the pause. We came out with the ‘Cruise With Confidence’ in March to ensure we were and are protecting our guests and ultimately our travel partners. We have strategically waited to announce further pauses to our fleet to protect our travel partners and guests. The bookings have been protected and we are even
  11. Those that are promising refunds are doing so to avoid looking bad to future customers, he said. Meanwhile, the cruise lines continued to take payments for scheduled cruises that have later been canceled as the pandemic drags on, he said. “It’s a giant Ponzi scheme,” he said. “The cruise lines are marketing and selling cruises knowing they will be canceled. Then they hold onto the money and offer future cruise credits.” A newly formed organization called Global Cruise Activist Network, which is pushing the industry to improve how it treats th
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