WELCOME TO NATIONAL CRUISE VACATION MONTH
Did you know that October is National Cruise Vacation Month?
And did you know that October 14th, 2009 is the World's Largest Cruise Night?
National Cruise Vacation Month is an annual event in which travel agencies across North America sponsor exciting events and promotions all focused on cruising - the most enjoyable, satisfying and value-oriented vacation option available in today's marketplace.
World's Largest Cruise Night (WLCN) is the highlight of October's National Cruise Vacation Month and offers offers shoppers a range of booking windows into November, is designed to showcase special offers made by the 25 member cruise lines of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and their thousands of travel agent partners throughout North America.
In 2008, the event generated more than $40 million in cruise sales as vacationers jumped at the chance to save.
In addition to a “Virtual WLCN,” where consumers can go online and obtain all the information they need on special offers, view videos and contact participating travel agents, there will be special events during the 24-hour period on October 14 at travel agencies around the country.
It’s easy for vacationers to take advantage of the special offers of World’s Largest Cruise Night: simply visit CLIA’s website at www.cruising.org, click on the WLCN logo and use the locator to find a conveniently situated participating travel agent or a special agency event.