13 Sep 2022by Charlotte Cullinan
A luxurious agent has booked a married couple on Silversea Cruises’ 2024 and 2025 world cruises, which means they are going to sail with the road for 268 days.
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Jess Claxton has been promoting cruise for seven years, and has been a voyage advisor at The Cruise Line for the previous 4 years. Her world cruise purchasers initially began reserving with The Cruise Line in 2010, and since then they’ve sailed on round 30 Silversea itineraries, together with one other world cruise.
They contacted Claxton to investigate concerning the Controtempo World Cruise for 2025, and whereas doing her analysis she additionally added them to the ready record for the 2024 departure.
She defined: “The waitlist cleared for 2024 shortly after and it was the right suite for my purchasers, so that they determined to ebook for each years. I suppose what higher technique to see the world in luxurious than on a Silversea ship! Each myself and The Cruise Line are very grateful for his or her loyalty and enterprise.”
The cruises have been price £530,000, making them the most important reserving Claxton has ever executed. She added: “My consumer all the time likes to ebook their cruises as far upfront as they’re accessible. I suppose the key to happiness is figuring out that you’ve got a vacation within the pipeline. I’ve additionally confirmed some nice bookings over £100k not too long ago. Since Covid everybody needs to reside life and I’m right here to assist with their cruise vacation.”
The 132-day Far East-West World Cruise 2024 departs from San Francisco on 15 January 2024, visiting 65 locations throughout 14 international locations. It’ll name at 40 new locations for a Silversea world cruise, together with Alaska. It additionally options 23 in a single day stays and at the very least one free shore tour in each port of name, and might be hosted aboard the 388-guest Silver Shadow.
The 136-day Controtempo World Cruise for 2025 calls at 59 locations in 30 international locations, aboard the 596-guest Silver Daybreak, marking the primary time a Muse-class ship has hosted a world cruise. Visitors will benefit from the line’s culinary programme S.A.L.T. and its Roman-inspired wellness programme Otium. It departs from Tokyo on 13 January 2025, and incorporates 33 in a single day calls, seven unique occasions, three elective overland programmes, and 19 maiden calls.
Through the reserving course of Claxton liaised with Silversea’s enterprise growth managers to safe the suites her purchasers desired. She defined: “We constantly promote and promote Silversea. Their merchandise are widespread with our clientele and the Silversea group are all the time readily available with recommendation, updates and proposals in order that we will present a bespoke service to our discerning purchasers.”
Peter Shanks, Silversea’s UK and Eire managing director, mentioned the road was “so delighted” with Claxton. He continued: “It is a sensible instance of our journey agent partnerships and the chance for our journey advisors to earn some very welcome, important commissions as cruise comes roaring again.”
For brokers eager to safe related bookings, Claxton has the next recommendation: “Get to know and construct an excellent relationship along with your purchasers so you understand what kind of experiences they want to ebook sooner or later. That method, when a world cruise for instance goes on sale you possibly can inform the appropriate consumer.”
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