MSC Cruises and Vacation.com announced their recent partnership during Vacation.coms recent 13th International Conference & Trade Show, held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, June 19-23.
Vacation.com is a new outlet and supplier for selling MSC in this mutually-beneficial agreement. MSC Cruises North American president and CEO, Rick Sasso said, Having Vacation.com as a new business partner expands our exposure to an even broader audience, and the association with such a well-known and respected travel organization in the industry is very valuable, MSC Cruises said in a statement.
This new partnership further expands MSCs existing relationship with Travel Leaders Group and its family of companies. MSC Cruises has created exclusive offers for Vacation.com member agents to sell, including up to a $200 shipboard credit on select 2012 sailings to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Abu Dhabi, Northern Europe and Europe through Vacation.coms Amenity Departure Dates program.
In addition, MSC has developed an exclusive offer for bookings of select 7- and 11-night MSC Yacht Club winter sailings via Vacation.coms Vacation Vignettes program. These hosted cruises feature unique amenities designed to enhance the guests vacation experience, at no additional cost, including a concierge host, an invitation to a private cocktail reception, and an exclusive shore event.
The MSC Yacht Club is an enclave of 71-suites onboard MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida and MSC Divina (which debuts summer of 2012) with butlers and concierge services, complimentary wine and spirits, private dining and more. Plus, with the purchase of Yacht Club accommodations, guests receive free air, hotel and transfers.