Miami,
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March
2024
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09:29 AM
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Brand-New Marketing Solution for Travel Partners

Company Launches NCL Connect Becoming First Contemporary Cruise Line to Support Travel Partner Business Growth with Co-Brandable Content Experiences 

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel, announced today the debut of NCL Connect, a co-branding, marketing solution that boosts the sales and marketing efforts of the travel partner community, while delivering an unrivaled client experience.

“As we remain committed to being the easiest cruise line to do business with, and as part of our longstanding Partners First philosophy, we are thrilled to be offering this exciting, new platform for our travel partners,” said John Chernesky, senior vice president of North America Sales. “NCL Connect is another step in the right direction to our commitment, and I look forward to seeing our travel partner community become more engaged with the Brand, while simultaneously growing their businesses.”

NCL Connect is a tightly integrated marketing solution where travel partners can instantaneously co-brand digital content experiences pre-designed with the knowledge and expertise of the Company’s in-house marketing team that offers their clients an immersive look into cruising with Norwegian Cruise Line. It offers travel partners the opportunity to leverage a co-branded website complete with NCL sailings for clients to explore while driving leads directly to the travel advisor. The new product complements NCL’s robust Marketing Headquarters with 800+ ready-to-use or customizable assets such as videos, flyers and more. NCL Connect offers an extra level of marketing support available to travel advisors that provides instant, personalized co-branded content in just one click and easily shareable via all social media, email, and other marketing media channels. Additional digital experiences will launch throughout the year on an ongoing basis.

John Chernesky, Senior Vice President of North America Sales

As we remain committed to being the easiest cruise line to do business with, and as part of our longstanding Partners First philosophy, we are thrilled to be offering this exciting, new platform for our travel partners. NCL Connect is another step in the right direction to our commitment, and I look forward to seeing our travel partner community become more engaged with the Brand, while simultaneously growing their businesses.

John Chernesky, Senior Vice President of North America Sales

"The team at NCL shares our vision for the future of trade marketing: make it personal, make it impactful, and most importantly, make it easy for travel advisors,” said Jennifer Raezer, co-founder and CMO of Approach Guides. “NCL is the first contemporary cruise line to deploy our solution, bringing the full weight of its in-house marketing expertise and technology to support the advisor’s business. I know advisors are going to love it.”

NCL Connect is powered by technology from Approach Guides, the leading content optimization platform for travel brands focused on championing best-in-class, innovative and easy-to-use applications for travel partners that elevate their personal interactions with clients.

The team at NCL shares our vision for the future of trade marketing: make it personal, make it impactful, and most importantly, make it easy for travel advisors. NCL is the first contemporary cruise line to deploy our solution, bringing the full weight of its in-house marketing expertise and technology to support the advisor’s business. I know advisors are going to love it.

Jennifer Raezer, co-founder and CMO of Approach Guides

The debut of NCL Connect comes off the heels of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Norwegian’s sister brand, successfully launching Regent Connect last October. The program received great feedback with travel partners stating that the ease and personalization of the platform has helped build their valued client base while selling the Brand’s luxury, all-inclusive cruises.

Travel partners can learn more about how to utilize NCL’s new marketing solution by registering for today’s webinar here or tune in at 2 p.m. EST on the Partners First Facebook Page.