Costa Cruises will visit 10 states and the federal district between May and June to present its new products and services in South America and around the world to more than 1,000 travel agents in capital cities.
DT EDITION with agencies
After more than two years of hiatus due to the pandemic Costa Cruises A series of roadshows and offsite events will be held throughout Brazil between May and June. Until the end of June, there will be visits, presentations and qualification events for more than 1,000 travel agents in more than 30 Brazilian cities, which will strengthen the company’s commitment to the market.
According Ruy Ribeiro, commercial director of Costa Cruises, roadshows are a format that agencies have been waiting for and need to understand the products, services and innovations that Costa has recently launched. “We have spent more than two years in virtual meetings, and now our leaders are ready to meet the current needs of each regional market on the spot,” he emphasized in an official note sent by e-mail to the editors of the magazine. DIARY.
According to the official announcement, the Costa team in Brazil will be actively present at the roadshows. Dario Rustico, Executive President of Costa Cruises for South and Central America, will attend some of these moments along with Ruy Ribeiro and the company’s commercial department.
During road shows and visits, agents learn all the details three ships that will spend the 2022/2023 season in South America, especially on the Costa Firenze, which will make its debut as the largest ship of the Italian company to come to South America.
According to a Costa Cruises press release, travel professionals will also be able to learn more about the company’s international offering, segmented products such as MICE, weddings and specialty Grand Cruises and world tours, in addition to the new fare model, Costa Beverage. packages and follow Can unprecedented superbooking program for travel agencies.
O follow C seeks to increase travel agency commissions through a monthly sales target program open to all agencies across the country that already sell the company’s international itineraries and cruises in South America, regardless of size. Segui C will last 3 months and can guarantee travel agencies an additional commission of up to 5%.
Supercommission is applied at the sea rate for individual bookings made at the rates My Cruise and Premium sales in the 2022/2023 season in South America. Passengers in groups are not taken into account.
Schedule of roadshows and visits
Costa Roadshows are starting in the hinterland of the state of São Paulo with initiatives in the cities of Ribeirão Preto, Araraquara, Jaboticabal, Marilia, Campinas and in the Vale do Pariba region. During May, meetings will take place in Florianópolis, Balneario Camboriu, Blumenau, Santa Catarina, as well as in Vitoria (ES) and the cities of Greater Porto Alegre (RS).
In June, road shows head to the Midwest, to the cities of Brasilia (DF), Goiania (GO), Campo Grande (MS) and Cuiaba (MT); for Rio de Janeiro and for the states of Parana and Minas Gerais. While in Paraná, events will take place in the cities of Curitiba, Cascavel, Maringa, Londrina and their environs; in Minas Costa will hold special promotions in Belo Horizonte, Divinopolis, Juiz de Fora and Uberlandia.
New Campaign for Interest Groups
Starting in May, Costa Cruises is also launching a new sales initiative that provides travel agencies with special conditions to send their customers on cruises aboard Costa Firenze, Costa Favolosa and Costa Fortuna, which will be in South America. Season 2022/2023.
When closing affinity groups in 10 or more Premium cabins, 50% of which are double occupancy, agencies receive an additional commission of 4%, receive an upgrade by booking a cabin with a balcony at the price of a cabin outside and with My Drinks and My Drinks Plus at various prices. These benefits are valid for closed interest groups until July 1, 2022.
South America season 2022/2023
With 2100 cabins, 135 thousand tons and a design inspired by the city of Florence, Costa Florence combines a range of solutions designed specifically for families and couples. Among them: a water park with three water slides and an adventure park where guests can soar above the sea between bridges and platforms. It also features the Solemio Spa with sea views, four swimming pools and hot tubs, a mini golf course, a casino, 13 restaurants and seven bars.
already a ship Costa fabulous will establish routes dedicated to the Rio da Prata region, with the ports of landing of Santos and Itajai (South Carolina). In the period from December 2022 to April 2023, the ship makes seven-day voyages visiting Montevideo (Uruguay) and Buenos Aires (Argentina), as well as mini-cruises lasting three, four and five nights, visiting the tourist cities of Balneario Camboriu, Ilha- Grande and Beautiful Island. The ship has 1,508 cabins, a spa with sauna and treatment rooms, nine pools and jacuzzis, six restaurants, 12 bars, a theatre, waterslide, casino, playground and Squok kids club.
Going to Rio de Janeiro Costa Fortuna there will be cruises lasting eight nights. Routes pass through Buzios, Ilhabela, Ilha Grande, as well as Buenos Aires and Montevideo. On December 31, 2022, the ship will arrive at Copacabana Beach for the New Year’s fireworks. Costa Fortuna’s 1,358 cabins include a casino, discotheque, theatre, five restaurants, ten bars and nine pools and jacuzzis.
Costa Cruises for the 2022/2023 season in South America can be purchased in up to 12% interest-free credit card installments through the portal Additional expenses exclusively for travel agencies.
For more information visit the website Cruises along the coast.