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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Passengers continuing to vacation at sea

Stranded cruise ship passengers, ship fires and the fallout from last year’s Costa Concordia disaster have had cruise executives and cruise-selling travel agents concerned about just how customers view cruising these days.

But a new American Express Travel survey released week reports that 85 percent of the 250 American Express travel counselors surveyed report their sales have not been impacted by the recent events within cruise industry.

Low cruise fares and other promotions have helped sell cabins! There are still plenty of bargains to be had!