Holland America Line Appoints Discover the World International Sales Partner in the Balkans
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ, Mar. 13, 2014 – Leading world cruise operator Holland America Line has recently appointed Discover the World as its international sales partner in the Balkans.
“Holland America Line continues to expand its global reach in emerging cruise markets such as Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia and Montenegro,” commented Joe Slattery, vice president of International Sales& Marketing for Holland America Line and Seabourn. “Based on Discover the World’s excellent relationships with the network of local travel professionals in the Balkans, we believe they have the knowhow to open new markets for us as well as retain and grow our current valued relationships.”
According to Jenny Adams, CEO for Discover the World, “We are pleased Holland America Line has expanded its partnership with us since we currently represent them in Czech Republic, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. Holland America is one of the world’s leading cruise lines, so we are always grateful to be part of its dynamic team and look forward to working with our industry partners to grow the business from the Balkans market.”Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 elegant, mid-sized ships offers more than 500 sailings per year visiting all seven continents.For more information about Discover the World, visit discovertheworld.com or call +1 480 707 5566 or +44 203 598 8030.
About Discover the World
Discover the World has earned a reputation as a leader in global travel distribution and its success in developing a worldwide network of 85 offices in more than 60 countries capable of exceptional representation performance is unmatched. With a portfolio of more than 80 clients utilizing its sales, marketing and business process outsourcing services, Discover the World remains a dominant innovator for the travel industry.
About Holland America Line
Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 cruises to 415 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies. One- to 110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. The line currently has a new ship on order from Fincantieri shipyard for delivery in Spring 2016.Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a commitment totaling more than $500 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Café powered by The New York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, teens-only activity areas and all new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel TVs and plush Euro-top Mariner’s Dream Beds.