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Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017
U by Uniworld in its new move will allow agents to book clients of any age onto the eight departures. Around eight sailings in 2018 on the Seine, Danube and Rhine will be available to agents of all ages at a rate of 60% off the published fare.
The river cruise brand basically aimed at 21-45-year-olds will lift its age restriction on concessionary rates offered to agents.
There will be an allocation of 20 rooms per cruise on select itineraries on ships called The A and The B in April, May, August and October next year.
Uniworld mentioned that the places were not available via any other means apart from the U’s valued travel agent partner. It offered a stand-alone opportunity to its agents offering U Cruises to any customer interested in the product which was otherwise reserved exclusively for young professional market.
Ellen Bettridge, the president and chief executive of Uniworld said that the travel agents had always been a significant part of the sales strategy and research revealed that millennials were looking for experts to help plan their travel. They want to provide the travel agents the best opportunities to experience the history-making river cruise but also meet the need of the diverse millennial generation.