Spirit Launches Spirit Airlines Cruises

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 18, 2003) Spirit Airlines, the largest privately-held carrier in the U.S., has entered into an exclusive marketing and sales agreement with National Leisure GroupÁ?s (NLG) The Vacation Store, an exclusive distributor of the WorldÁ?s Leading Cruise LinesSM, which includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Cunard Line, The Yachts of Seabourn, Windstar Cruises, and Costa Cruises. Spirit Airlines` customers may now cruise on any of the six World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM and save on both airfare and cruise fares, through Spirit Airlines CruisesTM.
“The gateways of Spirit Airlines and the ports of debarkation of the World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM are a superb fit,” said Marc Cavaliere, vice president of sales and distribution for Spirit Airlines.
Each member of the World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM excels in a particular style of cruise vacationing: the contemporary sparkle of Carnival Á¤Fun-Ships?µÁ¬, the five-star sophistication of Holland America Line, the classic British tradition of Cunard Line, the intimacy and luxury of The Yachts of Seabourn, the casual elegance of Windstar Cruises, and the Italian charm of Costa Cruises ?{ individual styles, individual ships, sailing with a shared passion to please each guest. The six leading cruise lines offer all of the best: 458 destinations in 87 countries on all seven continents.
We are so excited about bringing the exceptional value and premium variety of the World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM to Spirit AirlinesÁ? customers,” said Lynn Torrent, vice president-World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM. “Not only will we be able to offer Spirit Airlines` customers the best cruise offerings in the industry, we are also able to provide the added value of savings on Spirit Airlines.” Spirit Airlines` customers may access the Spirit Airlines CruisesTM program sailings by visiting the Cruises tab on the website, www.spiritair.com, to research, plan and book their next cruise vacation. Spirit Airlines` customers may also participate in this program by calling NLG`s The Vacation Store at 1-800-361-2747.
Spirit Airlines` CruisesTM Program Offers World`s Leading Cruise LinesSM