Disney Cruise Line Newest Participant in Worldspan Go!

Worldspan
, global
reservation systems and e-commerce provider for the travel industry, has announced
that Disney Cruise Line has become the newest participant in Worldspan Go!
Cruise, enabling Worldspan travel agents throughout the United States and
Canada to book Disney`s cruise and land/sea vacations directly through the Go!
Cruise reservations portal.
 
(Caption: Vela McClam-Mitchell
Vice President and General Manager - Worldwide Travel Supplier Services - Worldspan)

Right from the desktop, travel agents can now offer clients the
family-friendly Disney experience in a cruise vacation designed specifically
to meet the unique vacation needs of every member of the family.  Seven-night
Caribbean cruise vacations aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship feature
entertainment and dining for all ages, plus age-specific activities and
programming.  The Disney Wonder cruise ship offers one-of-a-kind land-and-sea
vacations that combine a Walt Disney World Resort vacation with a three- or
four-night Disney Cruise Line voyage to the Bahamas.
 
  “With its distinctive selection of cruises and land/sea vacations,
Disney Cruise Line adds a special and important new dimension to the range of
cruise offerings available through Worldspan Go! Cruise,” commented Vela
McClam-Mitchell, vice president and general manager - Worldwide Travel
Supplier Services for Worldspan.  “Go! Cruise offers Worldspan agents the
opportunity to build commissions through bookings with leading cruise lines
around the world, and the addition of Disney Cruise Line enhances that
opportunity greatly.  We`re delighted Disney Cruise Line has chosen Worldspan
Go! Cruise to be a part of its distribution strategy.”
 
“Travel agents are essential to our distribution efforts,” said Randy A.
Garfield, CTC, president of Walt Disney Travel Company and executive vice
president of Sales and Travel Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
“We are pleased to offer our travel agent partners another way to book their
clients` Disney family cruise vacations with confidence and ease by using
Worldspan Go! Cruise.”
 
Available through the Worldspan Go! Resource Center, Go! Cruise eliminates
the need for multiple phone calls, paper brochures and time-consuming Internet
searches.  Using Worldspan Go! Cruise, in just minutes travel agents can find
the best cruise package for their customers, book a complete cruise itinerary,
and receive immediate online confirmation.
 
Worldspan Go! Cruise provides everything agents need to create the ideal
cruise experience for their clients, including real-time cabin availability,
comparison shopping features, and multiple package capability for creating
pre- and post-cruise packages.
 
The latest Go! Cruise enhancement, cloning, allows travel agents to
automatically reproduce an existing cruise itinerary for additional traveling
companions, replicating dates, destination-everything up to cabin selection
with a single entry.  This time-saving new feature is especially handy when
two or more couples or families are traveling together.
 
And with Worldspan Go! Cruise, air and other trip components can be
incorporated into the cruise booking, providing a single complete transaction
record.
 
In addition to Disney Cruise Line, Go! Cruise offers travel agents
browser-based access to Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal
Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean
International.  Holland America and Windstar products will be available
through Go! Cruise later this year.

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