Voyages to Antiquity, the cruise industry’s premier specialty enrichment cruise brand, is appealing to strong demand among single travelers by offering a combination of single-friendly accommodations and fares with enticingly low single supplements.
Voyages to Antiquity has increased the number of dedicated single cabins to 26 – 12 percent of its total inventory – with supplements that range from only 5-15% higher than the per person double occupancy charge of the same category cabin. Dedicated single cabins are available in a variety of categories from inside to deluxe outside with balcony.
After dedicated single cabins have been booked, single-friendly supplements are available in double occupancy cabins and categories; 25% inside, 30% standard outside; 50% premium outside and 75% in deluxe outside.
“Single travel is one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry, particularly in the case of destination travel brands where the demographic is generally the mature market. We are supporting this growth and extending our ‘Extraordinary Value’ brand promise by offering a variety of extremely affordable accommodations for single travelers,” said Mitchell J. Schlesinger, vice president of sales and marketing for Voyages to Antiquity. “Aegean Odyssey carries 350 guests and on any given voyage there are between 40-60 single travelers onboard. We offer foster the ability for singles to meet each other by organizing a cocktail party in the beginning of each cruise.”
Extraordinary value is a hallmark with single passenger cruise fares starting from $4,550 in the Mediterranean and $4795 in the Far East, including pre- and/or post-cruise hotel stays; shore excursions with complimentary bottled water; gratuities to shipboard staff and wine, beer and soft drinks at dinner. Guests who book by September 30, 2012 can enjoy up to $500 in stateroom savings on select 2012-2013 departures in the Far East and the Mediterranean from March 30 through July 3, 2013.