While reflecting the very different styles of their parent companies, Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and Virgin Voyages have a similar message to travel advisors: You can sell us to your clients who don't normally take cruises. As they prepare to launch their first ships in 2020, the new cruise lines are targeting agencies with clienteles already drawn to the parent companies' respective brands.
Skift talked to the CEOs of both lines about how they will be partnering with agents and the opportunities they will have to sell their cruises to luxury travelers, whether experienced cruisers or not.
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