Norwegian Cruise Line drops ties with CruiseCompete over rebating

04/8/2013 | TravelPulse · TravelMarketReport.com

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it is ending its relationship with CruiseCompete.com and is urging its partner travel agents to avoid bidding on the website. "A contracted travel partner's ability to market and sell their own 'packaged' product during periodic timeframes is disrupted by a tool that facilitates a bid process for Norwegian cruises, nor is there a way of monitoring Norwegian's rebate policy in such an environment. For these reasons, Norwegian does not want our partners to bid on Norwegian Cruise Line product in a facilitated site," said Camille Olivere, Norwegian Cruise Line's senior vice president for sales in the Americas.

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