Princess Cruises, a Carnival Corporation brand, is an upscale cruise line that focuses on relaxing cruise vacations and destination-filled itineraries. The route has 15 ships (16 as of 2024), ranging from 2,000 to 3,660 passengers (4,300 as of 2024). All ships are equipped with a high-tech system called the OceanMedallion, which replaces key cards with token-sized discs that can be used to open doors, pay for drinks and retail purchases, and more.
Princess Cruises travels the world with itineraries visiting ports in Asia, Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe, Canada & New England, Hawaii, Mexico, Central America & the Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand. The line offers cruises through the Antarctic and at least one round-the-world cruise per year.
Princess Travel Agent Login
The Princess Cruises Travel Agent Portal, or Princess OneSource, provides a comprehensive set of tools and resources to help travel consultants learn about and sell Princess Cruises.
Among the tools that travel advisors can find on Princess’ OneSource are:
- Princess’s Polar online booking platform
- 24/7 library of marketing materials including customizable flyers and digital ads, logos, photos and videos
- Princess Cruises Travel Agent Training Academy
- Current Trip Advisor Travel Rates
- Flight booking tool
- Weekly newsletter
- Detailed sales reports help you identify market opportunities, seasonal patterns and emerging sales trends
- Online chat support
Travel advisors can also take advantage of Princess’ partner support system (via phone and email), which provides support on payment option and promotion eligibility verification, refund status, commission enquiries, updating bookings with new promotions and assistance. OneSource, POLAR Online and New Agency Registration Questions.
Princess Cruises Travel Agent Education Program
Travel advisors can learn more about Princess Cruises via the Princess Cruises Training Academy (called the OneSource Academy), accessible only through Princess Cruises’ agent portal OneSource.
As counselors progress through the Princess Academy, they rank higher and earn more rewards.
For example, counselors who have completed five courses in the Princess Cruises travel agent training program are considered first officers. 11 Course completers are staff captains; 18 courses receive the rank of captain; And 25 courses advisors get Commodore status.
Status with the Travel Institute and Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) earns continuing education credits for consultants and CLIA credits for ACC or MCC. For example, achieving First Officer status earns Consultants 2 CEUs with ACTA, while Commodore status earns 10 CEUs in Travel Agency, 8 CEUs with ACTA and 10 CEUs with CLIA.
Other benefits advisors can earn as they go through the OneSource Academy include Princess Captain’s Circle benefits (Gold for First Officer, Ruby for Crew Captain, Platinum for Captain, Elite for Commodore); a Commodore marketing kit; Priority seating at Princess’s Travel Advisor location; Even more.
Princess Cruises Travel Agent Fares & Families
Princess Cruises travel agent fees can be found on OneSource, but generally work like this: For every four agency client bookings deposited within the last 365 days, the agency is eligible for one travel consultant booking, up to a maximum of 50 travel consultant fees. Booking within 12 months period.
Princess offers limited-time, special fare cruises on a seasonal basis, which agents can use for a balcony stateroom and pay only taxes, fees and port charges (plus infrastructure costs and amenity package upgrades).
For families, Princess occasionally offers seminar (discounted rate/package) cruises at sea or hosts counselors at commencement ceremonies. Both are invitation only. Interested consultants may contact their Paytm to know more.
Princess Cruises Travel Agency Sales Representatives
In the US, Princess Cruises has 31 business development managers covering the US and Canada, as well as five BDMs covering charters, incentives and national accounts.
Princess Cruises Travel Agency Marketing Assistance
Travel consultants can find a wealth of marketing support on Princess’ OneSource travel agent portal, including access to customizable flyers, social media tools, digital logos, photos and videos, and more.
Princess also offers a “generous” co-op program and the line’s BDMs can set up individual agency training, as well as collaborate on marketing projects or provide design team assistance.