Windstar Cruises today announced Star Promise, a new travel agent partner initiative.

Windstar’s Star Promise initiative is aimed at making :travel agents’ jobs easier to successfully sell and manage reservations for the line’s six luxury yachts. Windstar recently surveyed 20,000 travel agent partners, listening and creating Star Promise in response to their constructive feedback," said Windstar.

“Travel agents are at the center of our business and by listening to our most important partners we are renewing our commitment to agents by presenting new opportunities for success in selling our highly-rated yacht vacations,” said Joe Duckett, vice president of sales and marketing. “Our new Star Promise program is about recognizing and thanking our travel agent ‘stars’, educating agents new to Windstar, and delivering the programs and service both need to be successful.”

With Windstar’s new Star Groups program, it’s easier to attain tour conductor credits in addition to new bonus commission opportunities. Within the Star Groups program, there are two levels of benefits: Star Group and Star Advantage, depending on promotional dates and savings fares.

Star Groups Benefits:

  • Five percent discount from savings fares
  • Tour conductor policy of 1:9 people
  • New guest amenity of $100 per person shipboard credit
  • Complimentary cocktail party with hors d'oeuvres with 18+ guests.
  • 259 cruise departure dates to choose from, all destinations

Added Star Advantage Groups Benefits:

  • Ten percent discount from savings fares
  • $100 per person travel agent bonus commission.
  • Tour conductor policy of 1:9 people
  • New guest amenity of $100 per person shipboard credit
  • Complimentary cocktail party with hors d'oeuvres with 18+ guests
  • 164 cruise departure dates to choose from, all destinations