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Take an Inaugural Fundraising Cruise to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
CruisesOnly® and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Team Up to Host a Group Cruise Sailing
Wilmington, Mass. – July 12, 2012 – Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and CruisesOnly®, America’s Largest Cruise Agency, and flagship brand in the World Travel Holdings (WTH) portfolio, are teaming up to offer “A Cruise for the Cure®,” a unique group sailing fundraiser to raise money for breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment programs.
CruisesOnly, in partnership with Holland America Line®, will serve as host to the exclusive group cruise sailing Dec. 1-8, 2012. The sailing on the Holland America ms. Eurodam begins in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., making stops in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; and then back to Ft. Lauderdale on Sat., Dec. 8.
“We are honored to work with Susan G. Komen for the Cure for the very first time and offer this group sailing to our customers and anyone who wants to support the fight against breast cancer,” said, Jeff Smith, senior vice president of customer care for World Travel Holdings. “It’s always rewarding when we can help families and friends spend time together cruising. And, it is even more rewarding to do this while supporting such an important cause.”
The inaugural cruise includes an On Deck for the Cure® walk on board the ship, survivor recognition, T-shirt and goody bag.
Cruisers won’t want to miss a variety of Komen-specific activities including an on-board cocktail bon voyage reception and concert, breast cancer seminar luncheon(s), guest speakers, executive chef cooking demonstrations, a Pink Cocktail Party and silent auction, Zumba® classes and more. Prices for the cruise vary by location on the ship, room size and amenities. A portion of each traveler’s cruise price, equaling $200 per person, will be donated to Susan G. Komen.
“We are so excited to be teaming up with CruisesOnly, America’s Largest Cruise Agency, in the fight against breast cancer,” said Dorothy Jones, VP, Marketing at Komen. “These travel experts are lending critical support to this cause by hosting this fun and unique group sailing trip and giving travelers the opportunity to take action for their breast health – all while enjoying the beautiful ship and ports.”
For more information or to book a cruise, visit the A Cruise for the Cure website, or call 1-866-552-1243.