The Vancouver Sun and Cruise Connections Canada launch Alaska cruise in
celebration of The Sun's 100th anniversary.
VANCOUVER, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Sun, British Columbia's largest newsroom and Cruise Connections Canada,
Canada's largest cruise retailer recently launched the first-ever
cruise in celebration of The Sun's 100th anniversary, "The Vancouver Sun 100 Cruise."
The Vancouver Sun 100 Cruise is an exclusive cruise promising a
once-in-a-lifetime 7-day vacation experience exploring the spectacular
scenery and culture of Alaska, sailing roundtrip from Vancouver on
September 12, 2012 aboard Holland America Line ms Volendam.
The Vancouver Sun is supporting The Vancouver Sun 100 Cruise with multi-channel marketing
outreach including experiential marketing, print and online
advertising. Cruise Connections will facilitate and fulfill all
reservation and event management details related to this program on
behalf of The Vancouver Sun.
"We're offering our readers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and
interact with popular Sun columnists and writers on everything from
newsroom meetings and politics to wine, gardening and great movies,"
says Kevin Bent, President and Publisher of The Vancouver Sun.
Cruise Connections' President and founder Sanjay Goel is equally proud
of this endeavor. "It is extremely gratifying to have this opportunity
to partner with The Vancouver Sun on this very important project. With 100 years of history, they truly
have a great story to tell, we're delighted to be a part of it."
The remarkable 7-day cruise experience will highlight the following:
Exclusive Sail-Away and Farewell Cocktail Parties
Daily intimate "Breakfast with the Newsroom" - an opportunity to discuss
the story behind the headlines with The Vancouver Sun's award-winning editorial team
Engaging forums on a wide range of topics ranging from politics to
A chance to learn the finer points of food and wine with celebrated
chefs and The Vancouver Sun's wine expert, Anthony Gismondi
Backstage at the Movies, a selection of movies and conversations with
National Postmedia film critic, Katherine Monk
A private Salmon Bake in Juneau
About The Vancouver Sun
The Vancouver Sun, first published on February 12, 1912 is British Columbia's largest
newsroom. It is a broadsheet newspaper publishing six days a week,
Monday through Saturday and its website vancouversun.com is the fastest growing newspaper site in Canada, online seven days a
week. The Vancouver Sun's parent company is Postmedia Network Inc. Community initiatives from The Vancouver Sun include Raise-A-Reader, The Sun Run, and The Vancouver Sun Children's
About Holland America
Holland America Line founded in 1873 is recognized as the undisputed
leader in the cruise industry's premium segment. Holland America
Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 cruises to 350 ports in
more than 100 countries. The cruise line has received Conde Nast
Traveler Readers' Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure World's Best
Awards as "consistently among the highest-rated cruise lines."
About Cruise Connections
Cruise Connections, founded in 1993 is Canada's largest cruise
retailer. The company has won every virtually major cruise travel
award and has been recognized by all cruise lines as being an
exceptional retailer. Cruise Connections' success can be attributed to
its knowledgeable specialists, Lowest Price Guarantee and focus on
SOURCE Cruise Connections Canada
For further information:
Contact: Sanjay Goel