Travel search engine SideStep is set to introduce its Cruise vertical. (1/4/2007)
To be launched this month, the new offering will enable SideStep users to research and book all major cruise destinations – including the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Alaska, The Bahamas and Europe – and will include useful information such as ship details, ship reviews and star ratings, and photos and tours, as well as detailed information regarding staterooms, public areas and deck plans. Users will be able to search by various parameters, such as destination, cruise line, and length of cruise.
“SideStep becomes the first and only travel search engine to incorporate a full line of cruise options into the travel planning mix,” said Rob Solomon, president and chief executive officer, SideStep, Inc.
SideStep has partnered with CruisesOnly, America’s largest cruise agency, for brand-name cruises with the best pricing in the industry.
Cruise lines represented within SideStep’s Cruise search at launch include: Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Orient Lines, Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn Cruise Line, Silversea Cruises, and Windstar Cruises.