It is true that Carnival will be raising prices by 5% and that Norwegian will also be answering with a 7% increase… and this is due to a stronger travel industry in general. The pricing from most vendors is still at an all-time low but since their margins were scaled back so far to help draw and entice more people to travel, it was inevitable that prices at some time had to go up a bit.
Gosh, what if the fuel and oil industry took the same measures? Wouldn’t that be something…
We found an interesting article on Travel Pulse that covers some of the saving graces in the last year, and goes into nice detail about how the less than 100,000 travel agents in America really fueled the travel industry recovery.
Here’s the full story: