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Woodland Hills, CA-Viking River Cruises announced their exclusive Platinum Circle list of top producing agents.  Platinum Circle agencies were rewarded with a private charter cruise in Europe on the new Viking PrestigePulaski Tickets & Tours, Inc. was named to this prestigious list of agencies.  Michele Saegesser, Vice President of Sales for Viking River Cruises, says that the Platinum Circle is Viking’s very best.  “We are a company dedicated to the service and the support of our travel partners.   The Platinum Circle agents support Viking because they know they can rely on very happy customers returning from their trips.”

Pulaski Tickets & Tours participated in the Platinum Circle cruise in March.  The cruise took guests from Amsterdam and up in the surrounding waterways.  One hundred twenty guests enjoyed the first class service of Viking as guests explored interesting cities such as Antwerp, Brugge, Ghent and Rotterdam.  

Patrick Hartough, owner of Pulaski Tickets & Tours, had this to say about Viking: “Viking River Cruises is an ‘incredible experience’ and is the BEST way to visit a foreign country for the first time.  Viking took care of every detail and gave us a sense of security and adventure at every port.”

Pulaski Tickets & Tours, Inc.

Pulaski Tickets & Tours Fully licensed, ARC appointed “host” travel agency incorporated in 1991.  Tickets & Tours handles travel accommodations for leisure travelers throughout the nation and currently services all the needs of 30,000 members of its closely affiliated travel club.  Members can book all spectrums of travel through the agency and enjoy member only prices on cruises, airfare, car rentals, all-inclusive vacations and other leisure services.

Tickets & Tours also services about 3,000 independent agents through its HOST (In Home) agency program.  Working with a “host” agency is the most desirable way to operate an independent travel agent business. Pulaski specializes in offering independent agents sophisticated services, overrides, training, quality control and support. Agents can catapult their business into existence with the confidence their clients will receive excellent service and a high level of expertise. For example, each agent receives their own travel website customized for their business. www.pulaskitravel.com.  Finding a quality host agency is critical to the success of an independent travel agent.

About Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise company, offers scenic cruising along the rivers of Europe, Russia, China, Southeast Asia and Egypt. The company has been honored multiple times as a top river cruise line on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” and Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best” Awards as well as recognized as the World’s Leading River Cruise Operator at the World Travel Awards and by the editors of Cruise Critic as “Best River Cruise Line” in the website’s 4th Annual Editors’ Picks Awards. Travel agents have also recognized Viking River Cruises as “Best River Cruise Line” by Travel Weekly, “Best River Cruise Line” by Recommend and Travel Agent magazines, Best Cruise Line for Luxury River Cruises at the Luxury Travel Advisor Awards of Excellence and as “Best Overall Cruise Line for River Cruising” and “Best River Cruise Line for Travel Agent Support” by TravelAge West. Since its 1997 inception, the company has grown to a fleet of 31 vessels (in 2013), and provides unique, deluxe vacations to experienced travelers with an interest in geography, culture and history. The year 2013 will also mark the complete bow-to-stern refurbishment of the company’s entire Russian fleet, with all four vessels featuring Veranda Staterooms and Suites. For additional information, contact Pulaski Tickets & Tours at 1‑877‑453-8458 toll-free or visit our website online at  www.vikingrivercruises.com/myagent/pulaskitravel/.

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