Black Meetings and Tourism

May/June 2014

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C R U I S E N E W S Special Needs Group, Inc. (SNG), the leading global provider of mobility and special needs equipment, announces its promotion SNG Accessibility to Europe Extrava- ganza™. Through the promotion, all new mobility equipment reserva- tions for North America-originat- ing, one-way transatlantic crossing sailings to Europe, booked through May 31, 2014, will receive an addi- tional mobility device (of equal or lesser value) at no additional charge. Special Needs Group will waive the normal one-way fee, as well as offer a discounted rate, for those participating in the promotion. The promotion is for new orders and can only be redeemed by calling Special Needs Group at (800) 513- 4515. Also, travel professionals escorting clients on qualifying 2014 Europe- bound transatlantic sailings from North America are eligible for one free piece of mobility equipment. Proof of booking(s) must be provided. For more information about the SNG Accessibility to Europe Extravaganza promotion, visit http://www.specialneedsatsea. com/forms/accessibility-to- europe-extravaganza2/. "Transatlantic crossings are ideal- ly suited to travelers with special needs," said Andrew J. Garnett, presi- dent and CEO of Special Needs Group. "While Special Needs Group is making it possible for individuals with special needs to travel anywhere in the world, with this promotion, we want those enjoying a transatlantic crossing to enjoy their sailing even more with an additional, complimentary piece of special needs equipment." CARNIVAL SPLENDOR TO OPERATE SERIES OF TWO – TO SEVEN-DAY CRUISES FROM NORFOLK IN 2015 SPECIAL NEEDS GROUP ANNOUNCES SNG ACCESSIBILITYTO EUROPE EXTRAVAGANZA™ Promotion for Transatlantic Crossing Sailings Booked through May 31, 2014 C a r n i v a l Splendor will operate a series of two- to seven-day voyages, including a week- long cruise to Bermuda, from the Port of Norfolk in 2015. The 3,006- passenger Carnival Splendor is the newest and largest "Fun Ship" ever to operate from the his- toric Virginia port. C a r n i v a l Splendor's Norfolk program wi ll kick off in May 2015 and will encompass a wide range of itin- erary choices, including: • A value-packed two-day cruise departing May 16, 2015 • Three, five-day Bahamas cruises calling at Nassau and Freeport, departing May 11, May 18, and October 12, 2015 • A six-day Bahamas cruise calling at the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay, as well as Nassau and Freeport, departing October 17, 2015 • A seven-day Bermuda cruise departing October 23, 2015 that fea- tures a three-day call in Bermuda Carnival Splendor will also sail seasonally in 2015 from New York and Miami. From April to November, the ship will operate a variety four to eight- day itineraries from New York to popular ports in The Bahamas, Caribbean, Canada and Florida. Cruises from New York to the Canadian Maritimes include four-day voyages visiting Saint John and five-day sailings calling at Saint John and Halifax. Seven-day fall foliage voyage s call at Boston, Portland, Maine; Saint John and Halifax, while three different eight-day options are avail- able: a Bahamas/Florida itinerary calling at Port Canaveral, FL, and Freeport and Nassau; and two eastern Caribbean routes, one featuring San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk, and another visiting Grand Turk, Nassau and the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay. From November 2015 through April 2016 Carnival Splendor will sail from Miami on seven-day eastern and western Caribbean cruises. Eastern Caribbean cruises will call at St Thomas, San Juan, Grand Turk, and Nassau, while the western Caribbean route will call at Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize, and Mahogany Bay in Isla Roatan. Carnival Splendor will also offer special one-way eight-day exotic east- ern Caribbean cruises between New York and San Juan on May 24, 2015 and June 1, 2015. For additional information, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CAR- NIVAL or visit B M & T ••• May/June 2014 ••• 56

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