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Book Your Nile Cruise Online with Sonesta
(September 12, 2008) – Sonesta Collection announced this week the availability of their online cruise booking engine for consumers and travel agents interested in the Sonesta Nile Cruise fleet. Available at www.Sonesta.com/NileCruises the booking engine allows the consumer to review sailing dates, check availability and book the cruise and ship of their choosing - all from the website. The corporate reservation office and Nile Cruise sales office are both available for technical assistance with the new system or to provide customer support. Cruises may also still be booked by calling 1.800.Sonesta in the U.S. and Canada.
“This is the introduction of seamless online cruise reservations – the first offered on the Nile,” said Scott Corey-Dunbar Sonesta’s VP Revenue & Distribution. “Our customers, both consumers and travel agents, can research and confirm their plans all in one online location. With Sonesta’s 12 properties in the region, Sonesta.com will enable you to book your entire Egypt experience from the convenience of your desktop.”
Each ship's amenities include several restaurants and lounges, in-room dining available until midnight, panoramic elevator, purified water, outdoor BBQ, international telephone line and wireless internet access, jogging track, outdoor swimming pool, spa and fully equipped gym. The ships also offer evening entertainment beginning with captain's welcome cocktail party, oriental black tie "Galabeya" party, Nubian folkloric show and themed nights throughout your cruise.
Sonesta has been operating deluxe hotels in the Middle East since 1982, primarily in Egypt, and currently manages 7 hotels and resorts in Egypt and a fleet of 5 cruise ships on the Nile River. Daily guided excursions from the cruise ships visit the historic sites of ancient Egypt, including the Temple of Philae, Komombo, Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor temples. In Aswan, guests may also enjoy a traditional felucca journey around Kitchener's Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Sonesta’s Nile River cruise ships offer 3-, 4- and 7-night trips between Aswan and Luxor.
Discover Sonesta Hotels & Resorts in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Hilton Head Island, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Sint Maarten (2), Panama, Chile (4), Colombia (4), Ecuador, Peru (7), and Egypt (10). Sonesta ES Suites is an extended stay hotel brand managed by Sonesta found in Andover MA, Atlanta GA, Auburn Hills MI, Burlington MA, Charlotte NC, Columbia MD, Dublin OH, Flagstaff AZ, Houston TX, Orlando FL, Parsippany NJ, Princeton NJ, Malvern PA, Myrtle Beach SC, St. Louis MO, Schaumburg IL and Somerset NJ. Watch for Sonesta Bee Cave opening soon near Austin. For more about the Sonesta Collection, visit Sonesta.com or call +1.617.315.9200 or 800.SONESTA (800.766.3782) in the U.S. and Canada.
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