January 1, 2010 - Cruise Direct Online offers first-time cruisers and seasoned travelers who visit their web site, tips on how to optimize a cruise deal search using the right keywords. A list of over 200 cruise-related keywords are provided, so that visitors can narrow and focus their search, saving them time and hopefully some money in the process.
Marty Trencher, Cruise Direct Online's Managing Director says "Finding a good deal on a cruise is why visitors go online. It's why they are willing to spend hours and hours browsing the web in search of the best cruise deals around. In this economy, more than ever, a cheap cruise deal can make the difference between enjoying a vacation at sea or just taking a "staycation"* at home. That's why we've come up with the best and fastest and easiest way for cruise travelers to search for great cruise deals. After all, who really wants to stay home!"
Visitors learn how to search for the best cruise deals using travel-related keywords. "How to" steps make the process faster, easier and more productive.
The most popular cruise-related keywords that people search for are listed. Visitors learn that the keywords for a cruise deal search, or any other travel related search, should be as relevant as possible to what they are looking for. Keyword entry information is used to tune search results to ensure that the results meet their expectations as close as possible and to promote the most relevant content for their review. Good keywords are words and short phrases that describe best what visitors want.
Ready, Set, Sail.
Visitors to Cruise Direct Online can use a meta-search tool. This handy tool lets cruise travelers compare prices on cruise vacations across various online booking sites (such as Travelocity, Expedia, or Priceline) as well as traditional "brick and mortar " travel agencies like AAA, American Express, Thomas Cook and Travel Agents in and around their home town. The number of sites to peruse is only limited by how deep the visitors want to go down the list of possibilities.
Never Throw Caution To the Wind.
Many people click on travel-related advertisements to find a deal. Cruise Direct Online warns consumers to always "beware" and check out a companies background before making any purchase online. You don't want to find yourself at the dock waiving at the ship "goodbye", because you thought you had a legitimate ticket, but instead got a worthless piece of paper from some internet scam.
Know & Go!
Cruise Direct Online also features information and cruise tips from planning to packing, from discount rates to departure dates, everything you need to know before you go. Such as an Ultimate Packing List. The definitive guide to what to pack on your next cruise. Visitors can read about exciting locales in Destinations Uncovered. They can check out the readers 70 Best Cruise Ships or read about everyone's Favorite Cruise Line and Cruise Ship Ratings for taking the kids and teens, high adventure, or their best romantic cruises. All the tips and tricks to have a successful cruise vacation.
*Staycation - A vacation in which the vacationer stays at home, or near home, while creating the environment of a traditional vacation. Find more about a Staycation from Consumer Reports.