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CruiseDirect Partners with One Tree Planted

May 26, 2021

Online Cruise Agency Works Towards Environmental Sustainability with Each Cruise Booked

New York, NY — CruiseDirect, a leading online travel company dedicated to providing customers with unbeatable cruise deals, has partnered with One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, to plant a tree for every passenger who sails with CruiseDirect.  The initiative will begin on World Environment Day (June 5).  Commitment to environmental sustainability is becoming one of CruiseDirect’s core values, along with award-winning customer service and best price guarantees.

“Trees are magical; they help create habitats for biodiversity while filtering and cleaning our water and the air we breathe.  To help protect our environment for present and future cruisers, we’re extremely proud to partner with One Tree Planted to make our world greener and lusher,” said CruiseDirect founder John Maguire. “Now customers can feel confident that they’ve scored the best deal on the perfect cruise, while also knowing they’ve done something for the health of the earth and all their favorite travel destinations.”

For more information on CruiseDirect’s One Tree Planted partnership, please visit

About One Tree Planted

Started in 2014, we have more than doubled the number of trees planted year over year. Fast-forward to today, we now work with awesome reforestations partners in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa who help us get trees in the ground to restore forests after fires and floods, create jobs, build communities, and protect habitat for biodiversity. For more information please visit

About CruiseDirect

CruiseDirect is an online cruise booking engine that makes the process of vacation planning fast and friendly.  CruiseDirect uses the latest advances in technology, such as live pricing and availability, to simplify online cruise vacation research, planning and booking.  The CruiseDirect website provides customers with rich, inspiring content to help ease the decision-making process and partners with the best cruise suppliers in the business to ensure that customers will always get the lowest price on their cruise vacations.  For more information please visit

Our Partners

International Voyager and Celebrity Cruises have been working together for the last 10 years, and we have been able to forge a successful partnership, mainly due to them having an elite executive team, cutting edge technology and dynamic booking engine. I am confident that this partnership will continue to thrive and evolve for ten more years and beyond.

Dondra Ritzenthaler

Senior Vice President, Sales
Celebrity Cruises


Cruise Direct and Costa Cruises have enjoyed a longstanding business relationship driven by their team's passion for the industry, their clients and our guests. They are experts at matching their cruise clients to the appropriate product thus insuring an enjoyable and memorable vacation experience. We appreciate their knowledge and enthusiasm for Cruising Italian Style on Costa which has resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction.

‎Scott Knutson

VP Sales & Marketing
Costa Cruises


International Voyager continues to evolve and excel in a very fast paced and ever changing industry. John Maguire and his team deliver our brand as well as their customers with cutting edge technology and personal touch service. International Voyager’s team is creative, goal driven and will buck the status quo. It is these attributes that distinguish International Voyager from other travel companies and why we hold them in high regard. 

Adolfo Perez

Senior Vice President
Carnival Cruise Line


International Voyager is an incredible partner to Royal Caribbean. They know the importance of having a human touch in this industry, even when operating as an online travel agency. Customer service comes first for them and it’s clearly taken them far. Simply by ensuring that each and every customer is satisfied, they’ve built a following of loyal repeat clients. Royal Caribbean couldn’t ask for a more trusted partner to plan our guests’ crusie vacations.

Vicki Freed

Senior Vice President
Royal Caribbean International


International Voyager has been a valuable member of and we are very proud of the relationship we share with them. They are very passionate about selling travel and are focused on selling preferred suppliers. They also recognize the value of their membership by taking full advantage of programs we offer. We enjoy working with International Voyager and look forward to continued success.

John Lovell

Travel Leaders Network and Leisure Group


Norwegian Cruise Line has enjoyed a great decade long relationship with International Voyager. They have the unique quality of being able to handle large volume with personal, intimate service because of their flexible technology that matches marketing to customers based on their personal behavior.  The International Voyager team is also one of the most nimble teams in the industry, allowing them to take advantage of our ever-changing environment.

Andy Stuart

Former President & CEO
Norwegian Cruise Line