DANIA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise.com, a subsidiary of Omega World Travel, Inc. and one of the Internet's leading cruise sellers, announces the launch of their new mobile app for both iPhone users and Android users. The free app is designed to put a wealth of cruise-related information at the user's fingertips. The Cruise.com app is available now for download in the iPhone App Store and in the Android Marketplace and can be also be downloaded at www.cruise.com.
Cruise.com's new mobile app offers a variety of features that cruise enthusiasts can access including options to help them book and prepare for their cruise. People who have booked with Cruise.com will also have the ability to save information specific to the cruise that they have booked right to their phone.
"An app should be more than just incorporating what is already available on a website," said Jeanne Wyndrum, Senior Vice President of Cruise.com. "A mobile app should include functionality that is specific to the user and should make that information easy to access by the simple click of a button. Our new mobile app is designed to incorporate the entire cruise experience from researching a cruise, to booking a cruise, to preparing for their cruise and getting to the cruise. "
Every cruise fan will enjoy the app and all of its features. In addition to the ability to book a cruise and find the best cruise deals, users will be able to access information about all of the cruise ships, including ship profiles, deck plans, dining information and public areas. The app also includes Cruise Tips, FAQs, and packing lists. Guests who have booked with Cruise.com will be able to automatically save their specific cruise departure to their phone to quickly and easily access all of the features contained in the app including a Cruise Countdown and departure port information. The departure port information provides directions to the port, allows users to map the port on their phone and learn local information about their departure port.
Additional functionality also includes the ability to connect with Cruise.com via phone, email, Facebook and Twitter. For additional research the new app will also link to Cruise.com's website and blog.
"We have designed our app to add an additional level of engagement with our customers and cruise enthusiasts and to provide them with the tools to make cruising and preparing for a cruise easy and accessible in one location," said Cruise.com's President, Anthony Hamawy.
Established in 1998, Cruise.com is one of the Internet's largest cruise specialists. Cruise.com offers comprehensive itineraries and ship details for more than 70 cruise lines worldwide at the most competitive prices and is one of the top sellers of cruises on the Internet. Cruise.com was recently named Travel Agency of the Year by Vacation.com. Cruise.com is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Omega World Travel, Inc. Travelers interested in booking their cruise can contact Cruise.com at 866-401-0895 or visit their website at www.cruise.com. In addition to cruises, Cruise.com's full-service team offers a wide menu of other services including a variety of land packages and tours, shore excursions, vacation homes and villas through www.cruise.com and their other websites, www.LuxuryTravelTeam.com, www.tourdeals.com and www.HomesandVillasInternational.com.
About Omega World Travel
Omega World Travel is a woman-owned, diversity supplier, and the fourth largest travel management company in the U.S. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., Omega World Travel services corporate, government, meeting, and leisure clients throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Omega World Travel also owns Cruise.com, one of the largest sellers of cruises on the Internet, and TravTech, a software development company. For additional information about Omega World Travel please visit: OmegaTravel.com
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