16 February 2016
The online retailer aferry.co.uk is pleased to announce that Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) has joined the ever growing number of ferry operators offered on the World's Leading Ferry Website. With the increasing demand for inter-UK ferry choices and with more people travelling within Great Britain, it was a move brought about through customer demand.
Not only is CalMac featured on the aferry.co.uk site but also on the 28 other language sites that AFerry offers customers all over the world, meaning CalMac reaches an enormous audience through the number one ferry comparison website. The various marketing initiatives carried out in the UK to AFerry's super strong database, is of prime importance to the carrier as well.
For clients living ex-UK it is much easier to book a ferry inbound to Great Britain and the onward sailing to the Scottish Isles all on one site - an excellent customer service that is good news for all concerned.
What will help sales in 2016 are the new lower return fares that have been introduced with the popularity of visiting the Scottish Isles in mind, thus capitalising on a recent trend that has seen a significant rise in booking numbers.
In fact award-winning Caledonian MacBrayne operates the UK's largest ferry network with 130,000 individual sailings a year. From Campbeltown and the Isle of Arran in the south, to the Isle of Lewis in the north, they traverse some of Europe's most breath-taking stretches of water, transporting you to 24 islands and remote mainland destinations.
As tourists realise what lovely holiday destinations these are, visitor figures are on the rise. From outdoor activities on Movern and Ardnamurchan to the history and heritage of Lismore or Lewis. Try some local specialities on Kintyre and Campbeltown or Uist for nature and wildlife lovers. Another bonus offered by CalMac on board their larger ships is the 'Taste Our Best' VisitScotland accredited eateries for locally produced fare, so passengers can enjoy delicious meals and treats whilst taking in the stunning scenery.
Book Caledonian MacBrayne through travel agents too. AFerry also caters for the travel trade with an increase in agents using their long established www.aferryagent.com system allowing immediate access to all routes from one easy to use engine.
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