About Us

Our Crew
Privacy Policy

Expedia CruiseShipCenters, operated by Online (wholly owned by Expedia CruiseShipCenters Paradise), is an Internet Web site that specializes in organizing medical conferences on cruise ships.  We are located at #900 - 1066 West Hastings St. in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, right in downtown Vancouver, where the major North American Alaska cruise terminals (Canada Place & Ballantyne Pier) are located.

We can be contacted Toll-Free at 1-800-663-1389 (U.S.A. & Canada), or  IDD code . . + 800-742-17421 (other countries), or by e-mail at

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Our Crew
Collectively, our staff has more than 150 years of experience in the cruise business, and have been on over 600 cruises.  Our hours of operation are from 9:00am to 6:00pm Pacific, Monday to Friday (noon to 9:00pm Eastern), and from 10:00am to 4:00pm Pacific on Saturday and Sunday.

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    Cruise Line International Association – CLIA #61-655230
    Association of Canadian Travel Agents – ACTA Membership # BCHD 6077
   Member of Tourism Vancouver, The Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitors Bureau
    International Air Transport Association – IATA #61-655230 (same as CLIA reg. #)
    Province of British Columbia Registrar of Travel Agent/Wholesalers – Registration #2278-9
    City of Vancouver Permits & License Department – 2003 Business License #03-413071
    Royal Bank of Canada business client since 1987;
    for account verification, please fax (877) 717-4239 or (604) 717-4239 for credit report.

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Cruise Line International Association award Awards
    CruiseShipCenters National Franchise of the Year

Received the inaugaral CLIA (Cruise Line International Association)
Award for "Best Web-based Marketing" (see image of award at right)

    CruiseShipCenters Top Sales Awards

    Supplier Awards:
       Top Sales award from Princess Cruises
       Top Sales award from Celebrity Cruises
       Top Sales award from Royal Caribbean International
       Top Sales award from Holland America
       Norwegian Cruise Line Captain's Club Platinum Member

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Privacy Policy
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.  That is why we have adopted this privacy policy, which lets you know how your personal information is processed and used. will never disclose or sell any of your personal information, including your name, address, credit card number, shopping, or transaction history to any third party, unless legally required to do so or at the request of the individual to whom the information belongs. is a strong advocate of permission marketing – this means you will only receive travel information that you have told us you want to receive.

Information Collected
There are two types of information we collect.  First, we collect data to count Web page accesses and gather some general statistical information, which may include IP numbers (data that allows us to identify the number of "unique visitors" to our site). does not gather any personal information through the use of these techniques.  Second, we receive information from our viewers sent by e-mail or through our "Select a Cruise" response forms.  This information is used only to help fulfill cruise booking requests – it is not shared with any third parties except those companies we need to contact in order to fulfill such requests, such as cruiselines.  We never provide information to companies or individuals that are not essential to carrying out a booking request.  In addition, e-mail or mailing addresses we receive are not placed on mailing lists unless the sender explicity makes such a request.  We will gladly honor any request to remove an address from our mailing list at any time.  The addresses in our mailing lists are confidential and will never be sold or given away to third parties.

This Web site contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of all Web sites that collects personally identifiable information.  Our privacy statement applies solely to information collected by  Also, it should be noted that Internet communications are not under our control, and that there is always a remote possibility that messages to us can be intercepted by third parties.

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By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by as specified above.  This privacy policy applies to Online, a name under which operates.  If you need further information, or have any concerns or questions regarding our privacy policy, please don't hesitate to contact us at

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