Corporate Travel Service in Dearborn Heights to Manage Music-Themed, Celebrity Cruises


Dearborn Heights-based Corporate Travel Service Inc. has been named the tour operator for two StarVista LIVE, music-themed fan cruises, which book artists such as the Beach Boys, Gladys Knight, Frankie Avalon, and Detroit music legend Smokey Robinson.

StarVista LIVE created the annual entertainment offerings to give music fans access to their favorite celebrities though music-themed cruises, such as Soul Train, ’50s sock hops, country music, and others.

“It is a tremendous opportunity for both our company and the regional Detroit community for Corporate Travel Service to be awarded these full ship charter cruises,” says John P. Hale, co-owner of Corporate Travel Service. “As (we) enter (our) 50th year of business in 2015, it continues to grow and quickly expand beyond the local area, multiplying the benefits to our region.”

Corporate Travel Service will manage all of the reservations for the cruises, and will help travelers with hotel and airfare reservations.

One cruise, called Malt Shop Memories Cruise, runs from Nov.1-8. The cruise leaves from Fort Lauderdale and sails through the Caribbean. The trip features celebrity meet and greets, game shows, and a prom.

The Soul Train Cruise sails throughout the Caribbean and features performances, dance lessons with the original Soul Train dancers, and artists Q & A sessions. The trip runs from Jan. 30-Feb. 6, 2016.

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