Viking Cruises -- which offers river, ocean and expedition cruises -- has expanded its offerings and is now offering Guilt Trips.
|The Viking Sky Ocean Cruise Ship|
I have never taken a Viking cruise and yet somehow I got on Viking's email list and began receiving at least one marketing email Every. Single. Day. Over the weekend, I decided to unsubscribe and that's when I discovered Viking's newest offering.
Here's a screen shot of the "Update my preferences" page:
Given that the average Viking passenger is mature and well-heeled, I am surprised that it decided to take this juvenille approach to those who choose to unsubscribe.
No, not wanting to be pelted with a continuous stream of emails does not equate to "no longer (being) interested in travel." It just means that I don't want to see your emails on a daily basis. When we are ready to book a cruise, we know where to find you.
We now return you to your normal programming.
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