Hi! I am a travel agent and I have responded to maybe 20 requests on this site. I usually chose to respond to certain ones for one or more of the following reasons:
1) I felt that I could find a good deal for them for what they were requesting.
2) They were very specific in what they wanted. It is very helpful when the date, cruise line, number of people, type of cabin, number of people in a cabin, airfare required and budget is included.
3) They were a group. Travel agents can almost always get very good group rates and I really enjoy working with groups.
I am sorry that you did not receive the responses that you were looking for. I wish sometimes (but in no way expect) that people would respond back to my quotes with a thanks for your time but your price was $10.00 or $50.00 more etc. This would allow me to assess a little better whether or not I really can help many people on these boards.
I am sure that there are many agents on this board, including myself that would love to help you or others on this board with a cruise.
Thanks for giving us agents the opportunity!