A Commitment to Travel Agents

written by | Posted on April 23rd, 2014

 

Whale watchers aboard the Passage Provider get a close up view of an active humpback whale. (Photo courtesy of ourism Nova Scotia.)

Whale watchers aboard the Passage Provider get a close up view of an active humpback whale.
(Photo courtesy of Tourism Nova Scotia.)

Extended call center hours, travel partnerships, booking incentives—travel agents, we’ve got a lot of perks for you.

When travel agents book 5-night trips or longer that include visits to Nova Scotia or New Brunswick, Anderson Vacations will give travel trade agent partners a $25 Visa gift card. Anderson Vacations offers a variety of packages to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick including city stays, self drives and escorted tours. To take advantage of this offer, bookings must be made by June 30, 2014 for travel through March 15, 2015. For more information, call (403) 245-6200 or visit andersonvacations.ca.

Central Holidays' extends call hours.

Central Holidays extends call hours.

Central Holidays has extended its call center hours to meet the demand from all U.S. time zones. The new hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. As of April 1, Central Holidays’ Client Interaction Center has been open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. The company also launched a new travel agent portal at centralholidays.com, where agents can research, plan and access agent-branded sales tools, as well as book Central Holidays, travel programs. For more information call, (800) 935-5000 or visit centralholidays.com.

Club Med and Ensemble Travel Group have partnered to increase the resort company’s commitment to the travel agent community, while increasing Ensemble members’ all-inclusive product line in the family and multigenerational segments. The agreement will allow U.S. members to receive access to Club Med’s global portfolio of 71 resorts, as well as brand updates and training through webinars and in-person agency visits. For more information, call (800) 258-2633 or visit clubmedta.com.

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Vacations.com partners with Azamara Club Cruises.

Vacations.com announced that Azamara Club Cruises is now offering Vacation.com members a High Value Guest Incentive Commission program, the top commission Azamara Club Cruises offers.

High value guest bookings are suite bookings, as well as any booking created at least a yea before the sailing date, and any back-to-back bookings. Members can earn as much as 5 percent over their pre-existing Royal Caribbean Cruise Line family commission level and up to 21 percent for a high value guest booking. Vacation.com members can also earn more than one of the incremental incentives as eligible. Any incentive commission earned on an Azamara cruise by a Vacation.com member agency will be added to each booking within 10 days of the creation date and will be paid out with the standard commission earned. This program is now available to all vacation.com members through Dec. 31, 2014. For more information, visit joinvacation.com