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Top-sellers can win a trip to Tahiti as part of Pleasant Holidays and Journese's new incentive program.

Pleasant Holidays and Journese Give Thanks with Special Award Incentives

Pleasant Holidays and its luxury brand, Journese, have announced the beginning of their Travel Advisor Appreciation Month: 30 Days of Thanks, which will bring special award incentives to its top sellers.

Travel Impressions Gears Up to Improve Group Business

Travel Impressions has teamed up with Softrip Travel Solutions, a provider of technology solutions for tour and group operators, in an effort to create advanced technology customized to improve Travel Impressions' handling of agents' group business.
The latest addition to the Anguilla Tourist Board's website will help agents in planning their clients' vacations to the island.

Anguilla Tourist Board Launches Post-Irma Recovery Website

With many left wondering about the status of tourism in the Caribbean after hurricanes impacted the area, the Anguilla Tourist Board has launched a special landing page on its website to keep everyone up to date on how the island is recovering.
Agents on the Tara Tours FAM trip in Peru will explore the Amazon on a river cruise.

FAM Through Peruvian Amazon

Tara Tours is offering agents the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the Amazon on a seven-day/six-night FAM trip in Peru.
Agents can earn up to 15 percent commission with Carnival Cruise Line's new program.

Carnival’s AMP Up Commission Program

Carnival Cruise Line is giving travel agencies a new opportunity to earn higher commission percentages in 2018 with its new AMP Up Commission Program.
Lisbon is one of several cities where Collette tours bring travelers.

Collette Launches New Tours and Agent Resources on 100th Anniversary

Collette—the longest running tour operator in North America—is celebrating its 100-year anniversary alongside the release of its Agent Resource & Worldwide Travel Guide for 2018-2019. 
Views of Jade Mountain.

Reap the Benefits of Selling Saint Lucia

Set in the West Indies, Saint Lucia is an island vacation that appeals to a wide range of travelers, whether they are interested in all-inclusive hotels, classic inns, boutique hotels with spas or wellness programs.

Increase Your Sweden Bookings—Visit Sweden Webinar

Increase your bookings in Sweden and enter for a chance to win a $250 gift card by attending an exclusive webinar where Magnus Lindbergh, head of travel trade for Visit Sweden, will give the inside scoop on this Scandinavian country.
Vicky Garcia with Cruise Planners team member Tony Bello and a Cruise Planners agent. (Photo courtesy of Cruise Planners.)

Luxury Travel Intel with Cruise Planners’ Vicky Garcia

Here's some intel on what's trending in the luxury market, what's in the forecast, and how you can best foster a relationship with your luxury clients.
Thousands of agents have already registered for Viator's free Travel Agent Program.

Viator Introduces New Travel Agent Booking Program

Thanks to the Travel Agent Program launched by TripAdvisor's Viator, agents can now book clients directly on more than 70,000 commissionable tours and attractions.
Susan Farewell.

What is a Travel Designer?

Chances are you’ve heard the term “travel designer” and you’re not alone if you’re uncertain as to what it actually means.
AMRewards' new booking engine makes it easier than ever for agents to book a stay at an AMResort.

AMRewards Debuts New Online Booking Engine

Members of AMRewards can add another perk to the list of benefits that come with being part of the AMResorts travel agent loyalty program: a new online booking engine. 
Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is one of many properties that has already reopened following the hurricanes that hit the Caribbean.

Agents on Rebooking After the Hurricanes

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Caribbean, we asked a few agents how they handled rebooking their clients.
Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is one of many AMResort properties in Mexico.

AMRewards Celebrates Birthday with Promotion for Agents

2017 has been a big year for AMRewards, the travel agent loyalty program of AMResorts. The program hit two milestones— its third birthday and 30,000 registered agents— so to celebrate it launched a special incentive for its members
Snowy mountain views are a part of any springtime cruise through Alaska, and now, lower fares are, too.

Cruise Alaska This Spring with Lower Fares and Agent Perks

Cruises are often lauded as the best way to experience the beauty of Alaska, and now, with UnCruise Adventures' Alaska Awakening special for springtime departures, your clients can take advantage of lower fares, fewer crowds, and the chance to see wildlife and the Northern Lights, all while you enjoy the promotion's additional agent perks. 
El Paseo Hotel is one of several places on Miami Beach offering Post-Irma discounts to locals and first responders.

Post Hurricane Irma: Miami Beach Hotels Offer Deals to Locals and First Responders

Here are a few of the hotels that are up and running post Hurricane Irma and also offering special rates to locals, first responders and others aiding with disaster relief in the area.
During sessions at Nexion member events.

Nexion to Host New and Updated Travel Sales Summits

Nexion members are being offered two back-to-back training sessions next month.
Regent Seven Seas looks to loyal guests and travel agents to name their next ship

Name A Ship and Win A Trip With Regent Seven Seas

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ latest sweepstakes offers travel agents and loyal guests the chance to name the newest ship in its fleet and sail on the maiden voyage.
Visit the Antarctic with Zegrahm Expeditions. (Photo credit: Zegrahm Expeditions.)

USTOA’s Travel Together Month = Perks for Agents

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) is kicking off its annual Travel Together Month in September with exclusive incentives for agents and consumers. 
Costa-Diadema

Costa Cruises Revamps Pricing System

Costa Cruises just re-vamped its pricing system, available for sailings departing after April 1, 2018.
Plan a Cruise Night with Viking Cruises and sell more sails.

How to Think Outside the Box with Viking Cruises

It's time to think outside the box, and Viking Cruises has tips on how you can do this, while also scoring high revenue and leads.
ASTA

ASTA Launches Verified Travel Advisor Certification Program

This morning at ASTA's convention, president and CEO Zane Kerby announced that ASTA is launching its ASTA Verified Travel Advisor Certification Program.
Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International Adds New Features to Espresso

Royal Caribbean Cruises has added a new lineup of business-ready features for agents on Espresso.
Palace Resorts' fourth annual Palace Experience Global Conference will take at Moon Palace Jamaica.

Palace Experience Global Conference is this October

Palace Resorts' fourth annual Palace Experience Global Conference will take place in Ocho Rios this year on Oct. 1-4, 2017.
Palladium Webinar

Get the 4-1-1 on The Royal Suites Hotels

Agents, you can get the latest 4-1-1 on The Royal Suites Hotels during a webinar on Sept. 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST. 
Earn more perks when booking La Coleccion Resorts such as Live Aqua Boutique Resort Playa del Carmen.

La Coleccion Upgrades Travel Agent Program

La Coleccion Resorts, which encompasses Live Aqua Resorts, Grand Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, and The Explorean, has upgraded its travel agent program.

The Perks of Selling Guadeloupe

The Guadeloupe Islands, a department of France located in the Caribbean, are attracting visitors thanks to flights and theme packages, not to mention an endless array of activities.
TravelBound has added a month-long A Buck a Room Night promotion to its Amazon Rewards Program for travel agents.

TravelBound Gives Travel Agents “A Buck A Room Night” This August

TravelBound has added a month-long A Buck a Room Night promotion to its Amazon Rewards Program for travel agents.
Universal Orlando Resort has launched its first-ever customer service team dedicated exclusively to travel agents.

Universal Orlando Resort Launches Dedicated Support Team for Travel Agents

Universal Orlando Resort has launched its first-ever customer service team dedicated exclusively to travel agents.
The Qatar Tourism Authority's 2017 roadshows will provide travel agents with in-depth information on the destination with an emphasis on art and culture. (Pictured: the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha)

Qatar Tourism Authority 2017 Roadshows

Receive all of the tools you need to sell Qatar during the Qatar Tourism Authority's 2017 roadshows.
Contiki specialized in travel for 18-35 year olds.

Make Bookings to Win Prizes with Contiki

Contiki has announced a new rewards program following the launch of its new e-learning platform, ContikiU.
The bleisure traveler is looking to mix business with a leisure vacation.

Travel Talk: Bleisure Travel

The line between business and leisure travel continues to blur, so much so that the term “bleisure” is now commonplace.
Kamapeque Tours & Travel is offering 18 percent commission on its 2018 escorted tours, including the 10-day Adventures in Switzerland train tour.

Earn 18 Percent Commission on These Escorted Tours

Kamapeque Tours & Travel is offering an introductory 18 percent commission on the land portion of its 2018 departures of escorted tours when booked before Aug. 18, 2017.

Celebrate Canada with TravelBound

TravelBound has a photo contest for travel agents with weekly prizes. From hotel stays, to gift cards and a grand prize of an all-inclusive trip, agents can win for sharing their experiences in Canada.
Avanti Destination's Rome City Break itinerary is part of the new Go 365 campaign. 

Avanti Offers Bonus Commission Through New Campaign

Avanti Destinations is offering special rates on European winter itineraries and bonus commissions for off-season bookings.

MELIA PRO Maximizes Earnings and Rewards

Melia Hotels International has upgraded its travel professional portal, which now offers even more unbeatable benefits for agents.
The Carnival Sunshine.

Carnival to Pay Travel Agents Commission on Future Cruise Credits

Carnival Cruise Line has announced it will pay travel agents commission on Future Cruise Credits applied to new bookings
The KLM Care Tag by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines provides visitors with information on how to travel around Amsterdam. 

Travel Technology for You and Your Clients

These apps and digital services allow technology to do the heavy lifting when it comes to traveling and travel planning.
The Blue Walk offers a 12-night Chalk Walk in Greece with American chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum.

The Blue Walk Expands FAM Programs

European walking tour specialist The Blue Walk has announced that it is expanding its travel agent FAM program to include any tour in its itinerary.

Pick Your Favorites For a Chance to Win

Cast your vote for Recommend's 21st Annual Readers' Choice Awards at recommend.com/rca by Aug. 1 for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.
Grupo Posadas is adding more travel agent benefits to its new La Coleccion Rewards program.

La Coleccion Adds More Incentives to Travel Agent Program

Grupo Posadas’ Agent Cash Incentive is changing its name to La Coleccion Rewards, and with that change comes more benefits for travel agents.
Queen-Charlotte-Track-Chris-McLennan

Experience New Zealand on East Coast Roadshow

Agents can discover the treasures that await travelers in New Zealand on an upcoming East Coast roadshow taking place July 24-27, 2017.
Delta Vacations University 2017 will takes place Sept. 16-17, 2017 at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

Registration is Open for Delta Vacations University 2017

Registration is now open to attend Delta Vacations University 2017.
The Pitons From Jade Mountain. (Photo credit: Saint Lucia Tourist Board)

Saint Lucia Agent Months 2017

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM), for the 7th year.
Les Saintes, Guadeloupe.

The Perks of Selling Guadeloupe

The Guadeloupe Islands, a department of France located in the Caribbean, are attracting visitors thanks to flights and theme packages, not to mention an endless array of activities.

Philippines Tourism Bureaus Highlight Destination Through Event Series

The Philippine Tourism Promotions Board in partnership with the Philippines Department of Tourism and their Philippines-based travel partners are hosting a series of events highlighting this lesser-known Southeast Asian country.
Anse Chastanet resort in Saint Lucia.

Saint Lucia Resort Offers Special Travel Agent Rates

Travel agents are being offered special rates to experience the luxurious Anse Chastanet resort located in the town of Soufriere, the French colonial capital of Saint Lucia.
Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas's Verandah Terrace.

Warwick Paradise Island – Bahamas Travel Agent Incentives

In celebration of Travel Agent Appreciation Month, the adults-only, all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas is offering travel agents a third night free of charge when they book two nights.
The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.

TravelBound Partners With Umapped to Deliver Mobile Itinerary Management Tool

TravelBound has partnered with Umapped to bring the tour operator's content to Umapped’s itinerary management platform.
Zegrahm Expeditions has launched a loyalty program for the first time in the company's history. 

New Cruise Line Loyalty Programs

Book these cruise lines to earn perks for you and your clients.
Cruise Planners' new virtual learning tool features more than 150 courses covering a range of topics at varying levels of expertise.

Cruise Planners Launches Virtual Learning Tool

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, has launched Cruisitude Academy, a brand-new virtual learning tool for Cruise Planners travel advisors.
ASTA has released the finding from a survey conducted in partnership with global research firm PSB.

7 Takeaways from ASTA’s National Travel Study

On May 2, Zane Kerby, president and CEO of ASTA, and Erika A. Richter, ASTA’s director of communications, held a...