Agents Win With These Incentives & Promos

written by | Posted on May 1st, 2013

Pacific Delight Tours' Gold Experience China & Yangtze River tour.

Pacific Delight ToursGold Experience China & Yangtze River tour.

Looking to earn bonus commission, free hotel stays and transportation credits? We’ve got you covered with this roundup of agent incentives.

Travel agents can earn a $500 bonus commission on Pacific Delight Tours Gold Experience China & Yangtze River tours when booked before June 30.

The commission is offered on all of these air-inclusive tours. The tours include roundtrip transpacific airfare; fuel surcharges; transfers; hotels; private-balcony executive suites with Boutique Lifestyle Service, including access to exclusive ship areas, complimentary WiFi, a la carte dining, complimentary laundry and shoe shine service, and reserved seating for evening entertainment; shore excursions on the Yangtze River; English-speaking guides; taxes and fees.

Rates start at $3,799 pp. For more information, call (800) 221-7179 or visit pacificdelighttours.com.

With Rail Europe’s Trenitalia Incentive program, agents who book their clients on a first-class rail journey in Italy on Trenitalia’s Le Frecce trains will receive a $10 Amazon gift card for each booking. The trains offer connections to the largest cities in Italy, such as Rome, Florence, Milan and Naples.

The promotion is available for new bookings made now through May 7, so hurry! Rates start at $50 for a 1-way ticket. For more information, visit agent.raileurope.com.

Meanwhile, with Expedia’s Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP), agents can win a 5-night hotel stay at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco or the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, plus an $800 transportation credit for two. To qualify, agents must register with Expedia TAAP before May 15, attend a webinar, and make a booking through expedia.com/travelagents. For each booking, they will receive one entry in the contest. Agents who are already registered will be entered into the grand prize drawing for each booking made before May 15.

In addition, agents who register and book $2,000 at Expedia Special Rate hotels by the end of the month following their registration will earn a $100 bonus commission for their agency.

For more information, visit expediataap.com/promo.

Chic Outlet Shopping has launched a new Travel Industry section on its website, which features an industry toolkit; the latest news on trade fairs, new partnerships and products; and travel trade videos.

In addition, the site features the Chic Travel Portal, an area where agents can create travel itineraries for their clients with the VIP shopping packages or by creating custom packages utilizing Chic Outlet Shopping’s guest services, such as personal stylists, chauffeur service and luxury coaches.

For more information, visit chicoutletshopping.com.

Agents who book clients on Geringer Global Travel’s 12-day Oberoi Exotic Summer Vacation will receive a 10 percent commission.

The itinerary, which has departures now through Sept. 30, starts at $3,945 pp dbl and takes travelers through cities in India such as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur and Mumbai. Rates include accommodations; activities; an English-speaking guide; entrance fees and taxes. Some of the highlights include an elephant ride at Amber Fort, a private boat ride on Lake Pichola and high tea with a local family in Agra.

For more information, visit geringerglobaltravel.com.