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Travel Impressions: The Year of Helping Agents Be Successful

When I asked Travel Impressions president Scott Wiseman what's new during a conversation at The New York Times Travel Show, he had plenty of answers.
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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.

Cox & Kings Expands Travel Agent Support

In an effort to bolster relationships within the travel agencies and luxury travel advisors, tour operator Cox & Kings has expanded its U.S. sales team.
Central Holidays

Central Holidays’ Travel Agent Seminar Series

Central Holidays is offering a travel agent seminar series.

TTC Launches New Travel Portal

In an effort to make the lives of travel agents and their clients easier, The Travel Corporation (TTC) has launched My Travel Portal (MTP), a new online initiative aimed at streamlining the process of booking and managing trips.

Collette to Host Webinar on Commission Rebating

For years Collette has protected travel professionals and their commissions through its no discounting strategy. Now the tour operator is hosting a webinar designed to help agents overcome the issue of commission rebating.
Interacting with giraffes is one activity agents can look forward to on this Kenya FAM trip.

And the Kenya Authorized Travel Specialist FAM Winners Are…

After sifting through hundreds of applications, the Kenya Tourism Board has chosen the winners of a free FAM trip to Kenya scheduled for Feb. 24 through March 4, 2018.
The U.S. Department of State will use new methods to keep U.S. citizens up to date on safety issues abroad.

Travel Advisories Now Issued for Each Individual Country

The U.S. Department of State has changed the way it will communicate with U.S. citizens abroad with the launch of Travel Advisories and Alerts to replace the previously used Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, Emergency Messages and Security Messages.
Help your clients tie the knot on a Carnival cruise and receive increased commissions.

Ring the Carnival Cruise Wedding Bells With Increased Commissions

Wedding bells are ringing aboard Carnival Cruise Line, and agents who book their clients' nuptials during Carnival's Wave Season will now receive increased commissions.
Apple Vacations' expanded social media resources include guidelines for posting across multiple platforms.

Apple Vacations Expands Social Media Resources With Ready-Made Posts

In a world that increasingly turns to social media for information, Apple Vacations is helping travel agents stand out on these platforms with its expanded offering of social media resources, including ready-to-use digital content and tools.
Cordoba is one of several cities that agents can discover on a FAM trip to Spain.

Spain FAM Trips Scheduled for 2018

With weekly departures scheduled throughout all of 2018, Tours Specialists is giving travel agents ample opportunity to discover Spain on one of its many FAM trips. 
Agencia Global

Agencia Global Gives Power Back to the Agent

Travel agents now have a new tool at their disposal: Agencia Global.
Club Med's Great Agents Loyalty Program includes new features and enhanced benefits for agents.

Club Med Introduces New Travel Agent Loyalty Program

Agents booking clients at select Club Med properties can now take advantage of new features and enhanced benefits through the recently launched Great Agents Loyalty Program. 
Featured here is one of six villas by Bluefields Bay Country Retreat on the Sea, where agents can received increased commissions for booking clients this holiday season.

Increased Commissions for Holiday Getaways in Jamaican Villas

There's still time to book clients on a last minute holiday getaway to Jamaica, and with the newest offer from Bluefields Bay Country Retreat on the Sea, you can receive increased commissions just for doing so.
Italy is one of many destinations where agents can book their clients on a GOGO Vacations itinerary.

GOGO Vacations Unveils $10,000 Special Award Incentive

GOGO Vacations is ending 2017 with its highest incentive to date: a singular prize of $10,000 awarded to one (very) lucky agent.
Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas is offering increased commissions now through all of 2018.

Increased Commissions For Adults-Only Resort in The Bahamas

The adults-only, all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas is enticing agents to book their clients at the Nassau property with increased commissions in effect now through all of 2018.

The Travel Corporation Expands Agent Academy Course Offerings

Launched in February 2017, The Travel Corporation's TTC Agent Academy is expanding with the addition of a new online course.
Exodus Travels launched its first online agent training platform.

Exodus Travels Launches Agent Certification Course With Contest

For the first time ever, Exodus Travels has launched its own online agent training platform: the Exodus Expert Program.
India is one of several countries where Travel Impressions has expanded its offerings.

Travel Impressions’ Semi-Relaunch, Part 2

Advances in Travel Impressions' technology, agent education, and customer care were not the only topics at the company's recent Best of the Best meeting. Another change has been the expansion of destinations and experiences, such as single- and multi-day tours, available to agents.
Agents will learn about Insight Vacations destinations like Ireland and more at the company's learn and earn events.

Insight Vacations to Host Learn & Earn Series Around the U.S.

Insight Vacations is hitting the road and visiting several cities around the U.S. to host its learn and earn series helping agents discover how they can earn big by selling with Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold journeys. 
Agents have several options to experience an American Queen Steamboat Company voyage with upcoming FAM trips.

American Queen Steamboat Company Offers December FAMs

Agents who have previously booked their clients on a trip with American Queen Steamboat Company, can join in on one of the voyages themselves with the company's FAM rate offers for December 2017. 
Iberostar is making it easier for agents to book clients at its properties with a new online booking engine.

Iberostar Launches Online Booking Engine With 15% Commission Promo

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts launched iberostarpro.com—a new online booking engine for travel agents—and for a limited time is offering higher commissions on new bookings.
Agents can learn about the American Queen Steamboat Company through the online certification program.

American Queen Steamboat Company Launches Agent Certification Program

Agents looking to become experts on the offerings of the American Queen Steamboat Company can now do so through the Steam Boat Academy, an online travel agent certification program. 
Information on the newly designed website can only be accessed via login, making it a website truly for travel agents.

Carnival Cruise Line Redesigns Travel Agent Website

Carnival Cruise Line has redesigned goccl.com, the company's travel agent online resource, after an extensive process of collecting feedback from travel agents on how to improve the website.

VacationCRM Integrates with Recommend EDU Travel Agent Specialist Platform

New functionality adds automatic rewards tracking.
Contiki's latest travel agent contest is part of the company's Travel Makes Better Humans campaign.

Contiki Launches Contest for Agents

Contiki has launched a contest for travel agents as part of its new Travel Makes Better Humans campaign, which focuses on the positive impact that travel has on young people.
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.
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.
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.
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