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Austin Adventures, has launched a new Travel Advisor Portal and Learning Academy to make it easier for you to match up your clients with over 100 active adventures.

The new portal delivers the information and tools that advisors need to sell Austin Adventures’ active experiences and includes booking policies, a webinar library, details on booking policies, policies on commissions and overrides, plus how to earn incentives. All active travel advisors have free ccess to the portal and academy.

“The purpose is to help travel professionals become even more successful in their businesses by equipping them with efficient access to information—and ways to earn booking incentives,” said Dan Austin, founder and president of Austin Adventures, in press materials. Access to the portal and academy is free for all active travel advisors.

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Learn about all the exciting adventures you can send your clients on through the new Learning Academy. (Photo credit: Austin Adventures.)

From the portal, advisors can order both physical and digital 2020 catalogs showcasing new itineraries in New Zealand, Africa, Brazil, France and Spain. They may also register for access to insider’s information on how to inspire and book clients on an active vacation, and have access to a video webinar gallery filled with information and proven tips.

“We’ve learned over the years that a good travel agent is worth their weight in gold. Our goal is to make each agent we work with, a hero to their customers—and our lifelong partner,” he added. “In addition, we’ll be looking for feedback from agents as to what we can do to help them sell more adventure travel.” Advisors are also encouraged to suggest topics for upcoming webinars.

Advisors who graduate from the academy will unlock a tiered bonus structure based off bookings per calendar year.

“One of the reasons that we can enjoy and maintain our position as a leader in the world of active multisport and family adventure travel is the relationship we have with our travel agent partners. Today’s counselor is hip and knowledgeable about the marketplace and in tune with their clients’ most passionate travel desires” h

– Dan Austin, Founder and President of Austin Adventures

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Explore a plethora of information on Austin Adventures’ new travel advisor portal. (Photo credit: Austin Adventures.)

These booking bonuses include:

  • Next Booking with Austin Adventures: $50 Amazon Gift Card (one earned for each guest booked)
  • 1-20 Bookings per year: 12 percent commission
  • 21-50 Bookings per year: 14 percent commission
  • 50+ Bookings per year: 16 percent commission

There is currently one course module offered, but more are in the works. Future webinar announcements and registration will be added as well.

“The goal is to educate advisors on Austin Adventures as a company and on our various trip offerings and the differences between them. The academy also indicates ways that advisors can build those ever-more-popular custom itineraries for their guests,” Austin added.

To request Austin Adventures’ 2020 catalog click here or call (800) 575-1540 or e-mail info@austinadventures.com. For more information, visit  austinadventures.com/travel-professionals. Don’t miss out on Recommend’s education programs here.

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