ACV hosts successful 2024 Europe breakfast seminars

Air Canada Vacations recently hosted its 2024 Europe Breakfast Seminar series, which took place across 20 Canadian cities.

The seminar provided valuable insights and exciting opportunities to inspire travel professionals to explore Europe. 

In total, more than 1,200 travel professionals registered for the event. Air Canada Vacations was thrilled to have many tourism board representatives and cruise lines in attendance, including:

  • Tourism Ireland
  • Tour Greece
  • Visit Portugal
  • TopAtlântico
  • Meet&Greet your Italian Way
  • EuroAmerica
  • TerraNova
  • Iceland
  • Melia International
  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
  • Royal Caribbean  International
  • MSC Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Line,
  • Celebrity Cruises

Together, everyone gathered to learn about the latest trends, updates, and highlights of the  upcoming European travel season. 

“Our strategy this year was simple: to create awareness of the extensive product offerings Air  Canada Vacations provides in Europe, including an increased number of new tours showcasing  breathtaking destinations across the continent,” said Ana Paula De Souza, director of sales at Air Canada Vacations. “We aimed to share the excitement of our amazing portfolio and continue to  educate our travel agent partners through future webinars, updated tips, and FAM trips planned  for 2024 that I’m sure you won’t want to miss!” 

Seminar highlights

Highlighting Europe as a year-round destination with robust winter tours and ski packages  alongside its existing summer options, the 2024 Europe Breakfast Seminar series featured Air Canada Vacations’ comprehensive list of curated vacation tour packages and destinations for the  upcoming season.

With more than 170 tailored options catering to every travel style, the seminar showcased the broad selection of choices available to travellers including exciting new collections such as European beach holidays, urban tours, and premium tours.

Attendees also gained insight into the newly launched 2024 Europe Travel Agent Toolkit, which is  equipped with comprehensive resources to support travel agents as they navigate Air Canada Vacations’ extensive Europe portfolio. To order a copy of the new Europe toolkit please click here.

All participants of the breakfast seminar will be automatically enrolled in a draw for the chance to  win an Ola Lisbon and Sintra European tour in Portugal (land only). The winner will be announced  this week. Plus, stay tuned for further updates regarding a future FAM trip to Portugal scheduled for later this year.  

Additionally, Air Canada Vacations highlighted exclusive booking incentives for travel  professionals, including bonus commission opportunities, and travel agent contest.

Travel agent contest

Until June 30, 2024, book your clients’ tour and package to Ireland with Air Canada Vacations and get a chance to win an Ireland classic tour package for two. Click here to learn more about this offer.

The winners will be announced on July 15, 2024. The more you book, the better your chances! Every  new Europe booking made between Feb. 6 and June 30, 2024 for travel between Feb.  6, 2024, and Dec.31, 2024 will be considered as one entry. 

Earn bonus commission

For a limited time, Air Canada Vacations is offering three per cent commission when booking your clients next Europe tour package and two per cent commission on Europe Air & Cruise packages. Bookings are valid between Feb. 6 and March 6, 2024, for travel between April 1, 2024, and Dec. 31, 2024. Submit your booking here to receive your bonus  commission.  

Exclusive offer

Air Canada Vacations is bringing back its exclusive offer for travel professionals to enjoy 20 per cent off their next Air Canada Vacations Europe Tours & Flight plus Hotel packages. Bookings are valid between Feb. 1 and March 29, 2024, for travel between April 1, 2024, and Dec. 31, 2024. Click here to learn more about this offer.

2024 Europe webinar

If you missed Air Canada Vacations’ 2024 Europe breakfast seminar, please click here to register to the webinar and get all the essential information you need. 

More about ACV&ME  

With the ACV&ME loyalty program, travel agents who book hotels and groups will receive 500  points per room for packages of 7 nights or more; 500 points per room for packages of 3 to 6  nights; 500 points per cabin when you book a Flight & Cruise package of 7 nights or more and  

200 points per cabin when booking a cruise only, and on every 3 to 7 nights hotel-only, and 300  points per passenger for Group bookings. ACV&ME loyalty points can be redeemed for  Aeroplan® points, travel vouchers or Visa and instant gift cards.