The next edition of the Air Canada Race will be held in Kissimmee, Florida – marking the first time the Amazing Race-style competition for travel agents will be held in North America.
“We are thrilled to partner with Experience Kissimmee for the 2018 edition of the Air Canada Race,” said Virgilio Russi, senior director sales – Canada at Air Canada. “This is a hugely popular event with travel agents across Canada, and we think this year’s location will guarantee a great competition and lots of fun for our highly valued partners.”
Qualifying agencies from across Canada will experience a five-day adventure from Aug. 26-30. Now in its eighth edition, the Air Canada Race has grown to become a highly anticipated national travel agent competition.
“We look forward to welcoming the Air Canada Race to Kissimmee,” said DT Minich, Experience Kissimmee president and CEO. “Canada is always a priority market for our area. This race will encourage Canadians to see that a vacation in Kissimmee means an endless supply of sunshine and incredible experiences for visitors.”
For a chance to qualify, agents must book their clients on Air Canada, with bonus points awarded when they book them to MCO, and complete the online information form — https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AirCanadaRace2018. The contest to qualify runs until July 26.
Race participants will have a chance to win one of five prizes, all of which include air seats for two to Orlando International Airport (MCO), accommodations in Kissimmee, and theme park tickets as the destination is home to Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort.
Agents will be encouraged to share their race experience on social media with the official race hashtag #ACRaceKissimmee to earn bonus points.