Building On Success reports that over 270 agencies have recently joined the organization. The new member agencies include over 200 in the United States and close to 70 in Canada.

Member agencies have the opportunity to take advantage of benefits and programs that help them inspire their clients and increase sales, such as: Agent Snapshot, the powerful CruisePRO booking engine, access to more than 1,000 voyages featuring value-added amenities, and’s consumer marketing programs.

John Lovell, president of, observed that: “Some of the largest travel agencies across North America have selected as their preferred travel services marketing organization thanks to the broad range of programs, tools, and educational opportunities we offer. The ones resonating particularly strong among new members are our Engagement direct and email programs, CruisePRO, Agent Snapshot, Distinctive Voyages and Amenity Departure Dates, along with our hotel offerings.”

Barry Guttormson of in Winnipeg, Manitoba, said that: “As a new member specializing in snowbird clients with complex medical issues, we joined to gain more access to training, staff and systems that allow us to provide better travel and cruise experiences for our clients.”

And he continued: “Since joining we are already in a profitable position and we have barely started. and their staff have been a valuable resource and a significant factor in this enterprise.”

Christine James, vice-president Canada for, pointed out that: “In addition to the significant number of new members in Canada, we continue to trend upwards in exceeding our goals in the area of new member development and continue to have a significant number of agencies interested in learning more and using our exclusive member only tools.”

James said that: “This reflects the support our members receive from our Business Development Managers in Eastern and Western Canada, as well as our inside sales and training teams. Our teams help ensure that our members are updated on all our programs and are trained to get the most benefit possible from each program and from the monthly mixer event we host.”

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