The Travel Corporation’s brands are sending out a big ‘thank you’ to travel advisors on Travel Agent Day, wrapping up some special offerings.
Jeff Element, president of The Travel Corporation Canada, observed that: “The strength and resilience demonstrated by the Travel Agent community across Canada over the past year is commendable and The Travel Corporation extends our sincerest thank you to our valued Travel Agent partners this Travel Agent Day.”
And Element continued: “The continued collaboration, partnership and unwavering perseverance are greatly appreciated. Our Travel Corporation team members are here to support Travel Advisors continue to grow their businesses and sales in any way we can and look forward to continuing to rebuild our travel industry together.”
Here’s a brand by brand breakdown of what’s on offer:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is celebrating travel agents this Travel Agent Day by offering rates of up to 60% off its published fares for Travel Advisors on select departure dates for 2021 voyages to experience the Uniworld difference first-hand. The offer is available to any Travel Advisor who completes ‘Uniworld University’ as part of The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) Academy program.
Uniworld University is a valuable sales tool developed for Travel Advisors to become Uniworld Preferred Specialists. The three-module course takes Advisors behind the scenes of the world’s most awarded luxury river cruise line, helping to expand their skill sets and once completed, providing access to exclusive benefits. As part of TTC’s Agent Academy, it also offers access to e-learning for the entire TTC family of brands, and upon completion Advisors can access the special Travel Advisor rates, be listed as a Preferred Specialist on Uniworld’s website, receive points toward CLIA’s Certification Program and more.
Once Advisors have completed Uniworld University, please contact Uniworld’s Inside Sales Team to book their masterpiece of a vacation at 1-800-733-7820.
Trafalgar and Costsaver are celebrating Travel Agent Day, and Travel Advisor Appreciation Month for the entire month of May. On Travel Agent Day, (Wednesday, May 5th at 1:00 p.m. EST) the Canadian Business Development Manager team is hosting a Facebook Live event via its Travel Agent Tribe Facebook page to thank and celebrate its cherished Travel Agent partners and all they do to share and connect clients to the joy of travel.
Additionally, Trafalgar and Costsaver are inviting Agents to participate in a month-long contest for a chance to win a $500 future travel voucher towards a Trafalgar or Costsaver vacation. To enter, Travel Agents are asked to comment on weekly posts to be shared on the Facebook page throughout May, and each comment equals one entry into the grand prize draw. Agents can earn up to four entries, commenting in response to questions like, “I’m proud to be a Travel Advisor because…” or, “My ultimate pivot moment in 2020 was…” with the grand prize winner to be randomly selected at the end of the month.
Trafalgar and Costaver know we are stronger, together, and the value of an exceptional partner has never been more important as we welcome the new world of travel and restart the travel industry. Donut worry… know that Trafalgar and Costsaver are committed to their trusted Travel Agent partners and are here to support them in every possible way.
Contiki appreciates the continued support from its Travel Agent community more than ever. To celebrate its partners this Travel Agent Day, Contiki is offering Travel Agents a 2% commission top-up on any new booking made between May 6th through May 13th, 2021. To redeem this top-up, Travel Agents are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org with their booking number to receive their extra commission.
Insight Vacations/Luxury Gold
To show appreciation to its valued Travel Advisor partners, Insight Vacations is running a contest on its IV Insider Facebook page on Travel Agent Day. The contest and special prize will be revealed on May 5th, 2021, so Advisors are encouraged to join in on the fun and visit the IV Insider page for further details.
Red Carnation Hotels
The family-owned Red Carnation Hotels (RCH), renowned for impeccable service and generous hospitality, recognizes the integral role its luxury travel partners play in its Red Carnation Family. Travel Advisors are invited to discover more about the world of RCH by visiting its dedicated Travel Advisor Academy. If Travel Advisors would like to experience one of its boutique collection hotels, please reach out to Melissa Young via email: email@example.com. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
African Travel, Inc
African Travel, Inc. (ATI) is sharing its appreciation for the ongoing support and perseverance of its Travel Advisor partners by extending an invitation to Canadian Travel Advisors and their travel companion to experience Africa with exclusive Advisor Rates on select 2021 departures. To qualify, Travel Advisors are asked to complete courses via the 2021 Advisor Education Program so Advisors and their guests can enjoy the flexibility ATI offers clients on an educational trip. Plus, Advisors will receive $200 total cash back on the cost of their educational trip after their first booking of seven nights or more. The educational trip rates are unbeatable, with highlights including ATI’s new Ultimate Botswana and Victoria falls which features a stay at Red Carnation Hotels’ newly opened Xigera Safari Lodge. Space is limited so Advisors are encouraged to secure their spot by completing African Travel University and contacting a safari specialist at 1-800-421-8907.
In addition, ATI has a current promotion offering 10% additional savings to clients on its 10 most popular trips, valid for travel anytime in 2021. Clients can save up to $2,000 on trips, with Travel Advisors receiving a full commission.