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Find out why Cruise Critic named Holland America Line as the #1 Top Cruise Line in Alaska for 2019.
Learn insider tips on how to increase your commission by maximizing current promotions, adding even more value for your clients.
Get the scoop on new announcements and taking advantage of travel advisor appreciation fares, FAM’s, ship inspections, and marketing tools & resources to help grow your premium cruise business.
PLUS, Holland America Line will be giving away prizes. You don't want to miss this webinar - sign up today!
As part of our continued commitment to supporting you in growing your business, we are thrilled to announce the arrival of AmaAcademy, our new travel advisor training program! Within AmaAcademy, you’ll find an updated course to help further educate you on our unparalleled river cruise experience – and we’ll create additional courses in the coming months to enhance your expertise.
All advisors who are not graduates of our previous program, Travel Agent University, must complete our first course to earn reduced FAM rates of $690 for travel advisors and $890 for companions. However, if you have already graduated, we’d like to honor your commitment by extending this reward to AmaAcademy.
Whether you graduated from the Travel Agent University or not, we still strongly encourage you to complete our new course to ensure you have the most updated information on AmaWaterways for your clients. Plus, if you make a booking with a deposit within 90 days of completion, you’ll earn a $50 digital Mastercard reward!
Earning your reward has never been easier with our attractive limited time offers. We would love to welcome your clients on board and are thrilled to extend savings for select 2019 and 2020 sailings.
Book your clients’ next river cruise by calling 1.888.626.0996 or visit the Travel Advisor Portal at AmaWaterways.com today
Become a Travel Agent Luxury Cruise Specialist. Whether your clients dream of a luxurious voyage with lavish surroundings or a thrilling expedition to the most remote places on the planet, learn how you can offer them the perfect travel experience.
Learn how to become a travel agent and sell luxury. Become a destination expert. Sign up for courses on 'Silversea Cruises', 'Silversea Expedition Cruises' and more to increase your knowledge of our products and services.
Build your knowledge and grow your business with Silversea.
Become a Travel Agent Silversea Specialist –
There are three comprehensive training programs designed to help travel Agents effectively cultivate new clients and feel confident in selling Silversea’s luxury small-ship products.
These courses including Silversea Cruises, Silversea Expedition Cruises, and Why a Luxury Cruise is the Best Way to Travel to The Galápagos will take you through an overview of Silversea’s nine intimate ships.
You’ll also learn about Silversea’s all-inclusive onboard experience, off-the-beaten-path destinations and shore programs, and tips to help you gain new clientele and close the sale.
So, Become a Travel Agent Luxury Cruise Specialist and start earning much higher commissions.
The Best Time to Become a Travel Agent Was 20 Years Ago.
Becoming a Travel Agent Just Got Easy, with AARC online Travel School.
Investment of your time in gaining knowledge pays the best dividends.
Best Paying Travel Agent Niches are:
1. Europe River Cruise Group Specialist, Commissions $10,000 to $50,000 per group.
2. Cruise Group Specialist, Commissions from $1,000 to $30,000 per group.
3. Luxury Specialist, Commissions from $5,000 to $25,000 per booking.
4. Faith-Based Specialist, Commission from $1,000. to $15,000. per group
5. Destination Wedding Specialist, Commissions from $1,000 to $10,000 per booking.
6. Caribbean Honeymoon Specialist, Commissions from $500 to $1,000 per booking.
7. Caribbean or cruise Specialist, Commissions from $200 to $500 per booking
Note 1: Most luxury clients book direct because they can't find an agent that knows about Luxury Resorts, Hotels and Private jets.
Note 2: 97% of searches are now for Local Travel Agent Specialist.
Want more information on becoming a travel agent?
1. Call 800 516-7891 Ext 1 for a prerecorded explanation of how our travel program works and the benefits you will receive by joining us.
2. Visit our website for more information. https://homebasedtravelagents.org/
3. Call 800-619-8646 and we will answer any questions you may have.
Become a Travel Agent SilverSea Specialist
Whether your clients dream of a luxurious voyage with lavish surroundings or a thrilling expedition to the most remote places on the planet, learn how you can offer them the perfect travel experience. By Becoming a Travel Agent Silver Seas Specialist.
Learn how to sell luxury. Become a travel agent destination expert. Sign up for courses on 'Silversea Cruises', 'Silversea Expedition Cruises' and more to increase your knowledge of our products and services.
Build your knowledge and grow your business with Silversea.
Learn How to Become a Successful Travel Agent
AARC Host Agency
Find all the information you need to provide your clients with a simply beautiful vacation in this Caribbean island destination. The Saint Lucia Travel Agent Expert (SLEx) Program will show you why the island has become known as the premier romance destination.
The Saint Lucia rewards program includes the following benefits:
Participation in the Saint Lucia Travel Agent Expert (SLEx) Program by the Saint Lucia
Tourism Authority, offering:
A 3 tier achievement program - the more you book, the more you earn!
Discounted FAMs & agent rates with Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM)
SLEx newsletter templates, customizable flyers and the Saint Lucia logo for use on business cards and website.
Invitation to attend The Piton Awards, SLTA’s premier event recognizing travel agents
3 continuing education credits from The Travel Institute
Printable education pack
Get the in-depth knowledge you need to become an undisputed
Become a Travel Agent Kenya Specialist and sell your clients the trip of a life time.
Learn about all the experiences available that are ideal for your adventurous clients. With excellent walking, trekking, and climbing inland, and incredible snorkeling, diving, and boating along the coast, Kenya is the ideal climate for tons of activity.
Find out why Kenya is the original home of the safari and how exploring their national parks and game reserves nearly guarantees that visitors will see the Big Five as well as huge herds of plains animals and thousands of vibrantly colored birds.
Beyond the Wilderness
Show your clients that Kenya is more than just a safari. Explore the country's coast, where activities such as surfing, scuba diving and skydiving abound. It’s also the place to discover unique historical sites, and sit down for a culinary feast.
Become KATS certified
We look forward to welcoming your clients to Magical Kenya.
Travelers can now avoid the standard to six to eight week waiting time through the FedEx and RushMyPassport partnership.
FedEx Can Now Get You a Passport in as Little as 24 Hours FedEx and RushMyPassport have teamed up to offer travelers expedited U.S. passport services nationwide. Read More
It’s no secret. Funjet Vacations has been booking group vacations for more than 45 years and have some of the best resort relationships in the industry. So, what does that mean for you? We've got all the connections you need to make paradise happen for destination weddings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family, reunions, corporate retreats and more.
We'll help you with any group, any time-and always have the most efficient, creative solutions. In case you need a reminder of what sets us apart, join us to learn a few of the reasons you'll love booking Groups with AMResorts, Hard Rock Hotels, RIU Hotels & Resorts and Funjet Vacations.
Here's a list of upcoming free webinars from Recommend!
Every participant will earn 1 CEU credit from The Travel Institute for each live webinar attended plus a chance to win other great prizes.
Can't make the live event? Sign-up anyway and we'll send you a link to the recording. Register today!
Tips on Selling Wellness Travel
Thursday, July 25th @1PM ET | 10AM PT | 12PM CT
We've put together a free webinar featuring experts on wellness travel who can provide you with all the necessary tools on selling this booming market segment. One attendee will win a $100 gift card. Click here to register.
Discover Bahia Principe & How to Sell it!
Tuesday, September 17th @ 1PM ET | 10AM PT | 12PM CT
Henry Perez, Director of Sales & Marketing for Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, will help travel advisors discover incredible all-inclusive properties in the Caribbean. You'll learn about Bahia Principe's three segmented experiences, their mega sale, resort updates, and their rewards program.
One attendee will win a voucher for a 3-night all-inclusive stay for two in a junior suite at the Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine (adults only resort). Click here to register.
The Ins & Outs of Selling Luxury Travel
Tuesday, October 29th @ 1PM ET | 10AM PT | 12PM CT
Join us October 29th at 1PM ET for exclusive tips on selling luxury travel. This webinar will be based on the results of the Luxury Travel Trends Survey, and will feature travel advisors who specialize in this market segment. One attendee will win a $100 gift card. Click here to register.
What to Know About Flying with a Service Animal
For travelers who need assistance animals, this handy guide will help navigate common airline policies. Read More
What Travel Advisors Need to Know About Virgin Voyages
From no NCFs to ship tours, here's what advisors need to know about one of the industry's newest lines. Read More
Wellness tourism is a growing trend, and bookings in this segment are crucial to help you grow your business. The staff at Recommend knows how important this growing segment is and we're here to help!
We've put together a free webinar featuring experts on wellness travel who can provide you with all the necessary tools on selling this booming market segment.
Webinar Topic: Tips on Selling Wellness Travel
Date: Thursday, July 25th
Time: 1PM ET | 10AM PT | 12PM CT
During this webinar agents will learn:
- Wellness trends
- Travelers' expectations when booking a wellness vacation
- Top international destinations & U.S.-based resorts for wellness travel
Bonus: One lucky attendee will win a $100 gift card. All attendees will earn 1 CEU credit from The Travel Institute.
Join Scandinavian Airlines and Travel Weekly to get information about travel opportunities for your clients. Learn about Scandinavian destinations that offer everything from spectacular natural phenomena and outdoor adventures to stylish cities, sustainable living and distinctive design. And how with SAS, the Scandinavian experience starts at take-off. During this event the presenter will explore:
- What’s unique about Scandinavia
- SAS’ network from the US and within Scandinavia
- Inflight experience
- Scandinavian airports
- Travel agent videos and support
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