Become an Aruba Certified Travel Agent

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Learn how Aruba is One happy island for couples, families, active vacationers and pure beach relaxation lovers alike. As an ACE agent, you’ll find it easy to translate Aruba’s unique selling points and features into real benefits for your individual client’s needs – helping you to close the sale.

You’ll learn how to create the right vacation match for each one of your customers (where to stay, what to do, how to enjoy the best of what Aruba has to offer). When you do this, your clients will have fond memories to last a lifetime and you will be rewarded with repeat business to Aruba for years to come.
Graduate Benefits!

Certificate of graduation as an Aruba Certified Expert

First to receive the most current information on Aruba

Sales support from our Aruba Team

3 CEU credits from The Travel Institute; 3 credits from the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). Go to www.thetravelinstitute.com or www.acta.ca for details on the certification programs, eligibility for continuing education credits and how to receive these credits following graduation

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Universal Studios Florida Webinar

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BECOME AN EXPERT IN AWESOME
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 1pm Eastern (10am Pacific)

With new attractions, new restaurants, a new hotel, and the opening of a whole new water theme park, your clients may not be aware of all we have to do – or that they’ll need multiple days to see and do it all. Be sure to register to take our webinar course so you can stay an expert on everything going on at Universal Orlando Resort™.

Register today to learn about:
Our newest attraction opening this spring at Universal Studios Florida™ and our sixth on-site hotel opening this August.

Exclusive vacation packages and enhancements to sell your clients, available only through Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations™.
An overview of our resources for Travel Agents – www.UniversalTravelAgents.com

Booking Universal Orlando Travel Professionals  www.VAXVacationAccess.com

 

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Traveling Canada by Rail Webinar

Rail Canada

 

Railbookers Presents
Flash Sale Preview: Traveling to Canada by Rail
• January 10 at 8am, 12pm or 3pm PST
• Hosted by John Vavrina, Director of Sales

Our first travel agent webinar of the year!

Join us to learn all about our exciting VIA Rail vacation packages, featuring the most popular and scenic destinations in Canada!

Whether it’s a cross-Canada journey, an escape to the spectacular Canadian Rockies, or an exploration of the great cities of Eastern Canada and the Canadian Maritimes, we offer an exciting range of customizable packages for your clients inclusive of rail, hotels and sightseeing.

And, only at this webinar can you get an exclusive sneak peek at our Canada by Rail Flash Sale! You'll be the first to take advantage of BIG savings for your clients and even more commission for you!

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Kingston Hotels and Montego Bay’s Best Resort!

 

Kingston Hotels

 

Discover Top Kingston Hotels and Montego Bay's Best Resort!

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay All-Inclusive

No matter what your clients are looking for – romantic seclusion or time to reconnect with friends and family; fun activities from sunup to sundown or pure relaxation; business incentive or meeting – Holiday Inn Resort, Montego Bay provides the ideal, all-inclusive vacation retreat for singles, couples, families and business groups alike.
Kingston Hotels

Kingston, Jamaica's capital and cultural center, delights history and culture buffs with its swashbuckling pirate past, colonial history, reggae roots, and art museum and galleries. Learn why The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, The Knutsford Court Hotel and The Jamaica Pegasus are 3 of Kingston’s top hotels.
Graduate Benefits!

Certificates of graduation for Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay and Kingston Hotels

2 CEU credits from The Travel Institute. Go to www.thetravelinstitute.com for details on the certification programs, eligibility for continuing education credits and how to receive these credits following graduation.

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Become a Nassau Paradise Island Specialist!

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On Nassau Paradise Island life is easy; English is spoken, American dollars are on par with the Bahamian dollar, the weather is beautiful and people are friendly. It’s the closest world-class international beach resort destination to most cities in the U.S., and appeals to a vast spectrum of vacationers.

The Nassau Paradise Island Specialist course provides an overview of these and many other reasons why Nassau Paradise Island should be high on your clients’ list of vacation destinations. You’ll find details on our beautiful hotels and resorts, diverse experiences, exciting activities, world-class dining and shopping, providing a match for each one of your clients.

Graduate, Book and Win!

Graduate from the training course, and for every 4+nights booking to a Nassau Paradise Island member hotel, you will receive a $25 gift card. The agent with the most 4+nights booked in the month will win a $100 gift card. All 4+nights travel booked by March 23, 2018 will be entered into a random prize drawing for a $200 gift card.

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Online Weddings and Honeymoons Expo

 

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The Industry Leading Weddings and Honeymoons Event

Experience our new platform!

Join us for an interactive, LIVE 2 day event where you will be able to chat one on one with representatives from exciting suppliers and destinations. Visit their booths where you can download brochures and watch dynamic video content on their property or destination. Watch LIVE presentations hosted by industry experts and enter to win great prizes. Walk away with the knowledge you need to better sell this exciting market!
It’s the ONLY industry event focused on this exciting and growing market!
RSVP today at weddingsandhoneymoons.com
FEB 7 - 8, 2018 • 2PM - 5 PM ET

 

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Spa Travel Agent Training Webinar

Spa
Wellness-focused vacations are one of the fast-growing trends in travel today.
They range from trips to detox from a digital world, to jumpstarting a health regimen for the New Year, to simply learning healthier behaviors.

The all-new 2017 Spa & Wellness Expo will provide you with all the information you need to grow or expand your offerings, and successfully sell this complex category of travel. Speak with resorts and destinations with products highlighting ecotourism, cuisine, spa, fitness or pure relaxation, and learn how to increase your sales in this lucrative niche market

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Air Canada Vacation Webinar

Canada
Attend for a chance to WIN! One $500 Air Canada Vacations gift certificate*

Applicable towards an Air Canada Vacations’ Go Canada package

Discover unique winter experiences with Air Canada Vacations' Go Canada collection!

Winter is coming! For many, this is the time to start planning a holiday in a Caribbean resort. This year, discover how Air Canada Vacations’ 2017-2018 Go Canada winter collection could offer your clients once-in-a-lifetime adventures. From gastronomic dining experiences under the majestic Aurora Borealis to ski safaris across some of the Rockies’ greatest peaks and snowmobiling expeditions through the snow-filled Laurentians, Air Canada Vacations has packages ready to meet the needs of travelers looking for something out of the ordinary this winter.
Send your clients on an adventure they’ll never forget. Join this webinar to learn everything you need to know, including a complete overview of Air Canada Vacations’ Go Canada winter collection, information on how to register your agency in order to sell these packages and on how simple it is to book these packages online.
Go Canada - Close to America. Far from Ordinary

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Jamaica Travel Agent Program

OneLove

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Record your bookings and earn points to spend at the OneLoveRewards for items such as branded merchandise, spa treatments, and more! Points are calculated based on the number of clients, length of stay and value of the package. Each month, the top-booking Jamaica agent of 10 or more bookings will win $300!

Book More & Earn More!

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Vax Agent of Change Virtual Learning Center

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Vax goal is simple: to ensure the success of leisure travel agents.

Vax Agent of Change Virtual Learning Center is a new, free tool that boasts training materials, webinars and other resources for agents and agency owners alike. Enroll now to also learn about upcoming live events and giveaways!

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Orlando Travel Academy

Orlando
Visit Orlando's new and improved Orlando Travel Academy is now live. Packed with updated content, our new fully interactive online training program provides everything you need to help sell the most visited destination in the USA.

Boost your product knowledge with our easy to use platform accessible on desktop or mobile devices. The academy was designed with you in mind, providing access to our comprehensive resource library including digital guides, maps and events calendar. Once you graduate, you'll receive exclusive agent-only deals and offers!

Become a Certified Orlando Expert today at Orlando Travel Academy

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Travel Agents Are Missing Big Opportunity in Commissionable Event Sales

Commissionable event ticket bookings give travel agents ancillary income and another way to satisfy their customers with extras. Read More

Events 365 offers travel agents purchasing access to over 80,000 exciting live events around the world including sports, concerts, theater and special events.

With over $2 billion worth of inventory running through an easy-to-access, internet-based booking platform, it is hard to not take the client’s vacation to the next level.

Agents also now have the ability to earn commissions when their clients purchase directly by sending a dedicated link to them through the Events 365 booking portal.

Events 365 users also have a dedicated sales support team that will guide them through the registration and booking processes. Over 2,400 agents have currently registered to use the Events 365 platform since it went live to the agency community in June 2016.

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Several US Airlines Ban Smart Luggage

Several major airlines in the United States have taken steps to ban passengers from checking high-tech luggage if the lithium-ion batteries inside the bags can’t be removed.

According to CNBC.com, American Airlines is the first carrier to take a stand against the high-tech suitcases, saying that any piece of luggage containing a lithium-ion battery that can’t be removed would not be permitted as a checked bag starting January 15.

The battery-powered suitcases typically feature USB ports that give travelers the opportunity to charge their electronic devices wherever they go. The high-tech luggage will be allowed as a carry-on, but the battery must be removable in the event that an airline is forced to downsize to a smaller plane without overhead bin space.

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American Airlines Vacations Specialist Course.

The American Airlines Vacations Specialist program is a two-lesson course offered through Travel Agent Academy. Agents will learn about AA's updated travel portal, and get tips on how to maximize commissions and assistance with the booking process.

Certified specialists earn commission on 100% of flights booked with an American Airlines Vacation package. An agent mark-up feature allows an additional commission amount to be added to any client booking, on top of the commission offered. Graduates also receive a certificate, two continuing education credits and four credits from ACTA.

http://www.travelagentacademy.com/AAVACATIONS/index.html?s=1

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Collette Updates E-Learning Course for Travel Agents.

Collette has revamped the module of its newest e-learning course for agents. This course is designed to update travel professionals on new product destination offers and travel styles.

Travel agent specialists are required to take the updated course, Marketing for Agents: The Essentials, by Dec. 31, 2017, in order to continue earning benefits. Specialist who have completed the program are eligible to a $20 travel credit per passenger booked, in addition to the agent discount (agent benefit is 50% off land, 10% off air; companion benefit is 30% off land, 10% off air).

http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Collette-Updates-E-Learning-Course-for-Travel-Agents 

 

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