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Club Med Releases Record Commission for Travel Agents
Limited Offer: Earn 20 per cent Commission on Mauritius and Maldives sales. In today’s busy world, travellers are increasingly looking towards relaxing destinations to escape the daily grind, reconnect with their loved ones and with themselves.
Club Med is rewarding all travel agents who help their clients to enjoy some well-deserved island therapy with 20 per cent commission on bookings; the highest commission ever released by Club Med.
Agents who book a premium all-inclusive holiday in the Maldives (Club Med Kani, Club Med Finolhu Villas) or Mauritius (Club Med La Plantation d’Albion or Club Med Albion Villas) between 1st April – 11th May 2018 for travel between now and 30 April 2019 will earn 20 per cent commission – that’s means agents can earn at least $2,100 commission on a seven night booking for two people at Club Med Finolhu Villas in a beach sunrise villa twin share. View the agent flyer here.
This limited offer is also available for group bookings made 1st April – 31st May 2018 – the perfect opportunity to travel with your tribe and earn even more on each booking.View the group agent flyer here. Club Med has made it so easy for agents, they’ve even put together a client facing campaign complete with sales tools so that you can encourage your clients to take a well-deserved break by unwinding, immersing and reconnecting in island life with Club Med’s stunning island destinations. View campaignsales tools and resources here.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: sell three and sail free
Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the most inclusive, luxury cruise line has launched “Sell Three & Sail Free”, a new booking incentive where Australian and New Zealand travel agents could find themselves enjoying a Mediterranean cruise on board the luxurious all-suite all-balcony Seven Seas Voyager.
Agents booking select European cruises sailing between 2nd July and 18 November 2018 will receive a luxury suite. There are 29 voyages for travel agents to sell to their clients and three luxury cruises to select for themselves.
While sailing with Regent, both guests and qualifying travel agents will enjoy The Most Luxury Inclusive Experience in the world with all-suite accommodations and exquisite dining, free unlimited shore excursions, free unlimited Wi-fi, unlimited beverages – including fine wines and premium spirits, specialty dining and pre-paid gratuities.
To help travel agents take advantage of the “Sell Three & Sail Free” booking offer, Regent Seven Seas Cruises are also offering savings of up to 30 per cent on select sailings and a reduced 10 per cent deposit throughout April 2018.
Agents inspired by South Pacific destinations at Treasures of the South Pacific event
Travel agents gathered last week to attend Treasures of the South Pacific, a series of events designed to educate and inspire Australian travel agents about the variety of tourism product and experiences available across the South Pacific.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and Pacific Trade Invest, Australia sponsored the events, hosting over 70 travel agents in Melbourne on Tuesday 17 April, and 29 travel agents in Hobart the following evening.
Agents were inspired by the culture, nature, creativity and adventurous spirit that the South Pacific has to offer as they gained knowledge and insights from tourism office representatives including the Cook Islands, Fiji, Norfolk Island, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tahiti, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and the Hidden Treasures of the Pacific.
Julie O’Grady from Exclusively Cruising and Lucy White from Helloworld were the lucky winners of an all-inclusive position on the next fabulous Matai Mega Famil to Fiji, courtesy of Tourism Fiji.
Dubai discounts open door to Arabian adventure
TravelCube and Dubai Tourism are planning an Arabian adventure and they’re inviting 10 top-selling travel agents along for the luxurious ride. To be in the running to win a spot on the five-day trip to the UAE, agents simply need to book and pay for Dubai rooms nights before 17 May 2018.
The 10 agencies creating and booking the highest number of room nights between 5 April and 17 May will secure a place on the famil, which will include return flights on Emirates, five nights’ luxury accommodation in Dubai and a variety of exciting day tours. TravelCube will also cover selected meals, airfare taxes, breakfasts and airport transfers.
To make it easier than ever to sell Dubai, TravelCube has slashed room rates for key properties by up to up to 35 per cent.
Examples include a 20 per cent discount at the Novotel Deira City Centre, 25 per cent off at Versace Palazzo and a 30 per cent reduction at Park Hyatt Dubai on bookings made 30 days prior to arrival. All of the discounted rates are available for travel between 1 May 18 and 30 September 2018.
Take yourself to Asia on a self-famil with Wendy Wu Tours
Wendy Wu Tours is excited to announce the launch of a new set of self-famils, exclusively crafted and specially priced to welcome our hard working Travel Agents to trial the Asia expert experience first hand.
The four new self-famil tours venturing to Borneo, China, India and Vietnam are available for agents wishing to travel solo or with the option to take up to three friends or family –each of your companions will also receive our special rates. We want our agents to experience travelling the Wendy Wu Tours way so when you arrive home refreshed from your holiday you can add personal experience and knowledge to your selling points.
The ‘Magical India’ tour starting at $550pp twin share is six days of exploring glorious India. With all accommodation, private touring and some meals included. Highlights of the tour include the Pink City of Jaipur, wandering gardens, courtyards and museums in the royal city, visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra and exploring old and new Delhi.
‘A Glimpse of Vietnam’ eight-day adventure starts at $1,220pp twin share. Take a Tai Chi class and see a water puppet show in Hanoi, walk through rice terraces in Lao Cai, sail on Halong Bay and walk along the Suoi Ho River. These are a few of the many highlights you will enjoy with the added bonus of all included accommodation, internal travel and most meals.