Ensemble travel group has snapped up another Aussie agency member in it’s new international expansion into the Australian and New Zealand market.
Phil Hoffmann Travel signed with the Ensemble travel group recently, cementing itself as a top-tier, independent travel agency. The deal with the leading global luxury travel provider will give Phil Hoffmann Travel “an edge in this market” – and what company doesn’t want that?
Image caption: Phil Hoffmann (MD of Phil Hoffmann Travel); Trish Shepherd (Senior Vice President, General Manager Ensemble AU/NZ); Libbie Rice (Co-President, Ensemble Travel USA); Peter Williams ( CEO/Director Phil Hoffmann Travel); Katy Muyt (Director Sales & Marketing Ensemble AU/NZ).
So what does this mean for Phil Hoffmann Travel? Well, it gives them access to Ensemble’s extensive portfolio, covering a broad range of luxury experiences, food and wine tours, off-the-beaten track adventure travel, cultural and honeymoon customised vacations.
Phil Hoffmann Travel Managing Director, Phil Hoffmann, is excited about the newly signed deal, and more varied selling options.
“Our business will now have access to an expanded range of luxury Hotels, Villas and Apartments, extensive Hosted Cruise options and other flexible luxury products which will enable our consultants to offer a more diverse range of competitive travel products,” he said.
Ensemble also offers a wide range of bespoke services, market-leading travel technology, digital marketing and high-end travel magazines all of which can be rebranded and reused by their members.
Ensemble members also benefit from a tailored and flexible marketing support structure, which allows them to choose which marketing they participate in – as well as ongoing training opportunities which give them a distinct competitive advantage.
Ensemble Senior Vice President and General Manager Australia/New Zealand, Trish Shepherd, said their members value the diversity and sophistication of Ensemble’s products and experiences, and is excited to have a new member on board.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Phil Hoffmann Travel as an Ensemble Travel Group member,” she said.
“We’re very excited by the direct opportunity this also presents for the South Australian market.”
“Ensemble’s extensive portfolio of luxury accommodation around the globe is unparalleled as are our Cruise and Experiential options. We continue to invest in new relationships to keep it that way,” she added.