Customized and interactive agency training opportunities help attract new members in Canada
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Vacation.com, North America’s leading travel services marketing organization, continues to expand its Canadian membership with the addition of 33 new member agencies since March 2014. This brings the total number of members to a notable 674 in Canada.
New member agencies joining Canada-wide since March include: Ace Travel; Canada One Travel; Four Corners Destinations; Gaba Travel (4 locations); Global Vacations and Tours Inc.; JBC Travel Canada Ltd; Journey the Globe Inc.; Kamloops Travel World Ltd; Marco Polo Travel Ltd; Millenium Sun Travel; Narat Inc.; Riya Travel and Tours Inc; Rollback Travel Inc.; Rome Travel; Sun Ray Travel; Sunset Destinations; Topplane Travel; Travel by Laura; Travel Trends; Travel VIP; The Travel Desk; Universal Travel (3 locations); Vanderhoof Seven Seas Travel.
Pam Macey of Travel Trends in Calgary, AB,states that one of the main reasons that sherecently joined Vacation.com was for the variety of content available to her agents in varied travel niche markets. “I find ‘Stream’ an essential part of my hotel research and bookings, and the vast array of partners with Vacation.com has definitely increased my bottom line by approximately 25 percent with the higher commission offers. Vacation.com offers excellent training tools for agents, and we look forward to furthering our knowledge base with such a large agency organization. So far, the experience has been fantastic,” said Macey.
Christine James, Vice President Canada for Vacation.com, applauds Vacation.com Canada’s two Business Development Managers, Sue Urie (Western Canada) and Linda Khanna (Eastern Canada) for their dedication and commitment to the organizations’s continued success, as well as their direct approach and the ongoing training new members receive once recruited. “We offer a customized an appealing proposal for every agency and can demonstrate how Vacation.com’s personalized and interactive training opportunities can contribute positively to their bottom line,” said James.
“The value of a Vacation.com membership is the key contributor to our robust membership growth. We continue to provide our members with new products and tools as well ongoing enhancements to existing member and consumer facing technology solutions,” added James. “Members receive access to the our private label SIRRVA booking platform, our CruisePRO booking solution, our Stream prepaid hotel programme and our Worldwide Hotel Program just to name a few. Our award-winning Engagement direct mail and email program continues to drive clients to their agencies with exclusive travel offers.”
Agencies should visit www.JoinVacation.com for more information on the benefits Vacation.com offers.