Crystal Cruises has added more than a dozen sailings to the 2018 voyages roster, allowing cruisers to explore virtually every region of the globe. Travel agents can become a Crystal Specialist by completing one (or all) of three Crystal Cruises courses – All-Inclusive, The Crystal Specialist and World’s Best Destinations. Specialist enjoy exclusive perks like bonus rewards, sales tools, dedicated support and more. Plus, now through March 31, 2017, take advantage of the Crystal Clear Choices promotion to save up to $1,000 per person and receive an air credit of up to $1,100 per person or shipboard credit of up to $1,250 per person.
In addition to upgrading several of its Caribbean properties, Palladium Hotels & Resorts is looking to enhance their relationship with agents. The Palladium Connect learning and loyalty program features targeted training, including a romance, spa and family course, with an emphasis on rewarding specialists. Become a Palladium Specialist to earn money simply by: graduating from three courses; booking one of Palladium’s 48 properties; inviting other agents to register with the program; and providing Palladium hotel reviews.
Vegas is usually a one-and-done type of booking. Short stays, fast commissions. You can even specialize in one of the best values on the strip in 20 minutes. Become a Treasure Island Specialist to have a go-to Vegas experience that boasts modern rooms (starting at $59), 10 restaurants, a 95,000 sq. ft. casino and the salient Mystère by Cirque du Soleil. Plus, you'll receive 50 percent off show tickets upon graduation - well worth the 20 minutes spent specializing in a top U.S. destination.
For over 20 years, Silversea has been committed to creating unforgettable luxury cruise vacations and destination immersion experiences for our guests. As our legacy of luxury continues, so does our commitment to excellence, innovation, expansion of product offerings, and unwavering commitment to you – our valued travel partners.
To ensure you have the tools you need to succeed, we designed this comprehensive training program to give you confidence in selling Silversea’s luxury intimate ships and expedition products.
Travel agents who become an AmaWaterways Specialist and book an AmaWaterways cruise within three months of graduation will receive a $50 reloadable prepaid MasterCard. Plus, Specialists can earn a $50 bonus for each new booking made through April 29, 2017, for travel in March or April 2017, as well as a $75 reward for every Mekong cruise or Paris/Normandy cruise.
Specialists are also eligible to win a seven-night AmaWaterways cruise for two in 2017 or 2018 when they make a total of five new FIT bookings for travel in 2017. Become an AmaWaterways Specialist to qualify for ongoing rewards, exclusive promotions and robust sales support.
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) must really care about making travel agents smarter. Becoming a GHA Specialist means gaining a wealth of knowledge on 500-plus leading hotels worldwide.
From six-course degustation experiences to butler service to onboard cooking schools, Scenic Cruises, in particular, is making its mark. Looking to make your mark with clients? Become a Scenic Specialist to earn yourself a $100 gift card (per passenger) on your first booking and step up your sales game.
Manage your Starwood booking like a pro from one easy account that monitors your profit performance. Become a StarwoodPro to learn about Starwood's nine world-class brands via five educational modules. You’ll be able to virtually visit Starwood destinations and learn the power of story-selling to help your clients visualize their next vacation – so you work smarter, not harder. Plus, you’ll qualify for Starpoints rewards, redeemable for free nights and award flights, complimentary in-room Internet for your clients when you book at spg.com and real-time online commission tracking.
Despite the recent call for “authentic” experiences in travel, the all-inclusive sector continues to grow and innovate. Become a Club Med Expert Agent to sell the all-inclusive resort pioneer and its over 70 properties on five continents. And for every client, who books a ski trip in China or a private villa in Maldives, you’ll earn a comp night.
Your clients want to head to Asia and you want to send them there, but does your expertise match your enthusiasm? Start by specializing in one of Asia’s most exotic destinations – Macao – in under 30 minutes. A short 15-lesson course, the Macao Specialist program provides targeted insights, like “Top 20 Selling Points” and sample itineraries, for in-depth knowledge into the destination’s unique blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures.