Promoting Aruba In August: Agents Earn More

During the month of August, Travel Impressions is celebrating the island of Aruba by offering travel agents a $25 American Express Gift Cheque for each Aruba booking that is a minimum of five nights and includes the Cancel For Any Reason Waiver provided by Travel Impressions.

Reservations must be booked by August 31 for travel from August 15 to December 31.  Redemption forms and complete details on how to redeem the incentive can be found online in the “Bonuses & Incentives” section of Quest for Agents via

Travel agents also earn a one percent bonus commission when booking travel packages online with Quest for Agents.

To entice travelers to book an Aruba vacation package, Travel Impressions is offering a host of promotions, including Two for One tours, the One Cool Family and One Cool Honeymoon promotions as well as reduced rates, free nights, spa and resort credits and kids stay free (offers vary according to property).

As a sample of the promotions offered, Travel Impressions is providing a 30 percent discount and a $25 food and beverage credit for a five-night stay at The Mill Resorts & Suites Aruba.  Package rates start at $319 per person (reflecting the discount), based on double occupancy, and also include hotel accommodations for five nights, roundtrip airport/hotel transfers, and hotel tax.  Reservations must be booked by August 31 for travel from October 1 to December 16.

Through the Two for One offer on two of Aruba’s tours (Discover Aruba and Atlantis Submarine Expedition), guests who purchase an adult tour ticket at regular price receive a second tour (Aruba Sightseeing) free of charge.  This offer is valid in conjunction with booking a stay at any Aruba hotel by Dec. 15, 2012 for travel throughout all of 2012.

Travelers selecting the Discover Aruba tour will enjoy a five-hour excursion via an air-conditioned motorcoach that combines Aruba’s natural wonders with its rich history and culture.  Participants will snorkel and swim in the calm waters of Baby Beach as well as enjoy lunch beachside.  Through the Atlantis Submarine Expedition Tour, participants get an up close view of exotic marine life while diving to depths up to 130 feet in a submarine vessel.  The complimentary Aruba Sightseeing Tour offers participants the opportunity to enjoy the unique tales of Aruba as told by professional guides as well as see some of Aruba's hidden treasures and landmarks via an air-conditioned motorcoach, including the unusual Casibari Rock Formation and Natural Bridge site.

Through the One Cool Family promotion, children 12 years of age and under stay free when sharing the same room with one or two full paying adults at participating properties (restrictions apply).  Children (12 and under) also receive complimentary breakfast from the children’s menu, complimentary children activities (varies according to hotel and availability), a gift for the family (varies according to hotel) and discounts up to 20 percent off participating activities.  The One Cool Family promotion is valid on reservations made for travel by September 30.

Through the One Cool Honeymoon promotion, couples receive a bottle of champagne upon arrival, a souvenir gift, discounts up to 20 percent off participating activities and a free night stay for a visit on the couple’s one-year anniversary at participating hotels (restrictions apply).  The One Cool Honeymoon promotion is valid on reservations made for travel by December 31. 

For reservations and more information, call Travel Impressions 800-284-0044 or visit

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