CCRA Travel Solutions is reaching out to the travel agent community to seek CCRA Travel Agent Blog contributors and rewarding them for becoming a CCRA "blogospondent." CCRA says it is an opportunity for travel agents to build their professional reputation, promote their company’s services, drive more traffic to their website and share personal insight and professional knowledge with fellow agents and travel suppliers.
For each blog post submitted, travel professionals will be automatically entered into a monthly drawing for a chance to win one of two $50 cash rewards, courtesy of CCRA.
Travel agent blog post submissions can range from 50 to 500 words, addressing a variety of different travel industry topics, including (but not limited to) the following:
- Answering a question and/or commenting in response to fellow travel agent posts
- Responding to a CCRA executive or CCRA supplier blog post
- Sharing professional success stories
- Posing questions for other travel agents and/or suppliers to answer
- Discussing unique trips planned for clients
- Offering vacation planning tips or seasonal travel suggestions
- Showcasing a favorite travel destination
- Predicting upcoming travel trends based on client interests or bookings
- Discussing recent travel industry news
- Sharing a travel photo
"The CCRA Travel Agent blog provides a unique platform where travel agents can submit their agency success stories, share their personal travel experiences and photos, participate in a monthly Wednesday Rewards Contest for a chance to win prizes courtesy of CCRA and its suppliers, and both offer and receive professional insight and advice from fellow agents and CCRA suppliers," said Dic Marxen, president and CEO of CCRA Travel Solutions.
"Created as a go-to source for travel agents to learn helpful tips and strategies to enhance their business and become more successful, we now invite more travel professionals to join in on our blog’s industry-focused discussions by becoming a CCRA blog contributor," Marxen says.
Travel agents interested in becoming a CCRA Travel Agent Blogospondent may submit the following via email to [email protected]: a written blog post between 50 – 500 words (including a title), the travel agent and agency’s name, website (if applicable), and email address.
For agents sharing a travel photo, a brief description and/or caption that identifies the travel destination and the names of the individuals appearing in the photo must be included. If the travel agent’s blog post meets the above criteria, the travel agent’s name, website and submitted content will appear on the CCRA Travel Agent Blog.
For more information on how to become a CCRA travel agent blog contributor, visit: http://ccratravelagentblog.com/wanted-travel-agent-blogospondents/. CCRA maintains the right to publish or deny the blog post submissions that are received from travel professionals.
Travel agents are encouraged to regularly visit the CCRA Travel Agent Blog, the company said.
All interested travel agents may participate in the CCRA “Wednesday Rewards” travel agent blog contest for a chance to win various prizes each month that may include (but are not limited to) gift certificates and gift cards, credit card rewards, significant keepsake amenities, program points and more.