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Results! Travel has released a year-in-review look at 2015. That year, the travel agency announced the creation of “Local Chapters,” designed to offer professional development, mentoring and peer-to-peer relationships among Members in their own communities. Results! Travel also honored the first graduates of its Accredited Leisure Travel Professional program during its attendance record-setting National Meeting in Las Vegas – participations was up 65 percent over the previous year. The organization also earned an industry award for its proprietary Results! Advantage System (RAS) for marketing.
2015 highlights include:
Launch of Local Chapters - These chapter groups will help members enhance their businesses and broaden their knowledge of Results! Travel offerings, the company said. The chapters launched in 10 markets initially.
Each local chapter, along with Results! Travel’s regional managers, are being overseen by the organization’s Director of Regional Managers, Jeff Webb. Webb also continues to serve as the western regional manager, providing support and consultation to Results! Travel Members in the western half of the U.S.
First Accredited Leisure Travel Professional Graduates - Results! Travel recognized the first graduates of its two-year Accredited Leisure Travel Professional program. The training program was designed specifically to help Results! Travel participants develop travel industry knowledge of supplier partners, destinations and niche markets, as well as sharpen their sales and service skills.
Award-winning CRM - Results! Travel won an industry award for innovation for its Results! Advantage System (RAS). RAS is a direct mail and email marketing customer relationship management tool. It provides efficiencies for agents to develop and maintain client relationships, as well as increase productivity and perform all agent and agency processes.
Puzzling for Profits 2.0 - Results! Travel launched its second year of “Puzzling for Profits” in 2015. This initiative provided members with an engaging way to become more educated on how sales of supplier partners and their products can benefit their agency’s bottom line. A record number of Members completed the supplier training and sales incentive goals.