Avoya Travel has announced the launch of the New-To-Travel program, which is aimed at entrepreneurs that want to own and operate an independent travel agency in the Avoya Network.
Avoya said that the program is available to entrepreneurs without previous experience selling travel. The host agency developed the new program in collaboration with online travel schools and universities, as well as the company’s professional education offered by Avoya University. Avoya said many new entrepreneurs have already joined the program.
Avoya also recently launched its new B2B brand marketing campaign – Let’s Reimagine Vacation Planning Together – on the company’s new www.JoinAvoya.com website to promote the growing recognition by consumers and suppliers that professional travel agents are an increasingly valuable and necessary component to planning and booking vacations and cruises.
With support from the new campaign, interest and leads from potential independent agencies are up almost four times since the launch of the New-To-Travel program, Avoya said.
After having successful careers in insurance and financial planning, Jack Duncan’s Sail & Sign Vacations, LLC became an independent agency in the Avoya Network. Duncan said, “With the support of Avoya’s scholarship program I graduated from an online travel school and soon after joined the Avoya Network and entered the optional Avoya University. With my drive and sales strength, and Avoya’s Live Leads program, I was able to produce over $100,000 within my first month. I’m determined to be a top producer, and now thanks to the support of Avoya Travel my Independent Agency is on track to hit $1 million within my first eight months.”