Ensemble and Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Partner

national geographic explorerEnsemble Travel Group and Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic report a new partnership that will increase the profitability for both Ensemble members and the small ship expedition company in 2014.

While Lindblad’s dominance in the expedition and adventure segment will deliver new revenue opportunities to Ensemble members, the cooperative’s strong North American membership base broadens the supplier’s distribution channel, especially into the Canadian market, Ensemble said.

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“Looking at members’ book of business in 2014 and early 2015, we know this supplier serves a real need as many consumers continue to look beyond the traditional travel experience for their next vacation,” said Libbie Rice, co-president, Ensemble Travel Group. “This partnership strengthens our cruise portfolio while helping those members who have yet to sell the expedition experience tap into this profitable market segment.”

“We have seen keen interest in our expeditions from Ensemble members over the past year, so we are delighted to expand our portfolio to include the Ensemble Travel Group. We look forward to building a strong partnership both here in the United States and Canada,” said Jacinta McEvoy, vice president of worldwide sales, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic.

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As part of the new relationship, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic will be among the featured suppliers in this spring’s Ensemble Small Ships & River Cruise brochure as well as in several business-to-consumer online marketing initiatives and on the Ensemble Extranet.

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