Signature Welcomes 120 New Preferred Partners at Sales Conference

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Signature Travel Network announced that it welcomed 120 new partners in 2017 at its annual Sales Conference, which took place December 7 – 10 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

New additions to the organization’s preferred partner network in 2017 included one cruise line, five tour operators, one destination specialist, eight tourism board partners, three airline partners, and 100 hotels and resorts.

In a written release Alex Sharpe, Signature president and CEO, said, “As a member-owned cooperative, we are accountable to the members and very judicious when we add new partners. To ensure we only invite partners that are the right fit, we receive input from our member-based board of directors and committees.  We look forward to another year of strong sales with new partners while we continue to grow sales of partners that have supported us for decades.”

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Partners that joined the network in 2017 include:

Cruise

  • Carnival Cruise Line

Land and Tour Operators

  • CIE Tours International
  • Context Tours
  • Delta Vacations*
  • TCS World Travel
  • Walks
  • Destination Specialists
  • &Beyond
  • Travel Services
  • Blue Ribbon Bags

*Effective January 1, 2018

Airlines

  • EVA Airways
  • Fiji Airways
  • Singapore Airlines

Tourism Boards

  • Croatian National Tourist Board
  • The Greek National Tourism Organization
  • Los Cabos Tourism Board
  • Polish National Tourist Office
  • Qatar Tourism Authority
  • Taiwan Tourism Bureau
  • Tourism Victoria, British Columbia
  • Turks and Caicos Tourist Board

Signature also welcomed 100 new hotel and resort partners to its hotel program. This year’s Sales Conference brought together over 2,270 travel industry professionals, including Signature frontline travel consultants, managers and agency owners, as well as travel supplier partners for three days of networking and learning.

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