has expanded its South Pacific portfolio to include Australia, New Zealand and Fiji and is celebrating the by offering a $150 American Express Gift Cheque on each reservation that is a minimum of seven nights and includes the Cancel For Any Reason Waiver. To be eligible for this incentive, bookings must be made by June 30, for travel from May 31 through March 31, 2011. Agents must complete the redemption form found in the Agent Resource Center of www.TravelImpressions.com and send it to Travel Impressions to receive the Gift Cheque(s).
As an added incentive, travel agents will earn a 1 percent commission bonus for all reservations (no minimum stay required) made through Travel Impressions' reservations department (800-284-0044). The American Express Gift Cheque and 1 percent commission bonus are added on to the regular commission agents earn by booking with Travel Impressions.
Agents can access an interactive, online flash version of the South Pacific brochure, which provides the ability to flip pages, zoom in and out, crop pages, e-mail and print pages or the entire brochure at http://www.travimp.com/brochures/index.html.
The largest of the three new destinations, Australia offers cosmopolitan cities, the rugged Outback, beaches and the Great Barrier Reef. Travel Impressions features more than 80 properties across the states and territories of New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria.
A few of the hotels Travel Impressions offers in Sydney include Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Park Hyatt Sydney and Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. Hotels in Blue Mountains (in New South Wales) include Leura House, Lilianfels Blue Mountains and Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, while Hunter Valley (also in New South Wales) hotels include Crown Plaza Hunter Valley, Hunter Resort and Peppers Guest House.
In the Northern Territory, properties that Travel Impressions offers include Chifley Alice Springs Resort, Longitude 131° and Sails in the Desert Hotel. Travel Impressions’ portfolio of Great Barrier Reef hotels includes Bedarra Island, Lizard Island, Orpheus Island and Dunk Island.
Travel Impressions offers 24 properties throughout New Zealand in the following destinations: Auckland, Bay of Islands, Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua, Taupo and Wellington (North Island), as well as Christchurch and Queenstown (South Island). Hotels include The Langham Auckland and Mollies, both in Auckland; Kauri Cliffs Golf & Lodge in Bay of Islands; The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay; Grasmere Lodge in Christchurch; and Millbrook Resort in Queenstown. Commissionable tours include Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour, Wilderness Safari, Jet Boat Safari, Picnic on a Peak, and Milford Sound and the Glaciers.
Travel Impressions offer 17 properties to choose from, including Fiji Beach Resort and Spa, managed by Hilton, on Denarau Island; Vatulele Island Resort on Vatulele Island; Jean-Michel Costeau Fiji Islands Resort on Savusavu; and Yasawa Island Resort & Spa on Yasawa Island. Travel Impressions also offers commissionable diving tours for travelers to chose. Travel agents can view Travel Impressions complete portfolio of South Pacific products (Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti and islands) at http://www.travimp.com/destinations/south_pacific.html.