BILLINGS, MT, Jan. 24, 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Austin Adventures is dedicating the entire month of February to acknowledging and rewarding the Professional Travel Community for their role in promoting and selling adventure travel. Rewards during the month include raising the standard agent commission to 15% for all reservations.
Throughout the month, Austin Adventures (https://www.austinadventures.com/) has scheduled a variety of programs specifically for the travel trade. Events and recognitions include an informative webinar along with month-long and weekly booking rewards and incentives.
“One of the reasons that we can enjoy and maintain our position as a leader in the world of active multisport and family adventure travel is the relationship we have with our travel agent partners. Today’s counselor is hip and knowledgeable about the marketplace and in tune with their clients’ most passionate travel desires,” said Dan Austin, founder and President. “We’ve learned over the years that a good travel agent is worth their weight in gold. Our goal is to make each agent we work with, a hero to their customers -- and our lifelong partner.”
Austin speaks from a long history of his company’s success working with travel agents. In 2014, the company was invited to join the Virtuoso Network as a Preferred Tour Operator and Partner. In 2018 Austin Adventures saw their travel agent-sourced bookings double over the previous year. They are already on pace in 2019 to exceed last year’s travel agent-sourced business. More and more agents have found Austin Adventures to be a trusted resource for top quality and high value scheduled, custom, and bespoke adventures.
When asked why travel agents have embraced Austin Adventures as a top source for active custom and small group travel, Austin points to these factors:
Throughout February, Austin Adventures will increase agent commissions to an industry-high 15%. Additional travel agent rewards, bonuses and incentives include:
Revolving Weekly Booking Incentives
Every Tuesday morning in February, Austin Adventures will email and post online one or more of these incentives for agency clients to help close a travel agent’s sale:
For complete details and changing offers and incentives throughout February, please go to: https://www.austinadventures.com/travel-resources/travel-professionals-appreciation-month/
Special Travel Agent Webinar
Agents are invited to register for and participate in a webinar onWednesday, Jan. 30 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. For more information and to register, see: http://bit.ly/travel-agent-month.
This webinar will provide:
“Today’s marketplace dominated by the Internet has increased access to travel information but in turn has made the personal, living and breathing expert more important than ever,” points out Austin. “Agents have access, resources, connections and knowledge that would take the average traveler a lifetime to build. We love the role the travel agent fills for countless reasons.” Austin points to their top reasons;
For more information on how Austin Adventures works with agents please see: https://www.austinadventures.com/travel-professionals/.
About Austin Adventures
Based in Billings, Montana, Austin Adventures has spent 40 years building an international reputation as a top provider of luxury, small group, multisport tours for adults and families to the world’s most captivating destinations. Acknowledged twice by Travel + Leisure Magazine with the prestigious World’s Best Awards along with other national media accolades and distinctions, Austin Adventures has perfected the art of creating itineraries featuring exceptional regional dining, distinctive accommodations, incredible guides and exhilarating activities, all while keeping all-inclusive rates and services the norm. In addition to scheduled group departures on all seven continents, Austin Adventures has developed a reputation as the leader in customized trip planning and execution. All backed by the industry’s best money-back satisfaction guarantee.
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