Travel agencies join Vacation.com

33 new travel agencies join Vacation.com since March, total now 674

TORONTO — Vacation.com continues to expand its Canadian membership with the addition of 33 new member travel agencies since March 2014.

This brings the total number of members to 674 in Canada.

New member travel agencies joining Canada-wide since March include: Ace Travel; Canada One Travel; Four Corners Destinations; Gaba Travel (four locations); Global Vacations and Tours Inc.; JBC Travel Canada Ltd; Journey the Globe Inc.; Kamloops Travel World Ltd; Marco Polo Travel Ltd; Millenium Sun Travel; Narat Inc.; Riya Travel and Tours Inc; Rollback Travel Inc.; Rome Travel; Sun Ray Travel; Sunset Destinations; Topplane Travel; Travel by Laura; Travel Trends; Travel VIP; The Travel Desk; Universal Travel (three locations); Vanderhoof Seven Seas Travel.

Pam Macey of Travel Trends in Calgary states that one of the main reasons that she recently joined Vacation.com was for the variety of content available to her agents in varied travel niche markets.

“I find ‘Stream’ an essential part of my hotel research and bookings, and the vast array of partners with Vacation.com has definitely increased my bottom line by approximately 25% with the higher commission offers. Vacation.com offers excellent training tools for agents, and we look forward to furthering our knowledge base with such a large agency organization.”

Christine James, Vice President Canada for Vacation.com, applauds Vacation.com Canada’s two Business Development Managers, Sue Urie (Western Canada) and Linda Khanna (Eastern Canada), for their dedication and commitment to the organizations’s continued success, as well as their direct approach and the ongoing training new members receive once recruited.

“We offer a customized and appealing proposal for every agency and can demonstrate how Vacation.com’s personalized and interactive training opportunities can contribute positively to their bottom line,” said James.

“The value of a Vacation.com membership is the key contributor to our robust membership growth. We continue to provide our members with new products and tools as well ongoing enhancements to existing member and consumer facing technology solutions.

“Members receive access to the our private label SIRRVA booking platform, our CruisePRO booking solution, our Stream prepaid hotel program and our Worldwide Hotel Program just to name a few. Our award-winning Engagement direct mail and e-mail program continues to drive clients to their agencies with exclusive travel offers.”

Agencies can visit JoinVacation.com for more information on the benefits Vacation.com offers.