TravelBrands launches Cruise & Air program, adds Sunquest to product lineup

MISSISSAUGA — TravelBrands is making it extra easy for travel agents to book Cruise and Air together with a new packaging program.

Available through its Access platform, the new technology allows agents to bundle custom airfare into cruises for their clients, highlighting any corresponding promotions at the selected airport. Airfare is available to book up to 331 days in advance. Agents can select which flight, airline and class they prefer, as well as what stateroom their client wants.

The tool will also showcase exclusive TravelBrands package offers that provide clients with significant savings when available. However, agents can book any promotion listed with an air package of their choice. The full package is commissionable at 12%.

“We are partnered with dozens of cruise lines and over 80 airline partners, giving thousands of unique travel options for those looking for a cruise getaway in the future,” said Nathalie Tanious, COO. ‘now, our new package program allows agents to quickly provide travel choices for their clients and help them get the best price possible.”

In addition to the new Cruise & Air program, TravelBrands is now offering Sunquest product as bookable options on its Access platform.

Through Sunquest and TravelBrands, travellers can depart from multiple gateways across Canada, or from a selection of U.S. border cities to take advantage of further savings. They can also travel to various points in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, the United States and Europe.

“The Sunquest brand has been a player in the package holiday market for over 40 years,” said Frank DeMarinis, President & CEO, TravelBrands. “Sunquest offers what no other charter tour operator can: the ability to package a hotel in one of our many destinations, with your choice of secluded airline, the instant you request it, which gets you the most competitive price. Now that it’s available on Access, I am sure our travel agent partners can further meet the needs of their clients.”

On the Access platform, agents can search vacation packages, request special features like price, star rating, all-inclusive stays, adult-only resorts, stays with kitchenettes and more. If clients are flexible for travel dates, Access will also inform agents if there is a better price available within three departure dates of the date requested.

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