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ORLANDO — To help travel agents increase their sales, Visit Orlando has launched new interactive sales tools and resources, including a redesigned Orlando Travel Academy.
Regarded as the destination’s premier training tool, the Orlando Travel Academy provides agents with quick and easy access to sales planning resources, including itineraries, a new media gallery and an all new educational course that will help agents sell the destination and keep clients updated on the latest news.
The course is available on English, Spanish and Portuguese as well as a mobile-friendly version.
“We realize how essential updated travel trade tools are in helping travel advisors across the globe increase their sales,” said Visit Orlando President and CEO, George Aguel. “Our team is committed to doing everything we can to support our key stakeholders as they continue selling vacation packages to the Theme Park Capital of the World.”
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be designated as a ‘Certified Orlando Expert’ and earn four continuing education credits from The Travel Institute. They can also take advantage of more than 50 ‘Orlando Travel Expert’ offers that range from 50% off theme park tickets and complimentary attraction tickets, to discounts up to 35% off hotels rates.
A few of the participating hotels include: Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista (US$49.99 plus tax); Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista ($79 per night); Holiday Inn Club Vacations (35% off); and Villas of Grand Cypress (Club Suite accommodations for $99 plus tax and discounted golf tee time of $49.99).
Participating theme parks and attractions include: SeaWorld Orlando (50% discount on admission to SeaWorld Orlando or Aquatica Orlando); LEGOLAND (50% off LEGOLAND Florida Resort & Water Park tickets): Gatorland (complimentary general admission); ICON Park (50% admission valid for The Wheel, Orlando Sea Life Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum); and iFLY Orlando (complimentary flight package for two people).
More than 50 offers are available to Orlando Travel Academy graduates through Dec. 31, 2019.
For more information go to orlandotravelacademy.com.