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Travel + Leisure wants advisers to book through its new business platform

Travel + Leisure wants advisers to book through its new business platform
Travel + Leisure wants advisers to book through its new business platform

Travel + Leisure (T+L) is entering the business of booking travel advisors.

On Monday, T+L unveiled Travel + Leisure GO, a new travel advisor booking platform, powered by Trispet/Solution, which it says will offer advisors the ability to go straight from inspiration through content T+L, commissionable, bookable, experiences.

“The launch of Travel + Leisure GO for Professionals is the next step in our vision to connect the magazine to every touchpoint throughout travel, from inspiration to planning to booking,” said Fiona Downing. , Director of Memberships, Panorama and Travel + Leisure. Clubs. “Now we’re giving advisors the ability to leverage the trust, authority and accessibility of the Travel + Leisure brand to their customer base.”

The platform is accessible through VAX VacationAccess and, according to T+L, gives advisors the ability to earn “customizable commission rates and the potential to turn the world’s most influential travel brand into a powerful sales channel” .

According to T+L, the added value of the platform is access to itineraries inspired by its editorial content, with hotels on its list of the best prices in the world, and the possibility of customizing itineraries by adding flights, hotels, activities, car rentals and more in bundled packages. He calls him “

It is expected that the platform will be updated regularly as new editorial content is rolled out. Currently, itineraries on offer include Fashion Week-centric trips to Paris, Milan, or New York; a trip to Mexico, the T+L destination of the year; and further trips to Amsterdam, London and San Francisco.

Although Travel + Leisure Go is the first time T+L has enabled advisors to book through a branded platform, the publication has a long history of catering to the advisor community.

In addition to an advisory board of travel advisors, Travel + Leisure also publishes its A-List of agents, a directory of top travel advisors, each year. This list dates back to 2001 and was launched at a time when most media considered agents to be dinosaurs.

T+L sparked some controversy with the list in 2018 when it announced it would start charging $4,000 to advisers who wanted to be on the list.

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