Travel + Leisure is offering commissionable trips to travel advisors with a new booking platform called Travel + Leisure GO for Professionals.
It’s a brand extension of Travel + Leisure GO, the publication’s direct-to-consumer subscription travel club.
Travel + Leisure GO for Professionals is available in the VAX VacationAccess reservations system for travel advisors.
Travel + Leisure said advisors will find bookable experiences inspired by the pages of Travel + Leisure magazine and hotels on the brand’s World’s Best Awards list.
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Advisors have access to editor-curated itineraries and branded marketing opportunities, Travel + Leisure said. They can also set their own commission rates on hotel, car rental and activity bookings.
Air, hotel, activities, car rentals and bundled packages are available to create customizable itineraries, said Travel + Leisure.
Current itineraries include an opportunity to celebrate Fashion Week in Paris, Milan or New York; handpicked moments in Mexico, Travel + Leisure’s Destination of the Year; and experiences in cities such as Amsterdam, London and San Francisco.
“The launch of Travel + Leisure GO for Professionals is the next step in our vision to connect the magazine to every touchpoint along the travel journey — from inspiration to planning to booking,” said Fiona Downing, chief membership officer of Travel + Leisure clubs. “Now, we’re giving advisors the opportunity to leverage the trust, authority and accessibility of the Travel + Leisure brand to their client base.”
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