In addition to the core components of TAS membership, we are also able to offer additional modules that members can take as add-ons. Consider the options that are relevant for your business so that you only pay for what you need.
These added extras include:
Our parent company, Frontier Travel, is a proud member of Virtuoso. For members of TAS with the appropriate cross section of luxury travel sales, affiliate Virtuoso membership will give you access to exclusive, value-added arrangements with top travel providers – the world’s finest luxury hotels and resorts, cruise lines, tour operators and destination specialists.
Through a Virtuoso affiliate membership, you gain access to the world’s best travel industry suppliers. These relationships will set you apart and allow you to shine in your client’s eyes.
The Virtuoso network offers unrivalled opportunities to agencies that have affluent leisure clients and want to optimise their luxury travel business and revenue. Those advantages are yours if you align yourself with TAS – all without giving up your identity, independence or compromising your client list.
The Virtuoso Voyages program is exclusive to Virtuoso and offers hosted group travel on deluxe and luxury class cruise ships, with a complimentary cocktail party, exclusive shore events, onboard credit and other events during the cruise.
Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts
At the core of the Virtuoso program is the hotel and resorts amenity program. Book the applicable Virtuoso rate and your clients will receive added benefits such as upgrades, breakfast, room credits, gifts etc – all because they booked through you, a Virtuoso affiliate. And at no additional cost.
Virtuoso Destination Management Company Program
Virtuoso’s destination management companies are an exclusive network of the world’s best local experts who can provide any level of service from simple airport meet and greets to high end, private, highly customised FIT touring. Make their expertise yours and deliver something to your clients that will truly amaze them.
Virtuoso Roadshows & Travel Week
You will also have the opportunity to attend Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas each August as well as attend regional meetings in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane for hotel, destination and cruise suppliers. These events are networking like nothing else you’ve seen – allowing you to network and share insights to deliver exceptional services.
As a Virtuoso affiliate, you will receive a variety of personalised marketing material that you can utilise in your business:
Virtuoso Life – Virtuoso’s award winning travel magazine will arrive in your client’s home mailbox every 3 months, presented as a gift from you, customised with your name and contact information.
Best of the Best – Virtuoso’s annual compendium of preferred hotels, resorts, spas and lodges provides the definitive work on the world’s most exquisite hotels and details the complimentary Virtuoso amenities provided at these properties for your clients.
Direct mail – funded by suppliers, these direct mail outs are directed in your name to those clients who best match the appropriate demographic profile and travel interest. Targeted and with high likelihood of conversion these opportunities are simple and free ways to help you grow your business.
E-Marketing – this is directed in your name to those clients for whom you have supplied email addresses and opted-in for the Virtuoso marketing. You control the distribution, so don’t fear your clients being inundated !
Do you have a small corporate account that could benefit from some of the tools of the big guys? One of the options that TAS makes available to its members is a range of corporate tools to help you serve your clients better.
This is because we have already got the agreements with these suppliers, we are able to activate these programs at a heavily reduced cost of having to do them yourselves.
These programs include:
Serko online booking tool
Corporate Expenditure Reporting and Dashboard analysis
Ability to issue Qantas Business Rewards and Virgin Accelerate program fares
Airlines, Air Canada, Japan Airlines, China Southern, United Airlines and others – all available to you without needing to negotiate them directly yourselves.
Corporate fares with a range of airlines such as Qantas, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, LATAM, Delta
eGlobal Fares so you can earn commission on non-AU originating fares
Hotel amenity and corporate rate discount programs
Your clients will benefit enormously from these features.
TAS has partnered with a selected group of like-minded premium travel agencies to cooperatively take up group allocated space on targeting ocean, river and expedition cruise sailings. Participants can then share in the benefits of additional bonus commission, FOC cabin credits, group amenities, hosted voyages and other benefits – enabling you to set yourself above the competition.It is just another way that we are creatively enabling you to build your business and generate more income that otherwise was not possible.
Travel Agency Services (TAS) offers hosting services to travel agencies to activate the value in the businesses which are held back by the time and cost of cumbersome processes.
We are here to let you focus on what you enjoy and do the best – organise and sell travelling experiences.
We understand that you run your own business and we are committed to helping you succeed at a higher level than ever before. We are there to make that happen.
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