Host TypeHost Only
Currently AcceptingBeginner Agents, Experienced Agents
Accepts Agents inUSA
# of Contractors1,250
Annual Sales$478 million
Members ofASTA, ASTA-SBN, BBB, PATH
Seller of TravelCalifornia, Florida, Hawaii, Washington
E&O Insurance Included
FocusesCruise, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Honeymoon/DWs
Ticketing Service for non-GDS Agents
Minimum Sales Requirement—
Leads Belong toHost Agency
Charge for Leads
Education ProgramIC Education, In-person, On-demand
Pricing & Commission
Start Up Fee$495
Location requirementStorefront, Home-based
Commission Split Range—
Frequency of Commission PaymentsWeekly
Method of PaymentDirect Deposit
Technology & Tools
Marketing ProgramsDirect Mail, Website Program, E-mail Marketing, Social Media Tools
About Avoya Travel
JUST LAUNCHED: Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya!
Are you interested in the travel industry and becoming a travel agent? That’s where Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya comes in. When it comes to travel, we’re experts – and we’re ready to help you start your journey in this exciting industry. We’ve partnered with The Travel Institute to provide entrepreneurs new to the travel industry with an educational experience that prepares you to successfully own and operate an independent travel business.
Through this program, you’ll learn about the basics of the travel industry, including entrepreneurship, as well as an opportunity to take the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) test, paving the way to become a certified travel professional.
- A dynamic and comprehensive travel advisor curriculum
- 35-40 hours of online, self-paced lessons
- Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam fee
- Memberships for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA)
- And more!
Is the travel industry calling your name? Click here to learn more about the program and complete your Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya registration process!
VETERANS: MASTER YOUR SECOND ACT
It’s time to succeed, and to save money while doing it. To honor and thank you for your service, we’re proud to offer an exclusive discount for veterans and veteran spouses for $100 off your affiliation fee to join the Avoya Network™. It’s never too late to start your dream business. Avoya provides new-to-travel education, marketing, technology, professional development and more than 50 years of travel industry experience in support of your independent business so that you can be the best at what you do, again.
Are you ready to master your second act? Own your own business, travel the world and earn money doing what you love. With booking numbers soaring higher than ever anticipated, there’s never been a better time to be a part of this life-changing industry. Starting your own travel business offers a flexible, hands-on and rewarding lifestyle. If you’re ready to take that next step and transition into an industry that excites you, Avoya is here to help you find success, no matter your experience level. If you're looking for direction after the military, be sure to check out our blog on why starting a travel agency is a good fit for veterans.
VOTED BEST HOST AGENCY
Forget science fiction – we’re taking your business to new frontiers. You need a travel partner to help solve your problems for today, and transform your business for tomorrow. No matter where we’re headed, we’ll always be aiming for the stars.
Built on a solid foundation of Integrity and Professionalism™, Avoya Travel® has a long-standing reputation for building the future of travel agency success as one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies, bringing together travelers, travel sellers and supplier partners in our one-of-a-kind platform. Recognized as the best and most-awarded host agency with some of the most successful independent agencies in the industry, Avoya is committed to helping Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network live a lifestyle of success. We’re continuously innovating to not only help you start strong, but help your business grow and see even greater success in the years to come.
THE FUTURE OF VACATION PLANNING
- Live Leads™ — New Clients Sent To You
- Dedicated Agency Support
- Ongoing Professional Development & Education
- Top-Tier Commissions
- Innovative Time-Saving Technology — Agent Power™
- Award-Winning Marketing Resources
- Stellar Industry Reputation
- Instant Commission™ Program — Get Paid Sooner
- And More!
To set your business up for success, Avoya offers customized solutions and resources to fit your business’ needs, including the first, and still by far most successful, travel leads program — Live Leads, sending new clients directly to you, available and accessible via phone, web and mobile app 24/7 from anywhere you have internet through our proprietary SaaS technology — Agent Power.
Stay top of mind with clients with access to Avoya's Marketing Resource Center™, a library of diverse marketing resources and assets exclusively for your Independent Agency use, including ready-to-use social media and digital marketing assets, on-demand personalized direct mail, pre-designed travel night kits and more all in one easily accessible central location. Whether you’re just getting started or are an established travel advisor, our powerful marketing resources help you reach and stay top of mind with clients.
JOIN THE INDUSTRY’S LEADING TRAVEL PLATFORM TODAY!
What else will you gain access to when you affiliate your independent travel business with Avoya? Support so good it’s out of this world. With Avoya as your travel partner, you can rely on us 7 days a week with quality that’s second to none. We’re proud to offer the highest support staff to independent affiliate ratio in the industry.
Looking to invest in your future success? Access the highest quality professional education and development programs carefully curated to help broaden your skillset and maintain future success.
At Avoya, we know your business needs access to tomorrow’s technology, today. That’s why our patented SaaS technology, Agent Power, is constantly being updated to meet your business’ needs, including a built-in CRM, accounting and commission tracking, integrated booking engines and so much more.
We know that a small business doesn’t mean small opportunities. The golden age of travel is upon us, which means that small business success is once again on the horizon. That’s why every day, our team gets together to come up with clear solutions for travel agency businesses for the future, resolving challenges faced by independent travel agency owners, while also adapting to quickly changing consumer expectations.
Over the years, we’ve introduced one innovation after another to provide driven entrepreneurs the chance of a lifetime – the opportunity to create (and succeed) in the business of their dreams. From the revolutionary Live Leads™ program which sends new clients to you, to the one-of-a-kind education offered through our award-winning Mastermind Program™, there’s no limit to what we can achieve together. But our most important travel agency solution? You decide – our products and services are completely customizable to fit your exact needs.
Avoya has a program for both experienced travel agents and entrepreneurs new to the industry. Experienced vacation planners, entrepreneurs starting a travel business and travel agency owners interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 1-888-320-4675 or visit www.AvoyaNetwork.com.
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