Company Details

  • Founded
    1887
  • Host Type
    Hybrid (Host & Travel Agency)
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA
  • # of Contractors
    105
  • Annual Sales
    $168 million
  • GDS
    Sabre, Worldspan
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    ARC, CLIA, IATA
  • Members of
    ASTA, ASTA-SBN, BBB, PATH
  • Seller of Travel
    California, Florida, Washington
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Disney, Leisure, Luxury, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs

Program Details

  • Ticketing Service for non-GDS Agents
  • Charge for Ticketing
  • Lead Program
  • Leads Belong to
    Agent
  • Charge for Leads
  • Education Program
    Employee Training, IC Education, In-person, On-demand
  • Allows Sub-agents

Pricing & Commission

  • Start Up Fee
    $0
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
    $0
  • Commission Split Range
    70% to 85%
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Monthly
  • Method of Payment
    Direct Deposit

Technology & Tools

  • Marketing Programs
    Direct Mail, Website Program, Consumer Magazine, E-mail Marketing, Social Media Tools
  • Leisure Tools
    Hotel Booking Tool
  • Corporate Tools
  • CRM

About Brownell

Brownell Hosting is a branch of Brownell Travel, the oldest travel agency in the country. A member of Virtuoso, Brownell Hosting is a host agency that focuses on luxury travel.

All agents that are accepted into the program attend a 2-day workshop in Birmingham. This training helps to familiarize Brownell Travel home based travel agents with the handbook and technology available to them.

A one-year structured mentoring program is available for home based agents with no prior experience in the travel industry.

If you're new to the travel industry, make sure to take a look at our resources page for loads of information on joining the industry!