Company Details

  • Founded
    1942
  • Host Type
    Hybrid (Host & Travel Agency)
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA
  • # of Contractors
    50
  • Annual Sales
    $17.5 million
  • GDS
    Sabre
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    ARC, CLIA, IATA
  • Members of
    ASTA
  • Seller of Travel
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Disney, Leisure, Luxury

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
  • Allows Sub-agents

Pricing & Commission

  • Start Up Fee
    $4,000
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
    $1,200
  • Commission Split Range
    60% 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
  • Sample Website
  • Leisure Tools
  • Corporate Tools
    24/7 Support Service, Air Program, Online Booking Tool
  • CRM

About Lake Shore Travel

We are a Chicago based mid-sized luxury travel agency with midwestern heart. As evidenced by our award of Virtuoso's Most Hospitable Agency, our 35 advisors create a work family that are diligent, dedicated and welcoming. On the Road to Becoming a Travel Advisor is our 10 week in-depth training program designed to teach those new to the travel business how to sell and book luxury travel. If you're looking for a home where everyone knows your name, we'd love to hear from you.