Support hours

8–5
8–5
8–5
8–5
8–5

Company Details

  • Founded
    1986
  • Host Type
    Host Only
  • Franchise
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA
  • # of Contractors
    140
  • Annual Sales
    $154 million
  • Languages Spoken
  • Business Attributes
  • Profile Updated
    03/22/2024
  • GDS
    Apollo, Sabre, Travelport
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    ARC, CLIA, IATA
  • Members of
    ASTA, ASTA-SBN, CCRA, CLIA, PATH
  • Seller of Travel
    California, Florida, Hawaii
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Corporate, Disney, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Ethnic, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs, Tours

Program Details

  • Ticketing Service for non-GDS Agents
  • Minimum Sales Requirement
  • 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

  • Military/Veteran discounts
  • Start Up Fee
    $375
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
    $3,600–$7,080
  • Commission Split Range
    80% to 100%
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Every Two Weeks
  • Method of Payment
    Direct Deposit

Technology & Tools

  • Marketing Programs
    Direct Mail, Website Program, Consumer Magazine, E-mail Marketing, Social Media Tools
  • Leisure Tools
    Air Booking Tool, Consumer Booking Tool, Cruise Booking Tool, Hotel Booking Tool
  • Corporate Tools
    24/7 Support Service, Air Program, Online Booking Tool
  • CRM

About The Travel Society

The Travel Society is the Premier Host Agency for the travel industry's leading Independent Travel Advisors.


As a "pure" Host Agency, our goal is simple – to help you exceed your business and career goals through our ability to provide personalized Operational and Back-Office support, access to leading preferred partner programs and the advantages they offer, and guidance on how to maximize efficiencies, reducing costs & saving time, helping maximize your profits.


The numbers speak for themselves – The Travel Society has been in the market since 1986, with 45% of all members having been with us for over 20 years. Our Members earn +400% more than the industry average thanks to the tools, resources and support we provide to help you succeed.


As a proud member of Virtuoso, we extend access to the leading luxury consortia, and all the tools they offer, to our members on a complimentary basis.


Let us support your ambitions, and come and join the industry's most professional host agency.