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Travel Professionals International

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Company Details

  • Founded
    1994
  • Host Type
    Host Only
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    Canada (AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT)
  • # of Contractors
    750
  • Annual Sales
    $125 million
  • GDS
    Sabre
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    CLIA, IATA, TICO
  • Members of
    ACTA, BBB, TICO
  • Seller of Travel
    British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Corporate, Disney, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Ethnic, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs

Program Details

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

Pricing & Commission

  • Start Up Fee
    $3,499
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
    $495
  • Commission Split Range
    70% to 93%
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Other
  • Method of Payment
    Direct Deposit

Technology & Tools

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

About Travel Professionals International

Travel Professionals International (TPI) is a Canadian host agency with over 25 years’ experience. 

TPI offers 3 types of programs 1. Experienced Advisors 2. Storefront Agencies.  3. New to the industry

Advisors/Agencies that are under the TPI umbrella can earn from 70-93% of total commission based on the advisor's commission revenue. TPI pays you your earned split on ALL your business. Hit the next tier – and up your split. No penalties or lower splits for booking non-preferred suppliers.

Virtuoso* partnership is an invaluable perk and benefit for advisors with luxury clientele or those looking to focus on the luxury market. All types of cruise lines’ with Virtuoso perks. Velocity Rewards, TPI’s rewards & recognition program

* TPI’s innovative STEP fam programs are geared specifically to educating TPI advisors and enhancing what suppliers offer. 

Regional meetings in most major cities. Consumer events organized for advisors to build business. Push marketing for promotional pieces and postings of specials to advisors own website and facebook pages.

Experienced advisors or storefronts are invited to discuss an individualized plan and commission split starting out. Advisors that need help transitioning their large business, or agency, or moving from a salaried position to commission only, can get help with that transition. Those that qualify – can ask about our salary draw or a potential signing bonus.  

TPI offers one easy program for New to the Industry - BECOMING an independent travel advisor. For only 3499.00, buy YOUR business which provides you with training, set up, support, marketing - all you need to get your business started. 

Among many other perks with TPI – Vacation Relief *Employee Program *Membership Services *Dedicated support team *TPI’s own designed Intranet dedicated to providing information and support online *Separate ticketing/invoicing team*Training Manager*Director of Sales assist with your business & marketing plans *Virtuoso support *Virtuoso Week in Vegas *Annual conference *Charity give back affiliation partnership with Jack.org*Wellness program- medical/dental *Licensing support in all provinces *Velocity Rewards *ability to sit on many committees with your TPI peers and have your voice heard and so much more .       

Travel Professionals International annual membership and insurance fees are $495/year. Monthly fees start at $69. For those with higher volumes monthly fees start at 25.00). For a confidential, professional no pressure conversation call 1-866-627-2122 or email [email protected] Call today!

Preferred Suppliers

Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Delta/Air France/KLM
Cruise lines
  • AmaWaterways
  • Azamara Club Cruise
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard
  • Holland America Cruise Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Seabourn Cruise Lines
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Viking Cruises
Hotels
  • Bedsonline
Insurance
  • Allianz
Rental cars
  • Avis
Resorts
  • Sandals
Tours
  • Collette
  • G Adventures
  • Goway
  • Insight Vacations
  • Intair Vacations
  • Sun Tours
  • Sunwing
  • Tourcan Vacations
  • Trafalgar
  • Westjet Vacations

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