Welcome to the Newest approach for Successful Travel Marketing and Overview of Ensemble Travel TM Formerly known as GIANTS Ensemble Travel is an international organization of more than 1,400 travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
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Newest approach for
Successful Travel Marketing
Clipper Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line
Holland America Line
Norwegian Cruise Line
Orient Cruise Line
Radisson Seven Seas
Royal Caribbean Intl
Seabourn Cruise Line
SeaDream Yacht Club
Viking River Cruises
WindstarPreferred CRUISE Suppliers
American Orient Express
Classic Custom Vacations
General Tours/TBI Tours
GOGO Worldwide Vacations
Rail Europe Group (Avanti, DER, Rail Europe)
Tauck World Discovery
Travel BoundPreferred LAND Suppliers
During the year -- approximately how many Ensemble Travel value-added cruises are available for you to sell?
The key to your success is to make it
the foundation of your marketing plan
and to use it as Your Selling Advantage!
For another Starbucks $10 card ...
Name the 4 types of
cruise programs that are included in the Ensemble Travel Cruise Program
Understand the value proposition.
Make sure your clients are aware of the amenities they receive by
booking with you.
Alaska UnusualAlaska & Pacific Northwest specialists Flying safaris into Alaska's back country Fly fishing tripsFishing lodges (two in Hotel Collection!)Yacht chartersInns & homes on San Juan IslandsPrivate cruise ship excursionsEntrée CanadaCustomized land vacations across CanadaCan do rail, activities, ski, golf, wilderness vacationsWill make dining & spa reservationsPrivate sight seeing trips Discover New York with Kitt Garrett150 private ways to explore New York, transfers, hotel reservations, dinner cruises, helicopter tours in a single itinerary packaged for your clientsPlus children & spouse packages: art, culture, theater, history, shopping
What do they offer?
St. Lucia - Barefoot Holidays
Weddings & honeymoons
Turtle watching, casino trips, scuba & snorkeling, sunset cruises
Excursions to Barbados or Antigua
Destination management & incentive groupsJamaica- Glamour ToursWeddings - marriage license, church
Event tickets - fishing tournaments, music, golf, dance
Excursions - waterfalls, rum distilleries, snorkeling
History - great house & plantation tours
Airport meet & greet; private transportation
Mexico - Expomarketing
Airport meet & greet; transfers with bilingual drivers, Sightseeing tours & excursions
Incentives & meetings
UK - Noteworthy Events
Highly custom-designed programs & excursions
FIT & small groups; corporate or incentive groups
Spouse tours, art tours, castle visits, golf
Access to exclusive venues & events
Access to homes & gardens not open to the general public
Incentive, corporate events
Garden, art, golf (including tee time reservations at world-renowned courses) or other special interest groups.
Paris & French Riviera - First Limousine
Chauffeur driven services with bilingual driver/guides
Destination management services for tailor-made arrangements in Holland, Belgium & Luxembourg.
Customized FIT itinerary planning
Private car services: Italian peninsula & Sicily
Excursions & activities: cooking classes, art & architecture, shopping, food/wine, Carnivale in Venice, the Palio in Siena, the Monza Grand Prix
Made for Spain
Highly-personalized service for sophisticated for FITs
Excursions & tours: shopping, architecture, food/wine, walking, biking
Spanish & Flamenco lessons
Access to Spanish people
Special email address: ensemble@madeforspain
Spain & Portugal - Valesa Cultural Services
Access to unusual venues, private art collections
Special interest & educational tours: art, wine, architecture, gardens
Excursions: Balearic Islands, UNESCO sites
Greece A La Carte
Transfers; private tours
Tour series groups & special interested tours
Russia - Esperance Travel Agency
Private shore excursions
Special interest tours, private entrances to palaces & museums
South Africa - Travel Beyond
Wilderness safaris, game lodges & camps in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia & South Africa
Will tailor services for any budget
India - Zutshi Travel Services
Tailor-made itineraries throughout India
Excursions to Sri Lanka, Agra & Taj Mahal, Jaipur, etc.
Customized FITs for SE Asia
Emphasis on cultural experiences
Thailand, Burma, Viet Nam
Cambodia, Laos, Bali
World-wide fishing experts
International Port Services
World-wide luggage pick up & delivery service to hotels or cruise lines
Your Clients Are
Recognized as VIPs
What are the 2 Ensemble Exclusives that are available with every ENSEMBLE Villas & Vacation Homes booking ?
Central source for Ensemble Travel information
An additional tool for directing more traffic to your E-suites Site
The 2005 Ensemble Travel Marketing Program
"Make it easy for me!"
... Wait till you see what you can mail out to your clients!
“Make the phones ring!”
Ensemble will do its part, and you need to follow through!
Because if you're not growing, you're shrinking !
... there is no such thing as "staying the same."
Savvy agents who understand marketing and who use the program offered by Ensemble Travel ... have achieved response liftsfrom 20% to 300%
2005: Sept 2006: January, May, & September
Oct: Luxury Cruising
Versions for target COHORTS
Vacation Influencer for
#1: Family & Friends
Ensemble sends out themed emails that you can send to clients every two weeks
All major programs & campaigns have a
Ensemble sends this email to you directly - then you can easily customize it from your agency and send it out
2005 ENSEMBLE Vacations Jan / May / Sept
Jan: Family Section
May: Holiday Vacations
May & Sept: Sweepstakes - snail mail to email
September 27, 2004:
“My clients received their brochures on Friday, September 24. My first caller wanted to book two trips – an A&K to Egypt & a Viking Cruise in China for a family of 4! ...
Today’s call was for the QM2 – we booked it for February!”
New Format in May & October 2005
More Editorial, Personalized "Newsletter"
May & October
for becoming a member of Ensemble Travel ...
We look forward to working with you in the rest of 2005 and beyond !
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