New trade tools from Visit Orlando
by Jessica Pook
Agents can take advantage of up to 50% off park entry when they complete the re-designed Orlando Travel Academy training programme.
The portal now offers interactive sales tools and resources for agents as well as updated training which includes easy access to sales planning resources like itineraries, a new media gallery and a new course.
Modules include information on how to sell the destination and provide increased value for their customers’ holiday experiences and the latest news from the region.
Upon completion Orlando Travel Academy graduates become ‘Certified Orlando Experts' and earn four education credits from The Travel Institute, an organisation that provides training for travel professionals.
Graduates can also take advantage of more than 50 'Orlando Travel Expert' offers, ranging from 50% off theme park tickets and complimentary attraction tickets to discounts up to 35% off hotel rates.
Agents that pass before December 31, 2019 are offered a discounted rate of $49.99 a night at Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista; a nightly rate of $79 at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista; a discount of 35% at Holiday Inn Club Vacations and accommodation for $99 per night at Villas of Grand Cyprus.
Meanwhile, SeaWorld Orlando and LEGOLAND are offering 50% off admission tickets, ICON Park is offering half-price admission for The Wheel, Orlando Sea Life Aquarium and Madame Tussauds and agents will receive complimentary entry into Gatorland and iFly Orlando.