“We are continuously providing our member agencies with industry-leading technology offerings and newly enhanced products, which helps them to grow their bottom line and stand out from the competition,” said Christine James, TL Network’s Vice President who oversees the organization’s operations in Canada.
As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Travel Leaders Network in the U.S., TL Network Canada is the largest seller of luxury travel, cruises, river cruises and tours in North America. Together with Travel Leaders Network, it has brought in several big industry names including, most recently, Florida-based Avoya Travel.
Said Lindsay Pearlman, Senior Vice President, International Leisure for Travel Leaders Network: “Our laser focus on the needs of agencies and advisors has resulted in mega agencies joining our network, as well as agencies of all sizes and models in Canada. We are delighted to add such industry leaders as 510 Travel, Kemp Travel and many more who recognize the tremendous care and benefits we have to offer members.”
The new member agencies joining TL Network Canada in 2022 include: 501 Travel, ON; Adventure and Escape Travel, MB; Amazing International Travel, BC; Apdana Travel, BC; Avenue Travel Limited, ON; Clarke-Way Travel Ltd., ON; Clement Travel Services, MB; Custom Travel Solutions, AZ; Design Travel Ltd, ON; Deztnation Inc, QC; Dream One Travel, Surrey, BC; Eastside Travel, SK; Ellison Travel & Tours London, ON; Ellison Travel & Tours Vancouver, BC; Enjoy The Journey, BC; Kemp Travel, ON; Mango World Travel, BC; Okushu Tours, ON; Paramount Travel, BC; Parksville Dolphin Travel 2008 Inc., BC; Playcation Travel, ON; Royal City Travel Inc., ON; Royal Holidays, AB; Serafina Travel, AB; South East Travel, BC; Terra Travel Inc., AB; Travelmart West, AB; Travel By Star Bright, AB; Tokui Travel Service Ltd., BC; Travel My Way Inc., AB and WTE Vacations, AB.
New members now have access to a wide variety of services and tools, including:
- The pinSIGHT booking tool
- Exclusive cruise programs
- Marketing and engagement programs
- Specialist certifications
- Preferred supplier relationships
- In-person and online education and networking opportunities
- Lead generation
- Leaders Alliances for likeminded advisors
On the benefits of joining TL Network Canada, Mary Tereshyn, CEO Operations at 510 Travel in Toronto, said: “From the moment we met with Christine James, her professionalism and attention to detail made us feel like we made a great decision to join the network. Melissa Wheaton and Oksana Scott are also in constant contact with our team and are incredible to work with. Also, TL Network’s value-added benefits are very user-friendly, and the multiple marketing programs allow our agents to access booking tools, programs and supplier information, which has led to higher profitability for our agency.”
Tereshyn added that her agency’s online presence has increased the number of referrals for future business.
“We highly recommend being a part of this organization and look forward to a mutually beneficial affiliation with TL Network Canada,” she said.