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Avanti Destinations Lunch Presentation – Cherry Creek – PLEASE RSVP BY 10/3

October 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Kim Williams


Company Name Avanti Destinations
Company Representative Kim Williams
Company Representatives Title Regional Sales Director -Western
Email Address
Phone 916-990-2603
Product Updates The focus of the presentation will be on the newest products that Avanti has added to our Latin America lineup for 2015. Costa Rica is our number one selling country in Central America and we would like to share information on the diversity of this country including hikes through a rainforest, viewing of the most active volcano in the country, canopy tours including an extra special thrill called the “tarzan jump”! We will also touch on new product in Belize, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Moving on to South America, I will be presenting on the Galapagos and our fleet of ships available to your clients as well as pre and post cruise options in Quito. Peru, our number one country in South America, provides many opportunities and we would like to share some which include a culinary focus as well as eco adventures in Machu Picchu and extensions on to Lake Titicaca. I will conclude the presentation with a detailed lesson on how to make use of the Avanti website for booking options as well as 9 other key points on how it can be used. One of the points is a huge time saver for travel advisors and I am always excited to share that benefit.
How does your company compare to competitors? Avanti Destinations is a F.I.T. only company that operates in Europe and Latin America only markets and have been in business for 34 years. We are a “one stop travel source’ which includes air, lodging, sightseeing, transfers, car rental, small ship cruising and Rail Europe reservations and ticketing. It is a huge benefit to keep all these components with the same supplier to reduce the chance for error. Avanti is also proud of the fact that we offer paper documents and vouchers for your clients and package them in a deluxe document holder. Avanti Destinations is also a travel agent only company. We have packaged up itineraries as suggestions for your clients and those packages are completely modifiable according to what your clients are looking for. All of our lodging is hand picked small boutique properties(3* – 5*) that are centrally located.
Company Key Website Features Easy to build itinerary format Tracks each agents bookings (present & past) Web Chat Post payments Order Brochures Email client itinerary with links to detailed information on lodging(including maps) and tours
Travel Advisor Marketing Suggestions Vacation Packages – emailed as a marketing tool. We have provided a button that will populate a day by day itinerary for the client that is not quite sure what they would like to do. This provides a huge time-saver for the travel advisor and is a great beginning point. Product Guide – The tool that allows the advisor to send suggestions of hotels and tours with descriptions to entice the client. Specials – lists 3rd, 4th, 5th nights free in certain destinations on our website.