AIRWAYS VACATIONS rolled out a two-pronged incentive
program for home-based agents, with rewards that include bonus
commission, training, product updates, fam trips and marketing
assistance. According to the operator, the more retailers sell the
more rewards they receive. Gold Level participants can earn up to
15% pay and are eligible for personal-use travel vouchers, based on
passenger counts. Also, if a minimum of $50,000 in net sales is
reached by the end of the year, at-homes become eligible for 1% of
their net sales to be used for cooperative advertising in 2006.
AT THE SILVER LEVEL, agents can earn up to 13% pay
and receive periodic promotion codes by e-mail, designed to help
retailers close sales. Participants in both levels can participate
in Ask the Sales Department conference calls that will take place
every other month. Interested agents can contact sales
administration for an application or additional information on
qualifying for the programs. E-mail [email protected] or call (800)
JURNI NETWORK is taking a team approach to its
annual conference this year. The event is set for July 14 to 17 at
the Arizona Biltmore. All registered participants will be divided
into teams that will include Jurni Network members, suppliers and
staff. Each team will compete throughout the conference in a
variety of contests that allow team members to accumulate points.
Each team member may apply the points they accumulate during the
conference toward awards in an incentive program that will be
unveiled at the conference.
THE GROUP, a unit of Sabre Travel Network, was
created in 2003 after Sabre acquired the assets of Nexion, a move
that brought 750 independent agents to Jurni. Conference organizers
said participants also will have "dedicated time" with supplier
partners. Additionally, sessions will feature industry leaders and
roundtable discussions with individual suppliers. Registrations
will be accepted until June 15. For details, visit www.jurni.com.
FAM OF THE WEEK
Dates valid: Through Dec. 18 for overnight
Sponsor: Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman, Seven Mile
Beach, Cayman Islands.
Cost: $129 per night, double. The rate is valid on
suites in the Beach Suites wing of the resort.
Noteworthy: A maximum of five nights can be booked
at the rate. Agents can
take advantage of the discounted rate only once during the
Contact: (800) 55-HYATT.