FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- "Belize" it or not, a new airline serving
Belize will pay 12% commission on its inaugural flight April 27 and
Bel Air International Airlines will offer Saturday roundtrip
service between Fort Lauderdale and Belize City.
The flight will depart at 1 p.m. and arrive in Belize at 1:55
p.m. local time. (Belize is in the Central Time zone.) The return
flight will depart Belize City at 6 p.m., arriving in Fort
Lauderdale at 8:55 p.m.
Roundtrip fares are $399. Visit www.belairinternational.com for information.
On the accommodations front, two resorts are upping their
commissions as a way of thanking the travel agent community.
Viva Fortuna in Freeport, Bahamas, is paying 15% commission (up
from 12%) through Dec. 23.
Agents must book through the property's toll-free line at (800)
898-9968 or by e-mail to [email protected].
In addition, the drawing for Viva's Book & Win agent
sweepstakes is April 15. Grand prize is a one-week trip to the
resort for an agent and companion; the second prize is a five-night
Kudos to Bolongo Bay Beach Club in St. Thomas for climbing on
the travel agent bandwagon as well.
Its newest agent incentive program pays 10% commission plus
Bolongo Bucks ranging from $25 to $100 per booking for all direct
bookings made through the resort's toll-free reservations number at
Agents can book clients on the resort's semi-inclusive
continental plan or inclusive option.