Etihad Vacations, known elsewhere in the world as Etihad Holidays, has launched a leisure travel division in the U.S. and Canada, and agents can access its packages on Trisept Solutions’ VAX VacationAccess.

 Martin Drew, senior vice president Americas at Etihad Airways, said in a statement that the company offers vacation packages to over 100 destinations. Its core focus is on Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Maldives, Seychelles, Thailand and Australia, and it offers stopover programs, tours, excursions and car rentals.

Agents will have access to training and content related to Etihad Airways and Etihad Vacations on VAX.

“Over the past two years, we have worked with Etihad Airways to enable their global leisure strategy as Etihad Holidays, which has been implemented on Synapse, our enterprise operating platform for travel merchants,” said John Ische, Trisept CEO. “In the past two years, we have powered the launch of Etihad Holidays in the United Arab Emirates, U.K. and Germany, and now it’s great to bring Etihad Vacations to our home market where we will introduce Etihad’s outstanding vacation program to over 70,000 travel agents on our VAX program.”

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