Laura Del Rosso
Laura Del Rosso

The National Association of Career Travel Agents (Nacta) has designated the entire month of May as National Travel Consultant Month, and the group is offering a number of prizes and free webinars to mark the occasion.

“This is the first year celebrating travel consultants for an entire month, and [we] will continue to celebrate this event every May,” said Lisa Watson, Nacta’s director of marketing and communications.

Nacta, a trade association for independent contractors and traditional agencies that provide services to independent agents, comprises 1,700 members and is an affiliate of ASTA.

The prizes and free webinars are available for all travel agents, members and nonmembers alike (including those who are not independent agents). Agents who are not Nacta members can use the coupon code NACTA30 for savings throughout the month.

Lisa Watson
Lisa Watson

Watson said that more prizes are being added to the May promotion each week at Participants are entered into weekly drawings to win gift cards, complimentary subscriptions and other prizes.

“It's no surprise that once again Nacta member suppliers are stepping up in support of travel consultants” by providing prizes and sponsoring webinars, she said. “They recognize the value of the independent travel consultant and the work they do every day on behalf of the clients.”

The first Travel Consultant Appreciation Month webinar, scheduled for May 24, is “Get More Leads Online with Inbound Marketing Tactics,” sponsored by Groups Today

Also as part of the monthlong promotion, Nacta members are invited to bring a fellow agent as a guest to their local chapter meetings.

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