Goldrush Getaways Offers 6 Exclusive Benefits to the Members

January 04 01:56 2023

Goldrush Getaways, an award-winning Host Travel agency, provides its valued member agents with the resources they need to work from anywhere, at any time, with an internet connection. For over 26 years, Goldrush Getaways has successfully served the needs the membership by offering the tools they need to ensure their success. “As a travel advisor you want to focus on running your business, but you need resources that you can’t acquire alone, partnering with Goldrush Getaways will provide you with the resources you need to ensure your success.” explains Jeff Oestreich, President. Below are some of the reasons people seek to become a travel advisor with the Goldrush Team.

Goldrush Getaways membership offers 6 exclusive benefits:

Dedicated In-house Travel Advisor Support Team

One of the best benefits of the Goldrush Getaways travel agent program is having access to its dedicated in-house travel advisor support team which has over 200 years of combined travel experience. Having access to an in-house travel advisor team is like having a team of personal trainers or coaches that are on standby to be your travel advocate. Goldrush Getaways is so proud of its advisor team, the passion they have for travel and for serving and assisting our member agents is amazing.

Training & Education

Goldrush Getaways offers a robust education and training program for both newbies and experienced agents who are already familiar with the travel business. Training is provided via webinar and in-person classroom settings, as well as personal one on one training sessions. Training is also provided via the Ensemble, our consortia, member portal. Ensemble’s award-winning U of E (Universe of Ensemble) is a 24/7, online any time, learn at your leisure platform that features the Ensemble Expert Certification Course, Suppliers Partner Expert Courses, Recorded Webinars, Webinar Wednesdays, Take 30 Thursday’s, and the Expert Series line up, which includes Professional Development webinars featuring a lineup of “Experts”. The U of E is a one-stop shop for supplier/partner training, which also provides access to supplier/partner certifications courses, all in one place.

Goldrush Getaways is also a partner and top producer with Expedia TAAP.

Powered by Expedia Partner Solutions, Expedia TAAP (Travel Agent Affiliate Program) is a ready-built booking platform that connects travel agents to Expedia Group’s global portfolio of accommodation, flights, packages, car rentals, and activities.   

Launched in 2002, the program was envisioned to empower offline travel agencies by providing them access to Expedia’s worldwide travel supply, competitive online rates, and powerful agent tools. More than 15 years later, Expedia Partner Solutions continues to help travel agencies grow their business through unparalleled technology, travel supply, and support services –– today over 35,000 agencies across more than 30 countries rely on Expedia TAAP.

Agents use Expedia TAAP for its wide breadth of quality travel supply, impressive rates, last-minute availability, and world-class booking experience. Agents can make and confirm bookings in under 1 minute, send vouchers in under 20 seconds, and modify their bookings online with instant confirmation. 

Expedia TAAP also offers the TAAP Academy, which is a learn at your leisure platform where member/agents have access to an abundance of resources that can help its agents market their business, such as Marketing Campaigns, Social media templates, flyers & banners, and email templates.

Highest Supplier Commissions

A huge benefit of partnering with Goldrush is the commission structure. Goldrush Getaways is recognized as a top producer for most of the major travel suppliers and has won dozens of top producer awards. As a top producer, Goldrush has reached the top commission tier with its preferred suppliers. Simply put, we sell more, so we earn more. These higher commission rates are then passed along to the Goldrush Getaways members agents, who earn some of the most generous commission in the industry.

Premier Agency with CLIA

Goldrush Getaways is recognized as a Premier Agency of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) again in 2023. Only a handful of of companies in the travel industry are invited to be a premier agency with CLIA. CLIA Premier Agencies are the uppermost echelon of elite and influential consortia, franchises, host agencies, and multi-location agencies in our industry. Premier Agency membership is extended by invitation only, each year, to organizations with an unwavering commitment to professional development and certification that adheres to the highest standards of business ethics, compliance, and professional conduct. As a Premier Agency with CLIA, Goldrush Getaways members/agents can join CLIA as an Individual Agent Member (IAM) for just $69, a $50 discount from the regular price of $119. CLIA Individual Agent Membership provides Goldrush Getaways members/agents with valuable benefits, tools, and resources to navigate the cruise industry, attract more clients, and to increase member/agent income. Individual Agent Membership also opens the door to pursue and achieve CLIA Certification.

Ensemble Consortia

Goldrush Getaways partnered with Ensemble in 2016 and is a proud to be recognized as a top 10-member of the 600+ member Ensemble consortia. Established in 1968, Ensemble is an organization of top-tier independent travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Member agencies have access to fully integrated print and digital marketing programs with sophisticated customer-segmentation systems, as well as customized member-marketing programs and services. Ensemble Marketing also develops award-winning consumer publications designed around innovative, lead-generating direct mail, CRM marketing, website distribution, and social media support.

With a powerful network of travel partners, members receive top-tier commissions, overrides, value-added amenities, co-op marketing, and customer support. Ensemble also has a comprehensive lineup of private-label and supplier products in all travel segments, including ocean and river cruises; hotel, resort and villa collections; FIT and group land experiences; worldwide On Location experts; airline and private jet partnerships; and other support services to help members grow their business.

Ensemble’s customizable technology platforms and services support agencies’ sales, operations, CRM, marketing, and data management needs. The key to enhanced member yield and profitability is usage of the proprietary ADX platform for creating client packages, including air, hotel, cruise, insurance, and tour reservations (all in one place and supported by advisor services). Ensemble’s Member Portal also provides access to agency owner’s analytics, travel advisor tools to manage itineraries and market promotions, extensive search functionalities to identify Ensemble products and supplier network, and additional earning opportunities with On Location providers.

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Address:8350 Auburn Blvd #200
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