Host Agency List
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The following list includes the best and most reliable host agencies in the travel industry. NACTA has developed stringent standards for host agencies to meet and by meeting these standards you can feel assured that these agencies will make excellent host partners. NACTA does not endorse any of these agencies, but has applied criteria deemed necessary to qualify as a NACTA Host Agency Member.
AARC Host Agency
Paul Davis or Sue Russo
FREE Client Base Marketing
FREE Website with Booking Engines
FREE Agent Training, NY 11722
AARC Host Agency goal is to increase each agents sales and commissions. AARC provides Free websites for each agent with built in 24/7 booking engines. Customer Relationship Management resources with Client Base, Social Media Marketing training and resources. Blocked Group Cruises. FREE Training: Online Courses, Newsletters, triad magazines, Webinars, Blogs, daily email update blast. Access to all Vacation.com programs. Free email blast and direct mail campaigns to your clients to drive bookings to agents.
Allure Travel by CTM
4500 Cherry Creek South Drive
Glendale, CO 80246
You are invited to join a family-oriented network of independent professionals and agencies who truly want to succeed in travel, not just survive. We are travel professionals with over 35 years of industry experience who understand the challenges you face today because we face them as well. We have developed a strong network of independent professionals who share the benefits of our partnerships, our technologies, and our direct support to collectively improve their individual businesses. Included in our offerings are top-tier commission levels, web based commission reporting and bi-weekly payments via direct deposit.
8450 E Crescent Parkway
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(888) 697-1573 PhoneKirsten.Little@andavotravel.comhttp://www.andavotravel.com
The ideal host agency, for a host of reasons. Meet Andavo Travel, a premier host agency that provides you access to multiple GDS systems, cutting edge technology, and higher commission structures. On top of that, there are NO start-up fees, NO monthly management fees, payment in full and on-time, access to the acclaimed Virtuoso® network, and 30+ years of experience in the industry. Our dedicated staff and professional support services are also available to help you successfully meet, and exceed the unique needs of your clients. Come grow with us.
Archer Travel Service, Inc.
4148 Ocean View
Montrose, CA 91020
800 272-4377 (Ask for Ron Archer) Phone
818 248-5556 Faxhttp:///www.archertravel.com/Agents
We offer a complete Home Based Travel Business with an Air, Hotel and Car booking engine on your own dedicated website. We also offer 90% a commission share on all Cruise, Tours, Hotels and Fees. We provide excellent support and extensive training for new agents and outstanding commissions for experienced agents. Visit ArcherTravel.com/Agents for further information.
Through Archer you have access to extensive airline contracts with exceptional commissions on International Coach, Business and First Class fares. Join our team of fun professionals today.
Established in 1952 and a proud member of the Signature Travel Network. Set UP Fee $249 and $39 monthly maintenance and you receive 90%.
401 E. Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
1-877-493-3964 PhoneContact@JoinAvoya.com http://www.JoinAvoya.com
Avoya Travel® has a long-standing reputation for being one of the most award-winning innovative host agencies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 25 years, Avoya is the #1 seller of cruises and tours in the American Express Travel Network.
The Avoya Advantage™ provides Independent Agencies with New Clients through Live Leads™, a stellar reputation, exclusive American Express Travel Benefits, award-winning marketing and technology, commission up to 80%, and more!
Travel agency owners and experienced professionals interested in growing their businesses should contact Avoya Travel at 1-877-493-3964 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com.
Together we can be more successful than ever! Call us today for a special promotional offer!
7701 Herschel Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Cadence was established in 1994 by CEO, Wendy Burk, and has since grown into a team of over 135. Cadence is a member of the luxury travel consortium Virtuoso. After years of thriving in our unique supplier relationships, we have received top sales and service awards from every major supplier, from cruise lines to luxury hotels and resorts. Home based travel agents under the Cadence host agency umbrella will gain access into group rates, Virtuoso benefits, in-house specials, and personalized marketing programs. Cadence offers training and support for all of their home based agents.
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Rep.
3300 N University Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Become a travel professional, not just a travel agent, with Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative.
We offer the opportunity to be more profitable quicker, making more sales, while using exceptional technology tools such as our mobile back-office software, consumer smart phone apps, commissionable celebration registries, client vacation management portals and more. With our on-going training and support you are in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Own the cruise travel franchise ranked #1 for 12 years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and #1 in category 4 years by Franchise Business Review. We are an award-winning American Express Travel Representative which lends instant credibility to you the minute you join us. Plus, you have access to exclusive American Express programs, benefits & specials.
Call us today to learn how you can join our family of travel professionals and find out why Cruise Planners is the most awarded travel franchise in the industry.
255 E. Dania Beach Blvd.
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Located within our Dania Beach, FL Headquarters, Cruise.com’s Host Agency Division provides a welcoming ‘home port’ for our affiliate members. From our home office, our enthusiastic support team provides in-office training as well as unlimited virtual training to both local and visiting affiliates. Automation support, assistance to new affiliates for invoicing, group management, commission reporting and all other daily services is available on a regular basis.
Cruise.com’s Host Agency Division is highly recognized for paying its independent contractors the highest commission in the industry at 100% and offers one of the best, advanced, state-of-the-art technologies that can be found within the travel community. Our cruise booking engine features more than 40 cruise lines and highlights all of the available consumer amenities. Our in-house tour department provides support and assistance for shore excursions, custom excursions, hotels and hotel pkgs. to help agents maximize the profitability of each booking
Virginia Ann Busceme
212 Aldaba Circle NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Work with a family of agents! For full details about what Dugan's has to offer, please visit www.travelathome.com. Commission split 75% to start and 80% after 3 years with Dugan's. We welcome agents new to the travel industry. Startup cost is $300 which covers agency support fees and E&O for the first year. After first year pay an annual assessment of $180 agency support fee plus $50 E&O renewal. Fees may be reduced or waived based on sales for the previous 12 months. We are members of IATAN, ARC, CLIA, NACTA, and Vacation.com. Dugan's was founded in 1997 and has welcomed independent contractors since 1999. Dugan's currently has over 525 independent agents. We are registered sellers of travel in CA, FL, IA and WA. Want more information? Please visit our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Fort Lauderdale
Mary Beth Casey
302 Indian Trace
Weston, FL 33326
Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the cruise capital of the world, the host agency Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Ft. Lauderdale was the first privately-owned Expedia host agency in the United States. Specializing in the marketing and selling of cruise vacations, the host agency provides their independent travel professionals personalized marketing tools, professional development resources and state-of-the-art CRM/ back-office technology designed to increase sales and exceed client expectations. Agent commissions up to 85% depending on sales volume, commissions paid when received from cruise line, and host-agency coop participation. Members of NACTA, IATAN & CLIA.
Expedia CruiseShipCenters, OVC
2307 W Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, OVC’s commitment, strategy and vision is to be the leading host agency catering to mid and upper mid-market Independent Contractors with annual vacation sales between $100K and $500K. With our industry-leading technology and innovative marketing, Expedia CruiseShipCenters Independent Contractors enjoy the best of both worlds: the dedicated support of a franchise built to support them and all the advantages of affiliating with the Expedia CruiseShipCenters brand.
Our host agency model is tried and true. We’ve become the #2 largest grossing agency in the Expedia CruiseShipCenters network in less than three years by providing a comprehensive package of business-building tools that enable our IC’s to achieve their travel business ambitions.
• Cutting-edge and simple-to-use booking technology
• Personalized website for you and your clients
• Exceptional custom marketing that drives new business
• Best in class, experienced agent support
• On and offline training and professio
KHM Consulting, Inc.
1152 Pearl Road
Brunswick, OH 44212
330-460-5635, 2126 Phone
At KHM Travel Group, we don't want our Agents to just succeed, we want them to Thrive! We provide to them some of the most technologically advanced resources available. New Agents are entered into our Career Development Program. In this Program, we teach them exactly what they will need to be successful and professional. We provide our Agents with our own professional "TravSearch" website which contains a consumer booking engine that permits both the Agent and their clients to easily book travel 24/7 directly from our website.
2349 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020-1821
Montrose Travel has been a pillar in the travel agent community since 1956. For over 40 years, MTravel™, our Top 5 host agency division, has supported a close-knit community of independent travel consultants with strong entrepreneurial spirit. Family owned/operated with $285 million in profitable sales, we offer up to 90% commission and are the only host to include a customizable proprietary consumer website with online booking capabilities for air, car, hotel, cruises, travel insurance and more. We avoid “nickel-and-diming” our partners by bundling our services for one simple, annual fee which includes training, one-on-one business coaching, E&O insurance, Client Connex CRM for targeted e-marketing, direct deposit, and expert business coaching in leisure, groups, corporate, romance and much more. We enjoy an A+ rating with the BBB and membership with PATH, Ensemble Travel, ARC, IATAN, CLIA, NACTA, OSSN and ASTA. New and experienced agents welcome. Visit www.MTravel.com or call 800-870-8799 today!
6225 N State Hwy 161, Ste. 450
Irving, TX 75038
The industry’s most dependable full-service host agency since 1995, Nexion provides independent, U.S.-based travel professionals of all experience levels with the tools, education and support they need to reach their full potential.
• NEXceed all expectations with top-tier commissions from more than 140+ air, cruise and land preferred suppliers.
• NEXpand your network with the most supportive people and suppliers in the industry.
• NEXplore new opportunities to develop professionally and personally.
• NEXperience technology tools and other resources that simplify the booking process.
• NEXite your clients with inspiring travel offers all year long.
Be NEXceptional. Be NEX! Discover more at Nexion.com.
4800 Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL, FL 33431
OASIS has the best marketing system in the industry for travel professionals. It includes a website, email marketing, pint marketing, client engagement after deposit, price tracking for cruises and so much more. This marketing is created for you with your branding. We are your advertising agency! If you want to grow your business you need to look at our program.
If you are new to the travel industry then our New2Travel program is for you. It is very comprehensive with in person training. To find out more please call us today! 800-613-8380.
If you want to grow your business we have a system that works! And we pay 100%. OASIS Makes Your Life Easier!
1801 Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
OutsideAgentLink.com has created a complete and AFFORDABLE home based travel consultant program perfect for stay at home moms, former travel consultants, retirees, presidents of clubs/lodges, any eager self-starter who has dreamed of owning their own business!! Our programs are very simple and do not have a complicated fee structure – or ANY hidden fees! OutsideAgentLink.com is a division of Thomas Hogan Travel, an associate member of Travel Leaders. We are located in Myrtle Beach, SC and have a staff of fully seasoned agents. Please visit our website or call for more information. We look forward to making “Your Success Our Business”!
TerraMar Travel, Inc.
Rhonda Shumway CTC, ECCS, DS
133 N. Buena Vista Street
Hemet, CA 92543-4360
TerraMar Travel is a Boutique, family-owned and operated Host Agency that offers you the utmost in personalized service and mentoring. We provide our agents with all you need to be a success in running your Home Based Agency. Build your sales with our resources, training and mentoring along with the industry's top Marketing Programs to keep your clients loyal and to help you stand out. We provide a home to agents of all experience levels from those that are new to the industry to the most experienced. If you are looking for a place to call home, please contact us today to join the TerraMar Family of agents!
The Travel Society, Inc.
600 S Cherry St Ste 100
Denver, CO 80246-1715
The Travel Society was founded in 1986 and has over 29 years of experience as a host travel agency. We were one of the first to facilitate travel advisors working independently while supporting them with administrative and accounting services. Our full-service host agency is headquartered in Denver, CO and includes over 170 independent travel advisors.
Travel Experts, Inc.
212 Sawmill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615-4936
919 846 0647 Faxinfo@travelexperts.travelhttp://www.homebasetravel.com
Travel Experts is one of the oldest and most well respected Host Agencies in the country (1989). We offer a boutique atmosphere for those ICs, both corporate and leisure, who are well established and experienced. We are one of Virtuoso's top agencies, and included on Travel Weekly's Annual Power List. We offer 100% commission to qualified ICs for a flat monthly fee.
Our ICs are treated as our best clients, which they are. Independent Contractors are not a sideline business for us, they are our only business. This simple premise works because each of us from the top down lives by it. The result is we have some ICs who have been with us for over 20 years.
As a Virtuoso agency, we make Virtuoso’s marketing programs available to our ICs and they receive thousands of dollars in free supplier-funded marketing every year. In addition, ICs are provided with ClientBase, a personal website, Sabre (and training), high level commissions, negotiated airline contracts and a dedicated support staff.
Travel Planners International
1740 Fennell Street
Maitland, FL 32751-8662
Our hosting plans compensate you 70%, 80%, or 90% commission and we power you with everything you need to successfully operate your travel business and more! Benefits include: Earn up to 18% Commission on Cruise & Tour Sales, Get Paid Weekly by Direct Deposit, Build Your Sales with Our Resources, Training and Coaching, Marketing Programs to Keep Your Clients Loyal and Make You Shine, Simplified Invoicing, Reporting and Tracking Tools, Book into 1000+ Hosted and Amenity Laden Cruises, Earn Commission on 70+ Airlines, Including Hotel, Car & Rail, and ARC Ticketing Fulfillment and Access to Any GDS. Let us manage the supplier relationships, provide your back-office support, marketing tools, technology and all the other stuff that doesn’t earn you one dime, so you can focus on recommending and selling more travel.
Travel Quest/Travel Leaders
5985 Large Avenue NE
Albertville, MN 55301
800.357.4678 (HOST) Phonebonnie@tqagents.comhttp://www.TQagents.com
Travel Quest is a family owned and operated host agency that has been helping agents excel in travel for over 15 years. With Travel Quest you receive top tier commissions while our agent-centered philosophy means we put you first.
Support is at the heart of our philosophy. No phone trees here - just our awesome team!
When it comes to resources, our agent-centered philosophy means we listen to what you want; continually adding ways to help grow and streamline your business.
Uniglobe Travel Center
18662 MacArthur Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92612-1205
We provide a home to agents of all experience levels from those that are new to the industry to the most experienced. With UTC Mentor U you will get the foundation and support you need to start your new travel business. We also Host and support some of the most experienced and savvy Professional Travel Agents. Regardless of your experience we offer all the support you need from the best support staff in the industry. If you are looking for a place to call home please contact us today. Find out why we have some of the highest producing agents in the hosted industry.
Locations in MD, VA, and DC
Virtuoso Member & Preferred Supplier Status
7 Regional Offices, MD 21030
Qualifications: Established agent located in MD, VA, DC, DE, WV, PA, or Southern NJ with strong sales background and active client list seeking growth opportunities with a Virtuoso agency through training and marketing efforts.
You may partner with any of our WorldTravelService offices located throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC. By partnering with WorldTravelService you will enjoy well-established vendor relationships, extensive travel resources and services, sales incentives, marketing opportunities, accounting staff, and a management team dedicated to your success. WorldTravelService provides remote access as well as professional staffed offices for your convenience
Qualifications: Established agency located in and around MD, VA, DC, DE, WV, PA, or Southern NJ with an active client list seeking relief from the burdens of small business ownership during these tough economic times. WorldTravelService is available to discuss alternatives that fit your
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