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.
Allure Travel by CTM (formerly Polk Majestic Trvl)
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.
One Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
Atlas Travel invites you to join its growing team as part of the newly designed AT Home network. Hosting independent vacation consultants (IVCs) since 1996, Atlas Travel has recently launched AT Home, offering a variety of features including training, marketing, technology, consortia membership, vendor relations and back office support. Proud member of NACTA, IATA, ARC, Ensemble Travel Group and BCD Travel. Certified Woman Owned Small Business and National Women’s Business Enterprise. Consistently ranked on the Inc. 5000, Travel Weekly Power List and the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies Worldwide, plus 2013 recognition on the Build 100 and Hire Power Awards. Whether you’re new to the travel industry or simply looking for a change, feel free to contact us for more information about how the AT Home network can work for you!
5201 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126
877-485-9112 PhoneContact@JoinAvoya.com http://www.JoinAvoya.com
Avoya Travel’s goal is to increase the incomes of its Independent Agencies, and to fulfill these goals, the host agency offers independent travel businesses Live Leads™, American Express Travel Network benefits, an established reputation, award-winning technology, 24/7 support, exclusive competitive consumer advantages, and much more. Avoya is committed to helping travel professionals live a lifestyle of success. Plus during this year’s tradeshow, join Avoya in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the company’s founders, the Anderson family, first entering into the travel business!
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/American Express
3300 N University Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
On a journey to becoming your own boss?
Choose Entrepreneurship! We offer the opportunity to be more profitable quicker, making more sales, while using exceptional tools to do it like our agent mobile apps, consumer app. Celebration registries, client vacation management portal and more.
Own the cruise travel franchise ranked #1 for 10 years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine. 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 Royal Caribbean has chosen us as their Home-Based Partner of the Year for 5 years in a row and most recently the coveted Presidents Award, the highest honor ever . We are the only ones who have this distinction! Stop dreaming and start planning. We have the team, the talent and the dedication to help you succeed. And we firmly believe
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
CruiseOne & Cruises Inc.
1201 w cypress creek rd
fort lauderdale, FL 33309
CruiseOne: With 22 years in business, we are the leading home-based travel franchise in the country. We are ranked in the top 3% of all franchises worldwide; our agents are able to offer customers a Best Price and Satisfaction Guarantee. Cruises Inc.: The original host agency with 600 agents nationwide. Cruises Inc. agents earn 60-100% commission with full back office support provided. Both companies are part of World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest seller of cruise vacations.
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 email@example.com.
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® CruiseShipCenter®, OVC is the premier Host Agency for agents with annual cruise and vacations sales between $100K and $1M+per year. Our agents benefit from the power of affiliating with the most recognized and trusted brand in travel to generate new clients and expand business with existing ones. Our agents enjoy a complete package of business building tools; top commissions, personalized marketing, technology, back office support, websites, access to FAMS and travel industry rates and more. They get the best of both worlds; The Power of Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® and the support of a local franchise that’s been built as a Host Agency. Our management team has over 100 years of proven success.
Magical Moments Vacations
PO Box 248
80%-90% Commissions - Earmarked Disney Agency
Vanlue, OH 45890
Are you an experienced travel agent looking for an agency where you can grow and surpass your goals? Magical Moments Vacations may be a great fit for you! We are looking to build our team with experienced and knowledgeable, independent agents, who specialize in Disney Destinations, Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii and Cruises.
We offer 80% - 90% Commissions - Paid ON TIME. No Start-Up Fees. No Monthly Fees.
We are Authorized Disney Vacation Planners, with the honor of being an Earmarked Disney Travel Agency. We are members of Vacation.Com, IATA, CLIA, and NACTA.
We do not operate as a host agency, in that we do charge fees to join. Agents are selected to join our team based upon experience and professionalism. MMV is deeply committed to excellent customer service, and the mutual success of all our agents. Join our team of top-notch agents, and start loving your job!
2349 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020-1821
Top 5 Host Agency established in 1956; hosting since 1972. $185 million family owned/operated company. Top tier commissions, no minimums, cutting edge consumer website with online booking, proprietary Agent Connex support site, Client Connex CRM for e-marketing, personalized support, E&O insurance, direct deposit, leisure, corporate and groups – all included in one low annual fee (no monthly fees). PATH, Ensemble Travel, ARC, IATAN, CLIA, NACTA, OSSN, ASTA. Reputable and financially stable (BBB “A+ rating”, no debt). Come learn more about how we can help you and discover why new and experienced agents love us!
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.
100 - 235 North Centre Rd,
LONDON, ON CAN N5X 4E7
Nexion Canada is the partnership of the former Uniglobe Instant Travel and Nexion.
Nexion is a fully licensed, bonded and accredited agency and has been an industry pioneer and a host agency since 1995. Prior to partnering with Nexion, our Nexion Canada headquarters had been in the marketplace for 33 years. This partnership allows Nexion Canada to deliver the best of both worlds, helping agents excel with the tools, technology, training and relationships essential to your business success.
4800 Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL, FL 33431
THERE IS A REASON WHY OASIS IS THE FASTEST GROWING HOST AGENCY. Our independent travel consultants immediately earn 100% commission and therefore put more money in their pockets! Our commission rates are top tier. We have special pricing and amenities for your clients because of our buying power and our membership in Signature Travel Network. Use this link to find out more: http://tinyurl.com/7949c8d
Our marketing technology is second to none. Websites, blogs, email marketing,e-cards, and a smart phone app all of which helps you stay in touch with your clients consistantly and efficiently. Our training is continuous and on-demand. We offer a mentoring program for people new to the travel industry. To begin your future in travel please call 800-613-8380 today!
1801 Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
OutsideAgentLink.com has created a complete and AFFORDABLE home based travel agency program perfect for stay at home moms, 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”!
The Travel Society, Inc.
600 S Cherry St Ste 100
Denver, CO 80246-1715
The Travel Society was founded in 1986 and has over 28 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 160 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 almost 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
2500 Maitland Center Parkway
Maitland, FL 32751-4174
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 host agency that is known for our dedication to our 400+ agents and the transparency of our program. We pride ourselves on our personable customer service, top commission levels through our Travel Leaders affiliation, and dedication to staying on the cutting edge of the travel industry. We have the broadest range of plans in the industry, from 70% up to 100% commissions, and provide everything you need to successfully run your agency – CRM, training, support, co-branded marketing materials, social media tools, consumer website program, online commission manager, blocked group cruise sailings, exclusive promotions, fam trips, E&O insurance, GDS access and more. Agents new to the industry will receive personable, approachable support and practical tools while experienced, top-producing agents in the Platinum program get benefits and support commensurate with the demands of their business needs. Check out our online webinar at http://www.tqagents.com.
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. 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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