Limited places are still open for sponsorship categories. Contact Matthew or Craig for full details.
See also our 2017 PLATINUM Sponsor: Magic Castle Hotel, Hollywood California
Our 2017 GOLD Christmas TraveLeague sponsors:
AirLink Services Group // http://www.airlinkservicesgroup.com.au/
A new technology-driven, service-based ticketing solution.
As a travel agent, you deserve a consolidator partner who understands your business and provides you ticketing solution that make business faster and more rewarding to you. AirLink Services has done just that — from cheap fares to latest technology, ticketing to hotel booking, 24/7 customer service to marketing support – we will make sure your needs are looked after all the way.
OUR STRENGTH: AirLink Services provides its members the negotiated access to the product agreements from selected partners. Our partners are from different airlines, wholesalers, financial institutions, insurance and telecommunication companies. In addition, AirLink Services Group works directly with a large number of airlines to offer airline web fares or specially negotiated fares that provide an additional source of inexpensive airfare options for our clients.
YOUR ADVANTAGE: AirLink Services will help you increase productivity and achieve targets, while maintaining customer service at its highest level.
24/7 SUPPORT: Our call centre is staffed with well trained personnel, managed by experienced travel industry professionals who are committed to addressing every query from our partners.
ON-LINE CHAT: Need help? No need to make a call. One of our support members will be online to resolve any issue as quickly as possible. Any time of day or night!
EASY TICKET: Easy ticket is our automated ticketing system which provides our agents one of the best online ticketing system in the market, giving access to almost all the airlines in the world directly from multiple GDS systems. Along with Easy ticketing technology, you will also benefit from our 24/7 services and ticketing support designed to enable you to be productive even after hours.
Let Airlink Services become your complete ticketing solutions provider. Together, we will help your business grow.
Chimu Adventures — Latin America and Polar Specialists // http://www.chimuadventures.com
Catering to clients of all ages, Chimu’s philosophy is simple: “use specialised knowledge to work with our clients, accommodating to their individual needs.”
Chimu firmly believe that knowledge cannot be substituted in both product and business. Therefore Chimu goes to great lengths to find staff who understand the destinations well, and who possess good business and services sense.
On location, Chimu employ locals with exceptional knowledge and experience in the areas they work in. With their own operations in Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina, and a member of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, Chimu’s are committed to the destinations they work in and can offer the industry’s best prices.
Chimu maintains strong links and commitments to sustainable tourism, working with communities they operate in. Annually, Chimu donates a proportion of profits back into the communities through MAD Project, ultimately benefiting the local people. Chimu also offer exclusive fundraising charters to raise funds for organisations back home, which include Mawson’s Huts Foundation, McGrath Foundation and Love Your Sister.
Cornerstone People Solutions // http://www.cornerstoneps.com.au
Rachael Seymour & Cassi Tormey are driven by a keen interest in educating and helping people develop to their full business potential. They are sought-after industry commentators and have built a dynamic team of training experts who’s experience, passion and dedication to the industry make them a huge advantage to your business.
Cornerstone People Solutions are industry leaders in travel and tourism and our mission is to educate, challenge, entertain and inspire Australian travel businesses to remain competitive and endure ongoing industry changes. The Cornerstone team features some of the best trainers in Australia and we offer a full range of services that build expertise in your organisation. We teach relevant, up-to-date best practices that when implemented will deliver exceptional results, keeping you ahead of your competition. We provide the industry expertise, knowledge, training, and passion required to create a positive and lasting impact on the skills, culture, productivity and the bottom line of your travel business. More information on our expertise building services can be found on our website: www.cornerstoneps.com.au.
Gow Gates // http://www.gowgates.com.au
Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers specialise in advising businesses and individuals on how to mitigate and transfer risk. Established in 1963, Gow-Gates is one of Australia’s largest wholly-owned insurance brokerages and prides itself on its integrity, client service and quality of advice. Gow-Gates has developed a highly respected reputation, receiving several awards including NSW Broker of the Year.
Gow-Gates is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of Christmas TraveLeague and has a long history with the Travel Industry, looking after the interests of Travel Companies and Agents across the country. We arrange custom insurance programmes covering business property, public liability, tour operators’ liability, professional indemnity and financial lines.
The relationships we have built with the Travel Industry for over 20 years has allowed Gow-Gates to maintain an unrivalled position in the understanding of Travel Agents and their particular needs. Our specialised team is committed to finding the right balance between price and cover with reliable, quality insurers.
Why not contact us today for advice – phone 1300 GOW GATES (469 428). Speak with Rebecca Fleming or Jacqui Culley. Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd ABN 12 000 837 785 / AFSL 245432.
Malaysia Airlines // http://www.malaysiaairlines.com
Introducing a new era for Malaysia Airlines – our new A330 business class product is now servicing Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
The innovative new seating configuration maximises passenger comfort, and the new seat design provides better space, privacy and versatility for passengers to work, indulge and sleep. The 20 inch wide seat turns into a fully flat 76 inch bed, complete with plush bed linen, allowing passengers to relax in extra comfort. Enjoy fine dining at 30,000 feet, with our new Chef-on-Call menu, featuring 25 meal options that can be booked in advance, as well as our unique satay service showcasing true Malaysian hospitality.
As a guest of Malaysia Airlines, we want to ensure your business class travel experience starts right at the airport. Whether it is prior to departure or during a transfer, our Golden Lounge is the perfect place to relax and unwind in comfort before your flight. Our oneworld partnership offers you status recognition across all oneworld carriers and you’ll enjoy a range of exclusive benefits when you travel on the oneworld network.
We look forward to welcoming you on board soon.
Mobile Travel Agents // http://www.mtatravel.com.au
First licensed in 1991, MTA — Mobile Travel Agents pioneered the work-from-home model nationally in Australia.
With a network size providing unrivalled support, MTA Travel Experts are handpicked professionals, generally attaining more than 10 years industry experience with other major agency chains prior to joining the organisation. IATA, CLIA and Cruiseco accredited, MTA is proudly a foundation member of ATAS — a mark of industry quality.
Appointed as Accredited Space Agent in 2006 by Sir Richard Branson, MTA is a member of AFTA, also Belmond and Virtuoso, both of which are exclusive ‘by-invitation-only’ global organisations comprising a handpicked number of travel agencies worldwide. MTA is an ethical business delivering on paid experience to leisure and business travellers.
Rail Plus // http://www.railplus.com.au
Rail Plus is your “one-stop” shop for all rail requirements around the globe.
We sell Eurail, Britrail and point to point tickets through Europe on carries such as Eurostar, SBB (Switzerland), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), DB (Germany), Thalys, TGV Lyria and more.
For America we have live access to Amtrak point to point tickets and their range of pass options. Over the board in Canada we sell Canadian carrier ViaRail and the award winning Rocky Mountaineer plus a number of wildlife and adventure packages.
Our extensive Great Train Journey range includes high end luxury rail products such as the famous Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, Royal Scotsman and the Eastern & Oriental Express. The Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian Express across the silk road, Blue Train and Rovos Rail journeys throughout Southern Africa and the world-renowned trains The Ghan and Indian Pacific journeys closer to home. Plus, much more from across the world!
In addition to worldwide rail we also sell various other products including sightseeing, city transport cards and even land packages.
The key to our success is our specialist, dedicated structure. Our entire focus is centred around rail products, which allows us to provide expert, quality advice to our clients. As a fully owned subsidiary of Rail Europe we are also the leader in rail distribution through our online booking engine and partnerships with GSA’s such as Infinity Rail and Rail Tickets in Australia & New Zealand.
Travel Agents are eligible to apply for AD75s with us and the form can be found in the agent tools area of our website https://www.railplus.com.au/agents/login
For our full range of passes, point to-point tickets, seat reservation, city sightseeing essentials and luxury rail journeys visit www.railplus.com.au
SureSave // https://www.suresave.com.au/travel-insurance-for-travel-agents
SureSave is a leading travel insurance provider that offers help that’s designed for travellers. Underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyds, we are Australian owned and operated, with all our services located in-house at our Sydney-based head offices.
At SureSave, we live and breathe travel. We are travel insurance experts – it’s all that we do. We provide cover for more than 300,000 travellers each year, providing peace of mind so travellers can explore the world with confidence.
More importantly, we’re there to help – before, during and after their travels, delivering World Assistance through our award-winning customer contact centre, dedicated claims team and in-house 24/7 Emergency Assistance operation.
As your trusted travel assistance partner, we’re with you all the way, with friendly and expert assistance from our Agent Assistance Centre. And in the field, our dedicated team of Business Development Managers go above and beyond to provide maximum support to our travel agents across Australia.
SureSave is delighted to be a Gold Sponsor of Christmas Traveleague 2017, capping off another wonderful year with our network of agents in the travel industry.
Give your customers the confidence to explore the world with SureSave.