This new alliance with Tripology further enhances Travel Leaders' member offerings, providing our Associates with the benefits of exclusive promotions and training opportunities to successfully capitalize on Tripology's qualified traveler leads
New York (Vocus) March 27, 2009
"We are pleased to introduce this new relationship with Travel Leaders, a strong network with nearly 500 U.S.-based franchised travel agency locations," said John T. Peters, CTIE, President and CEO of Tripology. "As the only dedicated travel referral service showcased by Travel Leaders, we look forward to working with all of their travel specialists to help them maximize the Tripology service."
"This new alliance with Tripology further enhances Travel Leaders' member offerings, providing our Associates with the benefits of exclusive promotions and training opportunities to successfully capitalize on Tripology's qualified traveler leads," said Roger E. Block, CTC, president of The Travel Franchise Group, of which Travel Leaders is the flagship brand.
"With more than 75,000 trip requests processed since the consumer launch of Tripology.com in June 2007 and a rapidly growing network of 11,000+ travel specialists, an ever-increasing number of agents have found our service to be an effective way to boost business in these tough economic times," said Veronique Deblois, Vice President of Travel Trade Sales and Marketing for Tripology. "Through this alliance Travel Leaders' agents can effectively harness the reach of the Internet with Tripology travel leads and access new customers seeking their specific travel planning expertise."
Tripology.com has been appropriately designed to be easy and risk free for specialists to join and use whenever they seek incremental business. The site's user friendly interface and tools helps ensure the success of the travel specialist industry. Plus, registration is free; there are no membership fees and no minimum purchase necessary. Specialists only purchase the leads they want.
For additional information about Tripology, visit http://www.Tripology.com. Travel Specialists can access the company's dedicated agent website at http://www.Tripology.com/agent for information on how to become a registered Tripologist.
About Travel Leaders:
The Travel Leaders network is part of Travel Acquisitions Group, which includes The Travel Franchise Group, North America's largest travel agency franchisor. In 2009, for the thirteenth consecutive year, a brand within The Travel Franchise Group was named the top travel business franchise by Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®. After leading the way in travel by serving millions of travelers from coast to coast, the nearly 500 U.S.-based franchised travel agency locations formerly operating as Carlson Wagonlit Travel Associates are leading travel in an exciting new direction as Travel Leaders. The new brand was selected in recognition of the instrumental leading role the travel company has forged on behalf of travelers ever since its beginnings as Ask Mr. Foster.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service connecting travel specialists with high-intent travelers. The company's dedicated travel agent web presence, http://www.Tripology.com/agent, provides traditional and home-based agents a cost effective way to increase sales and profits with qualified travel leads. Travel specialists maintain control of the leads they choose to purchase and the ability to alter their profile at anytime for maximum exposure to travelers seeking their specific expertise and personalized service. Using proprietary technology to match travel professionals with consumer requests, the company has received and processed more than 75,000 trip requests since Tripology.com launched in June 2007. Tripology is a privately held corporation based in New York, NY. Its principal investor is Ascend Venture Group. For more information, visit http://www.Tripology.com.