Avoya Travel Expands Resort Portfolio With New Partnership
With More Product Offerings Avoya Accelerates Growth and Enhances Vacation Planning Experience
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – July 18, 2018– Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative travel brands, has made a significant investment to expand its product portfolio and accelerate growth through a new partnership with The Mark Travel Corporation. By making more resort vacations available to Avoya travelers and accessing new customer bases, Avoya continues to further scale its vacation platform, enhance the consumer experience, and increase sales opportunities for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network™ to grow their businesses.
The new partnership combines the best of Avoya and Mark Travel’s advanced technologies and product offerings to provide customers with more full-service booking options and to increase booking efficiencies for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network. Together, Mark Travel and Avoya created custom technology that empowers Avoya Network members with access to more resort products and promotions than ever before and integrates a more seamless booking process through Agent Power™ – Avoya’s award-winning Travel Agency Operating System™.
In conjunction with the partnership launch, Avoya built a more modern experience for travelers online at www.AvoyaTravel.comwith newly added resort product and destination pages that offer customers more rich content, promotions, and booking options. Combining this with the personal service and value of the Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network, Avoya has created a unique and even better way for travelers to book resort vacations.
The company’s move to offer more resort vacations to customers and generate more selling opportunities for the Avoya Network is powered by the innovativeAvoya 2025plan that was recently announced at Avoya’s 2018 Conference. Avoya 2025 sets the course for creating more powerful customer experiences that combine modern technologies with personal service of Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network as well as generating deeper collaboration with supplier partners. Avoya’s Mark Travel partnership is part of the first phase of the 2025 plan and reinforces Avoya’s innovative position in the marketplace. It further strengthens Avoya’s Shared Success™ model, supporting Avoya’s desire to continue to expand its product portfolio in the leisure travel space and serve customers for their vacations of choice.
“The Mark Travel Corporation is very excited to partner with Avoya Travel to bring the best resort vacation products together with the expertise and value of Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network,” said Jacki Marks, Executive Vice President, The Mark Travel Corporation. “We’re confident that travel-intent customers will experience the best in vacation planning and booking, and we look forward to shaping the future of travel with Avoya Travel.”
“We’re thrilled to embark on this new partnership with The Mark Travel Corporation and begin introducing Avoya Travel customers to their portfolio of excellent vacation products,” said Jeff Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. “Through our strategic partnership, Avoya Travel is better poised to become an obvious consumer choice for full service vacation planning by providing value and options for travel beyond cruising.”
To learn more about opening an Independent Agency in the Avoya Network, visit: www.JoinAvoya.com.
About Avoya Travel
Avoya Travel is a family-owned company with a longstanding reputation for being one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 30 years and one of their largest sellers of cruises and tours, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. Through an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. Cruise lines and travel partners recognize this, as Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named Travel Partner of the Year by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, MSC Cruises, and more. Today, Avoya is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with support offices throughout the United States.
Travel agency owners, travel professionals, and others interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com. Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit www.AvoyaTravel.com.