Travel agents are booking more and more shore excursions for their cruise clients directly with the operators according to a recent PhoCusWright study of travel agents booking habits. Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours, a leading Caribbean attraction company, is offering their travel agent partners a new option when it comes to booking their cruise clients. Agents will enjoy turn-key booking convenience, 10% commission on each and every shore excursion they pre-sell and guarantees for their cruise clients on the best-of-the-best tours in the Caribbean. In addition, the tour company is introducing a new way to earn with Island Routes Luxury-Included® Day Pass options to select Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia and Nassau, Bahamas.
The new Island Routes Luxury-Included® Day Pass option can be pre-booked exclusively via travel agents for their cruise clients with an introductory offer for select resorts starting at $120 per adult and $75 for children 2-12 years old. Cruisers will enjoy round-trip transfers from the port to the resort and once there, unlimited premium brand drinks including Beringer® wines, gourmet dining for lunch, and in-between snacks, including beach grills and wood over pizzerias, and land and water sports, the Caribbean’s best beaches and more. In addition, at Beaches Resorts families will also enjoy the use of supervised kids’ activities, Xbox360® play lounges, thrilling waterparks and fun with Sesame Street® Characters.
Travel agents can pre-book their cruising clients on the top shore excursions in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia and the Cayman Islands with confidence. Tours offered have gone through a comprehensive selection process that includes an assessment of safety standards and procedures, guest satisfaction ratings, training, insurance coverage and commitment to sustainable tourism protection. Island Routes Tours also guarantees the return of your clients to the ship in time for departure. Over 100 shore excursions offer choices that appeal to every cruiser from dolphin swim and encounter programs, tee times at world-class golf courses, scuba diving in the Caribbean’s thriving reefs, thrilling zipline canopy adventures, ATV and Dune Buggy safaris, luxury catamaran cruises and much more.