italktravel travel and cruise (part of Express Travel Group) and online travel provider, Luxury Escapes, have forged an exclusive retail travel partnership agreement.
Effective 01 October 2018 the partnership will see Luxury Escapes’ travel packages and promotions distributed through the italktravel and cruise agency network.
General Manager of Sales, Jonathan Nelson said “italktravel are excited to offer our customers the fantastic products delivered by Luxury Escapes. They are innovators in our industry and this exclusive partnership is recognition of our like-minded approach to travel.”
“Our growing network of experienced travel agencies are dedicated to delivering their customers the very best in travel and there is no doubt that Luxury Escapes products are in high demand from Australian consumers. We look forward to working with Luxury Escapes to expand our offering and add the value and service of a travel consultant to customers choosing to book a Luxury Escapes experience.”
Darran Keil, Luxury Escapes’ Head of Strategic Partnerships added “Luxury Escapes is proud to work with italktravel as our Australian retail travel network partner. The opportunity to offer Luxury Escapes customers the choice to book through an experienced travel agent in a storefront environment is an added benefit to our growing travel community.”
The new partnership means that italktravel and cruise agents have the opportunity to offer flights, travel insurance and pre- and post-experiences for added value to customers who want Luxury Escapes product.
“We see great growth opportunity in attracting new customers who prefer to purchase their travel face-to-face in a retail travel environment,” said Keil.