Evolution Travel Collective (ETC) have forged a partnership with Melbourne based Scandinavian Specialist, 50 Degrees North and NORD Journeys.
50 Degrees North has been creating boutique holiday experiences for almost 10 years, primarily in the FIT and tailor-made travel sector. The company is a true Scandinavian specialist, with a reservations team made up of over 90% Scandinavian ex-pats, providing regional expertise on the phones to support travel agents.
With the recent brand expansion and launch of NORD Journeys, the business has extends its offering to include an extensive range of mid-level packages, self-drive and tour options for clients looking for a great option, at an affordable price, in Scandinavia, the Baltics & Russia.
Owned by Norwegian, Tietse Stelma, the company is focused on the expertise they can provide agents within Australia and New Zealand.
“We are excited about partnering with Evolution Travel Collective as we grow our retail agent footprint in this market. Their team of experienced BDMs will provide us with an increased opportunity to showcase our product to agents at point of sale level, whilst still giving agents the chance to speak to a true Scandinavian expert through our Melbourne based reservation team. We think it’s the perfect combination,” Stelma said.
Pete Rawley, CEO & Founder of Evolution Travel Collective said he was delighted to partner with the destination specialist.
“Their expertise in the Scandinavian region is unsurpassed and we are incredibly excited to represent their two brands, 50 Degrees North & NORD Journeys, to the Australian and New Zealand trade.”
To coincide with the partnership NORD Journeys have launched a dedicated agent Facebook page and encourage the travel advisor community to join and keep up to date with the latest product information.
For training on 50 Degrees North & NORD Journeys product visit www.evolutiontc.com.au/contact-us
Lead image: Tietse Stelma, 50 Degrees North; Jill Blunsom, NORD Journeys and Pete Rawley, Evolution Travel Collective.