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by Mr. Arnulfo Moen DDS Published 7 months ago Updated 4 months ago
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What is a private shore excursion?

Private Shore Excursions allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your shore tour. For groups of 4 or more, we can usually arrange a private shore excursion for less than the cost of a large cruise line tour.

Why work with our travel agency excursions?

We work with the largest travel agencies in the world and thousands of medium and small agencies. Our prices are as much as 40% lower than the cruise lines and, unlike the cruise line's crowded excursions; our average excursion size is only 12 people. To the extent your clients are not satisfied with our excursions, we will provide a full refund.

How much Commission do I get on shore excursions?

Register independently or create an agency account. Either way, there are never any fees. You’ll get 8% commission on every booking, including shore excursions and group bookings. Log in to see booking and commission details at any time with just a few clicks.

What are scenic shore excursions?

Scenic Shore Excursions provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth. Active Shore Excursions offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous experiences. Water/Beach Shore Excursions provide unique ways to enjoy the ocean, beach, and sea life.

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Is ShoreTrips still in business?

Hornblower Group announced this week that it has closed on the acquisition of ShoreTrips.

Who bought ShoreTrips?

Hornblower GroupHornblower Group has finalized its purchase of the failed cruise excursion seller ShoreTrips and will revive the company under the same name with "support" from its founders, Barry and Julie Karp, the company announced on Wednesday.

How do travel agents earn commission?

10 Ways To Earn More Commissions As A Travel Agent Go Back ButtonEstablish Your Own Preferred Vendors. ... Do At least 70% Of Your Sales With Your Preferred Vendors. ... Go To The Vendors Direct. ... Sell High-End Products. ... Focus On Groups. ... Avoid Discount Suppliers. ... Host Your Own Tours. ... Be Worth A Service Fee.More items...

What is Shorex?

shorex.org is global organization of shore excursion tour operators that cultivates success by advocating, educating and promoting the common interests of its members.

Did ShoreTrips go out of business?

Saddled with more than $6 million in debt, cruise excursion provider ShoreTrips has been placed in receivership as owners Barry and Julie Karp try to sell rather than permanently shutter the pandemic-ravaged company.

Can you get off a cruise ship without an excursion 2021?

In most cases, you don't need to book a shore excursion in order to explore a port of call. You can simply walk off the ship and stroll into town or catch a cab to take you wherever you want to go.

Do travel agents travel for free?

The truth of the matter is, travel agents are not offered free flights or tours. However, they often get discounted trips from travel destinations and hotels that seek recommendations from such agents.

Do travel agents still make money?

The pay isn't necessarily exorbitant—the median income is $38,700 a year, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, but according to Pindar, it can actually be much higher. “Agents make anywhere from $50K to $100K on the low end and up to $250K to $500K annually,” says Pindar.

What percentage do travel agents take?

The commission percentage agencies earn depends on numerous factors, the most important one being which private contracts you have access to. Here's a general rule of thumb on the airline ticket commission range you can expect as a travel advisor: Domestic: 0-5% International: 10-22%

Is it cheaper to buy excursions on the ship?

In terms of pricing you'll of course find any number of prices depending on the excursions you're looking at, but if you compare booking a tour independently vs a nearly identical tour through the cruise line you're very likely to find it cheaper to go at it on your own, leaving more money for say - booking another ...

Can you buy shore excursions on the ship?

While browsing the site, you are able to view details for all shore excursions within a destination and port regardless of ship or itinerary. You are only able to purchase shore excursions that are offered for the specific itinerary you have booked.

What is shore excursion manager?

Shore Excursions Manager is responsible for presentation, promotion, supervision and arrangement of the shore excursions offered in the various ports of calls and onboard the vessel.

How much money do travel agents make per ticket?

Not all travel agents charge service fees, but it is becoming more and more common. Service fees can range drastically. Airline tickets often carry a service fee of $25-$50 per ticket. Full itinerary design can range from $75 – $500.

Do travel agents charge a fee?

The cost of using a travel agent is generally marginal, and oftentimes they won't charge you at all. Much of their money comes from the hotels and wholesalers they do business with. Before you consult an agent, be sure you first inquire about fees. If you won't miss the amount, go ahead and proceed.

How much commission does a travel agent make on a cruise?

It is typical for a travel agent to receive a commission somewhere in the range of 7-20%. Factors that affect the commission rate include the chosen cruise line, the cabin type purchased, the length of the cruise, the cost of the tickets, and the value of any add-ons.

What are the disadvantages of using a travel agent?

8 Great Reasons NOT to use a travel agentYou Know How to Book Your Own Trips. ... You Have Time to Research and Book Your Own Travel. ... You Know Exactly What You Want. ... You Like Non-Traditional Travel Components. ... You Can Find Better Travel Deals. ... Quirky or Complicated Trip Planning Scenarios.More items...

What is shore excursions center?

Shore Excursions Center is an easy to use on-line platform that provides the finest tour, activity and excursion experiences for cruise passengers taking Northern European, Scandinavian & Baltic cruises. It's widely known that cruise lines charge way too much for their shore excursions, and travel advisors do NOT even make any commissions on these tours. So recently a lot of third-party OTAs have popped up to fix this. Unlike them, we are an experienced tour & activity Supplier with a Smart On-Line Platform selling our tours direct without any extra fees.

What is a registered travel advisor?

As a registered travel advisor you are able to create custom tour plans, name them accordingly and share them with your clients. Each tour plan is a separate page with your logo and contact information. The only thing that your clients will need to do is to book what you have pre-selected for them!

Can a registered travel advisor add markup?

As a registered travel advisor you are able to choose net rate reservations and add your own markup to any tour we have . Your clients will only see the prices you want them to see. You collect payment from your clients, and we invoice you.

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