PHOTO: Tourists on an African safari (Photo via Flickr/Christine Olson).
WHY IT RATES: The new webinar series from African Travel, Inc. will better help travel agents sell their clients on Africa. - Eric Bowman, TravelPulse Senior Editor
African Travel, Inc. is thrilled to announce its new 2017 Safari Academy webinar series, featuring informative, inspirational and exclusive content ranging from personal experiences from Safari Specialists to conservation initiatives to tips on how to sell this magical destination.
African Travel has partnered with some of their favorite South Africa hotels and lodges to create an educational, informative and unique program for the listeners. With Africa’s spectacular wildlife, magnificent landscapes and diverse experiences, each of the nine webinars is dedicated to a key aspect of selling this captivating country to clients.
“These webinars are an invaluable opportunity for agents to familiarize themselves with product updates while learning best practices and selling tips from some of the industry’s most knowledgeable professionals,” said Sherwin Banda, president, African Travel, Inc. “Each webinar offers unique and valuable information, as well as special incentives, and we’re so excited to offer agents the opportunity to experience one of our extraordinary safari vacations with four amazing land package giveaways.”
From Feb. 23 through Oct. 12, 2017, agents can enter to win one of four incredible South Africa land packages for two!
By actively participating in any six of the nine educational webinars, agents will qualify for a drawing to win a free safari for two. Agents will receive one point for each completed webinar attended, either live or recorded; one point for each completed questionnaire received after the webinar; and five points for each new booking of five nights or more with African Travel, Inc.
All points will be entered into a randomized drawing and four lucky winners will win a free South Africa educational land safari. The winners will be announced no later than Oct. 27, 2017 via Facebook Live on the African Travel, Inc.'s Facebook page.
Safari Academy Dates and Registration
• Webinar 1: Feb. 23 – Selling Africa made easy with African Travel, Inc.
• Webinar 2: March 16 – Family Safari
• Webinar 3: April 13 – Adventure
• Webinar 4: May 16 – Extraordinary Experiences
• Webinar 5: June 15 – Primates
• Webinar 6: July 20 – Off the Beaten Path
• Webinar 7: Aug. 17 – People, Culture and Communities
• Webinar 8: Sept. 14 – New 2018 Brochure
• Webinar 9: Oct. 12 – Protecting Africa
For more information and to book an exciting dream safari for your clients, contact African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit africantravelinc.com.
SOURCE: An African Travel press release.