Travel Impressions Awards 17 Prizes in “31 Days” Promotion
By David Cogswell
August 16, 2012 10:32 PM
Travel Impressions has now reached 17 prize giveaways in its 31 Days of Giveaways, but agents still have till Aug. 31 to try for a chance to win one of the remaining 19 trip giveaways. Travel agents can enter the contest with each minimum three-night booking made by Aug. 31. To enter, agents can also register the bookings via the 31 Days of Giveaways tab on the Travel Impressions Facebook page.
“Travel agents' enthusiasm for this promotion has far exceeded our expectations," said Susan Black, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Travel Impressions. "We encourage all agents to continue booking as each one registered on the Travel Impressions Facebook page by Aug. 31 is one step closer to winning a prize trip."
The first 17 winners are Pattie Mitchell, Travel Dreams -- Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, Aruba; Amber Schoolcraft, Touraid Travel -- Melia Caribe Tropical Resort, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Cartney Needham, The Travel Bug American Express -- Secrets The Vine Cancun, Mexico; Fern Kravitz, Herricks Travel American Express -- InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino, Puerto Rico; Paula Finn, Tyree Altour Travel -- Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.; Barbara Wiegmann, USMotivation -- The Westin Resort & Casino, Aruba; Elizabeth Linke, Incentive Connection Travel -- Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, Aruba; Michael McHugh, Dream Makers Vacation Services -- Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa, Mexico; Lisa Coleman, Travel Smiths -- Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy; Ladica Jovanovski, Paradise Cruises and Tours -- Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa, Mexico; Irene Gakin, Best Travel for All -- Divi Little Bay Beach Resort, St. Maarten; Tammie Holleran, Suburban Travel -- Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico; Susan Forbes, Globe Travel Services -- Holiday Inn Resort, Aruba; Jean Williams, Malcolm Travel and Cruise -- Carlton Hotel Baglioni, Milan, Italy; Sue Williams, AAA Auto Club Group -- Paradisus Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Debbie McCormick, Sunset Travel -- Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade, Portugal; and Lisa Zwizzler, Beach Bum Vacations -- Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun, Mexico.
The travel agent with the most bookings during the contest promotional period will be awarded the grand prize of a three-night stay for two at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami. The grand prize package includes coach roundtrip airfare for two, a rental car and a welcome box of Norman Love chocolates or chocolate sushi. The travelers will also be considered "VIP guests" throughout their stay.
As part of the 31 Days of Giveaways promotion, travel agents can earn up to four entries per qualifying booking, including group reservations that are made over the course of the promotion and will be entered to win one of the prizes awarded during the month of August.
Agents earn one entry for bookings that are a minimum of three nights at any property and two entries for three-night (minimum) reservations at one of the prize properties. Three entries are earned for every booking that is a minimum of five nights at any property, while four entries are earned on bookings that are a minimum of five nights at one of the prize properties.