Many North American wholesalers have preferred agreements for selling Australia with Retail Agent Travel consortiums. Here are the top Consortias in alphabetical order.
- Carlson Wagonlit
- Leisure Travel Network
- Travel Leaders
- Travel Savers
What is a Consortium?
A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal.
Retail travel consortiums have increased in popularity in recent years. Retail agents pay to become members of consortiums in return for marketing activities, preferred partnerships, competitive pricing and trade education. They are encouraged to purchase their Australia travel with their particular consortiums preferred wholesaler for Australia.
We suggest asking travel agents – Are you a member of a consortium and who is your preferred wholesaler for Australia?
We suggest asking wholesalers – Which retail travel consortiums do you work with and are you a preferred Australia wholesaler with any consortiums?
Please note, some consortiums allow inbound operators to be preferred destination members as well.