Sunwing Unveils New Groups Guide, Booking Incentives
has unveiled the latest edition of its Groups Guide, which features various insider
tips, exclusive perks and savings opportunities on group vacation and cruise
to the guide is the ‘Book 10, Hold 20’ promotion – when an agent books 10 seats
for any group type with a reduced deposit, they can hold an additional 20 seats
with no deposit required. Seats may be held for 60 days or up until 120 days
before departure (whichever comes first). Plus, groups can add up to double
their original group size at the original contracted rate (maximum of 50 guests
total or 20 guests total for cruise packages).
tour operator has also announced the return of its STARMillionaire program,
giving agents the opportunity to win one million STAR Agent Reward Points that
convert to cash (a cash value of $1,800). Agents have the chance to win when
they book a group of 10 adults or more by 27AUG, 2019.
returning is Sunwing’s Groups Plus Premium, a collection of over 180 properties
that offer various concessions and competitive inclusions exclusive to Sunwing
groups customers. In addition, groups still enjoy all the same benefits of
Groups Plus including private transfers with a minimum of 15 passengers arriving
on the same flight, complimentary room upgrades for the group leader and rooms
located in the same area of the hotel. Plus, when eight adults or more travel
together, one adult can travel for free.
pricing is also available on cruise packages with MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise
Line and Marella Cruises when upwards of eight guests cruise together. Plus,
when travel agents book a group cruise package by 27AUG, 2019 for sailings
between 1NOV, 2019 and 30APR, 2020, they can earn 10X STAR Agent Reward Points
that convert to cash and the 16th adult can travel for free
(including air, cabin and pier transfers).
Sunwing Platinum Club is also back for 2019 with a chance for travel agents to
earn free seats, Elite Plus upgrades and excursion credits. Depending on the
number of bookings made, agents can achieve a higher tier and earn higher
rewards. Sunwing is now offering more options to earn: when agents book a
minimum of 75 group seats, they can earn up to a $1,000 seat credit towards a
future group booking.