Get in with a chance to boost your sales to one of the fastest-growing tourism regions with the help of an exciting training trip to Peru with Latin Routes
Gear up for the return of the Latin Routes Travel Agent Academy – an in-depth immersion in the best Latin America has to offer.
From 25-29 March 2020, the specialist tour operator will host 50 lucky agents from the UK and Ireland on an exciting four-day Peru adventure.
While on location, Latin Routes will not only be showcasing its own product with in-depth training but as part of a full-day marketplace it will introduce agents to suppliers from across Latin America.
Day 1: Depart UK
Day 2: Arrive in Cusco, transfer to the Sacred Valley and welcome dinner at Explora Sacred Valley
Day 3: Training Academy at Casa Andina Premium hotel in the morning, supplier networking sessions in the afternoon
Day 4: Full day trip to Machu Picchu
Day 5: Site inspections, transfer to Cusco and a gala dinner at Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Day 6: Fly home
To apply to join the Academy, visit latinroutes.co.uk/academy before the closing date of 31 December 2019. The 50 agents deemed by the business development team to have the best potential for selling Latin America – based on the types of destination and holiday they already sell – will be offered a place.
An Academy place includes:
Apart from the thrill of seeing Machu Picchu and enjoying great hospitality, attending the Latin Routes Travel Agent Academy makes savvy business sense.
Lata predicts Latin America to be one of the fastest growing areas for international tourism, yet British travellers currently represent a tiny 1.5% of all holidays taken to the region.
A Lata agency survey showed lack of product knowledge and personal experience to be a barrier to selling this colourful part of the world. Latin Routes believes its Academy will help many agents experience – and sell – Latin America for the first time.