Martinique Reaffirms Commitment to U.S. Travel Agents

New series of fam trips and road shows slated for Greater New York and New England on-tap for November 2016

NEW YORK The Martinique Promotion Bureau is reaffirming its commitment to U.S. travel agents this fall by hosting a series of fun and educational trade-focused initiatives designed to help agents boost leisure travel sales to The Isle of Flowers.

Travel Agents“Even with all the various direct booking avenues available these days, it is our dear travel agent partners who continue to make the difference for Martinique,” said Muriel Wiltord, Director Americas for the Martinique Promotion Bureau. “With Norwegian Air poised to make Martinique more accessible and affordable to U.S. travelers once more this winter, we’re stepping up our efforts to ensure that travel agents have all the information and resources they need to sell effectively in the months to come.”

Travel Agents Road Shows

Norwegian Air will resume nonstop service to Martinique from three major gateways in the Northeast United States – New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), and Baltimore/Washington, DC (BWI) – beginning November 10, 2016.

For the latest on Norwegian’s flights and all that’s new for travelers to explore in Martinique, the Martinique Promotion Bureau invites travel agents in the Greater New York area and New England to participate in a new series of road shows, November 15–17.

The schedule is as follows:

·       November 15 – West Orange, New Jersey

·       November 16 – Garden City, Long Island

·       November 16 – Cherry Hill, New Jersey

·       November 17 – Burlington, Massachusetts

About 10 suppliers representing Martinique’s dynamic hotel product, attractions, and airline partners will be on-hand to provide travel agents with the type of in-depth information that translates into sales.

Travel Agents Fam Trips

Further underscoring its commitment to help travel agents boost sales this winter, the Martinique Promotion Bureau will also host a series of travel agent fam trips. Initial fam trips, being held in conjunction with Norwegian Air and Hotel Le Simon, are scheduled as follows:

·       Departures from Baltimore/Washington, DC (BWI) – November 14–18

·       Departures from New York (JFK) – November 15–19

·       Departures from Boston (BOS) – November 16–20

Additional fam trips are planned for 2017.

For invitations to the Martinique fall 2016 road shows, and to be considered for future fam trips to Martinique, travel agents are encouraged to contact the Martinique Promotion Bureau via email at info@martinique.org.

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