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Welcome to HosttravelAgency.ca, a website we created to promote our Canadian travel agent hosting service. Our company, Swan Valley Travel, is located in Manitoba and currently has experienced travel counsellors in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. If you are an experienced travel agent thinking of retiring or making a change, then we welcome you to check us out. We believe that you can enjoy a flexible work experience that suits your lifestyle without the ongoing costs of running your own full service travel agency. Call us and let's chat! we are a customer oriented, caring,family business that is growing quickly.  
Please call us at (866) 734-2354 for all of
your Agency Hosting Questions
What We Offer
     
     Here is a summary of the tools we have available to agents                    looking for a flexible, efficient way to offer travel
     services to their clients, without the burden of large fees
     and with the support of other agents.
​       Softvoyage/Sirev Booking Engine

​A shopping and booking system for travel products used by thousands of travel agents all over Canada. SIREV allows you to view on a single screen the search results of vacation packages and web fares. One of the most efficient search and booking tools in the industry allowing agents to save time and compare the destination options quickly.
     TL Network

TL Network provides enhanced commissions from preferred suppliers and free web training. They are a leading leisure travel marketing organization serving a network of more than 5,100 travel agency locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. TL Network also provides free direct mail an email marketing to agents associated with Swan Valley Travel.
     
     IATA
       
        We are an international Air Transport Association accredited agency         eligible for discounted rates at hotels for agents earning revenues             over $10,000 per year.
     
     TravelPort Apollo GDS System

       Agents have access to our Apollo GDS (Global Distribution System)            to search, price, book, and ticket travel services provided by                        airlines, hotels, car rental companies, rail providers, and tour                      operators.
   
     Swan Valley Travel Retail Website

        Our retail website is always improving and constantly improving                search engine ranking. We build our own websites so we can                     change our content very quickly. All Swan Valley Travel agents                   receive their own customized email addresses and listings on our             website.
     
    ACTA

      Swan Valley Travel is a member of ACTA (Association of Canadian             Travel Agencies) which can provide assurance to potential clients on         our business practices.
   
    CruisePro Booking Manager

       Sort CruisePro search results by nights, ship, cruise line, cruise title,          specials, departure port and price, and then compare itineraries                from multiple cruise lines in one view, so you never have to have              various browser opens or call several reservation lines to close the          sale.  
   
    Excellent Commissions

       Show me the money! We offer very high commission rates with low          annual fees....in fact, you probably won't find better. This is possible        due to our low overhead and streamlined processes.

    Agent Only Intranet

        We have developed an intranet (internal website) for agents only,           with website shortcuts relavent information to help our agents                 utulize their time better.

    Credit Card Processing 

      We have a credit card processor for airline processing fees. don't             worry about high monthly fees, we got it covered. Currently we                 accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express and our name                  "Swan Valley Travel" appears on the customers credit card... not a            third party name that can confuse clients.

    Marketing

       We are online savvy and have many tools in our toolbox to help                you market and grow your business.

    Peer Agent Support

      Even though this is last one the list, it is definitely not the least                 important. We encourage our agents to help each other to                         become better agents, to grow and nurture their client base.
We are not a large company but we are efficient, flexible, and have a surprisingly powerful bundle of agency tools. This means less time wasted on booking, searching, and helping clients and more dollars for your time.
About Us
   
                                   Nicole Zell: (owner / agent) has been the owner of Swan Valley                                                                                       Travel since early 2007. She completed the Travel Counsellor program at Robertson College in Winnipeg in 1999 and has worked at Sears Travel for 9 years prior to this. She takes care of our local clients and is eager to help our outside agents for any travel related problems.


   Brian Zell: (Support Specialist) looks after the agent accounting system, website development, and marketing initiatives. He spent    many years working in winnipeg at a global manufacturing company in the production and engineering departments before moving to Swan River in 2006.


   Outside Agents: We work with agents from many parts of Canada, including Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. For a complete list of our agents click here, or go to our retail website.





 




What We Look For​
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          What kind of agents are we looking for? It's simple really.

          Someone who is experienced, has a great attitude and is reasonably independant.
Please call us at (866) 734-2354 for all of
your Agency Hosting Questions
FAQS
Here are some of our frequently asked questions:
What are the fees to start?

If you were to add up all the fees we pay to maintain our modern agent tools, you may be rather startled. We offer all these tools to qualified agents for a very reasonable annual fee. This fee includes errors and ommissions insurance which is required for all agents to sell insurance to clients.
Does Swan Valley Travel have an accounting solution to help me?

Yes...please see our What We Offer page to see a list of tools we offer.
What Commission rates do you offer?

The best rate available, we can assure you! Call us or send a note for the exact number.


Please call us at (866) 734-2354 for all of
your Agency Hosting Questions
Contact Us
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message. 
Address:
Box 396
Swan River MB, R0l 1Z0
 
Telephone 1:
(866) 734-2354

Fax:
204-734-9377
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