Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has introduced, for the first time, Dream of Sun, an interactive digital brochure meant to inspire Canadians for their next vacation and completely replace the need for a printed brochure.
The digital brochure invites travellers to Follow the Sun by virtually diving into its 2022-2023 Sun Collection which features over 600 mostly all-inclusive hotels to choose from across 38 destinations, including 67 new additions, three resorts exclusive to Air Canada Vacations and 29 semi-exclusive resorts.
By visiting this link, clients can embark on a virtual journey through an incomparable selection of packages in sunny destinations.
The digital brochure’s interactive design features images, video and editorial content including destination highlights with the capabilities for them to search by hotel name, category, or popular filters like hotels where kids stay free.
Travel professionals can guide their customers to bucket-list destinations by sharing links of each vacation package, allowing them to easily review ACV's new Sun Collection, plan their dream escape and contact their trusted agent when they’re ready to book.
“The challenges our industry faced over the past two years gave Air Canada Vacations an opportunity to reimagine the way our business works. With more and more travel agents working virtually, it was important for us to provide them with all the resources necessary to find the perfect vacation for our shared customers. The Dream of Sun digital brochure offers travel professionals a simple tool to help their customers plan their often long-awaited vacation,” said Nino Montagnese, vice-president at Air Canada Vacations. “With this launch, we are proud to solidify our market position by leading the charge in digital-first initiatives.”
ACV is once again highlighting LGBTQ+ friendly hotels, so that Canadians can enjoy their time under the sun in a welcoming and safe space.
Vacationers in search of sustainable travel can now make informed decisions that they can feel good about with an eco-friendly spotlight for resorts certified for their green policies and support of local communities.
For those looking to set sail again, the tour operator continues to offer more options to cruise lovers with hundreds of cruises in the lineup.
And, with more than 96 Play Collection resorts and 20 Play hotels in the USA, tailoring vacations to all travel styles and budgets.
2022 #ACVDREAMMAKERS EVENT
It's once again time to register for the launch of ACV's new collections, which will be presented in both French and English.
Register now to join virtually or in person at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal at 5 p.m. ET on Sept. 20, 2022.
On Sept. 8, 2022, ACV will provide a webinar session in French and English to demonstrate the features of the Dream of Sun digital brochure and answer any questions.
Click here to view the times of each session and register.
To continue to equip travel professionals with all the resources they need, a Travel Agent Toolkit will be made available on Sept. 20 during the #ACVDreamMakers event or by distribution through your Area Sales Manager.
This toolkit includes relevant information to help you book your customers’ next vacation including a step-by-step guide to using the digital brochure, the most recent flight schedule for winter, an overview of available hotels and cruises as well as promotions and Air Canada Vacations offers.
Save up to $600 per family
Early planners who book their 2022/2023 winter vacation package to Mexico and the Caribbean at least four months in advance will enjoy significant savings with ACV's Early Booking Bonus.
Families can save $600 (family of four or $150 per person) when booking their 2022/2023 winter holiday through their favourite travel professional.
CareFlex & Carefree
Earn up to 20 per cent commission and give your clients peace of mind with Air Canada Vacations’ trusted CareFree and CareFlex plans.
For only $69 (Canada & U.S.) and $99 (Mexico, theCaribbean, Central and South America & Europe) per person, the CareFlex travel protection plan allows travellers to transfer their package, change their departure date, destination or hotel, and cancel with a full refund up to 21 days prior to departure, or cancel with an in-house credit up to 3 days prior to departure.
For only $69, CareFree travel protection plan includes free seat selection, and a Price Drop Guarantee.
Click here to access ACV's 2022-23 Sun Collection brochure.