Cruise Planners December LB 2017




Jackie Friedman

NEXpect More From Your Host Agency

The industry’s most dependable host agency since 1995, Nexion® provides solutions for U.S.-based travel professionals of all experience levels – from new to the industry to experienced agents, from leisure to corporate, and from independent individuals to agencies with multiple travel agents.

Hosting is all that Nexion does. Through its five pillars of success, Nexion delivers best-in-class tools, technology, education, marketing and more, enabling its members to reach their full potential.

NEXceed Earning Expectations and Earn More

As part of the Nexion family, you will earn what a passionate travel professional should earn: up to 90 percent of commissions with most of the leading cruise and land supplier partners. Get paid twice per month, via direct deposit, and access exclusive supplier offers and cruise block space.

Don’t stop there! With Nexion, you earn commissions on many international and select domestic airline tickets. Whether you are experienced booking on any of the four GDS or prefer a point-and-click tool, Nexion offers the technology and fulfillment support you need to make more money selling air.

As Nexion invests in even more tools to maximize our agents’ profitability, our members will have access to additional hotel programs to further increase their commission earning potential.

NEXcite Your Clients and Show Your Value

Travelers need to be inspired. Nexion gives you the marketing muscle to consistently showcase the latest travel offers along with your value as a travel professional, keeping your agency top-of-mind throughout the year.

Included with your Nexion membership, you’ll have access to’s Engagement award-winning direct mail and email marketing program. Complimentary, targeted promotions are sent to your clients on your behalf and are branded with your agency logo and information, so your agency is the sole call to action.

Nexion also provides you with a free, consumer website solution, and your clients can search for Nexion supplier partner offers and access an ebrochure rack through the site.

Nexion provides social media solutions as well – again at no cost to you! Through our award-winning and exclusive OnTarget program, our members can keep their clients engaged and provide maximum reach through emarketing and automatic Facebook and Twitter postings. Keeping a continuous presence in front of your clients was never easier! Looking to add customers?

Nexion offers a valuable lead generation program to drive new clients your way.

NEXpand Your Network and Make Connections

Through Nexion, you will work with some of the most supportive people and suppliers in the industry. These partnerships will help give you the confidence and connections you need to succeed on your own terms. Your professional network includes access to many supplier partners, plus the collective support of more than 3,500 diverse members and a staff of 60-plus dedicated to one thing: your success!

Nexion is expanding its networking resources even more with a new online agent community and social media capabilities, as well as a new, formalized local networking group program so you can connect with fellow Nexion members more readily. With Nexion, you’re never alone!

NEXperience a Better Way and Work Smarter

Nexion will help you work smarter, not harder, by supporting you with technology, tools and other resources that assist you manage your business and to simplify the booking process. These include multiple reporting, administrative and booking tools, such as:

• your choice of GDS with 24/7/365 automated ticketing, fulfillment and quality control (that’s right – you don’t need a separate GDS contract or your own ARC number!)
• a point-and-click, Web-based air, car and hotel booking tool for agents who don’t have a GDS
• an online service center to manage your account • online sales and commission tracking tools
• exclusive Travel Leaders Group hotel programs • access to graphical cruise and tour booking engines
• corporate booking engine solutions
• suite of corporate management reports

Currently in the works, Nexion is enhancing its proprietary agent portal, which will seamlessly integrate into multiple booking sites and be customizable to your business with an agent dashboard. Nexion is also adding greater reporting capabilities targeted to your business needs.

NEXplore New Opportunities and Learn and Grow

Nexion is all about providing seasoned travel agents and industry newcomers with the resources, tools and guidance to help them develop professionally and personally, including mentorship programs, virtual classroom training, an annual conference and a program for new agents that lets you earn commission while you learn. You work independently, but you are never alone.

With educational opportunities for all audiences – HOW you want it and WHEN you want it – Nexion enables you to be the best that you can be. Some of our learning opportunities include:

• NEXstart ‘earn as you learn’ program to help kick start your travel career
• intensive, hands-on training for new-to-the-industry agents in Agent Essentials
• boot camps to sharpen product knowledge, sales and marketing skills
• our CoNexion annual conference, which brings together the majority of our supplier partners, staff and members
• regional training and destination events
• peer-to-peer mentoring programs
• one-on-one coaching and business development support
• Nexion University – a learning management system with online training 24×7
• live and custom webinars

Nexion® is a branch of Tzell Travel Group (a Travel Leaders Group Company), with headquarters in Irving, Texas. Travel Leaders Group is a North American travel company that generated sales of approximately $20 billion in 2014.

Be NEXceptional. Be NEX!

Discover more at or call 800-747-6813, email and visit Nexion’s Facebook page at!