first_imgTourism Western Australia has partnered with Travelport to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents.Over the past month the campaign has engaged over 200 agents who have completed a mini-training portal and referred friends and colleagues to participate in the training. Based on bookings on Travelport’s platform, there was a 16 percent growth in October for WA, compared to the same period last year.Tourism WA’s Executive Director Strategy, Brand & Marketing Services, Louise Scott said, “With access to more than 68,000 travel agencies worldwide, Travelport would help our agency effectively reach thousands of travel professionals and teach them about what WA has to offer as a tourist destination.”“The aim of this phase of our partnership is to ensure maximum exposure to travel agents and inform them about what our beautiful state can offer visitors. This is the start of what I hope will be a long and prosperous partnership between Tourism WA and Travelport,” continued Ms Scott.Since 16 October 2017, a targeted trade campaign has been launched with the following objectives:· To stimulate interest among travel agents within Australia.· To raise the awareness of unique experiences offered by Western Australia.· To encourage more tourist arrivals for Western Australia. agentsTourism WATravelportlast_img

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