The new Singapore Tourism Board Travel Agent Specialist Program has registered more than 900 agents and certified over 500 (those who have studied for and passed the course exam).
Singapore Specialists have access to SingaporeSpecialist.com, where they can find fam trip invitations; special consumer and agent offers; traveler profiles and demographics; tour operator information; downloadable destination videos; a digital photo library; information on new hotels, attractions and events; brochure order forms and additional educational opportunities.
In addition to gaining destination sales knowledge, participating agents receive continuing education credits, a certificate, the Singapore Specialist Pack of collateral materials, quarterly e-newsletters and other special promotions and incentives.
The opportunity to self-report sales and booking information is new to the site and allows users to analyze sales trends and become eligible for the opportunity to win one of two trips to Singapore. This incentive includes bookings made and reported between June 1 and May 31, 2009, and top performers will be announced between June and July 2009.