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In addition to its beautiful landscape and tropical weather, Puerto Rico is even more appealing as a travel destination with Travel impressions’ new booking incentives offered in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. Travel Impressions will give travel agents a $25 American Express Gift Cheque for each booking of five nights or more made with the Travel Impressions Cancel for Any Reason Waiver. These bookings must be made in December, but can apply to travel between Dec. 15 – May 31, 2013.
Travel Impressions is also encouraging clients to book this December: for each booking of four nights or longer made in December 2012, clients will receive a complimentary destination tour when traveling from December through Jan. 31, 2013. These tours are available at 16 of the 25 hotels included in Travel Impressions’ Puerto Rico portfolio, and the range of activities offered varies. The complimentary activity can take travelers on a biking tour of Old San Juan, or through the numerous world-class bike trails in the area. For those looking to set-off on foot, certain hotels offer guided exploration of the tropical El Yunque U.S. National Rainforest and its 12 waterfalls — the only official rainforest in the U.S. To see the scenery from above, adventurous travelers can ride on one of Puerto Rico’s 37 ziplines over the forest’s tropical trees and streams, or golfers can chose to play a round at one of Puerto Rico’s 24 world-class courses.
To take advantage of the sunny beaches, clients may choose a catamaran daytrip or a kayaking session in one of Puerto Rico’s six bio-luminescent bays. Agents should note what tours options are offered from each location to ensure the right activity is available for their clients. The vouchers for complimentary tours are given per person, per room, with a limit on one tour per person and two per booking. Guests should book the tour of their choice at the hotel tour desk or concierge, upon arrival.
Select participating hotels are also offering mid-week travel incentives, such as a free fourth night and room upgrade for bookings made by Dec. 20. Travel agents should also note the ease of last-minute bookings, as Puerto Rico does not require a passport for U.S. travelers. Agents will also earn a one percent bonus commission for Puerto Rico travel packages booked online with Quest for Agents.