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Ahead of the Curve

Innovation
At Signature Travel Network ®, we constantly strive to stay ahead of the curve, and behind every
member. Here are some of the key reasons why, every day, more and more travel professionals
are joining Signature.
Cutting Edge  
Signature's customized technology solutions are considered the retail travel industry's most sophisticated, including comprehensive web content for cruises, hotels, land holidays, and destinations — all of which are optimized for mobile devices.

What's more, the full spectrum of online marketing tools and turnkey email marketing programs allow for personalized, one-to-one communications between member consultants and their clients. Best of all, these tools are provided at no cost to members.

myTravelsiteSignature has enhanced myTravelSite, the unique travel blogging and social media site. myTravelSite allows both travel consultants and their clients to share travel knowledge and experiences with their trusted friends and family.

In 2011, Signature launched the new proprietary mobile app, Pocket Travel Consultant, for both Apple and Android devices. The Pocket Consultantfirst consortia's consumer app to market, The Pocket Travel Consultant provides clients with in-depth information about the cities where they're traveling, on demand, 24/7, anywhere in the world. The app is customized with each member's brand and call-to-action, backed with Signature's technology — and all at no cost to either travel consultants or their clients.

MyTravelSite
MyTravelSite
Pocket Travel Consultant
Technology
Cruise Finder
   
Marketing Services  
Each year, Signature creates and distributes more than 6.5 million pieces of direct mail and publications on behalf of members. All campaigns are highly customized, and can be personalized at the agent level. We access members' client database daily, in real-time, complete with full transactional, demographic, and psychographic information. This data enables Signature to orchestrate highly targeted online and direct mail marketing initiatives for members that drive results.

TTESignature has entered the tablet world with the launch of its dedicated interactive online publication, The Travel Experience. This cross-platform consumer publication is available for clients on the computer, as well as iPads and other tablets using the latest html5 technology. This interactive publication complements Signature's printed magazines with new content, featuring integrated video, photo galleries, quick facts and much more.

The Travel Experience
Marketing Overview
The Travel Experience
   
Global Hotels  
Hotel GuideSignature's hotel program was launched in 2005, with 150 properties. The current collection includes over 800 of the world's best hotels, resorts, lodges and spas in 85 Countries and 450 unique destinations. It has been designed to bring benefits to Signature's clients, as all participating properties offer a minimum of breakfast for two daily and a special Signature privilege, such as a round of golf, spa treatments, airport transfers, free internet, resort credits, or other amenity. These exclusive privileges are in addition to late check-out, early check-in, upgrades, as well as competitive rates.

Participating properties are featured in a Hotel & Resort Program Directory, which is printed and distributed each year. Every hotel is featured with an image, a property description, and Signature Privileges. Copies of the directory are distributed to the members and their best clients.

Signature's world-class hotel program now features more than 15,000 pages of proprietary online content, available through members' websites. This content includes images of each hotel, and detailed room descriptions and photos for each category. In addition, travel consultants and consumers can access Google maps, destination information, hotel facilities, online links to key contacts on property, dining information, and much more.

Hotel Program Overview
Hotel Program Overview
   
Exclusive Products  
Signature provides members with a wide range of unique privileges that help close sales and build client loyalty. For example, the cruise program offers a host of exclusive privileges, including private car-and-driver sightseeing experiences, prepaid gratuities, private food and wine events, onboard hosts and shipboard credits, on more than 2,500 sailings. Plus, members and their clients can take advantage of value-added features on hundreds of exclusive land offers, with over 750 hotels and resorts, and on specially branded vacations with strategic partnerships, such as Food Network. In addition, Signature's portfolio of Destination Specialists provides access to the finest providers of customized travel experiences around the globe.
Cruise Overview
Cruise Overview
Tour/Land Overview
Destination Specialist
   
 
Food Network Cruise Vacations
Food Network Guided Vacations
 
Training and Support
Signature University is the network's learning management system that is designed to support the professional development of members through innovative online learning that can be accessed 24/7. A diverse content library includes live and recorded webinars as well as self-paced on demand courses. The curriculum covers a wide variety of subject matter including technology, marketing, sales, customer services, product/destination knowledge and business skills.
 
Top Level Networking
Throughout the year, Signature conducts face-to-face meetings for front-line travel consultants. These networking opportunities provide relevant access to the latest business initiatives, training and preferred partners, as well as the expertise of industry leaders.
 
  A Few Words  
Testimonial

"Signature's online tools have enabled us to maximize the potential of each sale. Our travel consultants' leisure business continues to grow, supported every step of the way by Signature's best-in-class technology platform."
Wilma Boyd, Preferred
Travel of Naples

"Signature's Hotel & Resort Program gives us a great competitive edge at point of sale. The complimentary privileges at over 700 hotels worldwide ensure that our travelers are welcomed like VIPs."
Wido Schaefer, TravelStore

"Our travel consultants receive exceptional support from Signature on a daily basis. The assistance provided by the network's staff enables us to close more sales and exceed our customers' expectations."
Bryan Leibman, FROSCH

Testimonial
 

"Signature's Client Connection CRM system has made a positive difference in my agency. I now manage my database more effectively and ensure our clients get the right message at the right time."
Maureen Jones,
All-Horizons Travel

"As one of Conde Nast Traveler's top cruise specialists, it's essential for me to deliver the best overall cruise value on every booking. Signature's extensive program of complimentary cruise privileges enables me to stay competitive and go 'above and beyond' for each client."
Tom Baker, CruiseCenter

"As new members of Signature Travel Network, this was our first sales meeting and trade show. We brought a team of 20 who all left overwhelmed and energized with the quality of the participating suppliers, the sophistication of the technology and marketing tools, and the overall support and camaraderie that this network delivers. The path to Merit's future success is absolutely with Signature.  The challenge now is to implement and fully utilize the programs and tools available to us. We are fully engaged, and look forward to coming back next year with an even bigger group!"
Mike Dawson, President of Merit Leisure Group

 
 
Testimonial
 
 

"In my years coming to the Signature conference, I have seen the growth and continuous, meaningful impact Signature has had on its members, which has translated into continued mutual success. Signature's tremendous sales growth with Regent Seven Seas Cruises in 2011 has led the way and certainly helped make this the best year ever for RSSC."
Mark Conroy, President of Regent Seven Seas Cruises

"Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has enjoyed a long and valuable partnership with the members of Signature Travel Network. The 200 plus members create a powerful, professional and focused network driving significant revenues to our luxury and resort hotels worldwide demonstrating year over year positive revenue gains. Signature is a key partner in driving results."
Chris J. Austin, Vice President of Global Retail Leisure & Luxury Sales, Starwood Hotels and Resorts

"Recently, Tourism Australia made the decision to increase its partnership and make a significant investment with Signature Travel Network. After attending the conference, we can adamantly say this was the right investment based on the strategy of growing incremental traffic to Australia. Our partnership is already paying dividends."
Daryl Hudson, Vice President, The Americas, Tourism Australia

 
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