Magic at Your Fingertips
ATHome’s strategically curated marketing initiatives mean more clients, happier clients and long-lasting clients for you! As your host agency, our innovative marketing tools and preferred supplier relationships will help elevate your business and take it to the next level as you grow!
Signature Travel Network Access
Signature Travel Network is a member-owned community (consortia) of leading travel agencies and the most esteemed supplier partners in the industry today. The combined $8 billion in sales in the Signature network results in an increase of buying power, commissions and amenities that will benefit you and your clients.
Signature actively negotiates with hotels, resorts, cruise lines and other suppliers on behalf of their members, resulting in "preferred supplier" benefits to clients in the form of upgrades, room amenities and special promotions exclusive to consortia agency members and not available to the general public. This is a competitive advantage!
Signature Travel Network is one of the most robust and well-respected consortia in the travel industry. Through our partnership with Signature, Independent Travel Advisor members of ATHome are provided with access to a long list of Signature’s preferred member benefits, including a full marketing suite.
Marketing is about communicating, promoting, servicing and educating others to generate new clients. You will impress clients — and leverage your own work time — with professionally designed digital marketing campaigns and social media posts that look like you have an entire team working on them.
Each marketing communication you'll have access to through our consortia partner offers the option of simple customization and download features to personalize each cruise and land comparative quote and client or prospect emails, right down to your own agency logo, contact information and photo.
If you've never been to Tahiti but have a client looking for tropical paradise in the South Pacific, we have you covered! ATHome's complete repository of unparalleled on-demand and live destination, product and vendor trainings allow you to market yourself as the industry authority. The more you learn, the more you can earn!
Our strong relationships with suppliers give you the advantage of highly-desired access to exclusive resort and cruise offers, amenities and upgrades to market to your clients. This competitive edge means more reasons to reach out to clients and build loyalty as their "go to" Advisor for all of their bookings — and more travel business for you!
Consumer-friendly and agency customized micro-websites allow Independent Travel Advisors to showcase a specific destination, cruise, supplier, hotel or vacation specialty by sending clients a complete information portal. ATHome helps our Travel Advisors go the extra mile to deliver personalized service that your clients will remember!
ATHome Marketing Platform
Building a brand and promoting your agency are key focuses of our marketing platform. Our white label approach allows you to customize all of your marketing and communications with your own brand. A distinct advantage of your ATHome membership is access to our dedicated team of savvy marketing specialists, who deliver well-defined strategies and sales tools that help you work more efficiently and knowledgeably to ensure your success. Enhance your travel planning expertise with our:
- On-demand, comprehensive self-guided training school website
- Private social media networking, training & industry platform
- Personalized, custom website with 1,100 pre-loaded and weekly updated hotels, resorts & cruises, along with cruise and hotel search & booking engines
- Repository with constantly refreshed resources, such as on-demand videos and digital travel updates of sales, promotions and industry information
- Monthly videos and blogs with tips and techniques that enhance your agency’s presence and professionalism:
- Promoting your travel agency
- Creating branding collateral (logo, business cards, etc.)
- Beginner and advanced Facebook and LinkedIn training
- Communication systems (effectively writing emails, letter and social posts)
- Social media best practices
- Prospecting for leads – and qualifying them!
- Retaining clients
- Direct mail programs
Exclusive Preferred Partner Benefits
In addition to all that our Signature partnership has to offer, as an ATHome Independent Travel Advisor you will also have access to Atlas Travel’s Hotel and Resort Collection, designed to provide entry to luxury hotels in the world’s most popular cities.
ATHome Independent Travel Advisors will be able to utilize and market Atlas Travel’s extensive network of prominent suppliers and select travel deals, as well as special values and amenities, such as onboard credits, room upgrades and spa services for hundreds of cruise sailings and land vacations. Access to this extensive program is one more strategic advantage for you and one more benefit for your clients.
What Our Members Say
After much research and looking into other agencies, I decided to make ATHome my host agency and have no regrets. I immediately felt the comradery and warmth from Elaine and Lynn. Both answered all of my numerous questions in a timely manner, were available when I came across an issue that I was unsure of, and made sure that I was connected to multiple suppliers. Although they aren't one of the biggest agencies, in my opinion they are the best. I'm happy with the decision that I made and am looking forward to a long and successful partnership.
- Aiyana Phillips
I have been working with ATHome (AARC) since 2008. I have been really pleased with the support and training I have received. They are always receptive and helpful when I call. The staff are knowledgeable and informative. They have always assisted me with any questions or problems that arise. I would recommend them as a host agency for anyone who wants to become a travel advisor.
- Jesse Mash
I retired from the Navy and was looking for a way to supplement my retirement and work from home. I loved travel and started researching the business and how to get started. I settled on ATHome as they provided everything I needed to get started. The training, website and access to the best travel providers. From the start you are treated like a professional the staff is very responsive to your needs and provide excellent support. They make you feel special, whether it is your first booking or your millionth. If you love travel and helping other live their dreams, I would highly recommend ATHome to give you the tools, training and edge you need to succeed.
- Joseph Bishop
Are you interested in travel? Would you like to help others find their dream vacations? I strongly recommend ATHome. I found them online approximately six years ago and am retired and running a home-based travel agency. The courses supplied are comprehensive and you have a mentor to help you through any rough spots. When you are through with your training, tools are provided for you to begin working in this awesome industry. The mentors during training do not go away after you start your business; there is a team of people providing you with all the support you will ever need. I personally have two very special individuals that are always right here when I need them. When I email or phone, my questions or concerns are taken care of. I want to add we have just been introduced to a new training and booking site that is wonderful!
- Sharron Motry
ATHome has been great. Starting a new travel agency is sometimes challenging. ATHome walked me through everything. Each time I came across something I was not certain of, they were quick to help me. They have helped my first year as a travel advisor to be a successful one.
- Cynthia Seitz
I am new to being a travel advisor. I'm learning a lot. Everyone has been very helpful. All of my questions are answered and information that I didn't ask about is given. You all go above and beyond. I will be booking my first trip this weekend and have five more clients who have requested my services.
- Ronda Grandberry