We boast the most cutting-edge, easy-to-navigate technology:
- Personalized, custom websites for all of our independent Travel Advisors with 1,100 pre-loaded and weekly updated hotels, resorts & cruises, along with hotel and cruise search and booking engines
- Custom-built training school, filled with constantly refreshed videos, travel information, sales updates and business-building skills as a repository for your continued success
- Access to the vast benefits of ATHome's membership with powerhouse consortia, Signature Travel Network
Signature Travel Network Access
As one of the most robust and well-respected consortia in the travel industry, Signature Travel Network is a member-owned community of leading travel agencies and most esteemed supplier partners. The combined $8 billion in sales in the Signature network results in an increase of buying power, commissions and amenities that are advantageous to you and your clients.
Consortia negotiate 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’s customized technology is considered the most sophisticated in travel, ensuring Travel Advisors can respond to inquiries as well as proactively manage the customer experience, while building a lasting relationship with the customer. Through our partnership with Signature, independent Travel Advisors with ATHome are granted access to numerous preferred member benefits and the following proprietary technology:
Signature's comprehensive member intranet site is filled with exclusive promotional offers for your clients; preferred supplier information; a planned out calendar featuring supplier educational trips and trainings; and SigNet News, a personalized desktop application that provides Travel Advisors with instant access to industry and supplier news.
Our dashboard Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is an all-in-one solution to organize and operate your business! House client profiles and history in a private cloud account with a secure, PCI-compliant environment. Store passport information, photos and supplier itineraries; view top-selling clients and suppliers; and set auto-reminders. You can even track commissions!
This proprietary cruise tracking tool allows Travel Advisors to set up automatic email notifications for any changes in category promotional pricing, itineraries, amenities -- and more! You will be able to proactively notify clients when you create "tracks" through your reservation cards, giving Advisors the advantage of early response time and better client management in a turnkey way.
In addition to all trip details being organized in one place for your clients, Pocket Travel delivers air reservation notifications, including reminders and changes; travel destination guides; and messaging Advisors in real-time. Custom-branded with your agency logo and information, this mobile app would cost you almost three times what you can provide it to your clients for as an ATHome member!
Atlas Travel Corporate Travel Tools
Those independent Travel Advisors servicing corporate customers will also have access to a host of Atlas Travel’s corporate travel tools, such as:
- Graphical Global Distribution System (GDS)
- Client-specific reporting tools
- Online booking of airlines, hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages
- Automated office quality control
- Auto ticketing
- AMIGo, Atlas Travel’s fully customizable traveler app
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