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Travel Planners International

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(4.9)
(111 reviews)
1740 Fennell Street
Maitland, FL, 32751, United States
1-800-730-6392

Host Agency Information

In Business Since
1988
Average Yearly Sales Volume
$200 - $499 Million
Number of Independent Agents
500 and Above
Program for New Agent Training
Yes
Education Programs for Agents
Yes
Are Leads Offered for Agents?
No
Do You Offer an Accounting System for Agents?
Yes
Do You Offer a CRM Program for Agents?
Yes
Is Air Ticketing Available for Agents?
Yes
Is a GDS Offered for Agents?
Yes (GDS Name: Amadeus, Apollo & Worldspan by Travelpor and Sabre)
Is a Website Building Tool or Website Available for Agents?
Yes
Is Direct Access to Owners of Your Host Agency Available?
Yes
Are Marketing Tools and Assets Available for Agents?
Yes
Is Booking Technology Available for Agents?
Yes
Consortia Membership(s)
Ensemble
Association Membership(s)
ASTA, CLIA, IATA, PATH
Is Hosting Available for International Agents (Outside of the United States)?
No

Program Information and Media

Information About Company / Programs and Structure for Independent Agents

We alleviate the frustrations of running todays travel agency business! No matter what stage of the game you’re in, we passionately guide you through the cluttered and isolating road of balancing working in your business and on your business. Over the last 30 years, we’ve championed for the travel agency owner – making them as indispensable and relevant as ever. Let us arm you with the vital tools needed to beat your competition like: Profit-generating marketing programs, business building training’s & events, All-access pass to over 60+ Preferred Suppliers and 4150+ strong community of agents that have your back. It’s your brand, business and identity – let us help you build it! Our 4150+ agents tell us they feel the love because of our proactive approach to staying front and center with them and their fellow agents! Boasting several niche-focused Facebook groups, dozens of TPI Meetups across the country, preferred supplier and TPI weekly video updates, text-to-chat messaging, as well as a killer mobile responsive agent portal; we keep you connected, QUICKLY! To serve new agents who join us every day (40% of you Rockstars are new to the industry) our Agent Engagement department walks side by side with you for the first 12 months of your life with TPI; offering advice from how to start your new business to how to infiltrate a  new market. And because we know our 60+ preferred suppliers are excited to connect with you, we’ve designed a variety of ways for them to stay linked with you. Tapping into the power of our Consortia, Ensemble, we offer our you a suite of technologies including, Navigate, Aviate, My TripRoute and Monarch. Check out our website, call us, or just watch us on Instagram and Facebook – you’ll quickly see the difference!

Awards and Recognitions

Royal Caribbean Host Agency of the Year 2017, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line, Marketing Excellence Award 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line Host Agency of the Year, 2017 The Travel Corporation (Uniworld, Trafalgar, CostSaver, Brendan, etc) Host Agency of the Year, 2017 Platinum clubs for Viking, Princess, Celebrity, Mark Travel Corporation, Travel Impressions, and so many more...we're hitting top levels with almost all of our partners.

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Reviews For Travel Planners International

  • Susan
    I have been with TPI since 2005. Throughout that time, TPI has grown and transformed in many ways. We all know that change is difficult and can cause hiccups along the way. With every ...
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  • Debbi Kay
    I've been a travel agent since 2001 and with Travel Planners International over 10 years. They have always provided me with everything I needed regarding support of any kind. They are ...
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  • Juan Holguin
    great host company. provide the best information,
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  • SHARI SWAIN
    This host agency is good to work with
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  • Ildiko Varga
    TPI is truly dedicated to its agents and their success.
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  • Nancy Floyd
    I have been very pleased with Travel Planners International for the past 11 years!
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  • Toby Vandemark
    I have been with those host agency for over 6 years and have enjoyed working with them. They are very responsive to their agents and are always working to make things easier for agents to ...
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  • Eva Armstrong
    I am very happy with Travel Planners International. They provide service, support and higher commissions. They also offer Seminars at Sea and Extravaganzas on locations. They are supportive ...
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  • Michael Stella
    The way to get commissions is more convoluted than the Host I came from. However, they have a very good marketing department that can help grow my business. I am still learning how to ...
    (4.00)
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  • Dana Carr
    appreciate the family at TPI
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  • Debbie Woodman
    I have been with Travel Planners International (TPI) for almost 8 years now. I came from a MLM host who offered little to no help. Feeling very insecure in my business I found TPI and ...
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  • Sharon Perry
    Very informative, offers plenty of training opportunities.
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  • Selena A Jones
    Love them!
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  • Marlene Falcone
    I enjoy working with Travel Planners International. They are fare when it comes to paying commissions and they are available when I need help.
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  • Cindi
    My experience with TPI is 4-5 star worthy! I've been with them for under a year after being with a smaller host and TPI has been excellent to work with! It was a smart move for me. I ...
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  • Jacalynne Lopata
    TPI has been a great help to me just starting out. Everyone there is friendly and helpful.
    (4.00)
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  • Toby Vandemark
    TPI is a great host agency. They have excellent education available, commissions are high and paid quickly, there is always a human to speak to on the phone or chat with online if you have ...
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  • Robert D Campbell Jr
    So far TPI covers all our Needs
    (4.00)
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  • Linda Gaddy
    love this host agency - best every - never a problem - amazing staff !
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  • Colleen Hope-Moore
    I love working with TPI. They are always helpful and work with you to fix any issues.
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  • Kimberley White-Thomas
    I worked with another host agency before I moved over to TPI; it was the best decision I made. The support team is top notch. They receive top commissions and offer a great relationship ...
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  • Karen Rumer
    I think TPI is wonderful. Always willing to help their agents in anyway possible. Great at having educational meetings.
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  • Debbie Burson
    I am fairly new to the travel industry, but I really lucked out when I chose Travel Planners International as my host agency. I initially chose them because their commission scales were ...
    (5.00)
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  • Geraldine Ferrer
    Have worked with this host for the past 5 years and I'm really happy of the support they provide . They have evolved and continuing doing so.
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  • Susan Zellea
    I have been a travel agent for 44 years and owned my agency for 30 years. I have chosen Travel Planners after some negative experiences with another Host agency. Travel Planners is an ...
    (5.00)
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  • M Tariq Ahmad
    Very easy to work with
    (4.50)
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  • Carol DeMerritt
    Treat you like family, innovative, supportive
    (5.00)
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  • Toby Vandemark
    TPI is a great host agency. They are always available to help with any questions you have. They have a great educational program for beginners as well as seasoned agents. Their TEAM program ...
    (5.00)
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  • Marianne Hood
    TPI was a lucky find for me!! Being a new agent, I did research but there was so much I didn't know. TPI has been there for me every step of the way. Supporting me with help desk, ...
    (4.60)
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  • Rachel Morrison
    I came in as an agent with over 12 years of travel experience with a local vacation retailer. I needed more flexibility in my life but still loved the travel industry. My former company had ...
    (5.00)
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  • Cara' Clemons
    I love the support they tpi give us as agents And the supplier training is awesome
    (5.00)
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  • Betty Ann Rodia
    I started with TPI almost 4 years ago. I love them!! If you have any questions or concerns they are always there for you. They care about their agents. They offer training & other ...
    (5.00)
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  • Fay Crawley
    TPI IS A COMPANY THAT HAS IT S AGENTS IN MIND WHEN IT COMES TO MARKETING, TRAINING AND UPDATES. EASY ACCESS TO THE MANY VENDORS AND SUPPORT FOR NEW AND SEASONED AGENTS! TPI ROCKS!
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  • Helen Skipper
    As a new agent in the Travel Business I have been so impressed and please with Travel Planners International. They have helped guide me in so many ways and continue to provide outstanding ...
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  • Arthur E. Hood
    I have been with two other host agencies before Travel Planners International, I really noticed the difference when I call for help, any department I talk to about my concerns or help, they ...
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  • Jacqueline Jones
    TPI support is very good! I love the "Click here to Chat" option! They are available to answer questions. The website is easy to navigate.
    (4.00)
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  • Nebu
    Absolutely Fantastic
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  • Dorothy S Tonks
    After having worked with several host agencies before I found Travel Planners International, I am so happy to have found TPI 6 + years ago. They are truly a "God send" in every way. The ...
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  • Anne Herlocher
    I was with another host and no happy, I switched to TPI and could not be happier, The training I got in the frist months was way more then 2 years with another host, The staff is amazing ...
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  • Sandra Smith
    This agency is professional, helpful, courteous, attentive to your needs and suggestions. Illicit feedback, offers exceptional opportunities to expand and grow your business. The whole ...
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  • Kimberly Jahn
    When I was looking for a host agency I did my homework, I made a list of all things important to me and Travel Planners International came out on top for every category. For me technology ...
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  • Racheal Layhee
    TPI has a great program & is very helpful! I love that it's a family business & they truly do treat you like family!
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  • Amanda Zubrick
    I am a new agent within the travel industry but I am blown away by my fortune in finding Travel Planners International. I signed up as a sub-agent under another agent and her knowledge has ...
    (5.00)
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  • Jeanne
    Love them!
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  • Tammy Williamson
    As a new member I've received a warm welcome & a lot of helpful information & the website is so easy to navagate.
    (5.00)
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  • Steven Gould, CTC ECC
    I have been with Travel Planners International (TPI) for several years now and things get better and better. I joined them initially because of their location in Florida. Being a ...
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  • Ildiko Varga
    TPI has the most dedicated support team. Always improving on ways to help its agents. Providing the best educational tools. Clear and effective booking and accounting tools. Keeping up ...
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  • Ron Davis
    I have been with TPI for over 5 years and they are the best host agency I have ever been associated with. Always pays commissions on time.
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  • Susan Joyalle
    New to the industry, but receive constant support. TPI has been expanding their support staff and business development to help agents sell. They are easily accessible and helpful. Would ...
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  • Kristi Emo
    I have been with TPI for several years - first as a sub-agent and then a full agent with my own sub-agents. TPI has always been easy to work with. Bookings are quick and simple to invoice ...
    (4.90)
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  • Susan Leonidas
    I switched over to TPI from another Host Agency, and have seen my business explode! From their professional manner to answering any questions I may have, they have been a blessing to work ...
    (5.00)
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  • Pauline Laureano
    Greatest Tour Operator Around!!! All A+ service!! Have been with Travel Planners since 2012 and i'm staying!!
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  • Samuel Hunter
    awesome company to work with
    (4.50)
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  • Nadia Jastrjembskaia
    I am a success story for Travel Planners International. I started with 0 knowledge about industry and in 5 years became Platinum member and top producer for Royal Caribbean ...
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  • Moha Ataulla
    I have been with TPI International from the beginning of work with Host Agency. They are: • Knowledgeable, Informative, cooperative and business oriented. • They have training in all ...
    (4.80)
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  • Bruce Hillman
    I've been with TPI for 3+ years, and have always had superior support with them. When I call requesting information, they are always able to answer all questions without having to transfer ...
    (4.90)
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  • Jane Bertschinger
    I have been with TPI for several years, after trying out a couple of other host agencies. They are prompt in answering questions. Because it is a large host agency, sometimes I feel some ...
    (4.60)
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  • Toby Vandemark
    I researched several host agencies before joining TPI and found this one meets my needs best. Since joining I have been approached by other agencies and asked to switch - but have not ...
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  • Kewal Krishan
    I have researched many host agencies to start my new home based agency. I found TPI to be the best specially for beginners. The staff is very friendly, efficient, talented and ...
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  • Rachel
    I really enjoy my host agency TPI.. The generalized staff is very supportive. Their communication on deals and updates is almost daily..They are always an email, chat or telephone call ...
    (4.40)
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  • Denise Koranek
    I have been with TPI for over 6 years. Things I appreciate are: ~Online chat feature ~Simply accounting submission and tracking ~Partnership with Ensemble ~Clientbase Online Marketing ...
    (4.40)
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  • Nathan Medina
    Great host agency and always trying to get agents the most training and certifications inclusive to price you pay for using TPI as a host agency. High level of commissions are great too.
    (4.30)
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  • Brenda Ramsue
    I've been with TPI since 2009 and have had great success with their customer service, guidance, and training. Commissions are always paid in a timely manner and problems are resolved ...
    (5.00)
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  • Vikki Rodriguez
    I'm affiliated with Travel Planners International since 2011. TPI has a excellent support system and marketing tools. TPI has all you need as new agent or experienced agent to succeed in ...
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  • Arthur Scott Asplund
    I've been with TPI for 8 years and just recently went full-time, TPI has allowed me to add sub-agents and I now have 35 of them and all have their own businesses. The have the feeling of ...
    (4.90)
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  • Greta Williams
    I've been with Travel Planners since 2005 and have enjoyed working with their staff. Beatriz, Rebecca, Gina, and Salone are very helpful and go the extra mile to help!
    (4.70)
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  • Marie-Elise Isabelle Choiniere
    I have been with TPI for 2 years and, since then, my Travel business has grown by leaps and bounds. I really appreciate that their sole focus is on us, the Travel Professionals, and that ...
    (5.00)
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  • Michael Will
    Great company to work with! Experienced my first Extravaganza and learned a lot from all the new people I met; great experience! Very satisfied with my choice of a host agency, and ...
    (5.00)
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  • Vanessa
    Always there to help. Never feel like a bother.
    (5.00)
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  • Sean Callaway
    TPI provides excellent agent support with a very user friendly neck office.
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  • ELIZABETH AUSTIN
    Excellent on almost all levels. Phone service superb. Good support.
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  • Jacalynne Lopata
    TPI has been very helpful with getting me started in the travel business. Although I haven't had any sales yet they are still very supportive and answer all my questions.
    (4.50)
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  • Jessica S.
    Travel Planners International is a well respected and solid host agency that provides both new and experienced agents the tools and resources needed to succeed in this industry.
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  • April L. Brown
    Great Host Agency! Will never change!
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  • Joseph Samuel
    Great Host Ttravel Agency. Their training and support is exceptional, with immediate answers to question you might have as an agent. They offer a list on webinars each month. I had prior ...
    (4.40)
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  • Gerry Ash
    TPI has a great support staff that is very knowledgeable and friendly. I used a host agency review 5+ years ago to pick TPI as my new host and have been very happy with them.
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  • Elonna Thompson
    I am a very new agent and perhaps it makes it more difficult since many people are experienced agents when coming to TPI. They do have a lot of information, but it is very overwhelming to a ...
    (4.60)
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  • Shantha Myony
    Great company to partner with. They have a great relationship with all the top suppliers.
    (4.90)
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  • Larry Clark
    I have been with TPI for about 9 years now, never had a problem. Accounting is great as is assoc with Ensemble.
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  • Sandra Johnson
    TPI is an excellent host agency. I've been with them since 2007 and I have no complaints. The back office support is outstanding. Training is always readily available. They're the first ...
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  • Ronald Trimper
    TPI has been wonderful. I switched over from another host agency a few years ago and it has been great!! TPI pays commissions twice monthly and one time. Commission levels are high and you ...
    (4.90)
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  • Patricia Baumer
    I am a relatively new travel agent. Working with Travel Planners has been a very good experience for me. Their Extravaganza is an amazing annual event with so many wonderful opportunities ...
    (5.00)
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  • Steve Tanzer
    TPI is an excellent host agency. They are always introducing new programs and enhancing existing ones. The TPI team are customer focused and are always willing to share and help in anyway ...
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  • Barbara l Hanley
    Great Company to work with.
    (4.90)
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  • Dana Carr
    Great people to work with !!
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  • Barbara Schuler
    They are there when needed and leave you alone the rest of the time. They supply everything you need to succeed.
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  • Emanuel Cabral
    I did quite a bit of research involving Host Agencies and Travel Planners was the company I choose. They have a great foundation in the Host Agency business model and their Ethics in the ...
    (4.70)
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  • Brenda Ramsue
    Great company to be affiliated with. Available training and constantly updating relevant travel subject matter to help us be successful in our business.
    (4.40)
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  • Brenda Shine
    I have been reviewing all host agencies to determine the one most aligned with our needs. I have chosen Travel Planners as they have the skill sets to deliver what we need.
    (5.00)
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  • Beverly Clark, CTA
    I've been in the travel industry for over 17 years and have been a home-based agent for six years. In the past three years, I've worked with Travel Planners Intl as my host agency. They ...
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  • Selena Jones
    Travel Planers International is a great host. They are easy to work with and provide a lot of training. They also hold an excellent conference each year. They are prompt in responding to ...
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  • John Price
    By far and away the BEST host agency on earth. No kidding. I came from a host agency that claimed to be the best and they were a complete nightmare. TPI literally saved our business. ...
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  • Valerie Eskridge
    I started out struggling, but TPI has been very supportive and patient with me. Whenever I had questions, they had answers. TPI always respond in a timely manner.
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  • Laurie Marschall
    While not new to Sales and Marketing, I am new to the travel industry and thus was looking for a host agency that would provide the highest level of training and support possible. After ...
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  • Toby Vandemark
    I started out on my own, only to realize how much value a host agency can give. After researching several agencies, I chose Travel Planners. It was the best decision I made regarding my ...
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  • Frank White
    Have been with TPI for more that 7 years and have never had a problem of any kind. The response to inquiries is exceptional. The invoicing and posting of commission works like a charm..
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  • Terese Ternullo
    It has been a pleasure working with TPI because of the ongoing support. Commission levels are higher than we could ever receive without them, and tracking is very easy. We have never had ...
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  • Heather Williams
    I really like that TPI is a family owned business based in Florida. They are easy to work with and offer tons of support. It is nice to know I am backed by my host agency.
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  • Jason Tarlowe
    For starting off in the business, I did a LOT of research to find the Host Agency that matched me the best. As a Home Based Agent who is good at figuring out things myself, I needed someone ...
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  • Debbie Woodman
    I have been with Travel Planners International for 5 of the 6 years of our company's existence. I have found them very easy to work with and no question has ever been unanswered. I get ...
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  • Yvette Bates
    I love TPI! They have a great staff that is always ready to help you. Their education is amazing! They have a monthly webinar schedule with something for everyone. The annual conference is ...
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  • Lisa Niccum
    I love that they are a family owned business and have a great team that supports us and helps us as we grow.
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  • Naomi Brown
    I have worked with TPI for little less than 2 years and so far I am happy with TPI’s services. TPI staffs are professional and answer e-mail inquiries, usually, within 24 hours. Whole ...
    (4.50)
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  • Dawn Pourteau
    I love Travel Planners International. Their support team is the best. I have such a peace of mind knowing that everything is being handled in the back office operations and that I don't ...
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  • Kim DalPonte
    I have been with TPI just over 3 years. I have nothing but wonderful things to say about them! They are extremely supportive and helpful. Especially to new agents! They are always there to ...
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  • Stepheny Starace
    Working with TPI for the last year has been a great experience for me. They have provided a wealth of information and knowledge that will allow me to grow my travel business! The staff is ...
    (4.70)
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  • Jeri Hammen, CTC
    I've been with TPI since I started my home-based business. Their main goal is to help home-based agents succeed. The back-end support is excellent, commissions are paid on time and the ...
    (5.00)
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  • Vincent Yeck, CTA, DS, ACC
    Travel Planners International is a well respected and solid host agency that provides both new and experienced agents the tools and resources needed to succeed in this industry. TPI also ...
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  • Brian Raymond
    TPI has good back-end systems for tracking commissions, training, and agent support. In addition, they recently put in place local monthly training programs in many major metro areas. They ...
    (4.90)
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  • Janet B Scraper
    I have been with TPI for over 6 years and been very happy with them. It is important to me that they don’t sell any travel themselves, they exist solely to help independent agents ...
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  • Glynis Freeman
    I've been with TPI since for almost 10 years. If I have any questions the team is always there. They offer great training and support.
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