MSC's Explora Journeys Butters the Travel Agency Bread!
Luxury start-up has joined ASTA and provided a $10,000 donation.
Exploras Journey, the MSC Group luxury start-up, has announced that the line has joined the American Society of Travel Advisors. ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel advisors, the travel industry, and the traveling public.
In addition to joining ASTA, the line, which will launch next summer, provided a $10,000 donation to ASTA’s advocacy fund.
Chris Austin, Chief Sales Officer, Explora Journeys, said, “We are totally committed to support and protect the business health and longevity of the travel advisor community, and we applaud the work of ASTA’s leadership, chapters, and members to ensure all stakeholders recognize the value of every travel advisor. Explora Journeys is here for the long term and we look forward to driving a mutually beneficial and successful partnership with all ASTA members.”
Zane Kerby, President & CEO, ASTA, added, “Chris Austin has been a friend and partner of ASTA and the advisor community for a long time. We applaud his leadership and thoughtful creation of advisor-friendly business terms under the Explora Journeys’ banner, answering ASTA’s call for suppliers to do better. These actions speak volumes and showcase their true support of the agency community.”