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Introducing the New Travel Agent Portal of Outdoor Traveler Destinations™

Agent-Exclusive Online Resource, OTDagents.com, Offers Powerful Tools to Help Agents Cater to $300 Billion Outdoor Recreation Travel Niche

Boca Raton, FL – May 3, 2011 – (click here to view a PDF of the release) Outdoor Traveler Destinations™ today announced the launch of its dedicated travel agent portal, www.OTDagents.com.  The new portal is designed to help travel specialists cater to one of the fastest growing sectors of travel – the outdoor recreation travel niche.

“Outdoor recreation travel is considered one of the fastest growing niches within the leisure travel market and it represents an over $300 billion industry encompassing 115 million outdoor enthusiasts.  It is widely-popular yet no one hospitality company had specifically addressed this market in any significant way – until now,” said Scott W. Boone, President of Outdoor Traveler Destinations.  “At Outdoor Traveler Destinations, we have developed a program that encompasses diverse experiential vacation accommodations bookable online and commissionable to traditional and home-based agents who register at our new travel agent portal, OTDagents.com.”   

Outdoor Traveler Destinations presents vacation properties across a mix of accommodation styles set within scenic backdrops of North America with amenities and activities dedicated to the outdoor-minded traveler.  From traditional leisure hotels and resorts, to hunting and fishing lodges, camps, dude ranches, and more, lodging options featured by Outdoor Traveler Destinations include not only guestrooms, but also cabins, glamping yurts, treehouses, bunkhouses, and other diverse offerings.

Through Outdoor Traveler Destinations, travel agents can effectively cater to this very lucrative niche to boost income. This travel niche includes individuals, couples and families alike who love the outdoors and activities associated with the lifestyle including bird watching, backpacking, fishing, boating, hunting, mountain climbing, hiking, paddling, camping, etc.  Research reveals that it is a highly engaged market of consumers that seek to include these types of activities in their travels and/or as the main focal point of their vacation experiences.

Outdoor Traveler Destinations is committed to supporting and developing solid business relationships with traditional and home-based travel agents. Once registered at OTDagents.com and approved as an Outdoor Traveler Destinations Travel Partner, agents benefit from:

  • Agent commission program ranging from 10 to 20 percent on special promotions
  • Full searching and booking capability online
  • Availability to marketing tools, training, and industry research for agents
  • Access to exclusive agent offers and unique promotions for their clients
  • Unique portfolio of properties in North America and beyond
  • Dedicated travel industry sales team

“The ultimate goal of the Outdoor Traveler Destinations’ dedicated agent portal – OTDagents.com – is to make it easy and profitable for agents to book our unique range of accommodations styles to fulfill their clients’ outdoor recreation travel wishes,” said Boone.

Travel agents can register for FREE to become an Outdoor Traveler Destinations Travel Partner at OTDagents.com

About Outdoor Traveler Destinations

Outdoor Traveler Destinations is a premier collection of authentic outdoor lodging experiences. Set within the scenic backdrops of North America, properties presented by Outdoor Traveler Destinations are noted for their diverse activities and amenities dedicated to the outdoor-minded traveler.  In addition to hotels and resorts, the company presents dude ranches, mountain and lake properties, hunting and fishing lodges with not only guestrooms, but with cabins, glamping yurts, treehouses, bunkhouses and more. Since its soft-launch in 2010, Outdoor Traveler Destinations continues expanding rapidly and currently features lodging options along mountain, river and lake areas; by national and state parks; and in camping, fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, water adventure and winter sport locales across the U.S. and Canada.

At OTDagents.com, the dedicated travel agent portal of Outdoor Traveler Destinations, traditional and home-based agents can register for free to search, book and earn commissions on the company’s unique accommodations offerings as well as access information, training and research to help them effectively cater to the outdoor recreation travel niche.

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Marlene Oliver, NJC Communications
(305) 491-0512, moliver@njccorp.com

Cassie Dittrich, NJC Communications
(802) 522-0714, cdittrich@njccorp.com

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