Saga have confirmed important progress of their commerce gross sales via the primary half of the yr, throughout each their holidays and cruise companies.
Saga started promoting through the commerce simply 4 years in the past, with commerce gross sales forming 11 per cent of their holidays enterprise and 7 per cent of cruise in 2017.
Within the early a part of 2018, structural adjustments and an elevated staff dimension introduced renewed focus to journey agent partnerships.
Right this moment, because of these adjustments, Saga have confirmed substantial yr on yr commerce gross sales progress in extra of 30 per cent on their holidays enterprise and 80 per cent on cruise.
This success is pushed by important demand for long-haul tourism merchandise, bolstered by the latest launch of their long-haul brochure and, for cruise, by the primary of two new construct boutique cruise ships, Spirit of Discovery.
Head of commerce gross sales, Iain Powell, mentioned: “I’m extremely excited by the outcomes we’re seeing via the commerce.
“We’ve spoken at size across the significance of journey brokers in rising our enterprise and the help we’ve acquired has been fairly overwhelming.
“We are going to proceed to speculate on this channel and have a lot of thrilling developments deliberate within the the rest of 2018 and into subsequent yr.”