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Portuguese destination management company and incoming travel agency is looking for partners to sell its products and services abroad under commercial agency agreements

Country of origin:
Country: 
PORTUGAL
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOPT20200129002
Published
10/02/2020
Last update
18/02/2020
Expiration date
18/02/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other services (not elsewhere classified)
Travel agency activities
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Summary

Summary: 
This Portuguese travel agency and destination management company (DMC) from Madeira Island, that offers a full range of services on Madeira Island, such as travel programs, accommodation, conferences, outdoor activities, is searching for travel agencies and tour operators, to sell its products and services abroad. The company aims to establish commercial agency agreements.

Description

Description: 

This Portuguese company from Madeira Island, established in 1980, is an incoming travel agency and destination management company (DMC) that provides a full range of services on Madeira Archipelago, including travels, accommodation, events, tours and outdoor activities with creative concepts.
The company offers a detailed service, covering every aspects required, like travel arrangements, accommodation, conferences, outdoor activities, excursions and meals.
Its team is experienced, creative and the multilingual staff always comes up with the right combination of events at the right price.
Madeira has a very pleasant climate all year. The sea, the sun, the mild temperatures and the green of the mountains are its main characteristics associated with the cosmopolitan beauty of the city. The peace and tranquility combined with the warmth of the people are high on the list of reasons why many visitors return year after year.
The combination of typical gastronomy with the experiences provided (such as walking in the mountains along the famous "levadas" or "off the road" on the jeep safari, mountain biking, sailing and fishing) delight the tourists.
Concerning meetings and incentives Madeira offers fantastic opportunities for every level of corporate or official function, thanks to the availability of good quality services and support infrastructure.
The company would like to establish a long term relationship with travel agencies or tour operators, to expand the network of contacts and expand its market, through commercial agency agreements.
What is intended with the type of selected partnership is to establish a win-win relationship, through which potential partners earn a commission for the services and products sold, as well as are increasing the range of products offered to its clients, allowing to distinguish themselves from its local competitors.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The potential partners will have the following advantages: Regarding the company: - 40 years of experience and know how; - Creativity; - Solid relationships partnerships with local partners that offer complementary services (eg hotels, tourist animation, etc.); - Domain of several languages (beyond those mentioned, the company works with tourist guides from several nationalities, duly qualified). Regarding the product: - The archipelago of Madeira has a long tourist tradition being an internationally renowned destination; - pleasant climate all year (mild temperatures over the year) - Sea easily accessible with mild temperatures; - Beautiful and pleasant city with cultural heritage; - Very rich natural heritage, having the Forest "Laurissilva" decreed by UNESCO world heritage; - Highly appreciated gastronomy; - Good conditions for holding international events.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for tour operators and travel agents that focus on outbound travel services, to establish partnerships through commercial agency agreements.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500