Published on : Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced the launch of the Samsonite Referral Program for North America CLIA Travel Agency and Individual Agent Members. The new program offers an exclusive 30-percent discount on Samsonite luggage plus free shipping for CLIA members and their clients. In addition, travel agents will receive a 6-percent commission on purchases made by clients.
“As one of the most well-known brands in the world, Samsonite is the right partner as we look to enhance our membership offerings,” said Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA. “This new benefit is a win for our travel agent members, and I look forward to a long-term strategic partnership with Samsonite to bring more value to our growing community.”
To access the deal, CLIA Members register in their MyCLIA portal. The offer includes 30-percent off across the full-line of Samsonite, American Tourister and Hartmann luggage and travel accessories, with free shipping anywhere in the continental United States.
“We are excited to launch this ground breaking program with CLIA and its member agents,” said Till Quante, vice president of sales, Samsonite. “To have the largest travel brand in the world partner with CLIA and their agents delivering exceptional value makes for a powerful and exciting combination.”
Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage company, joins CLIA as a Diamond Executive Partner. This new benefit is a result of the new partnership. CLIA’s Executive Partner Membership Program will provide Samsonite with exclusive opportunities to connect and engage with key leaders of the cruise industry.