Why Your Travel Center?

Simply put, it’s our dedication to your success.

Hosted Programs

With customizable programs for the leisure, luxury, and corporate agent or agency we can fulfill all of your hosting needs.

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Agent Support

You are never on your own with our dedicated support and accounting team on your side.

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Agent Tools

We have it all… from CRM platforms to document delivery systems, from GDS to Air Desk to online booking engines; and from online commission tracking to corporate reporting.

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Affiliations

When you combine the strength of Virtuoso with the air power of FROSCH, you are POWERFUL. When you add in all of our other affiliations, you are CONNECTED.

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Independent Contractor Benefits

  • No start-up fees
  • Highest supplier commissions
  • Apollo, Worldspan, Sabre and Amadeus or the YTC Air Desk, or BookYTC for airline tickets
  • Upfront commissions on many domestic/international carriers and agency help desks with many airlines
  • Exclusive hotel programs
  • The President’s Club – an incentive program for high-producing Independent Contractors
  • Online sales reports for transparency and ease of commission tracking with prompt and accurate commission payment by direct deposit

Partner Travel Agency Benefits

  • Reduce Overhead Expenses (i.e. ARC bond, GDS fees, consortia fees, etc.)
  • Spend more time selling and less time on ARC reporting, payroll, accounting
  • Higher Supplier Commission Levels = Higher Revenues
  • Access to professional products and services unaffordable for smaller agencies
  • Increased supplier recognition
  • Agency profit and loss accounting
  • Training and assistance at time of transition and beyond

Preferred Suppliers

Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel offers you the widest range of suppliers in the industry. With extensive access to contemporary and luxury suppliers, world-wide on-sites, and corporate programs, the sky is the limit when it comes to resources for planning your client’s travel.

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Affiliations

Staying abreast of industry trends, aligning ourselves with leaders in the industry and having a wide range of resources for our agents is paramount at Your Travel Center. Our affiliations include:

Virtuoso

As long-standing Virtuoso luxury travel member, Your Travel Center offers entrée to one of the most exclusive travel consortia with access to over 1700 world-wide, best-of-the-best preferred partners including top hotels, cruise lines and tour operators.

FROSCH

The size, resources and experience of FROSCH provides our ticketing agents access to worldwide air agreements, preferred help desks and special air opportunities at a significant cost-savings. 

ASTA

Premium American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) membership assures that you are working with an agency of integrity and one that is dedicated to working on a national level to protect the rights of travel agents.

NACTA

National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) – This association is focused on education training and networking for the career travel agent.

PATH

Professional Association of Travel Hosts (PATH) – Working with a PATH travel host ensures integrity. PATH members must adhere to a strict code of ethics and it members are vetted.

CLIA

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) – Agents associated with Your Travel Center enjoy the benefits associated with a CLIA agency.

IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) – Participation in IATA indicates our commitment to those independent contractors relying on air travel as part of their business model.

What Travel Professionals Say About Your Travel Center

Your Travel Center provides superb accounting and technical assistance, always in a timely and friendly manner. This host agency also encourages agents to continue to improve their skills by providing in-house webinars and training. I’ve been a travel agent since 1985 and with YTC since 1999, as an agent, a manager and an independent contractor. Throughout that time I’ve always felt that YTC had my best interests at heart and has wanted my success almost as much as I want it myself!

Karen Ensign, Travel Agent

I have been a travel agent for 30 plus years and the last ten with Your Travel Center. The contracts they offer are spectacular and the support from owners and staff is unparalleled. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

Sue Doyle, Travel Agent

The YTC team from the top down are incredibly supportive. I can pick up the phone or send an email and no question is too small. I get to contribute. I learn, I ask questions and I receive top commissions and access to new suppliers and promotions. For me, YTC is my best choice. I am supported with Training, Technology, Marketing, Networking with piers, and Accounting.

Elizabeth Johnsen, Travel Agent

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