WELCOME TO A TRAVEL DESIGNER CONSULTANTS NETWORK
WHAT IS A TRAVEL DESIGNER ? A travel designer is almost like a concierge service, only dedicated to providing clients with exclusive or customized packages designed specifically around their lifestyle and preferences. Travel designer does a lot more than just a travel agent. A travel agent concentrate on booking flights and hotels for clients to arrive and depart. Travel Designer is a travel professional or travel consultant who ”design” (customized) exclusive travel products, either custom made to customers taste or company preference.
dEFINITIONTRAVEL DESIGNER Finding THE RIGHT destination, events, places and programs to be tied harmoniously into one thematic travel story that are often not accessible for the general public and not offer by the standard travel agent. Offering services beyond the average travel agent services. You can travel or you can
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRAVEL AGENT AND TRAVEL DESIGNER?
ADDED VALUE SERVICE –BEYOND THE STANDARD Case : VISA HANDLING We received an inquiry from CEO mid May that he wished to attend a conference in Europe due in 4 weeks. Unfortunately he was leaving for his annual vacation in 1.5 week. Not giving him much time. Normal Travel Agent : VISA entry to Europe by standard takes 3-4 weeks of preparation. It takes 1-2 weeks to receive an appointment during high season, and another min. 10 days to process the application. Travel Designer Service. We lobby an embassy to receive a fast track visa appointment in 1-2 day. Then process the visa in Jakarta but the client collected his visa in Washington DC during his holiday. We arranged our team in New York to collect his passport and delivery it to the embassy in Washington to collect the visa. Then ensure the client received his passport and visa to Europe again. Case : VISA HANDLING A wealthy family in Indonesia who frequently travel to Europe requested for a long term visa to Europe. Normal Travel Agent : NOT DOABLE. Travel Designer Service. We arranged our partner in Europe to issue a business guaranteed letter for the family to have a long term visa to Europe. The family received 1 year multiple entry visa to Schengen ( Europe) after 7 days of process.
CLUB LOYALTY CASE : The Ferrari Owners Club Indonesia wanted to arrange a travel together for the members and see the First Night Race in the world in Singapore. Unfortunately the Ferrari Paddock was already sold out. Second organizing this travel in Singapore where almost all hotels are booked were a challenged. NORMAL AGENT : Booking flights, hotels and regular F1 tickets.. TRAVEL DESIGNER : We arranged with both organizer of F1 Singapore GP and F1 to allocate a number of Paddock Club ( VIP ) seats. Group hotel booking with special price were arranged at Four Seasons. Aside the regular bookings and arrangements such as flight and hotels, we also arranged publicity coverages, private butler and customized leisure programs for each member, on top access to the VIP after party. “ I am very pleased with dREAMSCAPE services,” said Sutikno, owner of the Ferrari Importer.
CUSTOMIZED INCENTIVE PROGRAM CASE : A telecommunication company wanted to arrange a team building in Hongkong for 125 people. NORMAL AGENT : Package of 4 days/ 3 nights in hotels with flights . Team building program including disney for a day and outdoor activities. TRAVEL DESIGNER : After hearing clients feedback that this was an annual event, we developed a team building “ AMAZING RACE” concept where the number of people were divided into group with assignments and pocket money. Each assignment was inserted with the company/brand messages. Most importantly the package remain within the budget of USD 950 per person all inclusive.