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  1. 1. www.ewaterways.co.uk The experts in small ship cruising
  2. 2. About us <ul><li>Established in 2008 with offices in London, San Francisco, and Sydney (franchises in Germany, Hungary & Romania) </li></ul><ul><li>The largest online aggregator of small ships and itineraries around the world </li></ul><ul><li>The one-stop shop for small </li></ul><ul><li>ship niche cruises </li></ul><ul><li>B2B and B2C platforms </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is eWaterways.co.uk <ul><li>eWaterways is an electronic distribution channel and reservation system for Travel Agents. Selling through the eWaterways website or using our experts in call centers </li></ul><ul><li>eWaterways provides a web-based platform for travel agents to promote their services to the public while offering the most memorable travel experiences for your clients </li></ul><ul><li>eWaterways has the World’s largest database of small ships, offering the most comprehensive choice of small ship cruises (1250 ships through over 250 suppliers) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our vessels - classic European River cruises <ul><li>Danube </li></ul><ul><li>Rhine </li></ul><ul><li>Elbe </li></ul><ul><li>Moselle </li></ul><ul><li>Douro Rivers </li></ul><ul><li>Seine and Rhone </li></ul><ul><li>Volga </li></ul>
  5. 5. Luxury Accommodation Starting from 44 to 150 cabins, with an assortment of comfort levels beginning from 3 star to 5 star
  6. 6. eWaterways offers 100’s of river cruise itineraries worldwide <ul><li>Including: </li></ul><ul><li>Mekong, Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Volga, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Murray River, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Nile, Egypt </li></ul>
  7. 7. A small selection of the other unique small ship vessels we offer <ul><li>Exploration Ships </li></ul><ul><li>Sailing yachts </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel Barges </li></ul>
  8. 8. Quality Standards with Global Suppliers. We source and contract with suppliers that meet our high standards of qualification in service, value and safety
  9. 9. Our Preferred Partners
  10. 10. Our Website Small boat and river cruising is one of the last true niche markets left in the travel industry. eWaterways has taken this opportunity to support Travel Agents by creating a state of the art booking site One stop shop for small ship cruise bookings Price guarantee - eWaterways will match all competitors gross price
  11. 11. The eWaterways website Boats displayed by categories or vessel name In depth information on destinations What we recommend Travel Agent Portal Call centre assistance White Label opportunity
  12. 12. Detailed Cruise Description Cruise overview Detailed itinerary information Cruise route maps Sailing dates Cabin and ship photos
  13. 13. Travel Agent Portal & Registration Register Log In Quick online registration
  14. 14. Travel Agent Search Engine Drop down search engine Select cruise to view full details: itinary, photo gallery, availability TA special offers
  15. 15. W hy Book with eWaterways
  16. 16. 10 reasons to register as an eWaterways agent <ul><li>Earn generous commission: A key benefit to you as a travel agent is the opportunity to earn generous commission on each booking you make with eWaterways. We do much of the work for you, so all you need to do is interest your clients in taking a cruise holiday with eWaterways. </li></ul><ul><li>Trade focused site and systems : The eWaterways technology has been developed for agents to join our community and keep track of every stage of the reservations process securely and confidentially. It is a flexible system where you can see reservations, check pricing and the status of bookings. You will also have access to booking reports, agent community forums and blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Unique global product coverage: Find the perfect cruise for your clients anywhere in the world. From the laid-back relaxing canals of France to the remote regions of the Antarctic – eWaterways is a one-stop shop where you will find the largest selection of small ship cruises on one website. </li></ul><ul><li>Largest database of small ships and cruise itineraries: Our database provides you with unparalleled up-to-date product choice and the most detailed information of small ships and itineraries. Access live inventory, fact sheets, deck plans, images, maps and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletters and preferential special offers: Be the first to know about new products launching and the latest special offers. Stay up-to-date and informed with our weekly newsletter covering everything from the launch of a new ship to destination features. What’s more, you will be first in line for advance and preferential offers! </li></ul><ul><li>Quality global partnerships with suppliers : eWaterways has fostered valuable partnerships with suppliers from all around the world. We’re your first point of contact with suppliers you are unlikely to find through mainstream cruise websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous development and growth: Our business is growing and so is our website! More product and features are added to the website all the time. Expect white label opportunities and a roll-out of our site to numerous countries in multiple languages and currencies and expand your reach. </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized service: Get expert advice and support from our staff based in New York, London and Bangkok. Ask us about our range of product and we’ll be delighted to find the ideal and tailor-made cruise for your clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise: Our sales staff have acquired extensive knowledge in worldwide cruising product through years of experience and regular product training. If you have any queries, just give us a call – we’re happy to help you any way we can. </li></ul><ul><li>Let eWaterways work for you: All you need to do is register online under the Travel Agent tab and we’ll send you offers and details on exciting cruise holidays for you to introduce to your customers. So jump on board and make eWaterways your first port of call! </li></ul>
  17. 17. NEW 2012 Agent Incentive <ul><li>Book any cruise with eWaterways </li></ul><ul><li>Earn reward ‘points’ with every booking </li></ul><ul><li>Save up your ‘points’ for bigger and better rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your ‘Experience’…and ENJOY! </li></ul><ul><li>Last year’s top agent over £2000 of ‘Experience’ vouchers. </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up during the ACE Convention you will receive 30 BONUS POINTS. </li></ul><ul><li>Simply give us your business card today and start collecting your points! </li></ul>
  18. 18. We look forward to working with you <ul><li>Agency Support </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Wild </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Loukia Loucaides </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Reservations </li></ul><ul><li>0808 168 1458 </li></ul><ul><li>www.ewaterways.co.uk </li></ul>
  19. 19. www.ewaterways.co.uk Thank You!