TRAVEL AGENT MELODYE MARTINELLI OF LET'S TRAVEL TOGETHER
NAMED TO ELITE GROUP OF PREMIER AUSSIE SPECIALISTS
(HOUSTON, TEXAS) - Local business person,Melodye Martinelli, has been named a North American Premier Aussie Specialists, an elite group of nearly 100 travel agents recognized by Tourism Australia as top sellers of travel to Australia.
In its ninth year, the Premier Aussie Specialist program acknowledges travel advisors for their destination expertise, insider knowledge and contacts in Australia. This group receives extensive training and often travels to Australia to expand their professional knowledge.
"It's an honor to be recognized for my work in selling Australia. I have a passion for the iconic destinations as well as exploring beyond and creating unique discoveries of nature and wildlife, aboriginal culture, coastal and aquatic destinations, memorable experiences of Australian sport, or cruises, or wine touring, and much more, and look forward to customizing trips to Australia for my clients," said Melodye. "I can confidently sell Australia, knowing my clients will come back extremely satisfied with the destination."
Jane Whitehead, Tourism Australia Vice President, The Americas said agents like Ms. Martinelliare important for a destination that is at the top of many must visit lists.
"Tourism Australia values our travel agent partners, all of whom have a passion for Australia and help us demonstrate how accessible our country is and why there is nothing like Australia."
"Melodyehas clearly demonstrated thatsheknows how to sell Australia. Melodye'sinsider knowledge of Australia allows herto tailor a trip based on a client's interest."
"Currently we have a campaign called There's Nothing Like Australia where we highlight the best of our natural wonders, fresh flavors and new this year our coastal and aquatic adventures."
"Melodyeknows the best beaches, coastal towns, and where to get the freshest seafood lunch or dinner in Australia. Shecan tailor these experiences with ways to meet our friendly locals, cuddle our koalas, and dive into our natural wonders into one memorable trip," said Mrs. Whitehead."
Australia is seeing healthy market spend, and visitor arrivals from the US are up nearly 9% for the year ending August 2015. Much of this growth can be attributed to the growing importance of travel agents in booking international travel.
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