In a deal it says gives the agency “an edge” in the market, Phil Hoffmann Travel has signed an agreement with US-based Ensemble Travel Group.
With a membership of around 850 mostly American and Canadian independent travel agencies, Ensemble specialises in luxury and experiential travel, and recently expanded to include Australia and New Zealand.
Effective immediately, the new deal will give Phil Hoffman access to Ensemble’s wide portfolio of experiences, tours and adventure activities as well as its customised cultural and couples vacations.
“Our business will now have access to an expanded range of luxury Hotels, villas and apartments, extensive hosted cruise options and other flexible luxury products which will enable our consultants to offer a more diverse range of competitive travel products,” Phil Hoffmann Travel managing director Phil Hoffmann remarked.
Ensemble senior vice president and general manager Australia/New Zealand, Trish Shepherd said the group was excited by “the direct opportunity this also presents for the South Australian market”.
“Our members tell us they value the diversity and sophistication of Ensemble’s products and experiences, our market-leading technology and support, and the flexibility of member choice.”
Phil Hoffmann Travel was recently named 'Best Travel Agency Australia - Retail Multi Location' at AFTA's National Travel Industry Awards.