Home REFOCUS Travel Trade Program: Application REFOCUS Travel Trade Program: Application Organization / Business Name: Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks Number: Program Contact: Name and title of contact person with signing authority (if different from above): Mailing Address: City / Town: Province: Postal Code: Telephone: Email: Website: Are there any outstanding or pending claims/litigation against your business or businesses your organization represents? Yes No If yes, please explain below: Which of the following Atlantic Canada Travel Trade Readiness Program components have you participated in? Full Day Workshop: Building Your Business with Overseas and U.S. Visitors, A workshop on How to Work with Travel Trade Webinar: Introduction to the travel trade Webinar: Sales Action Planning Toolkit: Building Your Business with Overseas and U.S. Visitors, A toolkit on How to Work with Travel Trade – Working through modules independently Webinar: Travel Trade as part of your Overall Sales and Marketing Strategy Resource: Atlantic Canada Travel Trade Readiness Program Are you currently working with the travel trade? If so, please list any current partnerships, including receptive tour operators, tour operators or travel agencies you work with. Please also include the geographic markets (countries) where you are currently marketing your business. Please outline any contractual agreements you currently have in place with a travel trade partner. Please indicate which of the following are currently in place for your business, as it relates to travel trade: Net rates or commissionable rates Willingness to provide trade partners with inventory (i.e. a supply of room or seat blocks – quantities and dates to be negotiated with partner) Online booking system and policies (ability to provide advance inventory and a way to manage the inventory in a manual or online system) Dedicated salesperson or team (dedicated travel trade contact person – i.e. salesperson, owner, etc.) Availability to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, year-round Please tell us about your business; explain why you’re a good fit for this program and what you hope to achieve by participating? What are your goals and objectives for working with the travel trade? Include international markets of interest (USA, UK, Germany, China) and what type of business you hope to attract (i.e.: group tour (20+ people) or fully independent travellers (couples/small groups)). What do you see as your biggest challenge working with the travel trade? Please provide two industry references who can recommend you for the program.