3 March 2015

North American agents get sweet rewards for booking Zurich with Travel Bound 

A new promotion at www.booktravelbound.net/zurich encourages North America’s travel agents to book Zurich between March and October. As the number of room nights booked in Zurich by Americans rose 15% last year, Travel Bound and Zurich Tourism are showcasing 3- to 5-star hotels with money-off deals and rates from as low as US$48 per person per night.

Travel Bound has launched a new promotion encouraging North America’s travel agents to book Zurich between March and October.

Elizabeth Crabill, President of Travel Bound, says: “Thousands of Americans and Canadians book holidays in Switzerland through their travel agent and Travel Bound. Last year the number of room nights rose 15%. With this promotion, we offer the best and most comprehensive experience of one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations, at the best possible price. The flexibility of Travel Bound’s website means that travel agents can ‘pick and mix’ accommodation and experiences to suit their clients.”

Together Travel Bound and Zurich Tourism are showcasing hotels with money-off deals and rates from as low as US$48 per person per night. Each is perfectly positioned to help visitors explore the rich history and cutting-edge culture of ever-changing Zurich. Travel Bound also offers a great range of sightseeing tours. From the best of Zurich by guided city tour or a gourmet tour including traditional cheese fondue to day trips to the beautiful town of Lucerne, Jungfraujoch at the top of Europe, or the Rhine Falls. To sweeten the deal, every room night booked, after they book six nights total, will win the agent one of Switzerland’s famed Lindt chocolate truffles.

Aurelia Carlen, Zurich Tourism’s Area Manager for the Americas, says: “Zurich is the most popular destination for US travelers within Switzerland. With Travel Bound we have a great partner in reaching out to potential visitors and telling them more about this vibrant and elegant metropolis, located on Lake Zurich amidst stunning nature and mountains. The charming Old Town with 2,000 years of history, world-class museums, fantastic restaurants and shopping that bustles with life. From Zurich the many highlights of Switzerland such as the Rhine Falls, Rhine Valley and Appenzellerland or Mount Pilatus can easily be visited on a half- or full-day excursion. With a vast product range Travel Bound has attractive offers for every budget.”

Travel agents need to book a minimum of six room-nights by April 30th 2015 to take advantage of these great hotel deals* for departure dates to 31st October:  

  • 10% off 3-star Best Western Spirgarten from $48
  • 30% off 4-star Ascot hotel from $105
  • Stay and save at the brand new, luxury 5-star Kameha Grand from $136

Exclusively serving travel agents as the North American retail brand of global travel distributor GTA, Travel Bound benefits from a global network of offices. Each is staffed with expert product negotiators and coordination teams, ensuring agents receive competitive pricing and superior service. This strength of organization has resulted in Travel Bound’s reputation as one of the most respected tour operators in North America. In 2014, it and GTA were recognized by U.S. Travel and Brand USA for its continuing excellence in promoting travel to the United States and for the sheer amount of business it sends to US shores.