External Portal: Ensemble Extranet
The Ensemble Extranet is a powerful workhorse for our more than 8,000 users in the U.S. and Canada, and their network of preferred partners. It is the singular place for everything Ensemble. Key benefits include:
- Preferred Supplier Directory – easy access to our entire roster of preferred suppliers as well as what they offer, where they operate, how much commission they pay, and how to book Ensemble® Exclusive products with them
- Intuitive Technology – single point-of-reference houses all the travel information and assets members need to conduct business and make sales
- Extensive Search Capabilities – functionality streamlines the ability to review hundreds of cruise and land offers and member familiarization trip information, search for suppliers and/or find suppliers by destination, register for specialization and certification training, and access marketing information
- Need-to-Know Communication – hot topics “Message Center” is located front-and-center on the home page, directing members to breaking news, plus targeted booking and earning opportunities
- E-newsletter Archives – allows members to reference the latest and previous weekly Ensemble and supplier communications for hotel, land, and cruise
Booking Engines: Ensemble Express
Members are privy to immediate access to five key booking engines. Each is a perfect-designed tool – especially for those agencies without a GDS or for those who need access to special net-rate pricing.
And with one-click – getting results has never been easier. Sweeping search functionality and the ability to capture all inventory and thousands of Ensemble Travel® Group exclusive offers prove to be major time savers with:
- Air Express
- Car Express
- Cruise Express
- Hotel Express
- On Location Express
Ensemble Tech Partners + Savvy Customer Segmentation Tools
We have aligned ourselves with key third-party tech companies to create win-win-win scenarios for members. These partnerships include:
- ClientBase/Trams – Benefits include the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool designed specifically for travel agencies to maintain complete customer profiles, travel history, and marketing activity records.
- E-Matrix – powered by ClientBase – Makes our e-mail marketing solutions turnkey with promotional messages and actionable offers sent to pre-designated client lists. Recipients are automatically and selectively targeted, and full results are measured.
In addition to the intuitive, content-rich platforms, tech-savvy marketing technology is employed for our print and digital tactics. We utilize sophisticated customer segmentation solutions – demographic, psychographic, economic, and transactional data – to target your most receptive customers. This segmentation process sets Ensemble apart in the travel industry.