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10 Reasons Why You Need To Join The Aussie Specialist Program

There has never been a better time to skill up on all the fantastic things you and your clients can do in the wondrous country you call home. And, thanks to Tourism Australia’s Aussie Specialist Program you can flaunt your knowledge as a certified pro!

There has never been a better time to skill up on all the fantastic things you and your clients can do in the wondrous country you call home. And, thanks to Tourism Australia’s Aussie Specialist Program you can flaunt your knowledge as a certified pro!

In case you didn’t get the memo, domestic tourism is totally trending right now, and Tourism Australia wants to make sure you are ready for the travel bounceback; equipped with the hottest destination knowledge and inside information.

The Aussie Specialist Program is designed to help you sell Australia more effectively to your customers, satisfy the needs of different customers, and increase the number and value of your Australian bookings.

So, aside from the fact, the country offers a range of diverse and unforgettable experiences in breathtaking locations that will have your customers coming back for more, here are the top ten reasons why you should kangaroo jump on to it and become an #aussiespecialist, today:

1. Industry recognition as an expert in selling Australia

Aussie Specialist
Olinda William Ricketts Sanctuary, Yarra Valley, VIC

Think of it as a degree in all things Australia. You can use your new certificate as bragging points and display it proudly on your desk as well as promote your qualification to your clients.

2. Promote yourself as an Australian expert

Sea Cliff Bridge, NSW

This could be the difference between your clients booking their domestic holiday with you, rather than online themselves.

You’ll be able to use your specialist knowledge to give them even more reason, and confidence to book with you.

3. Build your destination knowledge with interactive training modules

Yankee Hat Rock, Namadgi National Park, Reid, ACT

The fun, innovative, and interactive platform will have you learning almost effortlessly and will 100% be getting you excited about each destination and experience.

4. Access useful selling tools and resources

Aussie Specialist
Ellery Hole, West Macdonell Ranges, NT

Being part of the #aussiespecialist program allows you to use fab Tourism Australia marketing resources that will help you sell Australia to your clients.

5. Be inspired by over 100 itinerary suggestions

Aussie Specialist
Great Eastern Drive, Freycinet, TAS

Your brain can only hold so much information, so help it along by using the Aussie Specialist Program itineraries which are all searchable by location, duration, and experience – so you can recommend the best ones that suit your client’s needs. 

Pretty cool, huh?

6. Aussie Specialist Club membership

Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard, Adelaide Hills, SA

Wanna experience more of Australia for yourself? Well, once you’re a specialist you can take advantage of some amazing industry deals, such as discounted accommodation, touring, and attractions.

Because experiencing the product first hand is a pretty important part of the job, right?

7. Get the latest travel news

Aussie Specialist
Ngilgi Cave, Yallingup, WA

The Tourism Australia monthly e-Newsletter will keep you well informed on the latest destination and product news, so you can be kept in the loop and stay ahead of the game.

8. Access brilliant training videos from the Australian tourism industry

Aussie Specialist
Moreton Island, QLD

Keep on top of your destination knowledge with inspirational bite-sized learning videos, regularly updated to keep agents well informed.

9. Be a part of something bigger

Aussie Specialist
Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island, VIC

By becoming an Aussie Specialist and being passionate about domestic travel, you’ll be supporting Australia to get back on its feet as well as reaping the benefits of more business for yourself. A true win-win.

You’ll be the reason a small business does a happy dance and the creator of precious memories, far closer to home.

10. Opportunity to win an Aussie Care package

Aussie Specialist
Uluru Sunrise, Yulara, NT

If you qualify as an Aussie Specialist by 22 June 2020 and email your favourite Australian holiday photo to [email protected], you’ll have the chance to bag yourself an Aussie Care package.

Are you in?

To become an #aussiespecialist, you are required to complete five training modules, which will not only give you the confidence to sell Australia, but it will also give your customers all the more reason to book with you.

Click here for more information.

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