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The very development of the Barbados Elite Club is testimony to our belief that travel professionals like yourself remain invaluable to our country and we remain committed to ensuring that you are supremely equipped to sell the island. We will ensure that you are rewarded for your efforts through the continued development of special initiatives to assist you in planning for your travel.
The Barbados Elite Club Rewards Program is not a sweepstakes. Barbados Elite Club Rewards is a performance-based rewards program. Participation is strictly limited to enrolled travel agents who meet all criteria set forth by the Operators/ administrators/ facilitators, Barbados Tourism Authority. Travel Agent Magazine/Travel Courier and Questex Media Inc. are vendors supporting the program with products and services.
-Monthly awards for the top agent are $100, based on the number of ALL qualified bookings (air and land) entered into the booking tracker during a calendar month. A $50 gift certificate will also be awarded monthly to an agent selected randomly who has logged bookings during the Calendar month. An additional booking incentive is also available to the top producer based on the criteria below:
51 - 75 Room nights - Additional $100.00 Bonus
76 - 100 Room nights - Additional $200.00 Bonus
100+ Room nights - Additional $300.00 Bonus (Maximum award payable $400)
-Quarterly award for the top agent is $500 based on number of ALL qualified bookings (air and land) entered into this booking tracker during a calendar quarter.
-Annual award for the top agent (1) is a trip for two (including air and hotel), based on the total number of ALL qualified bookings (air and land) entered into this booking tracker over the course of the year. Bookings should be over the period of the program (January 1, 2016 until December 31, 2016) in order to qualify.
The top agency with the highest production during the calendar year will be awarded $2500.00. To qualify for this award, an agency much book in excess of +100 Room nights for the year, and booking agents must be graduates of the Barbados Elite Club program.
Only packages consisting of air and land will be considered as a qualified booking. The Barbados Tourism Authority reserves the right at specific periods and during special promotions to impose a minimum night requirement to the qualified booking criteria.
Bookings must be entered no later than the 5th of the month following the date booked (e.g., a trip booked on August 1 must be entered no later than September 5 - no exceptions for weekends or holidays).
Participation in the Barbados Elite Rewards program is open to all U.S. and Canadian travel agencies and agents operating under a current and legitimate ARC/IATA or CLIA number who have taken and passed the Barbados Elite Club Specialist course. Winners must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the U.S. or Canada. Monthly and quarterly awards will be distributed by mail in the form of a gift certificate within 3 weeks from confirmation of winning agents. Winning agents are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes on any awards received. Enrollment is the sole responsibility of participating agents. Agencies may not combine bookings of multiple agents into an individual agent account. The Barbados Tourism Authority reserves the right to verify bookings at any time without notice, and/or to refuse award(s) based on non-compliance with program rules. Barbados Tourism Authority reserves the right at any time at its absolute discretion to refuse or revoke membership in the program for any reason. It is the sole responsibility of participating agents to confirm receipt of program bookings. In the event of ties for any award, it is the sole discretion of the Barbados Tourism Authority to select the winning agent based on whose bookings are entered first or at its choosing make applicable payments to qualifying agents in the tie. (N.B: Winner could be determined by dollar figure of booking).
To Qualify: You must be a Barbados Elite Club (BEC) Specialist and must log your bookings on the BEC rewards page. Bonus rewards will only be paid for bookings at participating hotels and villas including: Accra Beach Hotel, All Seasons Resort, Barbados Southeby's International Realty, Blue Sky Luxury, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Colony Club, Coral Reef Club, Crystal Cove - AI, Dover Beach Hotel, Island Inn Hotel, Island Villas, Little Arches, Mango Bay, Oceans Two Resort, Port Ferdinand, Saint Peter's Bay, Sea Breeze Hotel - AI, South Beach Hotel, South Gap Hotel, Southern Palms, Sugar Bay Hotel - AI, Tamarind, The Club Barbados, The Crane Resort, The House, The Sandpiper, Turtle Beach - AI, Waves Hotel by Elegant - AI and Yellow Bird Hotel.
Booking Window: July 20th – September 15th, 2016
Travel Dates: July 20th – December 15th, 2016
BBB Rewards Program Structure:
-$25 Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) Reward
-$25 Participating Hotels & Villas Reward
-Mega Bonus Award: Earn $50.00 booking Bonus when you book a Barbados Sotheby’s International Realty Property
BBB Reward Redemption: Rewards paid after travel is completed
BBB Booking Requirements:
Check the Barbados Elite Club’s RESOURCE section for individual property fact sheets and for additional contact information, blackout dates and additional requirements.
Barbados Tourism Authority, Travel Agent Magazine and Questex Media Inc. are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected or incomplete entries, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections or mis-communications. Barbados Tourism Authority is solely accountable for the Barbados Elite Club Rewards program. Travel Agent Magazine and Questex Media Inc. are not responsible or liable for the verification of information, the distribution of prizes, nor any portion of their value. Travel Agent Magazine and Questex Media Inc. are not responsible for creation or enforcement of Terms and Conditions that govern the Barbados Elite Club Rewards program. All rules and policies past, present and future are set forth and disseminated at the sole discretion of Barbados Tourism Authority. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Other conditions may apply. Participants agree to the above terms and conditions and accept the decisions of Barbados Tourism Authority as final. Any persons providing false information forfeit all awards and prizes associated with program, and may risk prosecution under applicable law. Rules are subject to change without notice.