Los Angeles Tourism launches LA Insider—a new, reward-driven online program for travel trade professionals. It makes it easy to stay up-to-date with the city’s latest offerings and provides access to marketing materials, maps, and videos. Plus, WIN 1 of 100 $25 Gift Cards!
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Los Angeles can seem like a sprawling metropolis to someone who doesn’t live there, a challenge to navigate, yet full of hidden gems and great food. LA is full of amazing things to do and see and you, as a travel expert should know about it all. Los Angeles Tourism has made it easy. The L.A. Insider program is a new, reward- driven online training tool for travel trade professionals. The mobile and tablet-friendly program is the first of its kind for Los Angeles. Become an expert on all things LA stay up-to-date with the city’s latest offerings.
Los Angeles welcomed 50 million travellers in 2018. LA Insider, an online portal of information and selling tools for the travel trade accommodates this global demand as record breaking numbers of visits to Los Angeles continue.
“We’re proud to launch such an advanced training program, one that will help our clients discover L.A. like an insider and sell L.A. like an expert,” said Craig Gibbons, Regional Director, Oceania and Southeast Asia. “Los Angeles’ welcoming spirit, celebration of diversity and perfect weather are bringing visitors in greater numbers. New restaurants, attractions and hotels are opening up quickly to meet demand and it can be difficult to stay on top of all the new developments – LA Insider aims to provide the travel trade with a one-stop-shop platform for everything they need.”
LA Insider provides easy access to Los Angeles Tourism’s marketing assets and sales collateral like fact sheets, maps, videos and neighbourhood tours in virtual reality. Participants who complete the LA Insider course will receive a certificate, access to discounts and specials from member businesses. Certificate holders also have the opportunity to participate in FAMs and to win a trip to LA.
Plus, a special offer to Southeast Asia leisure selling travel agents: complete the full program and win one $25 Gift Card.*
Program graduates also receive a monthly e-newsletter to keep up with what’s new and trendy in L.A., making it easy to get a sneak peek at hip new Hotel openings, attractions and events. Recently opened high-end properties like Silver Lake Pool & Inn, The Hoxton, and Soho Warehouse add to the over 7,000 unique rooms currently under construction. The Academy Museum, a new architectural landmark honouring Hollywood’s movie making industry is expected to open in 2020.
LA Insider provides information like modernization updates to LAX, the gateway to the west. The multi-billion-dollar construction project is scheduled to last through 2028 with multiple milestones. In 2020, a new $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) is expected to open, and will feature 12 aircraft gates as well as a Baggage Optimization Project that will expand capacity for the airport.