FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Business Development Director
Northstar Travel Group
Director of Marketing
New Jersey (July 13, 2021) – Northstar Travel Group
announced today that AXUS, its premier itinerary building and collaboration
system for travel planners and tour operators, has now integrated the
functionality to add luggage shipping details, quotes, and an automated commission
workflow for users working with Luggage Free. The service allows travel
advisors and their clients to ship their luggage and sporting equipment
domestically and internationally with worry-free assurance.
This newest enhancement to the AXUS platform has
expanded functionality by partnering with Luggage Free to provide travel
advisors a quick way to import information directly onto the AXUS itineraries
while also providing the ability for advisors to send automated emails that can
be used as an effortless commission revenue stream.
When the advisor secures luggage shipping
accommodations, the information can be quickly imported into AXUS using just
the order number. This new enhanced functionality makes Luggage Free the top
choice for luggage shipping inside of the AXUS platform. In addition to adding
booking information and receiving quotes for shipping luggage within AXUS,
advisors can now use an automated function that directly emails individual
travelers. This enhancement gives travelers the flexibility to purchase while
providing travel planners the ability to earn commission on any shipping
"We are excited to be providing this
integration to our subscribers," said Sheila Rice, SVP of Information
Products Group at Northstar. "The ability to link Luggage Free directly on
the platform and quickly generate a quote continues to make AXUS the premier
automated travel workflow platform. Most of all, this partnership allows
advisors to earn a commission easily." This integration is in line with
the mission of AXUS and Luggage Free to provide swift and high-touch service
while ensuring the travel planner is easily able to provide worry-free travel
accommodations for their respective travel clients.
"Together, AXUS and Luggage Free give
travel advisors an edge in travel planning and continue to provide the
white-glove service expected of a luxury travel experience," said Nicholas
Coleman, CEO for Luggage Free. "Core to our services is that we work hard
so that travel planners and their clients can experience travel in a
AXUS automates itinerary creation and delivers
a content-rich, interactive mobile itinerary, so travel advisors and tour
operators can devote more time to selling travel and building stronger relationships
with clients. Learn more at https://www.axustravelapp.com/.
About Luggage Free
Founded in 2003, Luggage Free is the world's
premier white-glove luggage shipping service dedicated to creating a safe and
hassle-free travel experience. Luggage Free provides domestic and international
service to 180 countries worldwide, utilizing dependable shipping networks such
as FedEx, UPS, and DHL.
Having shipped more than two million bags
globally, Luggage Free's global network of highly experienced staff prepares
each shipment for success with preemptive reviews of each package to avoid
potential delays in customs or other complications before they happen,
including proactive weather routing. Learn more at https://www.luggagefree.com/.
Northstar Travel Group
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B
information and marketing solutions company serving all travel industry
segments, including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, corporate and
sports meetings, incentives, hospitality, and travel technology.
Northstar is the owner of leading brands
serving these travel segments. The company produces more than 100 face-to-face
events in 13 countries in retail travel, hospitality, corporate travel, travel
technology, sports travel, and the meetings & incentive industry. In addition, Northstar owns Phocuswright, the
leading research and event producer serving the travel technology industry.
Northstar Travel Group owns the BHN Group, the leading producer of hotel
Northstar is also the majority shareholder in
Inntopia, the leading SaaS e-commerce software business serving the mountain
destination, golf, activities, and hospitality markets.
Based in Secaucus, NJ, the company has 14
offices in the U.S., U.K., Singapore, and China.
Northstar Travel Group is owned by funds
managed by EagleTree Capital.