Step to success - How to work with tour operators


Would you like to better understand the distribution network in order to increase your sales in Quebec and abroad?
The online training on the distribution network "Maximize your sales in Quebec and internationally with tour operators and receptives" is for you.

Through interactive activities, expert advice and videos, this dynamic online training focuses on the needs of the tourism industry and aims to equip you with the skills to:

  • Maximize the effectiveness of your marketing, based on customer numbers;
  • Choose the best intermediary(s) for your product;
  • Create a price scale based on the distribution network;
  • Take advantage of the services provided by tourism associations to make your marketing a success.

Registration Costs

  • Free for members (two accesses per company)
  • Non-members: $150 plus taxes (two accesses per business)

**NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR THE DMO and SMO - AN OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN YOUR MEMBERS** The DMO and SMO can now buy packages of 4 accesses for their members. All details are over here.

  • If you are a member of an DMO or SMO, you could benefit from a discount! Contact us at ventes@arfquebec or to your DMO com for eligibility.
  • For businesses that have participated in Bienvenue Québec or Rendez-Vous Canada at least five times in the past 10 years

  • Who have been working for more than three years with at least two receptives members of ARF-Québec: $44.99 plus taxes get access 

‘ARF-Québec Certified’

  • The ARF-Québec Certification is a guarantee of trust for all receptives and tour operators who wish to do business with you, confirming your knowledge of the distribution network, its needs and expectations.
  • This certification is granted after completing the training course ‘Maximize sales in Quebec and internationally with tour operators and receptives’ and exam are passed.
  • It provides the following benefits:
    • All accredited companies will be listed in a catalogue, which is promoted on the ARF-Québec website
    • Special events where all accredited companies, members and non-members, are invited for a half day of training and networking with receptionists and tour operators! Date and details by event.
  • An opportunity not to be missed for all accredited and "ARF-Québec Certified" companies – Get your certification as quickly as possible!

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