Travel Advisors

More Ways to Earn Commission

Our new tagline is “A World of Unforgettable Experiences.” We can help you impress your clients with unique approaches to the most desirable places in the world. Xanterra specializes in bucket list experiences, at sea and by foot, rail and by bike (including e-bikes) – or as we like to say, on rails, trails, and sails.

We attract guests who are well-traveled and diverse in their interests and exploits and looking for something that goes beyond a cookie-cutter vacation. And there are synergies across our brands that your clients will find enticing – which will help you retain clients across multiple platforms.

The same traveler cruises on a Windstar Cruise in the Greek Islands may very well be interested in booking a biking tour in Italy and a trekking experience in Iceland.

Closer to home, that same client might enjoy a luxurious stay at the AAA Four-Diamond Inn at Death Valley, part of The Oasis at Death Valley and at our independent gateway hotels at Grand Canyon and Glacier National Parks.

For travel professionals, this is a huge advantage. It’s one-stop shopping, working with a supplier with a glowing track record and exciting approaches to the places that top your clients’ vacation lists.

We are devoted to working with travel professionals to help you earn commissions while providing your clients with extraordinary experiences.

Xanterra Pays Commission for the Following Brands:


Windstar Cruises

Seattle-based Windstar Cruises specializes in small ship vacations that are “180 Degrees from Ordinary®.” Glorious 148- to 310-passenger sailing ships and luxurious 212-passenger motor yacht visit bucket list destinations such as the stunning fjords of Norway, the friendly Greek Isles, ethereal French Polynesia, the wilds of Alaska and the hidden harbors of the Caribbean. Your clients may leave their jackets and ties at home and be pampered by a crew that knows their name. We like to say, “upscale, but not uptight.”

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Country Walkers

Since 1971, Vermont-based VBT has been devoted to providing extraordinary experiences for active travelers in destinations around the world, with stays in places such as castles and quaint farmhouses. The tours are offered at various activity levels – the core belief being that walking is a great way to experience the world.

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VBT Bicycling Vacations

At Vermont-based VBT, every trail tells a story. For 40 years the company has been leading off-the-beaten-path adventures on foot with expert local guides, providing guests immersive cultural moments complemented by stays in unique boutique accommodations. VBT’s six- to 14-day small group bicycling trips are offered at various, easy to understand levels of activity.

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Holiday Vacations

Holiday Vacations

Since 1973, thousands of people have experienced carefully planned, value-priced itineraries with Wisconsin-based Holiday Vacations. What started as a small company providing motorcoach tours to Midwest travelers has grown into a nationwide provider of guided vacations to more than 65 destinations worldwide. Tours are now available by motorcoach, van, air, rail, and cruise.

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GC Railway

Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel

Make a Grand Trip Grander. Give your clients heading to the Grand Canyon the extraordinary experience of historic train travel on a one-of-a-kind railway, with visual splendor, superb service, and extraordinary Old West entertainment delivered on a 65-mile, 2 ½ hour journey between the retro-cool town of Williams (located right off of Route 66), and the stunning South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Right next to the train depot, and just a block away from downtown Williams and historic Route 66, the AAA Three-Diamond Grand Canyon Railway Hotel provides the luxury of a bygone era. All 298 guestrooms and suites were recently refurbished and amenities include complimentary wi-fi, an indoor pool and hot tub, and dining at recently renovated Spenser’s Pub and the Grand Depot Café.

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Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel at The Grand Canyon

The Grand Hotel in Tusayan, Arizona, is a AAA Three-Diamond property, just one mile from the South Rim entrance to Grand Canyon. The rustic, yet elegant hotel has recently renovated guestrooms and comforts and amenities that include an indoor heated pool, hot tub, and the Canyon Star Steakhouse and Saloon – where the specialty is hand-cut steaks and 24 draft beers from around the world.

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The Oasis at Death Valley

Thanks to a more than $100 million renovation, The Oasis at Death Valley has reclaimed its former glory. At the AAA Four Diamond Inn at Death Valley guests can stay in stylish rooms and suites in the 66-room Inn or in 22 new, private one-bedroom casitas, on a property edged with lush gardens and date palms, an aquifer-fed swimming pool (an always inviting 87 degrees) and sweeping views of Death Valley and the Panamint Mountains.

For families and the more adventurous, the historic 224-room Ranch at Death Valley has also been redesigned with a mission-style town square, a new general store, and new restaurants including the must-see Last Kind Words Saloon – straight out of a western movie.

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Cedar Creek Lodge

The 64-room Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center (opened in July 2016), a AAA Three-Diamond property, is located in Columbia Falls, Montana, just outside of Glacier National Park. The modern mountain lodge is open year-round, and the perfect home base for hiking, biking, world-renowned river fishing, championship golf, winter sports, and other nearby activities.

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Award Winning Hospitality

Xanterra Travel Collection brands have been recognized at the top of their fields. Awards and accolades are further proof that this is a great company for travel professionals to work with.

Among our recent accolades:

  • VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations – Travel + Leisure: “Top 10 Tour Operator,” 2018
  • Country Walkers – AFAR Magazine: “Best Hiking and Walking: British Columbia: Vancouver Island,” 2018
  • Windstar Cruise – Travel + Leisure: “World’s Best – 2018 #1 for Midsize-ship Ocean Cruise Lines”
  • Windstar Cruises – Conde Nast Traveler: “Reader’s Choice Awards – 2018 Gold List”

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