G Adventures, the world’s adventure travel leader, rolls out a new online reservation platform for sales agents worldwide. Developed based on agent feedback, the enhanced booking engine offers greater simplicity and efficiency.
“We’re thrilled to present the new and improved Sherpa 2.0. It’s faster and much easier to use,” says John Warner, G Adventures’ VP Global Sales. “We work with the best agents in the industry and it’s our priority to provide them with the best tools possible.”
Launching January 20, 2011, the reservation platform boasts an array of new features and benefits, including:
• Improved user interface
• Faster loading home page
• Ability to confirm all services at once with one click
• ‘My recent bookings’ and ‘agency recent bookings’ conveniently listed
• Ability to search for bookings by traveller name
• Ability to add pre/post-tour hotel nights directly from the booking overview page
• Ability to add/remove extras such as kayaking and camping in Antarctica
• Clearer and prominent display of required traveller information
• Improved resources
• Agent specific promotions displayed
“We’re always looking for ways to innovate and improve our service,” says Marc Wisniak,
G Adventures’ Director of IT & Information Systems. “Sherpa 2.0 is a comprehensive, all-in-one solution. We’re pleased with the finished product and hope our agents will be as well.”
The new Sherpa is compatible with Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer 7 and above.
About G Adventures
G Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 100,000 global travelers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gadventures.com and www.planeterra.org.