EMBARC ID Benefits and Personal Travel Discounts

If you have questions about a particular offer, or if you have feedback about any member benefit, the CLIA Membership Team wants to hear from you. Please contact info@cruising.org or call (202)759.9370 to speak with a Member Services Representative.

Airlines and Air Consolidators


  • Receive significant commissions.
  • Centrav provides an online tool to help agents determine what should be the maximum mark-up, based on unique market conditions.
  • Centrav offers training on how to find the lowest fares and earn the highest possible commissions.
  • Book at www.Centrav.com or by calling 1-800-874-2033.
    • Once registered you will receive a verification email and a direct payment registration form to complete and return.

Ground Transportation

Carey International (Diamond Executive Partner Member)

Alamo Rent a Car

  • Reduced rates; use Contract ID "Agent" to receive discount.
  • Minimum commission rate.
  • Book at https://TA.Alamo.com or call 1-800-4AGENTS (424-3687).

Avis Car Rental

  • Reduced rates (20% off of lowest rate).
  • Minimum commission rate
  • To book visit www.avisagent.com or call 1-800-331-2212.

Hotel Benefits

Hyatt (Gold Executive Partner Member)

Andaz | Grand Hyatt | Hyatt Centric | Hyatt Hotels | Hyatt House | Hyatt Place | Hyatt Regency | Hyatt Residence Club | Hyatt Zilara | Hyatt Ziva | Park Hyatt

  • Reduced rates:
    • varies by property, season, availability
    • 3 nights’ maximum stay
    • reservation 2 days prior and up to 1 year in advance
    • request "Travel Agent FAM Rate;"
    • reserve through Hyatt reservations or individual hotel.
  • Minimum commission – 10%.
  • To book visit www.HyattTravelAgents.com.

Marriott International (Gold Executive Partner Member)

JW Marriott | St. Regis | The Ritz-Carlton | Sheraton| Delta Hotels | Marriott Executive Partners | Courtyard Marriott | Four Points by Sheraton | Springhill Suites Marriott | Residence Inn Marriott | Protea Hotels | Fairfield Inn & Suites | Towneplace Suites | Protea Hotels | Ritz-Carlton Reserve | The Luxury Collection | BVLGARI | W Hotels| Edition | Westin Hotels & Resorts | Le Meridien | Autograph Collection Hotels | Renaissance Hotels | Tribute Portfolio | Gaylord Hotels | AC Hotels | Aloft Hotels | Element by Westin | Moxy Hotels

  • Reduced rates at the majority of Marriott’s 4,400+ properties in more than 87 countries and territories worldwide.
  • Access to the Reserved for You eNewsletter (information about new hotel openings, renovations, and industry events)
  • Minimum commission – 8%.
  • Access to Marriott’s Fam-Tastic® familiarization rates.
  • To learn more visit www.travelagents.marriott.com.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts (Gold Executive Partner Member)

Sheraton| St. Regis | Westin | W Hotels | Le Meridien | Design Hotels | Tribute Portfolio | Element | Aloft Hotels | Four Points

  • Reduced rates and minimum commissions.
  • Receive commissions for consumed bookings in most retail rate categories.
  • As am SPG Pro member you’ll earn 1 Starpoint for every US$3 of eligible room revenue you book for your clients
  • To learn more visit Starwood’s Travel Agent portal.

Hilton Hotels and Resorts (Gold Executive Partner Member)

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts| Conrad Hotels & Resorts | Canopy by Hilton | Curio by Hilton | Doubletree by Hilton | Embassy Suites by Hilton | Hilton Garden Inn | Hampton by Hilton | Tru by Hilton | Homewood Suites by Hilton| Home 2 | Hilton Grand Vacations

  • Reduced rates at all Hilton locations.
  • Earn HHonors Points for staying at hotels and resorts within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio
  • Minimum commission – 10%.
  • To learn more visit http://www.travelagents.hilton.com

Universal Orlando Resorts (Gold Executive Partner Member)

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort | Loews Sapphire Falls Resort | Loews Royal Pacific Resort | Hard Rock Hotel® | Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Travel Agents are eligible to receive a 40% discount^ (subject to availability) at Universal Orlando® Resort's on-site hotels, that let you stay right in the heart of our universe, just steps away from our world-class theme parks, non-stop nightlife, entertainment, and incredible shopping and dining.

Discounted rate of 40% is based off current hotel room rate for the room type reserved. Discount is subject to availability and to change without notice. Cannot be combined with any other discounts or programs. Reservations must be made prior to arrival. There is a maximum stay of seven (7) nights, and Travel Agents can book no more than two (2) rooms. In order to receive the Travel Agent discount, a valid IATA or CLIA card must be presented at check-in. If valid IATA or CLIA card is not presented, the discounted rate will revert to the current hotel room rate for the reserved room type. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply and are subject to change without notice. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2016 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Ports & Destinations

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (Diamond Executive Partner Member)

  • VIP card for free admission to many area attractions and activities
  • Please visit www.sunny.org/travel-trade/vip-cards/at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival date.
  • VIP cards will be sent first class to your agency address in the US.
  • For last-minute requests, or for our overseas visitors, the cards will be available for pick up at our centrally-located office in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
  • After you enjoy the cards, we kindly ask that you return them to our office in the self-addressed stamped envelope, which will be provided in your packet of information.

Port of Galveston (Gold Executive Partner Member)

  • Free cruise parking for active CLIA IAMs upon presentation of their current EMBARC ID.
  • This parking offer is only applicable to the actual travel agent bearing an EMBARC ID.

Other Attractions

Universal Studios (Gold Executive Partner Member)

Universal Orlando ResortTM is sharing exciting news for our travel partner community that effective October 2, 2017, we will be updating our complimentary and discounted ticket program to include all three (3) theme parks:

  • Universal Studios FloridaTM
  • Universal’s Islands of AdventureTM
  • Universal’s Volcano BayTM

How to become a Universal OrlandoTM Resort Specialist!

  • Register on Universal’s Travel Agent Website – www.universaltravelagents.com
  • Complete and Pass the Universal Orlando ResortTM Sales Training Program: 
    • Seven (7) Training Modules.
    • Credential Verification.
  • Once you complete and pass our Sales Training Program, you will receive a Universal Orlando ResortTM  Specialist Certificate.

Experience Universal Orlando ResortTM for Yourself!

  • Request New Complimentary and Discounted Tickets: www.universaltravelagents.com
  • NEW Complimentary Ticket:
    • If travel agents have not yet redeemed their complimentary ticket for 2017, they will be upgraded from a 2-Park, 2-Day Park-to-Park ticket to a complimentary 3-Park, 3-Day Park-to-Park ticket, valid:
      • Universal Studios FloridaTM
      • Universal’s Islands of AdventureTM
      • Universal’s Volcano BayTM
    • Ticket expires 12/31/17. No blockout dates apply. Ticket requests must be submitted no less than 14 days in advance using the online request system.
    • Note: In order to be eligible for Complimentary or Discounted Tickets in 2018, Travel Agents must become recertified AFTER January 1, 2018.
  • NEW Discounted Tickets for Family and Friends (non-commissionable):
    • 3-Park, 3-Day Park-to-Park Ticket (Adult/Child annually) valid:
      • Universal Studios FloridaTM
      • Universal’s Islands of AdventureTM
      • Universal’s Volcano BayTM
    • No Blockout dates apply.
    • Travel Agents who have completed and passed our Sales Training Program can receive up to four (4) discounted tickets for family and friends per calendar year.
    • Ticket requests must be submitted no less than 14 days in advance using the online request system.



  • Travel Agents receive 50% off 2 adults 1 day tickets for either LEGOLAND Florida or LEGOLAND Water park.
  • To receive the ticket discount, your valid IATA or CLIA card, business card and a photo ID are required; available for gate purchases only.
  • You will need to present the information above to any ticket window the day of your visit to have the discount processed for you.