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Since 1972, Voyages Groupe Ideal has provided professional and personalized corporate travel services to companies across Canada and the United States.

Voyages Groupe Ideal (formerly Voyages Foreman Ideal) has grown over the years through acquisition and or partnership with some of Montreal's top Travel companies including: Foreman Travel, Ideal Travel, Libman Travel, Chimo Travel, Voyages Le Point, Voyages Hémisphère, Voyages Excel, and Stoopler Travel.

These key players joined forces to create Voyages Groupe Ideal, the largest independent travel agency in Quebec.
Our different areas of expertise combine to provide the dynamic leadership that has made us a leader in the travel industry.
Our annual sales volume is in excess of $50 million, 80% of which comes from our corporate accounts. Their loyalty is due to the efficiency of our highly trained travel experts.
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Why Voyages Groupe Ideal should manage your corporate travel
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  We remove the heavy burden of organizing your company's reservations, travel policies, cost-control and event planning from your shoulders and onto ours. Voyages Groupe Ideal has 40 years of experience and expertise providing the best in service, support and value to our corporate clients.

Applying a corporate travel management program allows greater control over travel spending, which in turn means a significant increase in overall savings for your company. In addition to the financial advantages a travel management program provides, you will also find that a managed travel program saves you time by simplifying the process.
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Groupe Ideal provides regular travel reports so that you can have all the information you need to make informed decisions at your fingertips. And with the consolidation of travel volume, you can rest easy knowing that you will be getting the best prices every time.

Time is money, and an expertly managed travel program will save you both. Groupe Ideal's corporate travel management services include:
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  Account management : Each corporate travel account is closely followed by a team of account managers, consisting of a lead agent and a support agent. Each primary team operates with the full support of all the other corporate agents at Groupe Ideal.
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  Travel policy consultation : Groupe Ideal works with your organization to develop and apply a corporate travel policy that will meet your objectives while respecting your corporate culture.
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  Consolidation of travel volume : Regain control over your travel spending by booking the total volume of your air, rail, car and hotel travel through one source. Limiting the number of suppliers you use will give you greater control, and allow for increased savings.
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  Standardization of the procurement process : The travel purchasing process can often be lengthy and unsystematic. Groupe Ideal will standardize your purchasing process, ensuring that reserving corporate travel is always simple and efficient.
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  Negotiation of preferred vendor agreements : Special contracts with various suppliers will allow you to maximize on your travel volume and increase your buying power.
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  Sophisticated reporting database : Travel management reports will be presented regularly by your account manager. The reports you receive will be specifically tailored to the needs of your organization, and will allow you to control costs more effectively.
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  Monitoring customized monthly reports : By monitoring and analyzing your corporate travel reports, your account manager will be able to identify problem areas, and help you create better budgets and reduce unnecessary travel-related expenses.
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  Quarterly objective and result reviews : Your account management team will coordinate full reviews with your various department managers on a quarterly basis. The purpose of these reviews is to provide an overview of your company's travel patterns and identify potential for change.
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  Your Travel Profile : We create your profile (stored in a confidential database) so that your travel preferences are always taken into account and met. This also allows for quick and efficient reservation process.
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  Web fare monitoring and scraping : Voyages Groupe Ideal relies not only on industry tools such as GDS but also on its own web-scraper technology to search hundreds of airline and consolidator sites to ensure the best possible fares at time of booking.
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  Travel credit card program implementation : Establishing a single corporate card for travel can help you easily collect data on where your travel dollars are being spent, as well as save you time on expense reporting.
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Holiday/Vacation Travel for Employees
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A corporate account with Groupe Ideal entitles your employees to attractive discounts on personal travel. We offer a wide variety of vacation packages and cruises as well as yacht and villa rentals around the world, so you can give your employees access to the best in travel and consulting, at prices they might not otherwise have access to.
This is a great perk for employees. Your corporate travel account will enable your entire team to plan their dream vacations simply and cost effectively with the following travel services from Groupe Ideal:
 
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  Discounts on most vacation packages and cruises for your employees : Groupe Ideal has a large network of preferred suppliers and a huge amount of buying power, which translates to great savings on vacations and cruises.
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  FIT (individual traveller), package and customized tours : Specialists at Groupe Ideal will design a fully customized vacation for you, down to the last detail, anywhere in the world.
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  Yacht and villa rentals : Book the luxury vacation you've always dreamed of, anywhere in the world.
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  Preferred vendor status with all the top tour operators and cruise lines : Groupe Ideal's affiliations with several large Canadian travel associations give you access to great discounts, preferential accommodations and other advantages when you travel.
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Meetings, Conventions, and Incentives
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Contact our MIE (Meetings, Incentives, and Events) department for the best in planning and implementation of your event. We can plan events of any scale, here or abroad. In addition our team specializes in sales incentives, promotions, customer appreciation events and customized promotional items.
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. Run a world-class event in North America or overseas. Groupe Ideal's meeting, conventions and incentives services include:
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.   Planning sales incentives and promotions : Because Groupe Ideal does everything from team building events, to promotional items, to organizing sales and marketing meetings you can run all your sales incentives and promotions from a single source.
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.   Private aircraft charter : with access to over 20,000 aircrafts of all types and sizes, we can ensure efficient and professional service at prices that are often competitive with commercial travel.
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Traveller Services
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When you use Voyages Groupe Ideal, in addition to a higher level of assistance in planning your corporate travel on the ground, you also benefit from a higher level of support for your corporate travellers when they are in the air and overseas. Happy travellers make for successful business travel, which is why Groupe Ideal goes the extra mile to make sure that all our business travellers have access to a full network of support and extra services.

Full support for travellers, at home and overseas. Groupe Ideal provides the following services for corporate travellers:
 
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  Worldwide airline, hotel, car and rail reservations : Groupe Ideal is a full-service travel agency, with an extensive network of industry contacts. By air or by ground you can rely on Groupe Ideal to get you anywhere you need to go worldwide.
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  Multi-level reservation : Travel arrangements can be made by Getthere, phone, email or in person.
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  Online reservations : Reservations can be made on Getthere. This transactional website accepts reservations and secure payments for air travel and car rental, and offers a wide selection of holiday options with exclusive deals for corporate clients. In addition, the website is able to interface with your corporate travel policy, so that all online transactions are included in your company's travel reports.
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  Multi-language itineraries : All information can be provided in English, French, bilingual (English/French), Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch.
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  Quality control of reservations : In addition to high standards for in-house quality control, Groupe Ideal uses information systems technology from Magnatec, the North American leader in quality control programs for the travel industry.
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  Ticket revisions, exchanges and refunds : All changes to tickets and scheduling can be handled on your behalf by Groupe Ideal.
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  Advance seat selection : Whenever possible, seats are reserved according to the preferences identified in your traveller profile. If the requested seat is not available, the best available seat will then be assigned.
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  Prompt fax or email confirmations : All travel reservations are confirmed immediately either by fax or by email, according to your preference.
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  Frequent flyer reward program coordination : The coordination of your frequent flyer programs can be handled on your behalf by Groupe Ideal.
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  Upgrades on selected carriers : A corporate account with Groupe Ideal entitles you to complimentary upgrades to business and first class, whenever possible.
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  Credit card security for your purchases : We do our own processing, so whenever you book with us, whether it be online, in person or over the phone, you can be confident that your purchase will be secure.
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Support
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Voyages Groupe Ideal has a staff of over 60 multilingual travel consultants to provide full support for all our corporate accounts, both for the travel manager and the business traveller.

For travel managers, we offer the support of a full team of senior travel consultants to help you set your corporate travel policy, to provide you with regular travel reports, and to work with you to ensure that you are consistently getting the most from your travel budget. Groupe Ideal belongs to several international associations and networks of travel agencies, car rental agencies, hotel chains and airlines. These professional affiliations enable us to find you the best rates and services quickly and efficiently.

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To keep you and your company informed on what's going on in the travel industry, we also offer onsite orientation for new corporate travellers, as well as a newsletter for travel managers.

We also provide support for business travellers while they are traveling. When your employees are abroad you can be assured that we are aware of any security issues and able to deal with any travel emergency. Before you leave, Groupe Ideal provides assistance and information on passports, visas, customs and immigration, and insurance. While you are gone, we offer travellers a 24 hour toll-free emergency hotline, as well as assistance with lost luggage and credit cards.

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Experience
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Since 1972, Groupe Ideal has provided professional and personalized corporate travel management services to hundreds of companies across Canada and the United States covering a broad range of industries including but not limited to: Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, On-line Gaming and Import/Export.

The company has grown over the past 40 years to become the largest independent travel agency in Quebec, and one of the top 3 in Canada. With a staff of 60 highly specialized, highly trained travel consultants and a buying power of over $50 Million, our clients are ensured the benefits of industry clout and working with a leader in corporate travel.

In recognition of our achievements in the travel industry, Voyages Groupe Ideal has received ACTA (Association of Canadian Travel Agencies) awards.

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