Affiliate Program Expands To Over 9,000 Members

SPRINGFIELD, MO å-, offering a worldwide database of reservation information and booking capabilities, announced today that its affiliate program has expanded to over 9,000 members.
From January to November 2000, the TravelNow affiliate relations team has added over 5,000 new members to the program.
Hotel bookings through affiliate Web sites have increased 251% from January to October 2000 compared to the same period last year, boosting affiliate-generated commissions 327% as well.
“We have been dedicated to expanding our affiliate program and enhancing our booking technology this year. Both those aspects of our business have added to the success of TravelNow in 2000,” stated Jeff Wasson, CEO of TravelNow. “We consider our affiliates partners in our business. They have played a key role in our growth. We are committed to growing the relationships with our affiliates through expanding content and distribution channels.”
The affiliate program offers access to one of the largest databases of reservation information on the Internet, which includes hotel rooms, airfare, car rentals, cruises, and European rail passes. In addition, the system contains net rates, many of which are available only through TravelNow. Companies also receive the flexibility of XML and private-label customization allowing members to retain the brand of their existing Web sites while adding booking capabilities.
TravelNow has an affiliate relations team devoted to marketing to and integrating new members. To become an affiliate, a company can create an account and have access to the reservations system within minutes. Additional information on the TravelNow affiliate program is available on their Web site at