AirTreks.com has begun paying a five percent commission on net fares to travel agents and agencies, augmenting AirTreks` existing Travel Agent Program, which allows travel agents to add their own mark-up and set retail prices themselves.
“AirTreks recognizes that it is becoming increasingly hard for travel agents to generate revenue because of recent actions by airlines to eliminate commissions,” said AirTreks CEO Lee Marona. “Our unique expertise in selling complex international trips enables us to help travel agents better serve their clients by offering them the best value, while producing income for themselves.”
AirTreks allows travel agents and agencies to sell complex Multi-Continent air tickets to their clients, while creating a significant new revenue stream. Last fall, AirTreks partnered with Sabre Holdings Corporation to launch AirTreks` Multi-Continent airfare planning, pricing and fulfillment service, TripPlanner, on the Sabre eVoya Webtop. TripPlanner lets travel agents plan and find the best prices for complex Multi-Continent trips, while generating substantial revenue themselves. With its global network of ticket suppliers, AirTreks is able to obtain prices 30% to 60% less than published Around-the-World airfares.
Any travel agent or agency can register for the AirTreks Travel Agent Program by visiting the AirTreks website.