, a leading online hotel reservation network, today announced that its independent properties are now available to travel agents through the leading global distribution systems, including Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan.
For the first time, travel professionals can book thousands of hotels, villas, resorts and bed & breakfasts never before available to them. The WO chain code includes the largest supply of independent properties around the world and offers full ten-percent commission.
“My customers need me to provide distinctive, worldwide accommodations for their leisure travel needs,” said Kathi Troutman, travel agent, Destinations Unlimited Travel Agency in Corona, Calif. “Using the WO chain code, I offer my clients new hotels and bed & breakfasts never before available through my travel reservation system.”
WorldRes specializes in unique properties with the leisure traveler in mind, including properties in major cities, out-of-the-way places and top ski & mountain resorts.
“To stay competitive in today?fs marketplace, travel agents need to offer out-of-the-ordinary accommodations,” said Wolfgang Kitza, CEO of WorldRes. “Now, they can book reservations at properties never-before-available and receive full commission through WorldRes?f relationship with the global distribution systems.”
“Through our relationship with WorldRes, travel agents can easily offer our unique lodging selection to their customers,” said Michael Gouge, executive vice president of Jackson Hole Central Reservations Group. “The ease and speed they make reservations assure our resorts a steady stream of new customers.”