June 21, 2018
Travelers losing interest in home-sharing
According to MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers study, just 33% of respondents are interested in sharing economy accommodations, down from 41% in 2017 and 37% in 2016.Read more
Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Programme has unveiled a new commission structure more akin to a revenue sharing model than a flat fee. It offers travel agents the opportunity to “choose hotels with the commissions that can maximise profitability for their business”.
Diego Pedrani, senior director, Expedia Partner Solutions, said: “Our new dynamic model was developed specifically with feedback about commissions in mind. It incentivises agencies to focus, where possible, on hotels that pay Expedia higher commission and where we can share that upside with agents".
Four different commission levels are available: Basic, Basic+, Premium and Premium+ which give agents the control and flexibility to optimise their earning potential.
Premium+ level allows agents to share in the upside where hotels offer Expedia higher margins.
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