May 13, 2013

Travelport’s ‘Rooms and more’ quickens commission payments

Travelport said it has sped up commission payment for Rooms and More and has made the hotel booking engine more user-friendly. Travel agents can now book more than 450,000 hotels through one portal.

Travelport is using Quickpay, its a fast-payment system, to speed up commission payments for agents.

Quickpay is now a standard feature of Rooms & More until further notice. Travelport will pay the indicated amount in advance of supplier payments, which can be slow to arrive.

Agents have to pay back Travelport only if the supplier fails to pay Travelport. This should cut commission payment time by 60 to 90 days, Travelport said.

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