Slide1: Welcome to our World!
Presentation for: Traditional Agencies Panel
December 4, 2006 Points of Differentiation: Points of Differentiation CCRA International is the leader in providing home based agents with a hotel program
Travel agencies book 55% leisure vs 45% corporate
Largest membership of accredited travel agencies that have access to our hotel program and portal
19,000 agencies in 25,000 locations
First to market with Agent Booking Portal
First week production equates to $12 Million annualized revenue
Our Agencies: Our Agencies Vacation.com
Members represent about 33% of all leisure agents in U.S.
NACTA – National Assoc. of Commissioned Travel Agents
Represent over 2,500 home-based agent members
OSSN – Outside Sales Support Network
– Represent over 5,800 home based travel agents
ASTA – American Society of Travel Agencies
CCRA International is the only endorsed hotel program for ASTA members
WESTA – Western Association of Travel Agencies
IT Group, LLC
Represent over 2,500 independent agencies
Cruise Shoppes of America Slide4: Why Travel Agents and Consortia Choose CCRA We continue to hear the following:
CCRA offers the first booking portal that offers several inventory categories to their agency members through a single platform
Guaranteed commission and collection assistance on all portal bookings
Twenty-four hour service provided for customer support and emergency services
Growing affiliations with travel suppliers other than hotels
The portal offers an electronic booking tool for those agents that don’t have access to a GDS
Slide5: CCRA International is a travel industry marketing and distribution channel, matching travel content suppliers with travel agents and travel agency groups for over 13 years.
CCRA International is partnered with over 13,000 worldwide hotel chains, independent hotels and affiliates travel services to package preferred rate plans for corporate and leisure travel.
CCRA International reaches 19,000 travel agencies in 25,000 locations. About CCRA International Slide6: CCRAtravel.com is a first of its kind, web-based hotel booking portal available to travel agents for booking GDS, prepaid, Internet and CCRA preferred hotel rates for corporate and leisure clients.
With an inventory of more than 70,000 hotel properties worldwide, CCRAtravel.com is a premier booking portal for travel agents.
About CCRAtravel.com Booking Portal Slide7: CCRAtravel.com offers: Web Reports showing real-time commissions, bookings, etc.
Access to 80,000 hotels in a seamless environment
Travel Agents to determine their own commission percentage and make more money
Travel Agents have the ability to earn and extract their commissions at the time of booking
Slide8: Making a World of Difference
to a World of Travel Agents
Benet Henderson | Director, Hotel Sales