CCRA hotel opportunities


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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 Members represent about 33% of all leisure agents in U.S. 8,000+ members 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


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


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: 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, is a premier booking portal for travel agents. About Booking Portal

Slide7: 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


Making a World of Difference to a World of Travel Agents Benet Henderson | Director, Hotel Sales [email protected]