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November 15, 2016 Headline News 1 Comment Email Email has announced the initial test pilot of for Travel Agents, which it describes as “the first iteration of a new platform designed specifically with the unique needs of travel agents in mind”.

Publicity for the new platform says it features “a suite of easy-to-use tools that empower travel industry professionals to seamlessly make and manage accommodation reservations for their clients” via for Travel Agents is presented as an extension of the company’s existing Affiliate Partner Program, leveraging technology and infrastructure being developed for for Business.


Travel Agents who join the platform will be eligible for similar partner benefits as all affiliate partners.

“We’ve seen increasing numbers of travel agents using to manage bookings for their customers,” said Bryan Batista,’s senior director of global partnerships.

“We’re pleased to now offer professional travel agents a platform and a programme that has been created just for them, with the special features they need to easily book and manage reservations for their clients, as well as the choice, diversity and seamless experience that they’ve come to love and rely on from

“We’re excited to continue innovating the platform, and are committed to adding even more useful features and functionality for them over the coming months.” for Travel Agents platform lets agents to view and manage all customer reservations via one handy dashboard. It also includes a tab of customisable reports that fully support agents in monitoring individual client bookings, as well as providing them with a convenient breakdown of their earnings over time.

As with all customers who book via, travel agents and their clients enjoy full access to’s diverse inventory of more than 1 million accommodation options in nearly 96,000 destinations in 227 countries and territories worldwide, including everything from five-star luxury resorts to homes, apartments, villas and even igloos and treehouses, as well as inspiring in-destination content and world-class 24/7 customer support in 43 languages.

Edited by Peter Needham

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  1. bruce weston says:

    well you would have to be a pretty stupid registered licenced travel agent to willingly hand over your land accommodation to an totally unlicenced unregulated faceless body that describes itself as your “partner” . Wait until they go into travel like “wotif” is now rebranding itself as – don’t complain later if you let your new” partners ” in the door and they take the cream but leave you with the responsibility hahah

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