Travel brokerage expands in Asia Pacific
Wholesale travel brokerage Tourico Holidays has doubled its inventory of ?ExclusiveDeals? ? or pre-purchased hotel room blocks ? in the Asia-Pacific market since this time last year ? bringing its total number of ExclusiveDeals in the region to 18.
Tourico has also increased its local personnel in APAC during a time when the company is strategically ramping up efforts to sign new hotel suppliers in the market.
?Doubling the number of pre-purchased hotel room blocks in Asia and continuing to increase our sales and service presence there illustrates that Tourico is fully committed to growing in this market,? said Steve Skidgel, executive vice president of global product development. ?ExclusiveDeals are the backbone of our growth strategy, but it?s also critical for us to have the personnel and support on the ground to ensure our partners are able to grow alongside us.?
Tourico has ExclusiveDeals located throughout Asia Pacific, including in Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui, Tokyo and Seoul.
The firm says the pre-buying model provides added benefits to both supplier partners and distribution clients.
Hotel partners enjoy flexible terms and rates structure, guaranteed monthly income, incremental business and complimentary marketing from Tourico.
Travel agents and suppliers gain access to heavily discounted rates, no blackout dates, last-minute availability and more inventory.