Its Expedias Direct relationships with Suppliers that make all the difference through Expedia TAAP in APAC.
Expedia is a unique product offering and across the board and Expedia has great relationships, directly with our suppliers. AirAsia is no exception and the Expedia Livery on this Airbus, is a high five from AirAsia to Expedia, their global distribution partner. AirAsia/Expedia packages are on sale this week selling Exclusive fares on Expedia AU and NZ sites
.and they sell fast.
Expedia now boasts 150,000 Hotels over 7,000 Activities and 300 Airlines around the world. In addition Expedia has connections to every major Car Rental company worldwide and the ability to build your own Air/Hotel/Activity/Car packages at heavily reduced rates.
The fact that we partner with the Offline Travel Trade is no mistake says Stuart Udy who heads up Expedia TAAP in ANZ. Travel Agents are an important part of our business and the program is really, really, simple. Expedia TAAP provides Travel Agents the broadest Hotel, Package and Activity inventory at highly competitive rates and offers great commission. Agents have great confidence with Expedia TAAP because they know they can offer to the consumer the best available inventory and price. One of the keys to the overwhelming success of the Expedia TAAP product is the comfort that Expedia has a direct relationship with suppliers for almost everything we sell.
Expedia Market Managers hold strong relationships with all our supply partners worldwide. We work directly with suppliers to present best available rates to the Market plus ensure the Trade earn good commission through the partnership. Expedia Market Managers are local and have intimate knowledge of the destination. We get the best rates because we have great global buying power and we offer great support because we have a local relationship with the supplier, no matter where they are.
We are very proud of the Expedia TAAP product offering says Stuart, we are the only company in the world that offers such a large scope of service to the Trade, with the confidence that we hold a direct relationship with the supplier.
Source = Expedia