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Preferred Hotel Program

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  1. 1. Preferred Hotel Program
  2. 2. Executive Summary – Preferred Hotel Program Let us promote your current Expedia rates & inventory to our 3500 corporate clients. Have us set up an rate plan with same day cancellation and loyalty points eligibility.
  3. 3. World’s Biggest Travel Management Companies Annual, 2006 $18B $5.7B $ 14.4B $20.3B $1B Corporate Travel Sales 2006 5 th
  4. 4. Incremental Bookings 3500 Corporations’ Travel Policy Book
  5. 5. 3500 Corporations
  6. 6. The Rate Plan Business Travelers asking for: <ul><li>Same day cancellation </li></ul><ul><li>Loyalty Points if Program exists </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred Rate or Best Available Rate </li></ul>Program Participation Requirements
  7. 7. Benefits for Preferred Hotels <ul><ul><li>Preferred placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More impressions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call Center selling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Merchandising opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preferred Access to Business Travelers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Additional Benefits for Preferred Hotels <ul><ul><li>Extranet Rate Linking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No inventory commitments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We make it easy to participate: </li></ul> PreferredHotel
  9. 9. Expedia Rates vs Rate Expedia ExpediaCorporate Prepayment conditions Expedia cancellation fees Cancellation policy Day of Arrival Loyalty points eligible Publicly Available Rate No Yes Yes Same Day Yes No Varies Upon booking No