Travel Bound has launched the Easy as 1-2-3 cash incentive for agents and planners booking travel for groups of 10 or more passengers for two or more nights anywhere. Including travel throughout North America, the cash incentive increases with the size of the group, and is valid on all new group bookings made in April 2011 for travel completed by March 2012.
In addition, the company has also announced a price-match guarantee on group land arrangements. In more than 160 countries, including more than 35,000 properties, group bookings can consist of hotel only or include transfers, sightseeing, escort, special requests and air travel. Ranging from $100 for a two-night booking of 10 passengers to $200 for 20 and $300 for 30 passengers, the incentive allows travel professionals to set their own commission or offer the incentive as a rebate to the group, as Travel Bound's group bookings are quoted using net rates. Popular destinations for group bookings this year have included Ireland, the UK, Turkey, South America, U.S., Canada, the Netherlands and Egypt.