VAX VacationAccess Launches Adventure Online Booking Platform


VAX VacationAccess has officially launched their new adventure online booking platform for travel professionals— VAX VacationAccess Adventure. The platform brings together more than 1,500 adventure travel operators in one space where travel professionals can quickly search and book more than 100,000 adventure trips.

“VAX VacationAccess Adventure gives travel professionals another valuable tool to help them stay ahead of the changing leisure travel market and grow their business,” said  Bob LaCroix, president and CEO of Vax VacationAccess.

With VAX VacationAccess Adventure, trips that would have taken days in the past to research are now accessible within seconds. Sophisticated search capabilities make it easy for travel professionals to search by any combination of destination, experience/activity, price, and/or travel dates. They can pinpoint the perfect trip from a gallery of relevant travel selections from multiple companies, complete with photos and detailed trip itineraries. Special marketing tools allow agents to e-mail itineraries and professional proposals to customers or save the itineraries for future reference. Travel professionals can also request a custom FIT that will be forwarded to three operators who will respond with custom quotes within 72 hours.

VAX VacationAccess Adventure guarantees 10 percent commission on all trips. Agency preferred commissions for specific operators are honored. Adding professional fees is seamless with the Set Commission feature that allows travel professionals to increase the amount of their commission without adding a separate line item to the final reservation.

Now through December 31, 2008, travel professionals that can take advantage of a special introductory offer and receive 15 percent commission on all bookings. The commissions will automatically be applied during this introductory offer.

Trip prices on VAX VacationAccess Adventure are guaranteed to not exceed the prices consumers will receive if they purchase the trip directly from the adventure operator, giving travel professionals a competitive edge on their expertise and ability to find unique vacations for their customers.

VAX VacationAccess is used by more than 70,000 travel professionals to research and book complex, custom vacation packages or individual components for their clients. The powerful booking engines for vacation packages, hotels, cruise vacations, air consolidator, and now adventure bring together a vast selection of industry-leading tour operators and suppliers in one place. Rich destination content and hundreds of timesaving reservation management, sales, and marketing tools allow agents to succeed in today’s competitive leisure travel industry.


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