Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents

On March 13, 2014 at 12:46 PM

                                  Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents                                   Expedia Streamlines TAAP 3.0: Makes bookings more convenient for Travel Agents

New Delhi, 17th February 2014- Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP) has reaffirmed its commitment to provide the best booking platform with the rollout of the new TAAP portal in India. The new platform has been highly praised by Travel Agents now using the TAAP portal on a daily basis.

“The objective of the new platform is to simplify and streamline travel agent processes with features like single sign on and faster data access. We expect these modifications to help our agents to boost their business in a much easier and faster way” says Vikram Malhi, GM, South and Southeast Asia, Expedia.

The booking process using the Expedia website hasn’t changed but the log-in and back end processes have been streamlined significantly. Now the Login, in new TAAP website, is a single step process and the enhanced itinerary builder feature allows generation of unbranded vouchers for agents to self-brand, print or forward to their customers. The enhanced itinerary builder also allows the agent to edit/delete the information the agent wants to send to the client and has the functionality to mark up price using “Add fees”. The new TAAP website tracks all the bookings seamlessly after the agent login and gives complete control to the agent to edit/delete the profile information and change password.

The TAAP team has already rolled out new portals worldwide over the last few months and went live in India today. For more information about Expedia TAAP go to http://www.expedia.co.in/TAAP-LearnMore. The launch in India is followed by the launch in Italy and US.

About AirAsiaExpedia

AirAsiaExpedia is the joint venture company between the world's leading online travel agency, Expedia Inc. and the world's best low cost airline, AirAsia. Headquartered in Singapore, AirAsiaExpedia operates Expedia’s businesses in India, Japan, Southeast Asia and East Asian markets and the AirAsiaGo.com business across Asia.

In India, AirAsiaExpedia operates Expedia.co.in, a full service business helping Indian travellers plan and book their travel by offering them a comprehensive inventory of hotel accommodation, flights and tourist attractions from across the world. Its comprehensive inventory features more than 255,000 hotels, 438+ airlines and 7,500 holiday activities and attractions from across the world.

TAAP (Travel Agent Affiliate Program) is a program started by Expedia for Travel agents in 2010. The program has over 80,000 agents worldwide and is running successfully in 39 countries. The program helps the agents to tap into Expedia inventory and offers commission on Hotels, Packages, Activities and Car Hires (http://www.expedia.co.in/TAAP-LearnMore).


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