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lowcostbeds launch state of the art accommodation booking portal in USA
15% introductory commission and holiday prizes for early agent sign ups
leading bed bank provider to open US trade support in Atlanta Georgia
SCOTTSDALE, Feb.13th, 2013 – lowcostbeds, one of the fastest growing independent bed banks in the world, has just officially launched to the US travel trade and is offering a tempting 15% commission on all bookings made up to and including the May 1st, 2013.
The trade only site is available in 13 languages and provides travel agents with access to highly competitive rates via 48 API’s and directly contracted inventory in over 250,000 hotels and transfer services in 450 gateways globally. lowcostbeds has over 20,000 agency relationships in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Australasia.
The product is backed up with a world class trade support operation at its UK head office near Gatwick airport, an International head office in Palma, Majorca along with a new US headquarters based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Key features of the user friendly site that US travel agents will find attractive include:
- Search and Book facilities that deliver up to 700 results in less than 5 seconds, one of the fastest in the travel industry.
- My Account tab which enables agents to view, amend and cancel bookings online.
- Dynamic Results Filtering that allows travel agents to dynamically filter their search results down to suit individual budget, resort, star rating, property facilities etc.
- Easy to integrate API option with a net or gross feed.
Further US Travel Agent commercials available include:
- Fast commission payments
- Price match guarantee
- Low deposits
The leading bed bank provider is also offering very attractive travel agency sales incentives to early registrants on the site including 3 x two night stays for two people and a grand prize of a five night All Inclusive trip for two people staying at the 5* Blue Bay Gran Esmeralda in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Agents can qualify for one of the great prizes on offer by registering, booking and playing daily games. Visit www.lowcostbeds-greathotels.us for more details.
lowcostbeds US headquarters will be based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company has employed a local team of travel experts to provide on-going trade support to US agents. The US support team will be backed up by lowcost’s head office in the UK and its International headquarters in Palma, Majorca.
lowcostbeds.us is part of the lowcosttravelgroup and was founded in the UK in 2004. The group currently generates sales in excess of USD $700 million per annum and employs 500 staff across seven countries internationally carrying over 2.5 million clients to 450 destinations annually.
A local and international team of travel experts coupled with lowcost’s unique technology ensures US travel agents will have access to the most competitively priced accommodation on an extensive range of properties across the globe. Every day an experienced team of travel professionals use the group’s unique, sophisticated technology to search over 250,000 hotels to find the lowest property and transfer prices to meet travel agent needs. The main commitment is to provide US travel agents with the best possible value for money whether it is 2 nights in a centrally located city hotel for a corporate client or a fabulous family property in an exclusive beach resort.
The lowcosttravelgroup is currently making major investments in a new structure that will adopt a truly global approach towards the future buying and distribution of the lowcostbeds brand. Additional overseas buyers have been recruited in order to grow direct contracts in the city, long haul and short haul markets. This will see the company targeting over 75 countries in the next 3 years as they look to achieve USD $1 billion revenue target within that period.