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Expedia TAAP’s incentive program aims to support travel agencies in Canada as demand returns

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Expedia Group is aiming to provide an ever-increasing supply of accommodations and flexible rates to enable travel agencies to take advantage of increasing domestic demand. Which is why they’ve launched the Expedia TAAP incentive program for both new and existing agents.

Under this scheme, new sign-ups to Expedia TAAP (Travel Agent Affiliate Program), as well as existing partners that haven’t used the tool for 12 months or more, will receive a fast-track membership to silver tier*, an upgrade from the usual ‘standard tier’ for new joiners. New agencies also receive an additional 1% compensation boost on all stayed lodging bookings**. This means new joiners can earn up to 42% more than they would usually. Silver tier also unlocks package rates so travel agents can offer an average 20% discount on accommodation bookings when combined with a transport component that’s already been booked.

This is the largest and longest promotion Expedia TAAP has ever run in Canada and aims to get more money into agents’ pockets faster.

New to Expedia TAAP? Click here to join at silver tier and get access to an additional 1% compensation boost.

Already a TAAP agent? There’s a wide a range of tailored incentives for all existing agents. Email to learn more about your personalized incentive package.

To enable agents to book with confidence in these uncertain times, nearly 70% of properties available on Expedia TAAP have refundable rate options.  For those who may increasingly prefer their own space, Expedia TAAP’s supply also includes more than 180,000 vacation rental properties.

In addition, agents can access Expedia Group’s wide variety of quality travel rates and availability, including over 700,000 properties in more than 35,000 destinations worldwide, 175+ car rentals, more than 70,000 activities and when the time is right, over 500 airlines. 

Travel agents can also leverage Expedia TAAP’s cutting-edge technology to drive more bookings. Top loved features loved include the ability to filter for Premium/Premium Plus properties (that offer the highest levels of compensation) and access to 75 million+ Expedia-verified reviews to boost traveler confidence.

The business is also working with suppliers to introduce traveler safety features such as travel advisory warnings on properties in countries where travel restrictions and quarantine rules apply. Other ‘Traveler safety’ features soon to be introduced include information on whether properties offer contactless check-in and check-out, whether hand sanitizer is available for guests and any enhanced cleaning measures properties are being undertaken. These measures are designed to enable agencies to book with confidence and pass that certainty onto travelers.

Expedia Group has been bringing travel to the world for more than 20 years. Travel agents have an established trust in the offering which is more important than ever during these uncertain times.

Join Expedia TAAP today to access Expedia Group’s wide breadth of travel supply. New agencies get fast-tracked to silver and earn an additional 1% compensation for all stayed lodging bookings.

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