Presentation on theme: "Presented by: Lisa Larson, Agency Account Manager Roxanna Stillwell, Travel Agency Associate THOR, Inc."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: Lisa Larson, Agency Account Manager Roxanna Stillwell, Travel Agency Associate THOR, Inc.
2 Who is the Nordic God of Thunder and Lightening? THOR
3 THOR was born in 1977 in Boulder, CO Currently resides in Broomfield, CO Now a fully owned subsidiary of Travelport
4 Where Does THOR Keep a Winter Home? Hint: In the US city with the most lightning strikes per capita. Clearwater, Florida
THOR Travel Agency Benefits THOR Consortia Rates (THR rate code in GDS) THR rates are the least restrictive rates Provide last room availability (LRA) Guaranteed commission up to 30% Changeable Refundable No pre-payment No minimum night requirements
THOR Travel Agency Benefits Value-added amenities (Complimentary breakfast, upgrade or WiFi) Discounted rates up to 40% off of BAR Travel agency help desk and account managers Award-winning travel agent publications and resources
7 What Does THOR Use to Travel? Goat-driven chariot
8 THOR Hotel Program Statistics Over 30,000 hotels worldwide 16,515 hotels include breakfast in negotiated rate 15,474 hotels include free WiFi 1,235 hotels include free upgrades upon availability
THOR Hotel Program Properties in 7,597 cities, covering 157 countries Hotel partners include global chains and unique independents Hotel partners range from economy to luxury tiers:
11 Tools for Your BDM’s Co-branded brochure to use prospecting new corporate clients.
12 Complete hotel commission recovery and reconciliation service Key Benefits Most agencies increase their commission 40% Lower administration costs Faster payments Better reporting Consolidates all payments from hotels in one monthly payment Costs No membership fee No software cost No installation cost No further investment in IT infrastructure THOR Services Program
13 Service Fee: A fixed amount per confirmed commissionable room night If they don’t collect you don’t pay
14 What Day of the Week is Named After THOR? Hint: Today