SKOKIE, IL – Tripology, a service of Rand McNally, has re-signed its preferred alliance agreement with CCRA Travel Solutions – one of the top providers of business-related solutions for travel professionals and industry suppliers.
“We are thrilled to renew this preferred alliance with CCRA Travel Solutions,” said John T. Peters, Vice President and General Manager of Digital Strategy and Travel of Rand McNally. “We look forward to continue working with CCRA’s growing database of over 22,000 travel agencies and 50,000 registered travel professionals, and we are excited to add to CCRA’s mission of helping travel agents earn more money, faster. CCRA registered agents will continue to benefit from our marketing support and training opportunities so they can better access high-intent traveler leads through Tripology, and ultimately grow their businesses and boost their income in 2011.”
“Our preferred alliance with Tripology by Rand McNally enables us to further enhance our travel agent offerings through CCRATravel.com,” said Dic Marxen, President of CCRA. “Not only does this alliance provide CCRA agents with targeted ways to build clientele and market their travel expertise, but it also provides Tripology users with the best real-time rates available at over 160,000 hotels worldwide for booking accommodations via our enhanced CCRATravel.com agent portal.”
Tripology by Rand McNally is an online travel referral service that connects travel specialists to consumers that are seeking their expert knowledge and travel planning experience. For specialists, Tripology is the most cost-effective way to get qualified travel leads. It enables specialists to harness the immense reach of the web, then work one-on-one, offering the personal attention and service they seek.
Tripology.com has been appropriately designed to be easy and risk free for specialists to join and use whenever they seek incremental business. The site’s user friendly interface and tools helps ensure the success of the travel specialist industry. Plus, registration is free; there are no membership fees and no minimum purchase necessary. Specialists only purchase the leads they want.
For additional information about Tripology, visit www.Tripology.com or www.randmcnally.com . Travel specialists can access the company’s dedicated agent website at www.Tripology.com/agent for information on how to become a registered Tripologist.
CCRA Travel Solutions is a leading travel consortium and distribution channel, offering call center services to the agency community, sales and marketing opportunities for hotels and other travel content suppliers, and a unique online hotel booking portal through CCRAtravel.com. www.ccra.com
CCRA distributes rates for over 160,000 hotels worldwide through its proprietary reservation portal, CCRAtravel.com. Over 50,000 agents are registered to use this portal. CCRA also distributes hotel rates through all the major GDS under the rate codes ccr and ccra. For more information, visit www.ccra.com .
Tripology, a service of Rand McNally, is an online travel referral service connecting travel specialists with high intent travelers. The company’s dedicated travel agent web portal, www.Tripology.com/agent , provides traditional and home-based agents a cost effective way to increase sales and profits with qualified travel leads.
Travel specialists maintain control of the leads they choose to purchase and the ability to alter their profile at anytime for maximum exposure to travelers seeking their specific expertise and personalized service. Using proprietary technology to match travel professionals with consumer requests, the company has received and processed more than 160,000 trip requests since Tripology.com launched in June 2007. For more information, visit www.Tripology.com .
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