Travel Agency Commission Settlement (TACS)
TACS services will make you a star with the travel agents. AIO Hospitality and Perot Systems have partnered to provide an easy-to-use, automated online commission payment service. The process is reliable and ﬂexible to serve the needs of agency partners worldwide. Commission payments are efﬁciently and timely delivered to your travel agent partners each month.
- What percentage of your guests book from the GDS, Online Travel Sites and travel agents?
- How many hours are spent manually entering data for commission processing?
- Are you planning to promote directly to travel agents?
If you are a high volume hotel, then you will find that this program could significantly reduce your data entry. Providing travel agents with online access to commission payment information invites a more trusting relationship between your hotel and the people who help build your reservation business. Timely and Reliable commissions being paid out to Travel Agents has a direct impact on travel agent booking behavior. A travel agent’s commission is based on shortened or extended stays, no-shows and cancellations.
When you participate in the TACS program, your property will be ﬂagged on the GDS to ensure travel agents are aware you have provided this free and useful tool. TACS instantly promotes a more productive relationship. It provides a financial advantage of more accurate processing, safer data storage and timely commission disbursements which will increase travel agent activity for your property. Other industry commission processing programs charge the travel agent a 3% fee to use the system, however, TACS is free for agents! When you consider the promotional value and the time saved processing payments, this program makes perfect cents!