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Greetings, Today we are going to review eBags.com’s Luggage Affiliate Program. A quick look at the surfer volume for “luggage” using your Keyword Tool of choice shows a massive amount of traffic. I grabbed Google’s new Keyword Tool (check out the new beta interface, very cool) for a quick check and Goog showed 7.4M monthly [...]

Travel affiliates have lots of opportunities to ‘score’ by selling package tours; Virgin Vacations, together with official NFL events packager NFL On Location, have joined the fray by offering travel affiliates a niche revenue-producing opportunity. As every football addict knows, the NFL plays one game annually in Europe, and this year’s contest is slated for [...]

This week’s musings, reflections and observations about travel affiliate marketing… 1. I think travel affiliates and travel suppliers might find Ad-ology Research’s recent survey conclusion that the majority of Americans are making their travel plans offline a bit disconcerting. Ad-ology Research conducts research and provides forecasts, analysis and insights to some 2,000 advertising agencies, media [...]

TravelDividends often comments on the value and benefits that ancillary travel sales opportunities hold for travel affiliates; the new partnership between ideeli.com and Luxury Link represents, in our opinion, a great example of these types of programs. ideeli is a members-only shopping community that caters to the carriage trade.  The company creates online ‘time-limited’ sales [...]

When it comes to travel suppliers that provide exceptional value and benefits to both travelers and travel affiliates, Epoque Hotels arguably ranks among the crème de la crème in this category. There’s no question that Epoque has caught the eye of the discriminating traveler.  Starting out with 30 properties in 2002, today Epoque Hotels offers [...]

HostelWorld has launched a new site focused on the B&B segment; however, unlike the parent company, the new site currently isn’t set-up to distribute through travel affiliates. The new B&B aggregator, BedandBreakfastworld.com, joins the other travel-related brands in Hostelworld’s growing portfolio: hostels.com, boo.com and trav.com.  In the press release announcing the launch of the company, [...]

Travel affiliates have the opportunity to partner with a host of tour operators that provide travel products and experiences that literally range from the simple to the sublime.  When thinking about the latter category from the perspective of one-off travel experiences, adventure travel might well represent the category’s apogee.  Assuming this is true, then the [...]

LoveVoodoo.com, a leading adult dating and swingers’ community site, and one of the top Caribbean resorts, SuperClubs’ Hedonism II, have teamed-up to offer 4 unique themed events at the über all-inclusive in 2010. Could this partnership result in a new travel affiliate micro-niche? The travel industry has long been renowned for providing the context for [...]

This is the last of three articles in this week’s blog posts which highlight travel affiliate opportunities in the escorted tour operator niche. Just about every tour operator (TO) offers their products and services on both a ‘bricks and mortar’ and online basis.  However, a small – but growing – number of TOs limit their [...]

This is the second of three articles we’re featuring in this week’s blog that focus on Escorted Tour Operators that also offer Travel Affiliate Programs. One of the reasons why the tour operator travel industry segment represents a great opportunity for travel affiliate marketers is the breadth and depth of the products available across the [...]