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I know you have heard about this……. This shit has been going on since the 70′s. Airlines hate their distribution system with a passion usually saved for ex-mother in laws.   And now, the siblings  American Airlines and its reservations system Sabre could not make it through the family Christmas party without getting drunk and throwing [...]

Ok,  I can’t help it, I like these guys and girls. If there is anyone in Travel Affiliate Programs that has their marketing down, its this team. I know because they kick my butt occasionally.  They get some insane pricing But they have an ace up their sleeve.   CheapCaribbean is aligned (not sure how deeply [...]

I bring Bookit to your attention for 2 reasons. They have great technology and very competitive pricing.  If you are going to play in the world of Travel Affiliate Programs you need to watch these guys. They built a back end  on there booking engine that allows Merchants to add their own product and pricing.   [...]

Poor Ferdinand……..If he had just avoided that group of testy Filipino’s he would have lived to become the first official SuperAffiliate.   He was off’d trying to sell Christianity to the pagans via a broken link. All they received were 404 pages.   Amex canceled his Black card and the rest is history. But late adopters recognized [...]

Back again,  much to the dismay of the corporate Klingons. A Klingon beard is a symbol of courage.  What happens if you wax? But I digress.    Today we are going deep undercover to explore the benefits of the TravelSmith Affiliate Program. I know………When you hit the Landing Page you think…..WTF…..a week in these clothes and [...]

This week’s musings, reflections and observations about travel affiliate marketing… 1. I think Snow24′s analysis that suggests European ski resorts represent a better vacation bargain for US skiers than comparable domestic resorts should give travel affiliates that sell ski trips a reason to smile. After a rather dismal 2008 winter ski season wrought on the [...]

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, [...]