Tag Archives: Ancillary Revenue

Travel Affiliates May Find ideeli.com an Ideal Ancillary Revenue Opportunity

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 [...]

Ancillary Revenue Growth is Good for Airlines and Travel Affiliates

Airlines worldwide generated more than $10.25 billion in ancillary revenue in 2008, a figure we suspect has both airlines and airline travel affiliates smiling.  Based on a thorough analysis of  financial statements from 92 airlines, brand consultancy IdeaWorks says airlines are increasingly looking to revenue generated form unbundled services to offset deteriorating average ticket prices [...]

Things I Think I Think – July 6, 2009

This week’s musings, reflections and observations about travel affiliate marketing… 1. I was thinking recently about the short- to medium-term fate of the US dollar and its subsequent impact on the travel and travel affiliate industries, particularly in light of the recent run-up in the price of oil, the seemingly bottomless pit that is referred [...]

Sports Toursim: A Ready Market for Travel Affiliates

If you are involved in the sport tourism travel affiliate industry, or are interested in doing so, you should consider booking travel reservations to Johannesburg, South Africa for July 5th – 9th, 2010.  That’s when the World Sport Destination Expo, the first-ever international sports tourism conclave, is scheduled to be held immediately preceding the biggest [...]

Things I Think I Think – June 29, 2009

This week’s musings, reflections and observations about travel affiliate marketing… 1. I think it’s great that more and more executives in travel companies up and down the travel value chain are jumping head-first onto the ancillary revenue bandwagon…for many companies, this is a ‘no brainer’ as selling ancillary revenue sometimes is the difference between making [...]