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Society Beat August 2014

August 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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Time: 10AM MST



  • ClientBase Online Class Recordings  – ClientBase is recording the TTS webinars so you can reference them in case you were not able to attend or need a refresher on what was covered.  Recordings will be sent out shortly
  • Smartpoint Webinar 22AUG t 11:00am mt  B.  Process to activate Must make an entry in Smartpoint example: an availability entry to activate deployment of your terminal address.
  • Apollo – $BBQ going away in November- Use FS as an alternate option (Optimal Shopper) HELP FS or Ask Travelport for more FS formats.
  • Office Closed Monday, September 1st – Labor Day


  • Unclaimed Commissions – Process for Non GDS vs GDS
  • Staff Updates – Debbi’s Return and New Hire


  • Virtuoso Profiles – It is important to have your Virtuoso profile in composer complete.  Vendors are searching by profile and zip codes when they are setting up meetings with travel advisors
  • Travel Week – While at Virtuoso, our executive team met with all the suppliers who did the 4 minute appointment tracks (1000+) and provided a link to an online form for them to fill out.  Our entire membership will be able to access the information they provided at VTW 14.  This online form is located here and information will be collected over the next 2-3 weeks.  We will collecting cruise information and non Virtuoso suppliers separately.
  • VTW 2014 Recap – We will be discussing what we have learned from Virtuoso and the vendors who we have met with.

Vendor Management

  • Key Vendor- Latest updates on where TTS is with revenue and how close we are to meeting our annual goals
  • Online vendor visit and webinar calendar located at Demo to be provided how to sign up.
  • Tauck – New Commission for 2015 bookings – 15%,  New training dates to be announced
  • Avianca Net Fares for specific markets
  • Elite Luxury Hotels Update

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