United Vacations now available in VAXPRO

July 14, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
MILWAUKEE, July 14, 2006 – United Vacations today announced that travel agents can now book its product in the dynamic version of VAX VacationAccess, VAXPRO. Travel agents will now have enhanced real-time access to United Vacations’ air, hotel, car and features inventory.

“VAXPRO offers a number of benefits and advantages to travel agents, and we’re thrilled that agents can now book United Vacations in this new dynamic engine,” said Rick Karnes, vice president and general manager of United Vacations. “With real-time access to even more inventory, agents can instantly book sale prices, reduced rates and last-seat availability, offering them increased flexibility and better enabling them to meet their customers’ needs.”

In addition to offering travel agents real-time access to United Vacations inventory, VAX VacationAccess offers agents the opportunity to set their own commission, giving them control over their profit margins. VAX VacationAccess also provides agents with a suitcase tool where they can quickly price up to 10 multiple itineraries for their clients and save them in one place. In addition, VAX VacationAccess offers paperless transactions – travel agents can immediately send electronic confirmation of bookings to their clients.

Agents who use VAX VacationAccess also receive weekly hot deals and agency incentives via email, have access to hundreds of timesaving tools to maximize sale opportunities, and are able to take advantage of educational resources including technology updates, online help and interactive sessions. VAX VacationAccess is also integrated with TRAMS ClientBase Plus, giving agents access to its popular back-office customer relationship management tools.

United Vacations’ America, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Hawaii and Ski destinations are all available in VAX VacationAccess.

Travel agents can book United Vacations through VAX VacationAccess at www.vaxvacationaccess.com or the VAX VacationAccess technology via Amadeus AgentNet, Sabre Vacations, Worldspan Vacation Select and Vacation.com AgentNet.

United Vacations is also available in the electronic reservations systems of Apollo Galileo USA’s LeisureShopper, WORLDSPAN TOUR SOURCE and Amadeus Tour Source using the vendor code UAV or by calling United Vacations at 800-328-6877.


United Vacations’ America, Canada, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico and Ski programs are operated by The Mark Travel Corporation in Milwaukee, one of the largest vacation companies and operators of private-label brands in the United States.