MEXICO CITY -- In an effort to boost its travel agent business,
Camino Real Hotels and Resorts offers 15% pay on its More Mexico
for Less packages and charges the client for only three of the
package's four-night minimum.
To qualify for the promotion, bookings must be made by June 30
for travel through the end of the year.
"Travel agents are a vital part of our business," said Adrian
Schjetnan, vice president of marketing and development for Camino
"They [agents] are responsible for more than 50% of our direct
"We hope that by offering this tangible reward it will let
agents know we recognize their importance to our success."
In addition to increasing agent commissions, Camino Real is
processing commission checks faster, said Schjetnan.
New internal mailing procedures mandate that payment be sent to
booking agents within 72 hours of the guest's departure, compared
with the previous seven-day process, he said.
The More Mexico for Less packages are offered at all 13 Camino
Real locations in Mexico and in El Paso, Texas, and range from $360
to $630 for a four-night stay.
Packages include accommodations in either a deluxe category room
or a Camino Real Club room, daily breakfast and use of a tennis
court for one hour during the day (except at Oaxaca, Puebla and El
In addition, stays in Camino Real Club rooms include a private
check-in area and a daily $25 food-and-beverage credit per
Camino Real operates 14 metropolitan, resort and colonial
properties in Mexico and Texas, with locations in Acapulco
Diamante, Cancun, Guadalajara, Mexico City, Oaxaca, Puebla, Puerto
Vallarta, Saltillo, Sumiya, Tijuana, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Villahermosa
and Zaashila, all in Mexico, and El Paso, Texas.
For additional information or reservations, call (800) 7-CAMINO
or visit the company's Web site, which is located at www.caminoreal.com.