LONDON -- Bucking recent commission trends, Thistle Hotels here is
paying agents 8% on bookings of its "Value London" promotional
rates whether booked by phone, CRS or the Internet.
"This is the first time we have been able to offer commission on
such competitive rates, which can also be booked multichannel,"
said Keith Brown, senior director of leisure and travel at
The "Value London" promotion offers savings of up to 60% on
nightly rates at 24 hotels around London, including airport hotels
at Heathrow and Gatwick; two "country house" hotels on the city
outskirts, and a wide range of centrally located properties.
Rates range from about $48 per person, double, to around $82,
including continental or full English breakfast, service charges
A minimum stay of two consecutive nights is required from Monday
to Thursday; single nights are permitted on weekends.
Thistle Hotels is the largest hotel operator in London, with 24
properties in the city.
To book or for more information, call (800) 847-4358, access
code TI via the CRS or visit www.thistlehotels.com.