Tablet Hotels, a curated collection of luxury and boutique hotels, has launched Tablet Pro, a program enabling travel agents to book its inventory.

Independent agents pay a $500 annual fee to access the booking engine and earn 7% commission. Larger-volume agencies and hosts are asked to contact Tablet Hotels.

Tablet says its collection includes more than 3,500 hotels worldwide. It offers discounts and amenities like upgrades and breakfast at more than 1,400 of those properties. Amenities are valued at an average of $200 per stay.

Its properties include hotels from Firmdale Hotels, the Bunkhouse Group, SBE Hospitality, Two Roads Hospitality and hundreds of independent hotels.

Tablet Pro said it has a "straightforward" booking platform for agents with direct connections to hotels with non-GDS rates, and exclusive discounts at over 150 hotels each week. It also has a dedicated agent customer service team and collects commissions for agents.

Tablet CEO and co-founder Laurent Vernhes said more than 1,000 of Tablet's properties are not included in the collections of major consortia.

"In short, Pro is a supplement that is bound to become indispensable for those catering to sophisticated travelers," Vernhes said.

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