Runaway Tours has enhanced the incentive offerings in its Runaway
Rewards program by introducing Reap the Rewards.
The new program is designed to offer agents more rewards as well
as offer clients special rates and added value through the Seize
the Savings program for fall 2002.
In addition to providing travel agents with the customary
Runaway Rewards of $10 per each qualified booking (paid out in
increments of five bookings), Runaway’s hotel partners are also
offering exclusive incentives through the Reap the Rewards program
as an enticement to sell FIT packages during late summer through
For example, when booking rooms at any Starwood property via
Runaway through Sept. 30, travel agents will receive an additional
$10 cash reward for three-night stays and $25 cash per five-night
Also, when booking five nights at any Aston property through
Dec. 22, agents will receive an additional $25 cash reward (with
the exception of the Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, where agents get an
extra $50 per five-night stay). And for each night booked, agents
will receive 9,000 Amigos Points at Melia Hotels and 15,000 Amigos
Points at any of the Paradisus Hotels.
Additionally, Runaway is compensating travel agents with
additional rewards, which are combinable with the cash awards, such
" Four qualified bookings: one United Airlines ticket (for
Hawaii bookings) or one Alaska Airlines ticket (for Mexico
" Seven qualified bookings: a second United Airlines ticket (for
Hawaii bookings) or a second Alaska Airlines ticket (for Mexico
bookings), plus a three-night stay at one of the participating
" Ten qualified bookings: the addition of a three-day, midsize
car rental to the above rewards.