Couples Resorts Preferred Travel Agency Affiliate Program
Affiliate Booking Engine Sales Program Agreement
Island Romance Holidays will provide TRAVEL AGENCY “Couples Resorts” booking engine, will issue e-tickets, confirm hotel reservation and will track and pay commission.
1. How it works
“Travel Agency” customers, on “www.agencyname.com” would click on a link (an icon, navigation item, or just plain link). Couples Resorts will provide a link and creative they would go to another page/website that looks and feels like they are on co-branded “Travel Agency”/Couples website. This is the affiliate area of www.couples.com. It contains all Couples Resorts web content on the page and “Travel Agency” name and contact info header bars above it. The customer can browse this content and can make a booking online. Island Romance Holidays system will track the booking as an affiliate booking, belonging to the “Travel Agency”.
When the booking is completed, or in fact any time during their visit to Couples Resorts webpage, “Travel Agency” header will be visible and hyperlinked to allow the user to resume browsing agency site.
2. Reservation – handling, payments, changes and cancellations
Once the customer completes a reservation booking a notification email will be sent from couples resorts to the travel agency. The email will contain the hotel voucher and e-ticket (if air inclusive). Couples Resorts booking engine will also email e-ticket & e-voucher to the client.
Payments:Client will be charged a deposit of $1500.00 per air and hotel package booking or $400 deferred payment plan or $100 “love away payment plan for hotel only booking. The balance will be due and charged to the clients initial credit card 45 days prior to arrival. Couples Resorts will process all payments. All extra items (ex. travel insurance) will be charged at the time of the booking.
Once the air ticket is issued, its changes and cancellation are subject to the airline rules (see Annex A).
Hotel portion is subject to rules and cancellation as specified in Annex A.
Couples Resorts is not responsible for airline unconfirmed (UN) segments. If such situation arises Couples Resorts reservation staff will work with the travel agent to resolve the issue. If an alternative flight and pricing is not acceptable the air ticket will not be issued and collected payment will be refunded.
This agreement shall be for a term of 2 year, commencing on the date of execution thereof. The parties agree that the agreement will be automatically renewed unless otherwise cancelled by either party.
Couples Resorts will pay 12% commission on hotel portion of the booking.
Commission will be paid within 45 days after clients travel. There is no commission on the airline ticket. All reservation must be VIP registered to be considered for all Travel Agent bonus incentive programs.
5. Activation fee:
There is NO affiliate program activation fee.
Both parties hereby mutually agree and declare that this Agreement and the contents hereof constitute a confidential business relationship between the parties, and hereby mutually acknowledge the significant damage could be done to each party hereto should the financial terms of this Agreement become public knowledge. Both parties mutually agree that they will not reveal the terms of this Agreement to any third party.
7. Force Majeure.
Island Romance Holidays shall be excused from the performance of its obligations or conditions under this Agreement upon the occurrence of, or due to any force majeure The term “force majeure” as used in this Agreement shall mean Acts of God; strikes, lockouts, or other extraordinary industrial disturbances; acts of public enemies, civil disturbances, blockades, embargo restrictions, was, insurrections, explosions, or riots; epidemics, landslides, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornados, fires, storms, floods, or washouts, federal, state, county, city, civil and /or military governmental restraints; carrier delays or failure to receive equipment and/or by other causes, whether of like of different nature beyond the control of Island Romance Holidays, whether or not specifically set forth herein. In the event there is force majeure for a continuous period of in excess of ninety (90) days, any party may terminate this Agreement upon providing written notice of termination to the other party, stating the force majeure cause for such termination.
In the event of imminent hurricane affecting either Jamaica or south Florida Island Resorts Holidays reserves the right to temporarily disconnect booking engine.
This agreement may be terminated by either party at any time with 60 days written notice
9. Limitation of Liability
Upon termination of this Agreement, Island Romance Holidays shall only be obligated and responsible for return of commission owed. Both parties hereby mutually agree that Island Romance Holidays shall not be liable for any legal fees and /or courts costs incurred by TRAVEL AGENCY in connection with this Agreement.
10. Assignment or Sale.
This Agreement may not be assigned, delegated, or sold without the written consent of Island Romance Holidays. This Agreement shall be binding upon the successors and assigns of the parties hereto.
All notices, requests, demands and other communications hereunder shall be in writing, and shall be deemed to have been duly given personally delivered or mailed by registered mail, return receipt requested to the parties hereto at the following address:
Island Romance Holidays
10392 State Road 84
Davie, FL 33324
12. Benefits and Burdens.
This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be biding upon the parties hereto, their successors and assigns.
No party hereto has authority to breach or deviate from the terms and conditions of sales set forth in the Agreement, no to make any warranties, representations, or arrangements other that those printed herein whether in the execution, performance, or pursuance of this Agreement, unless such terms and conditions are stipulated in this Agreement or are attached hereto in written form, and are fully approved in writing by both parties hereto.
14. Entire agreement
Island Romance Holidays and “Travel Agency” hereby mutually agree that the terms and conditions of this Agreement between parties, and that any prior oral or written Agreements between the parties hereto concerning the subject matter hereof shall be null and void.
If any biding provision of this Agreement is determined by appropriate judicial authority to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable such provision shall be given its nearest legal meaning or otherwise be construed as such authority determines, and the remaining provisions in this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
16. Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida
In witness whereof, the parties hereto have set their hands and seals the day and year above written.