Last month, Travelbook.ph Affiliate Progam commended bloggers on its first anniversary.
Last June 24, 2017, TravelBook.ph, the leading online travel agency (OTA) in the Philippines, celebrated the first anniversary of its Affiliate Program at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center Manila in Ortigas Center, Pasig. In addition to celebrating an important milestone, the event was also their way of thanking its 2,700 blogger affiliates and acknowledging each of their contributions to the success of the said program since it began last year.
The event, entitled TravelBook.ph Affiliate Program 1st Year Cheer highlighted and celebrated the many firsts that the Affiliate Program has achieved on its first year.
Present during the event is Affiliate 001 Awardee David Bernabe, owner of Crowd Travel, who was the very first affiliate to sign up for TravelBook.ph’s Affiliate Program. DIY Travel and Tours were also awarded for being the first affiliate to incur a completed booking through their website. The awards and tokens of appreciation for the affiliates were presented by Ms. Pia Bernaldo and Ms. Toni Reyes of the Affiliate Team, along with Mr. Takumi Nakazawa, General Manager of TravelBook.ph.
They also prepared an audio-visual presentation of their first blogger getaway, where 15 lucky bloggers won an all-expenses-paid trip to the lovely island of Caramoan in Camarines Sur. Two of the bloggers who attended the Caramoan getaway, Me-An Clemente of Yogo and Cream and event host Allan Bobis of The Filipino Rambler, received tokens of appreciation from TravelBook.ph and gift certificates from Trampoline Park.
The affiliates also looked back on their first affiliate training, which took place last year. Dianne Rosqueta of Curly Dianne was invited on stage to share her experience and how much the affiliate training helped her in optimizing the content of her blog. Afterward, Ms. Pia Bernaldo of the Affiliate Team expressed her gratitude to the attendees and discussed the future plans of the program for the affiliate bloggers.
Also present in the event is Charmaine Belza of The Project Maine who is the first affiliate to withdraw commission earned through the program. She was also given a certificate and token of appreciation from GetGo PH and Novellino Wines.
During the event, Ms. Pinky Librada, the Business Development Manager of TravelBook.ph, discussed the Affiliate Program’s new commission structure, wherein the affiliates can score up to 65% commission rates once accommodations have been booked through their websites.
All affiliates who attended the celebration received PHP 2,000 worth of TravelBook points as well as loot bags with freebies from PhotoBook Worldwide, Hideo Wakamatsu, Celeteque, Vivo Lumio, and Bo’s Coffee.
Wines from Novellino Wines, backpack and trolley from Hideo Wakamatsu, Trampoline Park gift certificates, roundtrip tickets from Philtranco and Jam Liner Inc., roundtrip business class tickets from FastCat, and an overnight stay with breakfast for two at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg were among the raffle prizes given away to the blogger attendees.
TravelBook.ph Affiliate Program’s 1st Year Cheer, which was attended by members of the media as well as top travel and lifestyle bloggers, is its last hurrah for the said program’s week-long anniversary celebration.