Steps to Prepare your Offerings for Upload to Maritz
Follow the steps below to prepare descriptions and pricing for your offerings, which you will then upload to the Tariff in the Maritz Viper Portal. Maritz prefers that you provide your Tariff offerings in Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint format.
Gather your Offerings Based on Tariff Categories
Maritz has established many "categories" for the different types of Tariff descriptions and pricing they would like DMCs to upload. Based on the categories and category minimums listed below, you should gather and organize your offerings to meet the minimum requirements. Note that the minimums are for EACH MARITZ-APPROVED DESTINATION you serve.
|Content Category||Minimum Articles||Notes|
|Destination Information||1||What aspects of the destination appeal to clients? What is unique to your destination?|
|Decor Packages||3-5||Range from minimal to elaborate or low, medium, high|
|Local Staff||1||Day Rate, Hourly Rate, Minimums|
|Suggested Itineraries||3-5||For 3, 4, 5 day programs|
|Calendar of Local Events||1||Notable local events that influence travel decisions and provide unique experiences for clients|
|Transportation: Airport||1||Including airport assists, motor coach and sedan|
|Transportation: Around Town||1||-|
|Activities||10||Choice of individual and private full group suggestions (min/max)|
|Entertainment||10||Range from soloist to band – include a DJ pricing|
|Venues: Small (10-30 ppl)||3-5||-|
|Venues: Medium (30-100 ppl)||3-5||-|
|Venues: Large (100+ ppl)||3-5||-|
|Venues: Off Site Restaurants||3-5||Large enough for group dinners|
|Dine Around: Small Restaurant (10-30 ppl)||10||Include options for low, medium, and high budgets|
|Dine Around: Medium Restaurant (30-100 ppl)||10||Include options for low, medium, and high budgets|
|Dine Around: Large Restaurant (100+ ppl)||10||Include options for low, medium, and high budgets|
|Specialty Experiences||3||"One-of-a-kind" experiences that are unique to local area|
|Specialty Items||3||i.e. Custom 3D logos made from sand on the beach|
|Room Gifts: Low Budget||3||-|
|Room Gifts: Medium Budget||3||-|
|Room Gifts: High Budget||3||-|
Organize Your Offerings
For each of the categories, you should organize your offerings into a single Word or PowerPoint document. For instance, you should have a minimum of 10 of your activities organized in a single Word/PowerPoint document, with description, images, and pricing for each activity. You can name the document something like "All Activities - [Destination Name]." Keep reading below to learn how to upload your content to the Maritz Viper Portal.
Upload Your Offerings
After organizing your offerings into Word/PowerPoint documents, learn how to upload your offerings to the Maritz Viper Portal here.