This excerpt taken from the WYN 8-K filed Jul 19, 2006.
Affinity and Promotion Agreements
We have agreed to promote the products and services of Realogy and Cendants Vehicle Rental business to our franchisees, customers and employees, as applicable, through various forms of advertising and media, including but not limited to brochures, newsletters and presentations at various conferences, and those businesses have agreed to promote our products and services in a similar manner. These agreements generally extend for an initial term of one to four years unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms of the applicable agreement. We have received from Realogy approximately $174,000, $194,000 and $30,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively, with respect to these agreements. We have received from the Vehicle Rental business approximately $737,000, $566,000 and $687,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively, with respect to these agreements.
In addition, we have an agreement with Realogy pursuant to which Realogy permits our vacation exchange business to market reduced cost vacation certificates to its franchisees. Our vacation exchange business pays to Realogy a per certificate commission for each certificate purchased by a franchisee. This agreement extends for a
term of one year unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms of the agreement. We have paid approximately $160,000, $144,000 and $85,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively, with respect to this agreement.
We also have an agreement with Travelport pursuant to which our vacation ownership business can promote its products and services to customers accessing various consumer travel websites of Travelports businesses. These promotions may include vouchers redeemable for designated theme park attraction tickets. Our vacation ownership business pays a commission to Travelport based on the number of vouchers issued and redeemed. This agreement terminates on December 31, 2006 unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms of the agreement. We have paid approximately $162,000, $135,000 and $100,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively, with respect to this agreement.