Hotel booking system not only provides access to large number of hotel rooms but also provides customers and travel agents the access to other travel services including flights, sightseeing, events, attractions, room services and many more. The
online reservation system
is shared with any number of travel agents to increase sales through one single web-interface. On the other hand hoteliers who are associated with this booking system get exposure to the global clients through global distribution systems.
PROVAB TECHNOSOFT develops hotel booking system that supports various B2B, B2C and B2B2C vendor modules including
CRS booking engine
, extranet system, property management system, channel manager, ecommerce, mobile apps, holiday packages and dynamic packaging. It also extends itself to incorporate multiple XMLs through web services from more than 30+ hotel APIs, 9+ flight APIs and GDS system, car APIs, transfer APIs, bus ticketing APIs.
Features of Booking System Software
Multiple XML connectivity
The hotel booking system is compatible to accomodate more than 30 hotel APIs including GTA, Kuoni, Hotelbeds, Tourico, Travco, Special Tours, HotelsPro, Path Finder, Miki Travels, Sun Hotels, Darina Holidays, DOTW, Asian trials and Versys. The contents coming from these APIs are merged into one single XML feed to get more than 100000 hotels worldwide. Apart from that some of the GDS systems like amadeus, galileo and sabre also provide distribution, operations and marketing solutions to the hotel industry through their web services and APIs. Thus multiple XML connectivity provides the user better choice for hotels according to their individual budget.
Self-Inventory and CRS system
The online booking system accommodates all the properties of yours which are in different location into one single booking window. You can manage any number of room bookings and holiday packages from this booking engine. The data comes from a simple CMS system which is easy to manage by any hotel owner or staff.
Hotel Extranet and Distribution System
Extranet system is another form of hotel CRS which is combined with the channel manager that allows the individual choice of sending changing rate and room availability information automatically to various distribution system. This saves lot of manpower cost and errors associated while updating the rates manually for various channels. This simplifies the maintenance also.
Easy Back-office management
The backend admin module also makes your office staff more efficient. With complete reporting, entire control of walk-ins and telephone sales though the online box office, you can sell hotel rooms online, round a clock.
Agent and Vendor management
The agent module consists of multi-layer admin console to manage multi-layer admin users. The vendors can register and create multiple user logins, book hotels, flights, vacations, transfers, cars and many more from their deposit account, vouchers or credit card. Each vendor can check their booking status, cancelations and invoices. The super-admin can also view all the bookings and pull out reports agent wise, month wise, day wise on every travel services.
How has facebook and twitter has helped travel reservation systems and web portals to grow?
In online travel booking domain or OTA web application portals, one of the eminent changes that we have seen is the impact of social media and the impact that they have on transforming the whole idea of sales of travel deals online. The present time advertisement provides more emphasis on customer engagement and building the very important element of "TRUST" among the customer. Building trust among the customer has been never being such an eminent part of advertisement as it is now. Success of online travel software totally depends on that.