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 several distribution system.
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.
What is the cost of online booking software for a travel agency, DMC?
If you are associated with the travel industry as a travel company, tourism development organization, resort, travel agency, consolidator or a travel adviser; you may be using travel technology solution that lends you the edge to attract/retain customers and beat competition. To set up OTA software, one needs to have a clear idea regarding the cost involved in developing a travel portal. After-all nothing comes without a cost. For every dollar that you spend in developing the travel software, you should get 10 fold back as the latest technology driven online travel booking software will drive more customers - means increase in sales & revenue.