The total travel volume had grown several folds in the last decade and so thus travel agencies and travel management companies are. Most of the travel companies are graduating to OTA model and deploying the best in class travel portal development project to provide the ultimate user experience to their clients. OTA stands for Online Travel Agency and under this model – almost all the process are web based starting from the itinerary search to bookings.
Travelomatix is a next generation travel booking platform for travel agencies and tour operators.
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Travel software development and travel mobile apps have become the huge opportunity. As smart phones are increasing their length and width across the globe, its imperative to have a next generation system, which can cater to online travel software model and fulfill the need for travel mobile app too. This is why a consolidation is needed for the travel software products with the mobile technologies, may be android app, html5 app or iphone app.
Like very business, travel domain also has something to share to its client on the go. It may be a new travel deal for client, a itinerary confirmation, change in the flight schedule, information about new packages. These can be seamlessly connected between the travel software and mobile app, could be shared to clients in real time. This not only builds the brand in a better way but this proactive approach improves the client relationship as well.
Travel distribution software is the system that allows partners or travel agents to book items from the system that is used by the travel agency or tour operator. B2B online booking system helps the partners to have a look at all the products and documents directly along with enabling them to make reservation from the system. Top travel technologies develop travel portal, with all the key features as following –
Services – The services that are a part of the system is gathered and centralized and the travel agents will be able to find them during the course of making reservation. Along with the list of services, the travel agents will also be able to view the description (service image, service info), selling price, the location, suppliers for the services and the number of units available. These are the information required for creating a new reservation.
Pricing and Availability – Along with the service list, your travel partner also has access to the pricing and price list for each and every service and the features that forms a part of the service. The pricelist viewable to your partner includes the price of the basic service along with the price of the additional services, supplements, reduction and discounts. After a service is made available through addition of allotment, enabling the partner to book the service directly and enter the payment for it. In case there is no addition of allotment, the partner can click on “Send Enquiry” option. In case you as an administrator disable booking for specific dates, partners will not be able to make any booking during the particular period. GDS like Amadeus, Galileo and Sabre can be integrated for global inventory.
Promotion Special Offers – The promotion could be viewed on the B2B login side as well. You also have the facility of entering the special offers in the system, enabling your travel partners to use them. This helps in generating demand and increasing sales.
Different pricing level for the market or partners – In case you prefer to have different pricing level for different partners, it could be defined in the back office by using the option different market. For example, if you are targeting three different markets like European market, Asian market and American market, you have the facility of adjusting the prices by the addition of different commission to the market. Each partner will be able to get the price depending on the market they are assigned to. This will enable the travel agents to get the price predefined for them. This acts as a great marketing tool when it comes to assisting, increasing and rewarding partner sales.
Entering Reservation and Reservation Management – The travel booking interface is designed to enable the travel partner make a reservation directly, when they have availability to information like product, price, and information about special price, promotion, services, availability and similar information. The overview of all the reservations accomplished by the system is also available. This means that the system will allow the administration and the travel partner to track the reservation and manage them effectively.
Making all the Documents available – The system will provide the travel partners with all the documents, enabling them to make the same available for the customers. There is a very well support system for the mutual communication between the tour operator and tourist agency and its partners. When a partner makes a reservation, the document provided is dependent on the action taken by them. When a request is sent and offer and itinerary follows automatically. When a booking is accomplished, there is an automated process of sending the invoice. This process could be customized depending on the need of the travel agencies requirement. Along will this the partners will get an overview of all the documents created and are connected to the reservation system, which could be forwarded to be printed for the customers. This is one of the key features of travel distribution platform.
Providing better control over the whole process – This means everything is under the same roof. Partners get an overview of the reservations and the documents that they have made. The whole process is centralized, eliminating the risk of making possible mistakes. Travel distribution platform has become a backbone of travel agencies, who are using online travel portals.
Travelomatix was named as winner of “Travel Technology Platform of The Year 2016” for enabling the travel agencies, tour operators and holiday companies to leverage the key benefits of OTA platform. The winner has been chosen based on comprehensive features, robust platform, mobile compatibility and strong customer support to become all encompassing.
This prestigious recognition is based on Travelomatix’s demonstrated excellence in proactively creating value in global travel domain. Travelomatix as a brand, is identified by improved ROI for customers while leveraging using the “travelomatix technology” and superb client servicing, leading to customer retention and customer base expansion.