Online Hotel Booking Software & Hotel APIs – Expedia, GTA, Hotelbeds, Hotelspro, Travco


With OTA – Online Travel Agencies have changed the way, users searched and booked the travel deals. With the evolution of online hotel booking system, traveling has become easy and comfortable. Travelers now have the flexibility of choosing the hotel deals from anywhere. One can avail the ease of planning an exotic holiday vacation in your dream location with the help of online hotel booking system. Nowadays, hotel booking systems are popular travel portals as they connect users to an extensive inventory from multiple hotels wholesalers across thousands of destinations worldwide.

The leading hotels also incorporate hotel booking software to help their clients do the booking online. The hotel booking software plays a significant role in the planning as it allows the users to find the most competitive hotel rates as per their choice along with the multiple suppliers and get the best results for a specific geographic area or product category which suits their budget.

Key Features of hotel booking system software, are:

Numerous selling channels: B2B, B2C, XML OUT, B2E, White Label.

Several inventory sources: In-house contracts and allocations, online

suppliers, hotel extranet and B2S portal.

Various Payment Options: Credit Limit, Cash, Bank Transfer, Credit


Hi- Tech Mid and Back-Office Tools: Mark-up Definitions, Agent Commission and Cancellation Policy.

Many Language and Currencies option.

Key Benefits of Hotel Booking Systems:

Exclusive emphasis on web-based automated software, no hardware is needed.

High flexibility – ascendable and robust platform.

Reasonable price package – pay as you use with SaaS model.

Rapid to launch, easy to use – spontaneous user interface and omprehensive modules.

Impact of GDS on Hotel Booking Systems

In a recent survey, year 2015 set up a record for travel bookings through GDS distribution systems. Around 62 million bookings were processed across various travel portals and online hotel booking systems. In 2016, its expected to cross 64.5 million as per latest projections. In terms of revenues $12.5 billion was clocked across all channels in the second quarter in the top 50 global markets, encompassing 69 million hotel room-nights. United States, India and UAE saw more absorption from OTAs, travel agency software and hotel reservation software.

Regarding Author:

Author is a senior business analyst and an expert in travel software development and marketing strategy implementation.



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