PROVAB TECHNOSOFT (http://www.provab.com) is one of the leading travel technology company to develop travel reservation systems for your own online travel agency (OTA) including flight reservation system, hotel reservation system, car reservation system, tour booking system, online mobile recharge etc.
The OTA model is best to start your own travel agency as more and more customers are getting used to internet based booking system which gives them comfort to do quick bookings and online reservation of all the travel related services they want sitting from home only. OTA is the best spring board where they can sell each travel product in their own independent way.
Internet based booking engine also provides the best solutions for people who are looking for combined offers in both flight booking and hotel booking.
The travel agent software also carries various social features like user’s rating, review and many more. These reviews and ratings help the travellers and agents to get ultimate user experience to choose best travel products in their travel itinerary.
As smart phones are increasing their length and width across the globe, its imperative to have a next generation travel reservation system, which can cater to online booking system 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.
OTA Software offers a variety of services. Sometimes, 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.
OTA, is also now shifting to mobile based booking engine. As of now the travel technology companies are using the same web services related to travel reservation system(internet booking system) into mobile based booking system.
PROVAB TECHNOSOFT acts as a best travel technology company, delivering responsive travel websites using HTML5 and CSS3. This enables the travel software compatibility on cross platform and ensures that every user on every device can access the data seamlessly. It’s a right time, when travel agencies start consolidating their travel portal for cross platform compatibility and build the native apps to deliver the best to end users.
Impact of GDS on Hotel Booking Systems
In a recent survey, year 2015 set up a record for travel bookings through global distribution system. 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 online hotel software.
Author is a travel technology expert and has been involved in several travel portal development projects.