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The travel business has gone through significant changes over the past few years and travel agencies have had to adjust their business tools along the way. Finding the right travel agent software can help an agency owner get agents trained and selling quicker while streamlining the agencies overall selling process. The travel agent booking engines available today are easy to use and are designed to help agency owners automate processes, increase revenues and reduce time and…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on July 26, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments
There has been revolution in online commerce and suddenly there are Mobile Apps for everything. The travel industry is no exception, with state of the art mobile apps available to book anything from an airline ticket, a hotel room or even ground transportation. These mobile apps are not just offered by the big online travel agencies (OTAs), but also small and midsize travel companies who have joined the revolution and are now offering a mobile booking engine of their…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on July 19, 2015 at 5:37am — No Comments
Today you can research and buy just about anything online, and travel is no exception. Whether you are looking to book an airline ticket, reserve a car or make a hotel reservation, chances are there are several places you can go online. This major shift in consumer behaviour has forced many travel agents to adjust the way they interact with their customers.
Let's face it, most people today will start their research online whether…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on July 19, 2015 at 5:36am — No Comments
Gone are the days when making a flight reservation was a time consuming and complex process. Today just about anyone can book a flight quickly and easily using an online air booking engine. Whether consumers use a flight booking engine found on an airline website or one of the many travel agency online booking engines, they are just a few clicks away from having their air travel arrangements confirmed.
An online booking engine…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on June 21, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments
Technology has not advanced to the point that travellers can “click” and be at their favourite destination instantly yet, but anyone with an internet connection is just a few clicks away from confirming their travel arrangements using an online travel booking engine. This is great news for travellers and travel agents alike. Travellers are able to research travel options at their leisure and travel agents are able to reach and service more clients quicker and easier.…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on May 30, 2015 at 5:35am — No Comments
Today's online cruise booking engine has to consider countless variables to take full advantage of all the special deals that cruise lines are offering today. Managing the complex business rules associated special cruise promotions and negotiated fares can be overwhelming. With so many cruise lines offering so many different deals, keeping track of price adjustments and promoting special offers can be a full time job for many travel website owners.…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on May 23, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments
With so many suppliers offering so many different deals, keeping track of price adjustments and promoting special offers can be a full time job for many travel website owners. In order to keep pace with changing airfares and the multitude of special promotions that cruise lines offer, today's travel booking solutions must have the capability to quickly and easily adjust a products selling price and offer value adds.
Added by Glenn Dean on May 11, 2015 at 2:18am — No Comments
There are currently mobile Apps for just about anything with new apps being developed every day! Take a good look around and chances are you will see someone looking at their Smartphone checking their email, Facebook page or sending a text. Today's handheld devices have become an integral part of today's culture as mobile phone use is now much higher than personal computers and more people are using Mobile Apps. Many people are addicted to their handheld devices and…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on May 9, 2015 at 7:34am — No Comments
The purpose of a vacation is to get away from the stresses and responsibilities of everyday life. This the time when people who work hard all year long set time aside to rest, relax and recharge. Unfortunately though, researching and organizing a vacation can sometimes be overwhelming and the traveling part often exhausting. Travel Agents have always been a great resource to sort through the different vacation options and help their customers select the right vacation option…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on May 1, 2015 at 12:41am — No Comments
The cruise industry has been experiencing explosive growth in online sales over the past few years which has made choosing the right online booking solution a critical decision for any leisure travel business.
The Odysseus cruise booking engine is designed to automate processes, increase revenues and reduce time and effort required to complete a cruise booking. This online cruise booking software is hosted by Odysseus with the…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on April 25, 2015 at 1:48pm — No Comments
There are online booking solutions available to book almost any type of travel today. The first flight reservation system was developed by the airlines 30+ years ago for use by internal call centers initially before expanding to include a flight booking software for travel agent use.
As the internet marketplace gained popularity, other travel providers like Hoteliers and even Cruise lines began to offer their own booking…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on April 16, 2015 at 3:15am — No Comments
Are you missing out on the growing number of hotel bookings being made online? Does your website provide customers the ability to research and book hotels online? Would an online booking engine help increase your hotel bookings or improve your agency's efficiency?
Years ago, searching for the right hotel and confirming reservation for a customer would require a series of phone calls before you would know which hotels had rooms available. Today's…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on April 7, 2015 at 7:40am — No Comments
With so many online airline booking systems available in the market today, it is difficult to know which one is right for your business. Most applications are designed to automate processes and reduce the time and effort required to complete an airline booking. Many offer live access to airline content to be sure the most up to date availability and pricing is used. However, finding an airline booking solution that protects your brand identity can be a challenge.…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on March 12, 2015 at 8:11am — No Comments
Cruise is one of the fastest growing sectors in the travel industry today and presents a tremendous opportunity for anyone selling travel. To meet this growing demand from consumers, most cruise lines and even many travel agencies now offer an online cruise booking engine so customers can research and even book their cruise vacations at their leisure.
However with so many different cruise lines and cruise options available today, there's an increasing…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on March 5, 2015 at 7:08am — No Comments
As more and more travel agents look for new revenue opportunities, they quickly realize that no online travel solution is complete today without a tool to book hotel accommodations. Researching and reserving a hotel room is quicker and easier than evertoday thanks to the internet. With just a few clicks of the mouse, just about anyone can research numerous hotel properties across the globe, check up to the minute room availability & rate information, view pictures of the actual hotel…Continue
Added by Glenn Dean on March 5, 2015 at 7:06am — No Comments