6 Things to keep in mind before acquiring a hotel booking engine -

August 7, 2019by admin0

The reservations system, will help you generate booking from your own website so while acquiring a hotel booking engine you must consider these six factors.

  1. Customized According to your brand

Make sure the booking engine you acquire gives you the freedom to set up a custom look and feel for the hotel booking engine. It is very important that the true essence of your brand is reflected through all the elements that are present on your website. Hence the booking engine acquired must have flexibility to support your brand aesthetics.

  1. Commission Free Booking

One of the major benefits of acquiring an online booking engine is that it can get you unlimited free booking unlike OTAs. Although some booking engine do charge a commission which Hotel IT Solution does not, while giving you complete control over pricings. A commission free booking engine will also contribute to the growth of your profits, given that direct bookings are increased.

  1. Email Automation

An email is one efficient tool for marketing and it can be smartly used to stay connected to the guests. It is a good practice to send an email to your guests. When they make a booking on your website or perhaps during and after the stay. A booking engine must support a feature of sending automated emails. Email is the best tool for building relationship with the customer, as suggested by Hubspot.

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  1. Appealing Widgets

Booking Engine must have a ready to plug and play widget which you can simply integrate with you website. And it should make the booking process easy and simpler for the guests trying to book on your website.

  1. Mobile Optimization

68% of the travellers are millennials and mobile devices were responsible for 54.3% of all visited sites in 2018, so mobile devise optimisation can go in very handy. As the matter of fact getting an app developed can sometime demand large investment, so optimised website saves the day. And from personal experience, it is unpleasant to not  see a website properly on a mobile device. So it is important to ensure the booking engine is dynamic to fit all screen sizes.

  1. Secure Payment Process with PCI DSS certification

Customer data is an asset to any organisation and its security is a responsibility of that organisation. So when you sign up with a booking engine confirm that it is PCI DSS certified. Client data security should be consider to prevent any sort of security breech.

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