- Fully flexible and scalable for growing business.
- Platform which is easier to use.
- Manageability of rates, availability and content or information from single point of entry.
- Connectivity of hotels to GDS, online travel agents as well as mobile booking engines.
- Multiple distribution channels emphasized with channel manager usage.
Now let's understand, what information is stored in Hotel Extranet. Information includes room types, room rates, conditions, inventories, plan rate architecture, reservation information, graphical information in the form of video, pictures and detailed hotel information like address, phone and fax numbers and geographical code information.
Hotel Extranet reporting module is very important and calls for a number of standard reports. System reports are those reports which can be run daily, weekly, monthly or yearly and sometimes on need based request. Some of the basic reports include for expected arrivals, reservation, property forecasting, property details, agent activity and daily booking activity summary.
So Hotel Extranet can be conceptualized as backend office system of a booking engine which enables administration of rates and availabilities with ease and comfort. It also involves the management of statistical evolution of all incoming reservations.
In a nutshell, with the presence of
, travelers can search for more hotels and book them in a more efficient manner, as it works like a hotel's central reservation system. Here are few ways CRS benefits a company and travelers while travelers reserve their requirements over the hotel spread, convenience and efficiency comes into picture. Travel policy compliance increases as travelers use company-preferred booking or reservation channels. From company's viewpoint, as hotel booking data which is very vital is captured, this data is used for performance measurements and sometimes supplier negotiations. Traveler satisfaction is boosted as the tool is more user-friendly.