Posts Tagged "travel agency software"

iTravel Software integrated with RoomsXML

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in IT & Integrations, Management & Strategy, Travel software | 1 comment

iTravel Software integrated with RoomsXML

  iTravel Software has integrated with RoomsXML. This means that from now on, users that decide to use the integration can book directly from the software’s wide range of products from that page with only few clicks. Not only does this integration allows iTravel’s customer to book large hotel chains, it also allows them to manage all bookings, documents, passengers, transactions, payments, etc. through its interface.   What exactly is RoomsXML? If you work in travel industry, you are probably familiar with the term 3rd party supplier – they provide tourist entities...

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Tour operator system vs. Excel

Posted by on October 4, 2014 in Management & Strategy, Tips, Travel software | 3 comments

Tour operator system vs. Excel

In the time of technological developments, there are still companies that have over 100 employees and are managing everything manually, writing on papers or on walls (yes, walls). As a software consultant, I often hear travel companies say “We can do it faster in Excel” or “Excel is really fitting our needs”. But what about the back office part, online booking part, GDS integrations part – this isn’t a future-space-shuttle thing, it’s a must or someone else will take your place maybe even tomorrow. Here are reasons why Excel can not compare to tour...

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Toughest problems that a new destination brings to your tourists

Posted by on August 27, 2014 in Management & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Tips | 0 comments

Toughest problems that a new destination brings to your tourists

  Things that tourists experience when they travel to a destination from your latest offer are very important. They are the ones that will give you feedback and tell you things that you couldn’t have predicted.   Here are a few things that can make their experience great or less great.   1. Quality of service When looking at services you have been selling for a couple of years, you know that they are on a good level and that you have created a relationship with the partners there. Make sure you make a good examination of reviews these new suppliers got. The new...

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How to grow your email database?

Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Management & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Tips | 0 comments

How to grow your email database?

  It’s a sad fact, but your email marketing database degrades by about 25% every year. Your contacts’ email addresses change as they move from one company to another, they opt-out of your email communication, or they abandon that old AOL address they only use to fill out forms on websites (Source: Hubspot.com). Here are thing you can do in order to refresh your database and collect new addresses.   1. Subscription via Social Media Facebook You can enable a Facebook fan page tab where people can subscribe directly! Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ Share a link to...

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Provide your travel agents with online booking B2B

Posted by on August 12, 2014 in Contracting & Inventory, Management & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Travel software | 3 comments

Provide your travel agents with online booking B2B

How can you benefit from buying online booking B2B software? What do you and your partners get from it? What functionalities does the software have? If you are wondering about the answers to those questions, read our article. B2B online booking by definition allows partners/travel agents to book items from the system that you, as a tour operator or travel agency, use. It enables partners to have an overview of all the products and documents as well as to make reservations directly from there. Moreover, a partner can enter customers’ transactions and follow them together with the...

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