Web enable your hotel and see the immediate impact on your bottom-line!
"Research indicates that hotels and resorts with websites without a real-time reservation facility lose 30% of their potential". With the growing trend towards Internet-based hotel bookings across the industry, online hotel bookings from websites are increasing dramatically. Ehotelier reports that "annual bookings are expected to reach $7.7 billion by 2006, double the forecast for 2002". RoomReserve from vSplash ensures that you are at the forefront of this industry bookings trend.
Making your hotel or resort accessible online is a key step in giving your business that winning edge. With the power of the internet, more and more hotels are ensuring that they make room reservations available on a 24/7 basis. This not only reaches out to a greater segment of people but also enables greater visibility of services. Web enabling your hotel will show immediate returns on investment. Globally, over 20% of all hotel reservations are done online through the Internet.
There is a growing trend of the usage of the direct-to-customer sale strategy. This opens up a new cost-effective sales channel for the hotel. This accelerating demand for direct access using the Internet hotel reservation system is minimizing the hotel's need to rely on travel agents and tour operators for business. Online hotel reservation software is strengthening hotel bottomlines by saving operating costs substantially and minimizing the cost of acquiring and retaining a customer.
Web booking tools not only make it easier for travelers to make room reservations but the increased visibility and ease of transaction greatly increases the value of the business. Your hotel will start functioning 24/7 and it will enable these travelers to do their homework at their own pace. They can search for tours after the children go to bed or at work using the boss' high-speed Internet access.
The key goals of this application are:
- to help hotels and resorts attract customers directly
- provide a professional looking, easy to use web site for travelers
- to allow travelers to pay and confirm a reservation online
- minimize the cost of acquiring and retaining customers