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How to build a B2B Travel Portal with top hotel suppliers?


B2B Travel Portal is a “business to business” model of online travel portal.At present majority of the travel agencies are getting associated with OTA or are already associated with OTA.  These travel agencies have integrated B2B travel portal into their business. As travel agencies have changed the way, users searched and booked the travel deals. Rather than the traditional model of searching the deals, all the leading companies are offering B2C and B2B, both the web interfaces to customers to use it. In this article, we will discuss more about B2B travel software. At present companies are trying to build B2B travel portal with the top hotel suppliers. Some of the important point that has to be taken care of during the course of development of B2B travel portal has been mentioned below.

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To have a unique online travel business, one has to have right mix of different XMLs and GDS system to draw the best contents in the travel portal. The travel contents coming from various XML should cover the hotel, bus, car and holiday bookings across the globe. Apart from bookings one must also be concern about the variety of customers and their budgets. Based upon the idea where your travel portal must be customer centric, the range of hotel prices, quality of customer service and other add on services definitely matters.

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To achieve all this one must collaborate and integrate with top hotel suppliers which includes GTA, Tourico, Hotel beds, DOTW, Hotelspro, Jacob , Special tours, Travco, Travelport, Boscolo, Jumbo, TravelAsia, HotelsDo, Smilo, WHL, Transhotel, Restel, GoGlobal, World Avenues, Paradoes, Hilton, Barcelo, Bonotel, Astral and many more having worldwide inventory from India, Middleeast , Europe, USA, Far East, Central America, South America etc.

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B2B Travel Portals

Travel being a global business, the agencies and companies are closely connected. Sharing the inventory across the globe, clearly have sustainable business advantage. Inventory of one agent can be sole by another agent sitting in another country, using these B2B travel portals.

Key Features of online travel portals, are:

• Numerous selling channels: B2B, B2C, XML OUT, B2E, White Label.

• Several inventory sources: In-house contracts and allocations, online

suppliers, hotel extranet and B2S portal.

• Various Payment Options: Credit Limit, Cash, Bank Transfer, Credit


• Hi- Tech Mid and Back-Office Tools: Mark-up Definitions, Agent Commission and Cancellation Policy.

• Many Language and Currencies option.

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Key Benefits of Hotel Booking Systems:

• Exclusive emphasis on web-based automated software, no hardware is needed.

• High flexibility – ascendable and robust platform.

• Reasonable price package – pay as you use with SaaS model.

• Rapid to launch, easy to use – spontaneous user interface and comprehensive modules.

For best B2B travel portals, inventories are also needed from the top hotel suppliers, which are as following:

  1. •      GULLIVER – GTA XML Integration – Hotels, Tours, Transfers
  2. •      TOURICO XML Integration – Hotels, Cruises – Worldwide Inventory
  3. •      HOTEL BEDS /HOTELBEDS XML Integration – Worldwide Hotel inventory
  4. •      DOTW (Destinations Of The World) XML Integration – Middle East Hotel Inventory
  5. •      HOTELSPRO XML Integration – Worldwide Hotel inventory
  6. •      JAC (JACOB) XML Integration – Worldwide Hotel Inventory
  7. •      SPECIAL TOURS XML Integration – Europe & Middle East hotel inventory
  8.  •      TRAVCO XML Integration – USA Hotel Inventory
  9. •      TRAVELPORT and Galileo XML Integration – (WORLDSPAN, GALILEO, THOR) – Flights
  10. •      BOSCOLO XML Integration – European Hotel Inventory
  11. •      JUMBO XML Integration – European Hotel Inventory
  12. •      TravelAsia XML Integration – Far East Hotel Inventory
  13. •      HotelsDo XML Integration – Spanish Hotel Inventory
  14. •      SMILO XML Integration – Spanish, European and Central American Hotel Inventory
  15. •      WHL XML Integration – Italian Hotel Inventory
  16. •      Transhotel XML Integration – Spanish and European Hotel Inventory
  17. •      RESTEL XML Integration – Spanish and European Hotel Inventory
  18. •      GOGLOBAL XML Integration – WorldWide Hotel Inventory
  19. •      WORLD AVENUES XML Integration – Middle East Hotel inventory
  20. •      Hilton XML Integration – Worldwide Hotel inventory
  21. •      Paradores XML Integration – Spanish Hotel inventory
  22. •      BARCELO XML Integration – South American and Spanish Hotel inventory
  23. •      BONOTEL XML Integration – Luxury Hotels and Resorts in North America
  24. •      ASTRAL HOLIDAYS XML Integration – BULGARIA Charter flights and Hotels

How B2B internet booking systems are helping travel companies grow?

A computer reservation system, CRS as its known, is web based travel agency software. It provides travel agencies / travel management companies a 24/7 interface to its customers to search and book the flights, hotels, transfers, sightseeing, holiday packages. Travel reservation system supports B2C – end user module, B2B – agent module, B2B2B – sub agents and while-label. For flight inventory, it interfaces with GDS systems like Amadeus, Galileo / Travelport and Sabre, for hotel inventory / hotelextranet, it interfaces to GTA, Hotelbeds, Hotelspro, Travco, Tourico, DOTW, Bonotel, WCT and others. CRS – computer reservation system connects to all the providers through web services XML/API and bring the data of availability and pricing in run time. Users can search for flights, hotels, cars and packages in runtime, select & make the payment and get the confirmation voucher at the same time.

Regarding Author:

Author is a senior business analyst and an expert in travel software development and marketing strategy implementation.



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