Fundamental Tool to Distribute Rate and Allotment

Dec 05, 2006
Travel forecasts for online revenue look superb. Amongst other optimistic predictions, JupiterResearch, "US Travel Forecast: 2006-2011," predicts online travel revenues will reach $128 billion in the US alone by 2011 — 38% of all travel revenue for that year! And Emarketer estimates an incremental of 17.5% on online travel sales, soaring from $77.7 billion (2006) to $91.3 billion (2007).

Many people believe that the giant figure is pro only to those “big guys” – hotels with (almost) unlimited marketing budgets, strong brand name that appear everywhere, and well-known International standards and service. That belief will be coming true if you are as an independent hotels or small chain hotels or family-run hotels has given up the opportunity of being part of that optimist forecast and continue doing business the way its has been since few years back.

Even if you are a new hotel with a limited network to your targeted market, “Rate Distribution Manager” instantly connects you to travel markets, allowing your rates and allotments to be viewed by all – and moreover, to make bookings!

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About Pelican System
Pelican System is an internet-based central hotel reservation system with software designed for hotels to manage online reservations (whether made directly by guests or through travel agents and corporate clients).

Pelican System - Hotel reservation System - offers a wide range of generic products, such as a booking engine/reservation system for your website, a central reservation system and call center reservation system, all featuring customized upgrading and optional features to specially meet each hotel’s needs and requirements.

A booking engine/reservation system and central reservation system is primarily useful for accommodating online reservations through a hotel’s own website. Thus, a hotel’s website becomes the gateway to hotel property and an investment in creating brand awareness – part of a powerful emerging e-commerce strategy. It thus manifests as an additional aspect of a reservation system investment: it will transform your website into a revenue center, at a minimal distribution cost. Directing all your affiliate travel agents and corporate clients to create their bookings from your website will definitely bring better traffic to your hotel website.

Call Center Reservation System - enabling hotels to accommodate offline reservations while pulling all incoming inquiry calls to a call center office and having integrated consistent information on rates, availability, packages of all hotel members. Hotel that has multiple call center offices in different countries or cities creates a powerful strategy to attain reservation/booking queries; what’s more, having a revolutionary call center reservation system that steadily delivers consistent and accurate information is a must.