Travel technology solution has enabled travel agencies to cross borders and have a global presence. A small travel agency backed with travel technology can give competition to giant players in the industry. After its advent, travel agencies are more efficient and provide quality service to their clients. The income level of people has increased over past few years and they travel a lot. Business trips are also increasing over past years. These factors have provided business opportunities for travel agents.
Why travel technology is significant to travel agents is:
- The World is Market: Travel agencies were only able to offer their services to local travelers. This also led to limited revenue and sales. Travel Technology Solution makes a global presence of a travel agency and it enables Travel agents to offer their services to travelers in any part of the world. Earlier there was geographical limitation of clients for travel agencies. Its multi-lingual feature helps travelers from all over the world to book flight, hotels, and trips. A traveler from any country can plan his trip to any country in the world. It increases the number of customers and revenue of a travel agency. Also listing of your business on various platforms improves visibility of your services.
- Support and Availability: With Travel Technology Solution, Travel agencies provide Chat and call support to travelers 24/7. Travelers from all over the world can communicate with customer support 24/7. A customer can connect with travel agencies any time during the trip. Also, tickets can be booked 24*7 by travelers. Earlier before the advent of travel technology solution, booking was available only during office hours for travelers. These features result in the increment of sales and revenue of travel agencies across the world. Integration of travel technology solution with chat platforms like facebook messenger and WhatsApp allows travelers to connect with travel agencies anytime.
- Quality services to clients: Travel technology solution provides hassle-free services to clients. Travelers can plan and book trips at any time. Price comparison feature provides value for money to travelers as they get best options in their defined budget. The user-friendliness of travel technology solution makes it easier for travelers to book tickets and they can do it from any device like a laptop, mobiles, and desktops etc. This satisfies travelers and improves customer loyalty. It also improves brand image of your business. Travel agencies should hire a good travel technology company for the development of their travel technology solution.
Distributors are agents that buy inventories in bulk from service providers such as hotels and airline companies. They buy it at low prices from companies and then sell it to travel agents at prices which are less than market price. Prices and convenience offered by Distributors to travel agencies and travelers are much better as compared with physical shops. Travel Technology solution allows distributors to target wide audience and increase their sales.
Benefits offered by travel technology solution to Distributors are:
Better Prices Control & More Availability: B2B Travel Portal Software allows Distributors to offer better prices to travel agents which increase their revenue. Also, best seats and hotel rooms are offered to travel agents. With Travel Portal Software travel agents can have better availability and best rates for flight seats and hotels room offers to travelers at discounted prices. This is the primary benefit that Distributors get from travel portal software.
Ease to Travel Agents: Travel Agencies can use services of Distributors with much ease. They can
- Book inventory from anywhere at anytime
- Buy at low prices
- Sell easily to clients
- Automated generation of invoice and tickets to travelers
- Receive their commission directly into their bank account
Also Travel Agents need not to visit multiple service providers to purchase inventories.
Niche Marketing: Niche marketing is the process of promoting travel services to a particular group of travelers. Booking history of a particular location is extracted from data that assists Distributors to target geographical location where they are expecting to get more bookings. Distributors then only sell their inventories to agents who are offering their services in that particular area. It also helps distributors to
- Reduced Marketing Cost
- Increased bookings
Real-Time Updates: It sends real time notifications to travelers, travel agents and Distributors. As soon as booking is done inventory is updated in Distributors’ section and that particular inventory is freeze. Also, it provides Distributors the data about which inventory is sold by which travel agent, how many inventories are sold and left. Distributors can see real-time inventory status.
Distributors should approach best Travel Technology Company for development of travel technology solution for their business.