Hotel Channel Manager

Update room inventory and rates in real-time on all channels

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Maximize market reach with channel manager

Hotelogix’s Property Management System (PMS) provides a fully-integrated Channel Management software that allows you to target a global audience without double-booking issues. Hotelogix channel manager connect provides a versatile solution for owners of small, mid-sized properties or hotel chains.

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Why Hotelogix Channel Management Software?

Hotelogix channel manager connect is very easy to use and can be seamlessly integrated with your Frontdesk. Once you update room availability on the Frontdesk panel, the details are updated across all the selected channels you work with. Hotelogix makes room distribution with channel management easy and error-free.

Why do you need a Channel Manager?

  • Room rates and availability gets updated in real-time across all platforms
  • A room reservation or cancellation on any channel changes the room inventory status. This reflects automatically online on all channels without the need to personally monitor details
  • All reservation details are saved automatically – saves time spent on manual updates

Understanding 2-Way interface for hotel channel management

Hotelogix channel manager comes with a real-time 2-way mechanism through which you can simultaneously feed your room nights across multiple channels with the assurance that rates/packages are being updated accurately.

Advantages of Hotelogix channel manager connect:

  • Optimization of room occupancy via a single-window interface without the need to install hardware or understand complex software.
  • Automatic updating of room availability across multiple booking channels.
  • Guarantee of transparency in managing room occupancy & distribution with real-time room reservation status as bookings are instantly visible on Frontdesk.
  • Elimination of losses due to allocation of inconsistent/incorrect room rates.
  • Augmenting credibility among customers and OTAs by ensuring greater parity of rates.
  • Removal of revenue loss due to delayed cancellations.
  • Ease in creating last-minute reservations through specially-discounted rates, i.e. Flash Sales of room nights.
  • Better adaptability to traveler’s booking mentality and market trend—with a few clicks, change room rates across multiple OTAs!
  • Smarter Room Occupancy Management with availability of updated inventory, including one-click Cancellation, Check-Out Lists on the frontdesk.

What is a Channel?

Online booking website for hotel rooms such as Expedia or Booking.com are referred to as channels, CRS (Central Reservation System), Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), hotel bookers or travel booking websites. The websites and their applications facilitate online hotel bookings for travelers online. Each agent connects with different types of travelers. A hotel’s channel manager software helps connect your property to travelers all across the world.Every OTA is important for hoteliers. The small-sized travel agencies have a connect with difficult-to-reach regions giving hoteliers the chance to boost their property to a larger audience. Such regional channels assist in raising hotel occupancy levels.

Why do you need a Channel Manager?

Hoteliers have the massive challenge of managing room availability and rates/packages with multiple channels. Although the peak season being most lucrative for hoteliers, the spiraling demand for hotel rooms makes room management a tedious task. The room rates published online must be competitive and in-sync with the market trend. Monitoring trends and room rate updates can be difficult task if done manually. A hotel’s channel manager simplifies the whole process with one-click update online.

Challenges of Manual Updates

Updating data manually using traditional methods brings with it a host of challenges:

  • Loss of time and effort to manage room inventory on different channels
  • Loss of revenue due to human errors (For e.g.: Room availability may not be updated instantly online on all channels leading to incorrect data. This leads to wastage of available room nights or may lead to overbooking issues.)
  • Continuous conflicts with travel agents and OTAs due to incorrect data online
  • Threat to loss of credibility due to rate disparity

A Channel Manager is the key to all these issues. It’s easy to use the hotel’s channel management software to manage room inventory and rates from any location. It’s simple to distribute room nights through a single interface.

Which OTAs can a hotel owner manage through the Hotelogix Channel Manager Connect?

The following list of prominent OTAs are available with Hotelogix. You can connect with multiple agencies with ease.

  • Expedia.com
  • Booking.com
  • Venere.com
  • HRS
  • Hotel.de
  • Lastminute.com SS 2 ways
  • Lastminute.com (GHE)
  • LateRooms
  • Agoda
  • Atrapalo
  • Escapio
  • Hoteliers.com
  • Hotusa XML
  • Orbitz XML
  • Prestigia
  • RatesToGo
  • Splendia
  • TabletHotels
  • Hotels4U
  • EasyToBook
  • HostelsClub
  • HotelsChart
  • InItalia.it
  • TravelEurope
  • Unitravel
  • Bologna Reservation
  • BudgetPlaces
  • CerviaTurismo
  • CesenaticoTurismo
  • Marca Treviso
  • ITWG
  • In Toscana
  • Promhotels Riccione
  • Ravenna Incoming
  • Rimini Reservation
  • Visist Cattolica
  • Visit Emilia Romagna
  • iCastelli.net
  • Charming
  • Pugliae.com
  • Sardegne.com
  • Siciliae.com
  • SpaceHotels
  • Visit Trentino
  • TransHotel
  • TravcoSS 2 ways
  • Amandatour.com
  • HotelBeds
  • Keytel
  • RoomTrade (Restel)
  • Ultranet (Unister)
  • WHL (Albatravel)
  • Bramante Travel
  • Brillandia
  • Italcamel
  • Massari Travel
  • NeverTooMuch
  • VisitItaly
  • Imperatore Travel
  • AmiTour

Which popular Channel Managers are available via the Hotelogix Channel Manager Connect?

  • Siteminder
  • Vertical Booking
  • Busy Rooms
  • HotelRunner
  • MaxiMojo
  • Reznext
  • AxisRooms

Use Channel Manager to Connect with the Best OTAs

Hotelogix’s integration with channel management software allows real-time room inventory access. This lets you, the hotelier decide which booking channels are performing better. You get to use the smooth channel management interface to shift room nights to the most preferred booking channels. No hassles of manual updates once you make the shift to Hotelogix PMS.

What happens when an OTA is not mentioned in the list?

A hotel’s OTA channels may increase with the growth seen in the OTA marketplace. In the event your preferred OTA is not listed in the supported Channel Manager, the Hotelogix team will work on incorporating it through the required Channel Manager. All you need to do is drop us an email and recommend the preferred OTA.

What are the pricing plans for the Hotelogix Channel Manager Connect?

You need to send an email to sales@hotelogix.com with the following details to know the set-up fee.

  • Number of rooms in your property
  • Number of hotel properties
  • List of preferred Channel Managers
  • Our team will respond as soon as possible with the best competitive quote.

I’ve signed up for Hotelogix Channel Manager Connect. How do I start using it for my hotel property?

Once the sign-up process has been completed, the Hotelogix set-up team needs to configure your property. This process requires duration of 3 weeks to set-up the Hotelogix integrated Channel Management System. If you have any query, our team is always available for your assistance.

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