Global distribution system connect is important for your hotel to tap beyond the local travel marketplace. This large network is responsible for transmitting the hotel’s room inventory and rates to online travel agencies and sites. GDS for hotels can be complicated without the right approach. However, Hotelogix next-gen hospitality tech can help you connect to GDS easily.
The Global Distribution System is the undisputed answer for all hoteliers looking to widen their reach and generate revenue. The global distribution system when used appropriately ensures that room nights are distributed across the biggest hotel booking resources. The sheer volume of travel agents and competing hotels means that managing your room nights across the global distribution system can be very time consuming.
However, Hotelogix GDS connect simplifies the whole process. Rooms get distributed regionally, nationally, internationally without any issues.
Hotelogix connects you to these four major global distribution systems:
The GDS integration has many advantages for all hoteliers. The Hotelogix PMS is fully-integrated with a 2-way GDS interface.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Hotelogix GDS Connect
The Global Distribution System is also referred to as the Global Electronic System or the GDS in the Travel and Hospitality sector. Having GDS integration connects buyers, providers and suppliers. The travel industry is ever expanding and has witnessed a rise in thousands of buyers (travel agents, corporates) and providers (hotels, resorts, airlines, car rental companies, etc.). Buyers and providers work together to compete and deliver services to the ultimate consumer i.e. the traveler. It’s necessary to automate the transactions for speedier results and an increase in revenue.
The GDS gives instant, real-time access to a hotel’s information. Every major travel and hotel-booking portal connected to the GDS gets access to room inventory and published rates/packages. With over 100,000 portals and 600,000 travel agents connected to the GDS system, this remains to be the most dependable system for a hotel’s exposure on the online market.
Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan networks available with Hotelogix give the right international exposure required to boost a hotel’s international distribution. Besides, the system also widens a hotel’s regional and local presence. With a hotel’s information available within a click, travel agents are equipped to make reservations for hotel owners.
The GDS software connect is already provided by Hotelogix. It’s an easy sign-up process with our team. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hotel owners need to sign a contract following which, a complete step-by-step assistance towards using the Hotelogix GDS interface will be given by our team of experts.
The Hotelogix support team will set-up and implement your GDS connect once the sign-up process has been completed. The team will consult hoteliers to update important information on the hotel’s global distribution system. Room availability, rates, special packages, room types, rate plans, room descriptions, policies, photographs and more have a direct impact on reservations. Hotel owners can either do it personally or connect with our support team for further assistance.
Hotelogix has a simple easy-to-use, single-window interface. This allows you to control all rates and room availability on the GDS network. Our team of experts will always be available for your training or assistance required to begin using the GDS interface on Hotelogix.
Hotel owners have to opt for the following:
The AMC includes services such as setting-up your hotel on the GDS network and updating all the information online the moment your details go live on the network.
Other services included:
A travel agent fee, GDS fee, booking charge per net reservation will be applicable for every materialized booking. The GDS bookings and the monthly subscription amount will be billed collectively.
I have been using Hotelogix since August of 2012 and I must say that I am more than delighted. Hotelogix is a very reliable system that has eased day-to-day work, giving me up to 3 hours of free time per day. The system makes all our rooms available online which helps us stay fully booked.
Once you have gone through the training and set up the software, the system works great. I love being able to offer online reservations directly to my customers. Plus the the 2 way feed of direct booking with channels like booking.com to avoid double bookings with no hassle is time saving for me.
We wanted to move on to a cloud based, simple and agile solution with round the clock support system. The PMS has helped us get easy access to our business data anytime, from anywhere, and has saved on our IT infrastructure costs.