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How Travel Website Helps A Travel Business To Stand Unique From Competitors?

by Rahul Rajput Digital Marketer | Web Developer

Travel and tourism are the most renowned terms these days. Being involved in the social media-driven world, competition becomes very high for travel businesses. Every travel business is searching for a competitive advantage through technological enhancement and lucrative sources. This is performed to maximize products and services. One of the significant examples of technological advancement is travel website development. This is becoming a necessary concept for every travel business to come up with the best travel portal.

In countries like the US, India, and UAE a heavy demand for B2B or B2C travel portal development companies can be witnesses. Most of the companies are giving it a significant place in their organization. They have established a separate department for website development and management. On the other hand, other companies are outsourcing this important task. A travel website is rising as an important factor but the thing is what it refers to? Let’s explain it further.


What Is Travel Website Development?

Travel website development is the development of a travel booking portal that assists in reserving travel assistance like flight, accommodation, vehicle, train and other. With this portal, one can book travel services nationally and internationally. This is a centralized online reservation system that satisfies the requirement of TMC’s, travel consolidators, B2B/B2C travel agents and others in the travel sector. Every excellent portal development organization facilitates services such as advice, development, and travel API XML integration, B2B or B2C portal control, etc. Only the creation of the travel website is not sufficient, travel businesses also need to merge it with API and expect for the best outcome. Here are the best features that form a part of the best booking portal.


Airline Reservation System 

The flight booking system connects a travel company portal to several airlines in the market. It is completed with the help of API. Combining API helps the booking system to fetch data from a wider database which includes information regarding flight schedule, pricing, and other things. Once the user enters his interest on the website, the updated booking system arranges the information and presents it in the asked form. On the selection of the final product or services, the booking system redirects the customer to a payment gateway. 


Hotel Reservation System

A complete travel service always provides an option for the best hotel booking. This is the main reason that every travel company portal comprised of the hotel booking engine. The customer receives plenty of options in the hotel to reserve according to their budget. API integration supports the hoteliers to manage data at the Global Distribution System. Travel businesses can retrieve the maintained data from GDS. A reservation system provides 24/7 hours of updated information to the customer. This further improves the uninterrupted booking. Budget is no more a constraint for the customer they got an advanced search filter. On selection of hotel the integrated hotel API transfer the user to the final payment page. The travel portal development organization is the one who helps in the right merger of travel API and finally offers an excellent user browsing experience.


Car Reservation System  

This reservation system reflects the enormous options for the hired vehicle. When the customer selects the particular vehicle, he will be transferred to the final payment page. The API integrated payment page offers different payment options to the users.


Bus Reservation System

This API displays the best preferable options in buses for different locations. The customer will select the right option and will be moved to the final payment gateway. This is to be completed through API. Website development companies craft CMS driven packages by evaluating user demands and interest. It could be finished by analyzing inquiries from online feedback or contact form.


Payment Gateway Integration 

This is the most vital part of the entire travel portal development process. If you have created all the booking engine and not integrated the API, your entire efforts will be useless. An API integrated payment gateway supports the customer in making payment through several payment methods like a debit card, credit card, visa card, MasterCard and others. 


Agent Accounts

The versatile admin console is recognized before crafting a travel portal. The authorized agent can utilize the login feature to deposit the amount into their registered account. This could be done as per their policy. They can reserve their flight tickets or accommodation by utilizing the fund in their accounts. Different options involve

  • Allow sub-agent account creation 

  • Analyze the booking reports

  • Examine reservation update

  • Present API’s for rejected bookings

  • Evaluate the received amount and records

  • Generate instant commission statement

The most significant factor of portal development involves engaging and user-friendly platform. Also, it supports required page navigation and ease in SEO of the website. It is recommended to finalize a website development company with years of expertise in B2B Or B2C travel portal development, a user-friendly interface and can excellently handle API for reservations. 


Conclusions

Technological advancement is the demand of the competitive travel market. API Website development is a part of that innovation as it supports the business to present their products and services online. Also, it helps them to draw more and more visitors to their outputs. To realize your goal in the best way it is necessary to select the best portal development company. Must analyze their past performance and what their customers say about them.



About Rahul Rajput Junior   Digital Marketer | Web Developer

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Joined APSense since, June 19th, 2018, From New York City, United States.

Created on Jan 7th 2020 06:16. Viewed 107 times.

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