Interface to help connected hotels make real-time rate and availability update
Online PR News – 18-March-2015 – London, March 18, 2015 – TravelRepublic, one of the leading online travel channels in Europe, has completed 2-way XML interface with eRevMax to offer faster connectivity to its growing base of customers. This integration will help accommodation providers connected to the channel using eRevMax’s online distribution platforms, RateTiger & Connect to update inventory, availability and room rates in real-time. TravelRepulic partner hotels will also benefit from eRevMax’s Reservation Delivery Service, which facilitates automatic transfer of reservations booked at the channel directly to the hotel systems (CRS/PMS), thereby eliminating chances of missing reservations or overbookings.
Following the interface certification, TravelRepublic joins the eRevMax Channel Ecosystem, which will help them to gain access to broader inventory of hotel product. Surrey, UK based TravelRepublic has access to approximately 300,000 hotels, apartments and villas and receives over 1,000,000 visitors a week.
“We are very excited to have enhanced our connection with eRevMax. The new 2 way API with RateTiger will allow our hotel partners to manage their extranet accounts in a more effective and efficient way. Updating rates and inventory will be much simpler and quicker. We are looking forward to building on our successful relationships with eRevMax and reaching out to new hotels who are yet to benefit from this new connection,” said Dorota Popinska, Hotel Contracts Manager – Developing Markets, TravelRepublic.
“This integration with TravelRepublic, amongst the top five channels in UK, will certainly improve our portfolio thus offering a diverse range of distributors through the eRevMax Channel Ecosystem. This powerful and seamless integration will result in more efficient rate distribution, enhanced rate optimization and the streamlining of all connections. The data flow between the channel and hotels are immediately reflected on the TravelRepublic’s platform in real-time and give them the opportunity to improve booking conversion, offer a wide range of products and increase revenues,” said Greg Berman, COO, eRevMax International.
The new functionality is available now to all existing accommodation providers of TravelRepublic subscribed to eRevMax solutions – RateTiger, Connect and LIVE – the web-based integrated management dashboard. Based on dynamic pricing algorithms, eRevMax’s automated distribution channel management solutions help hotels update prices and inventory according to supply and demand changes across multiple sales channels in real-time. eRevMax's Channel Ecosystem facilitates quality certified connectivity and relationship management services to support complex revenue generation strategies.
About TravelRepublic: TravelRepublic is one of the largest and most well-established online travel agents in Europe, with over two million holidaymakers booking annually through their websites in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Germany. TravelRepublic website features over 298,418 hotels and 907,910 customer reviews, as well flights with over 100 airlines to more than 650 destinations and all bookings benefit from a Lowest Price Guarantee. The accommodation provider is an IATA Accredited Agent, a full member of ABTA and ATA, and holds a full ATOL license; was honoured at the 2012 Travolution Awards with Best Agent Website and the prestigious Travel Brand of the Year award.
About eRevMax: eRevMax provides next generation online distribution & business intelligence solutions to the hospitality industry. The company’s new offering is LIVE, a responsive web based platform which offers detailed competitor intelligence, comprehensive business performance analytics and reliable channel management capability through secure two-way XML connections. First released in 2001, eRevMax’s RateTiger channel manager helps more than 15,000 hoteliers worldwide to increase revenue, streamline business processes and reduce booking acquisition cost through efficient channel management. A further 5,000 hotels use Connect, our electronic distribution gateway which seamlessly integrates channel management functionality with the hotel’s internal systems for more than 100 channels.