SWITCHES AND DIRECT CONNECT IN TRAVEL

 

HSBI

DERBY

SWITCHFLIGHT

HBIS-Atlanta

Openjaw-Ireland

CRS-Central Reservations; multiple touchpoints

PMS-Property Management System; Run Building

Controller

Product in Europe, Latin America

Product B2B-Local Sales

Kangaroo; Juniper-Switch over and Gammot of trends down; Technology

Hotelbeds=select destinations/price; we can give an override to them

Switch-do they have it mapped

Switches: Travelbox, Juniper, Softvoyage, Switchfly, and Nemo; Client uses them or sign into existing XML feed; 60% of business in South America is switch; priorities are different and best $ wins for feed; you can filter business and have an incentive

 

Bridge2Soltuions-Switchfly, AeroMexico=Trend is decrease in PRB for Switchfly

 

Canadian Switch

  1. Hotel
  2. Vacation Homes
  3. Ancillary
  4. XMR Feed=Car

 

Contract Management, Research, and New Existing/Client Data

 

External Providers

  • HSBI-Switch; Vegas (Hoboo); dynamic
  • Switchfly
  • Derby Soft-Hyatt, Wyndham
  • Choice
  • Accor
  • Hilton
  • Marriott: DC, Margins, not TGS

Hotel Organization:

Sales, Customer Service, HR Manager, Front Office Management, Banquet Captain, Banquet Manager, Food and Beverage Director, and Director of Revenue Management

IDS=Internet Distribution Systems

RMS-Revenue Management System

CRM-Colener

 

Channel Manager, Ezyield Siteminder; Push rates in too system

Single Image Inventory-This is what I see

Legacy system is old

Metasearch-rates are transparent.

Unconstrained Demand- Whether it’s canceled or not

Hilton Adaptor->Direct Connect

HiltonM2Provider->DC/Switch

localTGS-FIT

Packlace or packlate?

Siteminder-Channel Manager

Synaxis-CRS

Trendprovier

Wyndham-Derby 5

HPI-Las Vegas

 

No Switch

GDS: Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and Galileo

IDS: Easyres.com, plentyrooms.com, Hoteltravel.com, conferencehotel.com, reservetravel.com

CHANNEL CONNECTS: Booking Last, Kayak, Agoda, Expedia

BOOKING ENGINE: Hotel Web Site, Mobile Web Site, Facebook, and Google Analytics

VOICE: Hotel, Central, and Reservations

 

 

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