“PATA organizes annual exhibitions so that interested parties within the Asia Pacific region can gather, share ideas and discover what’s new in the travel industry from the.”
At PATA 2007, held at Bali Convention Center, Avenues, South-Asia’s largest integrated eCommerce Company unveiled its latest travel related initiative – HotelsAvenue, a travel affiliate solution.
HotelsAvenue is an excellent way for travel agents, online intermediaries, portals etc. to fulfill their aspirations of having live feeds of instantly `bookable room inventory’ of over a hundred thousand global hotels on their own websites. HotelsAvenue will also provide them with live feeds of over 600 hotel properties based in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, UAE and Egypt that are using the Avenues ‘ResAvenue’ Solution on their branded website. This combination will make this solution of immense value to the hospitality industry.
Travel Agent, online intermediaries etc obviously agree with this sentiment as numerous parties visited the Avenues stall to express their interest in acquiring this solution for their respective agencies and websites.
Also, on display was Avenues’ offering to hoteliers - ResAvenue. It is a multi-lingual booking engine integrates into the hoteliers’ branded web site with plug-and-play ease and enables them to confirm reservations online in real time. This includes a real-time, multi-currency credit card / debit card payment-collection facility, which helps the hotelier close the sale on the hotel website itself. One of the most popular features of the ResAvenue solution (which is delighting the hoteliers right now) is the facility to manage inventory allocation and sales across multiple sales channels such as GDS, IDS, offsite sales offices, intermediaries and corporate partners from a single window.