Karnataka, India’s 8th largest state is home to India’s IT capital Bangalore and popular tourist destinations like Mysore and Ooty. The state receives a steady stream of both business and leisure traveler every year.
ResAvenue, the online hospitality solution is consolidating its presence in India one state at a time. In the past month, ResAvenue has made major inroads in Karnataka, with 40 plus hoteliers signing up. This increases the number of ResAvenue partner hotels in Karnataka to approximately 70.
Hoteliers that signed on say that main reasons behind the shift from offline to online is the increase in queries from guests for an online booking facility and ResAvenue’s zero setup Popular scheme.
The ResAvenue solution comes equipped with an in-built payment gateway that requires no additional hardware or software to work. It simply plugs into the existing hotel website and converts it into a powerful marketing tool which can instantly close a sale at anytime and from anywhere in the world. It offers hoteliers access to a variety of features like:
What are the key attractions of the Popular ‘Zero Setup Fee’ scheme?
- Receive income in any major international currencies
- Accept payments through all major international credit cards
- Multi-lingual engine for guests to book in a language of their choice
- No additional cost on any hardware or software
- Separate logins for corporate and sales agent with pre-determined contract rates
- Highest Security Standards available
In the 3rd quarter of 2007, ResAvenue introduced a new scheme for hotel properties that did not wish to make a major investment for accepting online reservations and yet want to use their own website to sell more rooms and offer an online reservation facility to their guests. Hotelier’s signing up for the Popular Scheme enjoy improved profitability, minimization of no-show risk, increased occupancy and enhanced guest loyalty while their guests benefit from instantly confirmed, credit card guaranteed reservations at the best rates online for an all-inclusive service fee of 6%.