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A hotel internet booking engine (IBE) is your key to commission-free direct bookings, as well as a tool to maximize earnings. A hotel booking engine is software found on a hotel's website or social media that allows guests to book their rooms online. INNsight can quickly get your room inventory online and enable you to sell your rooms for FREE. The more reservations you are able to drive through your zero-commission INNsight Hotel Internet Booking Engine means less commission is being cannibalized at egregious commission rates by Online Travel Agents. Drive more sales, reduce your reliance on third parties, and increase your margins with the INNsight Internet Booking Engine.
Incorporating a hotel booking engine on your website is the most effective method to ensure you receive more direct bookings and control your guest data. In addition, people can self-serve using an online booking system, which allows them to check room availability and rates in real-time.
Using a hotel booking engine has various advantages, including 24-hour service, reduced workload, access to booking data, and increased revenue and operating margins per booking.
Yes, you do not need a standalone hotel website to use the INNsight Internet Booking Engine and accept online reservations for your hotel. We will provide a URL for your new IBE, which you can use as your website URL or referral URL anywhere online. Our Internet Booking Engine provides additional marketing links built-in and acts as a mini-website for your hotel, which just happens to accept online reservations. The INNsight IBE is powered by our own Central Reservation System which allows you to easily manage rates and inventory online, plus we are connected to all major OTAs and several Property Management Systems.
When you use INNsight to power your hotel website, you'll get a built-from-the-ground-up, fully integrated hotel booking engine at no extra charge. Inventory control, hotel discounts, email confirmation, fax confirmation, reservations management, and many other features are included.
INNsight improves the return on investment (ROI) from marketing efforts while reducing the time and effort required to perform them.
Increasing the number of direct internet bookings allows your hotel to save money by eliminating intermediary commissions and keeping a direct line of communication with the consumer, which helps create stronger customer loyalty.
The INNsight hotel internet booking engine can be fully integrated into any website. You'll get access to INNsight’s powerful inventory management, revenue management, rate setting tools, and promotion and merchandising software that can help you manage your pricing, inventory, and online discounts with ease. INNsight’s IBE provides the flexibility to allow you to accept reservations on your own website, however, your business will drive even higher conversion rates when it is married to a hotel website that is Powered by INNsight.
Your website will be fully integrated with the INNsight hotel internet booking engine. Therefore, guests will have the option to book from the homepage and other pages on your website. The connection between the two allows for simple visitor access and conversion rate optimization. Also, because you no longer need to rely on a third-party booking engine, there will be no confusion or disconnect between your hotel website and the hotel booking engine, offering security and an improved customer experience resulting in a higher conversion rate.
Additionally, the INNsight Internet Booking Engine is entirely ADA-Title III Compliant, Web Accessible, and is tuned to drive more sales. You will shield yourself from liability while providing an accessible guest experience online and benefiting from analytics and reporting to further improve your hotel’s online sales.
INNsight's Booking Engine has a manual feature for entering booking information. So everything you need to handle with your hotel reservations is on one screen, and it's simple to use.