Automated ONLINE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Hotel Channel Manager Software
Manage multiple sales channels in real-time and sell your rooms at flexible rates across the globe.
Get reservations from 200+ OTAs in one system
Use customizable tariff plans for profitable sales
Manage quotas and prices for all distribution channels
Set restrictions for connected OTA platforms
Update info about available rooms across all channels
Digitize your property with reliable software provided by a certified German provider!
Achieve maximum sales rates
A Channel Manager is a reliable tool that helps to manage room inventory and rates, as well as to make your property visible on leading booking platforms with no extra effort.
Instant synchronization with multiple top OTAs enables you to reach the maximum sales rates for your hotels or apartments. Since our Channel Manager is seamlessly integrated into HMS, there are no time gaps between incoming reservations.
Conduct your business without any worries about overbookings, missed bookings, or inaccurate prices.
How does a Channel Manager work
A Channel Manager synchronizes your room rates and availability across all connected online sales channels.
To connect to a new channel, you need to send a connection request in one click and after that we will contact you to help you with further synchronization.
Whether you add new info about the accommodation, change prices in the system, or someone makes a booking – all your listings will be updated automatically and in real-time. Manage and promote your property on multiple platforms from one system.
Must-have features of Channel Manager
There are a number of features that can make all the difference for your successful online presence.
The efficient online distribution system should have the following key elements:
Connect with more than 200 channels
Promote your rooms, apartments, or B&B’s via the top listing websites, such as Airbnb, Booking.com, and Expedia. Manage numerous channels simultaneously without any risk of double bookings. Get an overview of the active and disabled channels and send a request to connect with a chosen OTA in one click.
Add and view your room types
Manage all room types put out for sale on different booking platforms in one tab. Efficiently sell your room inventory, ensuring full hotel occupancy at any time of the year due to no synchronization delays.
Customize tariff plans as you wish
Benefit from an opportunity to set up a unified tariff plan for all connected OTAs or create different plans for different distribution channels in the HMS. You can also add new rates from the source Channel Manager. Choose the option that suits you best.
Enhance revenue grow with Virtual Rates
All your room rates are conveniently stored in our Channel Manager, and you will always have them at hand. Create Virtual Rates on the base of the existing ones by adding discounts and markups to any booking, add more rates to your list, see which types of meals are included. Achieve the best possible financial results with a built-in tool for revenue management, which grants more flexibility in your pricing strategy.
Gain flexibility in restrictions
Adjust your hotel’s restrictions any time you need. The Hotel Online Distribution System allows you to establish your own rules by fixing minimum and maximum length of stay for each OTA, as well as set sales restrictions on room types. View the period for which the restriction is valid, which rates it is applied to, and indicate the days when guests are not allowed to make bookings or check out.
Ensure GDPR compliance
Our Channel Manager meets the GDPR standards and is constantly updating to any new changes in the field of data security. The risk of data breaches is avoided.
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Aic Travel Group
AJA - Associazione Jesolana Albergatori
Charme and Relax
Ctrip - Trip.com
Escape Away - Signatours.dk
ETS - Executive Travel Service
HotelsCombined - Revato
Italy Hotels - Federalberghi
Italy Hotels Umbria
LoveVDA - Valle D'Aosta
Mr and Mrs Smith
One Two Trip
One Up Travel
Pontedilegnotonale.com - Adamello Sky
The Best Spa Hotels
UTS Group - HotelBook
WHL - Worldwide Hotel Link
What you get with HotelFriend Channel Manager
+ Up-to-date listings
Our software supports 2XML connection that ensures correct updates of the information across all connected channels. Sell your inventory simultaneously on numerous OTAs and provide accurate information on vacancies, prices, and other room details.
+ Advertise your property on Booking.com, Airbnb, Expedia, and more
Enhance your brand visibility and exposure by promoting your property on the world’s leading external booking platforms.
Multiple booking sources
+ Benefit from 200+ OTAs in one system
Sell your rooms all around the globe via numerous international OTAs. Increase your revenue by adding new booking sources to your direct sales channels.
Boost in revenue
+ Get full control over distribution
Whenever you get a cancellation, the Channel Manager makes the room available for sale on all channels again, giving you the best chance to sell it in time.
No more overbookings
+ Reliable 2XML synchronization for your peace of mind
The room inventory is always in sync with the data stored in PMS, so you can sell your rooms across various OTAs without any risks of mistakes.
+ Reports show how each channel is performing
You have a complete overview of your sales channels’ performance, so that you can optimize your business strategy in the long run.
The Channel Manager by HF is very easy to use. Allows us to save time on updating prices and availability. You can control all channels and don’t worry about overbookings. Initial setup was a bit confusing but the customer support team helped to solve all the issues. I would not hesitate to recommend it any time.
HotelFriend is a global IT company and provider of business software with offices across Europe.
The company specializes in R & D in the travel and hospitality sectors, cloud computing, e-commerce, CRM, ERP, and the development of mobile and desktop apps.
- ● Arrive with HotelFriend: benefit from a classic check-in, a fast check-in, a contactless check-in via an app, a remote check-in via tablet, and offer your guests digital room keys;
- ● Stay with HotelFriend: use the guest directory, upsell services, talk via chat in real-time, offer a custom app and assign guest statuses;
- ● Manage business customers with HotelFriend: receive group bookings, set company rates, use Paymaster option, and manage rooms;
- ● Work with HotelFriend: streamline the workflow of your housekeeping team, hotel departments, and benefit from room planning, tasks for services, and reports;
- ● Depart with HotelFriend: manage your hotel accounting, payments, and introduce fast check-out;
- ● Come back again with HotelFriend: increase guest retention with birthday emails, discounts, and action codes, as well as commission-free sales via the booking engine.
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