5 Major Differentiators for Resort Booking Engines

5 Major Differentiators for Resort Booking Engines
There is a very natural tendency for technologists (people who work in the development of technology solutions, software development, product management, etc.) to think their solutions apply to most or even all use cases. Those who have been in the game long enough understand that there are subtle and not-so-subtle ways in which an IT solution that is perfect for one business may not meet the needs of a similar business. This is certainly the case for hospitality solutions for hotels that run the gamut from chain hotels in small towns to country inns to mega gaming properties, to beach resorts...
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The Hotel Groups Technology Deficit

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It's not hyperbole to say that hotel groups technology has not gotten the love it deserves. Obviously, the percentage of group business varies widely, depending on the type of hotel property. But overall, the groups business represents anywhere from 10-50% of a hotel's bookings, and the level of automation and enhanced sales capability in the groups space does not reflect that reality. Both technology providers and IT budgets fall short in their recognition of the importance of group sales as a differentiator for a hotel's business. That's why we refer to it here as a "technology deficit"...
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IBS Software Achieves AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency Status

IBS Software Achieves AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency Status
IBS Software has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Travel and Hospitality Competency status, announced at the inaugural re:Invent virtual conference on December 3rd, 2020. The competency status is in recognition of IBS Software's expertise and experience in helping customers transform their business, from behind-the-scenes operational efficiencies to customer experiences. The launch of the AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency comes at a crucial time for the industry, as it looks to innovate in order to address changing demands in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a world already defined ...
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Dynamic Packaging: An Implementation Approach with Machine Learning and Personalisation

Dynamic packaging: An implementation approach with Machine Learning and Personalisation
For long, travel has been a connected experience wherein different service providers like air, road, rail, and sea as well as hospitality players come into the picture at different stages of a journey. However, from a traveller's perspective, he or she would love to have a single booking experience with all desired modes of travel and accommodation availed as a single package. This would save them the trouble of having to search for deals in each case and then match up timings and dates to accommodate schedules of each item. But for tour operators and travel companies, offering such a flexibil...
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Airmail – Challenges to Airlines

Airmail – Challenges to Airlines
In today's world where the buzz word is digital, would one imagine receiving messages, notes, letters and anything written or published through postal mail? Well, the answer is a big YES. In the world of emails and instant messenger apps, letters are still written and posted, not online – but through post offices. Even today in many parts of the world, the good old pen pals are exchanging letters with their friends so far away, where meeting face to face might not be an easy option. Besides bringing in a personal touch, it also keeps a big service behind it running - the service provided by th...
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