BRAND PORTALS● Brand portals are a simple and efficient way to book a hotel for customers. For example, customers who like the « Marriott brand » and want to book a hotel in Paris, they can just go to the Marriott portal, then they will have an overview of all Marriott hotels in Paris.
OFFICIAL HOTEL WEBSITEWhen a customer already knows which hotel hewant to book, one of the best option to book isto do it through the official website of the hotel.It gives you a good idea of how the hotel is,providing a lot of photos and describing all thehotel facilities.
ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES● Online travel agencies are very useful for customers :● You can have a very quick and easy comparison of fares of many hotels.● It offers flexible dates searches.● It can also offers some special packages that you will not encounter in the official website or the brad portal.
REVERSE AUCTION SITESIt is a good way to find out what is the bestvalue for price concerning all the hotels of anarea. It is similar to a comparison website whichgive you the best hotel category for the lowerprice.
SOCIAL NETWORKSocial networks as « Tripadvisor » is a veryuseful tool to have an idea of the hotel you wantto book. You will find a lot of guests feedbackabout their last stays. Nevertheless, it can bedangerous for hoteliers if they do not consider itproperly.
MOBILE BOOKING APPLICATIONMobile booking applications were first used bybusiness travelers a lot, but nowadays moreand more people has a smartphone and use itto book hotels as it is simple and very quick.