bookingsstlucia.com Who We Are Unique Travel Platform (Services/Technology) made for Caribbean tourism by Caribbean professionals 12 years building technology for Caribbean tourism Providing technology and know-how. A proven record of success in building travel technology for Caribbean destinations and suppliers. Knowledge Engineering ST. LUCIA Application Development - Marketing - Management Marketing Partners for Saint Lucia: GlaceGrafix, LLC and Advanced Intellectual Methods, Inc.
bookingsstlucia.com Who We Are The Internet is about being Direct! It is the most efficient marketing and distribution medium ever Made for Direct Business Direct Sales | Your Brand | Your Technology | Your Control
Online Booking Engine for your website - Increase Your Revenue & Profit
No Commissions or Transaction fees on your bookings!
Effective - Low cost - Easy to use - High conversion (Make sure to turn Lookers into Bookers by using your arcRes marketing systems to your best advantage )
Market specials and packages - Family plans – Groups
Your brand and business rules.
bookingsstlucia.com arcRes Bookings-Expert Set minimum stay requirements, special rates, packages, group rates and loyalty programs to improve your travel marketing and revenue. Make it easy for guest to get holiday quotes , upsell, upgrade and add-on extras while you reduce cost of sales and service. Market complete vacations with activities, add specials in low periods. Improve control of your travel business and inventory accross multile channels. Integrates with your website to manage rates and accommodation content instantly with easy online options. Integrates with Niche Market Channels and Global Distribution Systems (GDS) for effective marketing and efficiency.
bookingsstlucia.com Specials/Promotions Specials for all: Easy as arcRes. Many St. Lucia operators are already using AXSES arcRes e-commerce engine and marketing suites in some form or the other. arcRes users can build a special in minutes. The special can be a simple advertisement or it can be booked on line. With arcRes e-specials users can get instant quotes. Once created, arcRes specials are displayed on hundreds of international websites including AXSES own http://CaribRez.com network of over 30 Caribbean Sites. And, as always, the business goes direct to St. Lucia operators (no commissions and no transaction fees) resulting in more money in the operator’s pockets.
bookingsstlucia.com Social Media Distribution Google Base | RSS Feeds | Facebook | MySpace YouTube | Twitter | Delicious Specials are syndicated internationally and can be added to anyone's RSS reader of choice. These specials are automatically displayed on any site that subscribes to our feeds. There are hundreds of RSS networks and thousands of site that might subscribe. The specials are also displayed on travelers myGoogle pages and are e-mailed directly to subscribing travelers. It's a massive network that works for everyone who creates an arcRes special. Facebook 157 million users - see BookingsStLucia.com page see also St. Lucia group - St. Lucia Gallery - Much more is in the works!
bookingsstlucia.com “ Get Connected” St. Lucia
AXSES "Get Connected" brings you Direct Sales, Global Distribution * and Marketing technology at substantial savings. Now hotels can hook-up to Global Distribution System (GDS) like Sabre, easily and save!
Leading technology/advanced marketing/savings "GET CONNECTED" is the latest in e-commerce management and marketing.
Get Connected tools help you to be more effective: Save time, provide better service and better marketing at lower costs!
Get Connected is an AXSES marketing initiative built on the arcRes e-commerce platform. Powering: Direct marketing*, interactive maps, video marketing, social media, RSS feeds and distribution.
Get Connected brings it all together at a low cost and the highest value!
With AXSES "Get Connected" credit program GDS setup is FREE!
* Global Distribution may apply to hotels only in many cases. arcRes direct sales, marketing technology and distribution applies to all tourism operators.
bookingsstlucia.com “ Get Connected” St. Lucia
"Get Connected" is the first of many AXSES initiatives in a time of economic uncertainty. This is not a time to be despondent. It's a time to excel!
Get Connected To the Global Distribution System (GDS)
600,000 Travel Agents and thousands of portals (Travelocity etc)
bookingsstlucia.com Costs & Savings How much money can you actually save by using this system? Case Study results for Hotel X that started using the arcRes Bookings-Expert December 2008 to date. Revenue generated from direct bookings off your website only (does not include sales that were converted from users asking for Quotes or showing Interests or any other marketing channel): $118,287.80 USD Revenue that the same sales would have generated using 3 rd Party Booking Engine given 25% off Rack Rates: $88,715.85 USD Cost/Investment in System: $375.00 USD (Includes set up and training of Booking Engine and 1 Ad Special for the year) ROI: $117,912.80 USD ($318,364.56 XCD over a 6 month period)