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Internet Booking Engine

  1. 1. Internet Booking Engine Presentation Marketing Presentation
  2. 2. Internet Booking Engine (I.B.E.) <ul><li>Eliminates the technology gap by providing a powerful, cost effective and easy to use platform to create, book, manage, integrate and distribute inventory. </li></ul><ul><li>The technology enables the customers to plan, schedule and book flights, hotel rooms and rental cars via the Web. The reservation system offered by the company utilizes a highly functional search and booking platform offered by the premier Global Distribution System – Amadeus. </li></ul>SH
  3. 3. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The Business Intelligence solutions aim to address complex business issues by providing an easy access to the right information, at any time, from any place within the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>They not only make the decision-making process more efficient but also enable our customer to track their plans and expenditures. </li></ul>SH
  4. 4. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The website enable the customers to check the fares, their respective fare basis codes and rules, filed by various airlines with ATPCO, interpreting the rules and the fares basis codes. </li></ul><ul><li>Always look out for the best fares for the customers, by negotiating the best deals with suppliers that offer private fares to high producing companies. Securing a good deal from a supplier is half of the battle, the other half is to manage the same and offer it to the customers without any errors on the I.B.E. </li></ul>SH
  5. 5. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The corporate policies and procedures of the accounts are followed with seamless service on the I.B.E. respective profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Quality processes are geared towards meeting the delivery criteria with an emphasis for providing reliable and robust solutions & services to the customers. This ensures deliveries are made on time – every time, with completely repeatable process and reusable components to help meet the scheduled time and cost commitments. </li></ul>SH
  6. 6. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The Internet Booking Engine solution framework helps customers reach through an extended distribution system, offer richer customer experience, while leveraging state-of-the-art technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>I.B.E. offers an architecture and design that is scalable, modular, customizable, with flexibility to integrate third party database, such as private fares, non-GDS vendors, etc. in an user-friendly manner. It is based on a three-tier architecture comprising of presentation, business logic and communication layers to achieve high availability and enhanced booking engine performance. </li></ul><ul><li>It also utilizes industry standard application-programming interface to access the global distribution system. It utilizes specialized components operating in MS Windows environment, enabling the application on the Internet to be directly compatible with the host mainframes. </li></ul>SH
  7. 7. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Airline schedules : Provides user with the ability to search for the flight timetable and proceed with travel plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Airline availability and Reservation : Enables two way flight search- for available flights and fare options. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flights search: The user selects the available flights and takes a quote for the itinerary. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fare search: The user can perform fares based search for the best itineraries that assure availability of space for the quoted fares. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Such availability requests can be performed with the preferences of operating airlines, departure/ arrival timings and direct flight options. The fares displayed are accompanied with the available fare rules that are received from the host at the time of quote. </li></ul>SH
  8. 8. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Air availability by fare : Offers flight search flow that starts with the selection of all available special fares. The user can select the fares and view the corresponding applicable flights. </li></ul><ul><li>Airline seat maps : Offers colorful airline seat maps that extend help to the customers choose their advance seating and a better perception of in-flight services they are going to experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel availability & Reservation : Offers Hotel availability at the chosen destination. The user may search for a hotel at a specific location, a hotel with select features, room type, hotel type and the room rates within a specified budget etc. Also, hotel rules and restrictions are displayed with the room rates to keep the customer fully informed. </li></ul><ul><li>Car rentals & reservation : Enables users to search for Car rentals at a select destination with or without a flight searched. The preferences may include the car rental, the location, car type and budget etc. The car description is also displayed for keeping the customer informed about what is offered at the destination. </li></ul>SH
  9. 9. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Profiles : Provides the capability to use Customer profiles. This includes the corporate and individual customers. The Engine extends the feature of enabling the Corporate members to add their associate users on the site to share the benefits they may have over the other customers. Enhances security as access is for subscriptions only. </li></ul><ul><li>Private fares : Can make use of Private Fares stored . The functionality extends to the categorization of the corporate and other customers to have separate fares structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Currency converter : The user can convert the amount of fare into a preferred international currency, although the payment will be made in the currency of country of purchase. The Fares and tariffs can be displayed in the preferred currency for the customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping cart : Can offer this feature in case the client would like their customers to book air/ hotel and car in a single PNR. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete booking with Air, Car & Hotel in a single PNR : The user can book one or more of the travel arrangements at the same time in a single record. </li></ul>SH
  10. 10. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The Booking engine is designed to offer complete bookings with or without shopping cart that the client's requirement may be. The complete booking may include flights with one or more hotel segments and one or more car rental segments that are optional. </li></ul><ul><li>Payment options : Also offers different payment options as per customer requirements. The intimation is sent via e-mail to the customer. We developed our own secured payment web payment. </li></ul><ul><li>Flight trackers : As one of its additional features, the Internet Booking Engine can offer flight information on flight routing and timings. </li></ul><ul><li>View itinerary : The user can view their itinerary saved at the time of completion of a travel record. Also, past bookings can be viewed. </li></ul>SH
  11. 11. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Airline bookings are done by the customer and sent to a specific area in our reservation systems “Queue”. Tickets have to be issued by one of our offices. Payment can be done on credit base, cash or credit cards (Slips have to be signed by the customer). </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent flyer numbers can be added on the reservations </li></ul><ul><li>Documents can then be issued / delivered : Paper documents or E-Documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel and car reservation are also done with the same process, the vouchers are paper issued or E-issued </li></ul>SH
  12. 12. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>The lowest rates are guaranteed through the Internet booking engine </li></ul><ul><li>Seat maps are displayed </li></ul><ul><li>Customer is sent an Email upon confirmation of the reservation </li></ul><ul><li>When paying for any packages by credit cards online, a link is sent to a secure website to enter the personal information, then sent a confirmation for the payment that acts as a receipt </li></ul><ul><li>Customer have the choice to register on the website and keep a profile that can only be accessed by them with a user name and password. </li></ul>SH
  13. 13. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Internet Booking Engine are offering a “One stop shopping” place where all plans can be achieved together </li></ul><ul><li>Can reach the web engine 24 hours/ 7 days a week, from the home convenience at own time </li></ul><ul><li>No Online booking fees </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest rates guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Secure and safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>Personal assistance can be requested to receive the personal touch of the customer service. </li></ul>SH
  14. 14. Internet Booking Engine <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>Services… that make a difference </li></ul><ul><li>Sahar Andrade </li></ul><ul><li>Sales & Marketing Director </li></ul>Sahar Andrade