Why is a channel manager important for hoteliers?

Why is a channel manager important for hoteliers?

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Managing online travel agents has never been easier. Update room allocation and rates with one easy-to-use platform that communicates with all agents in just one click with syncrooms channel manager.

Hoteliers are dependent on OTAs to grow their online presence and to get more bookings. A hotel can work with multiple OTAs without a channel manager, but the process of updating inventory and rates on all the channels without a channel manager solution will become a hectic task. It will consume an enormous amount of time, and it would lead to errors, too. And to be noted here, a mismatch in terms of wrong inventory update across OTAs will lead to complications like double booking and overbooking.

This is where a channel manager plays a significant role. With this, hoteliers can manage and distribute inventory and rates across all OTAs they are connected to. And the results are –

  • Increase distribution Market your hotel through multiple platforms and manage them all with one tool that updates rates and room inventory on all sites simultaneously.
  • No more manual entry Automated booking posting to your system with inventory reduces admin costs and the risk of overbooking
  • It reduces the effort and time they usually take to update inventory and rate across all the channels.
  • When a booking is done on any of the channels, the channel manager updates all the channels accordingly, automatically, and in real-time.
  • Allows hoteliers organize reservations received from across different OTAs.
  • Hoteliers get to know how much inventory they have in hand to sell in order to avoid overbookings.
  • he process helps hoteliers increase their brands’ online visibility.
  • However, a two-way connection between a cloud-based Hotel PMS like Syncrooms and the channel manager solution can offer more to hoteliers.
  • It extracts real-time inventory, from the PMS database and pushes the same to all the sales channels through the channel manager.