Channel Management

At SHR, we understand it’s important to connect to numerous distribution channels in order to capture available demand. Rely on Windsurfer to directly manage your booking channels.

HOTEL PROPRIETARY WEBSITE(S)

Online booking engines for a single hotel or multi-property portfolio.

HOTEL CALL CENTER

Voice agent call center application avaialable in Windsurfer and customizable call center available through our partners, including:

  • Cloud5
  • Customer Direct
  • Advantage Reserve

PRIMARY ONLINE TRAVEL AGENTS

An online travel agency (OTA) specializes in offering planning sources and booking capabilities. Windsurfer provides a direct connection to:

  • Expedia (supports hotels.com, Travelocity, and Orbitz)
  • Agoda
  • LondonTown
  • Entire Pegasus Distribution
  • Priceline
  • HRS
  • Lastminute.com
  • Booking.com
  • Hotwire.com
  • TripAdvisor – Instant Booking
  • CTrip
  • DHISCO Network IDS/ADS

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

A Global Distribution System, or GDS, is a network that connects a hotel to thousands of booking agents to enable automated transactions. Windsurfer connects to Sabre, Travelport (Apollo/Galileo), Worldspan and Amadeus.

PRIMARY METASEARCH SITES

Metasearch sites are search tools that allow the user to search many engines or databases at once. Windsurfer provides connections to the following metasearch sites:

  • TripAdvisor – TripConnect
  • Travel Boutique Online
  • Wego
  • Hotelscan
  • ResortsandLodges.com
  • Roomkey
  • Google Hotel Finder (Places)

Via DerbySoft:

  • Kayak
  • Trivago
  • Qunar

SPECIALTY AND EMERGING BOOKING CHANNELS

The following represents a sampling of the many connections to specialty and emerging booking channels offered through the Windsurfer Channel Manager:

  • A A New Zealand
  • AAA Tourism
  • Accommodation Guru
  • Amsterdam 30
  • Asiarooms
  • AsiaTravel
  • Atrapalo
  • AustraliaBedBank
  • AADX
  • Bali Hotel Guide
  • Base Backpackers
  • Blue Holidays (Virgin)
  • BookEasy (VIC’s)
  • Bookit
  • Budgetplaces
  • CentralLondonApartments
  • Despegar
  • Ezibed
  • Getaroom
  • gnconcierge.com
  • Golden Chain
  • GoIndonesia.com
  • Holiday City
  • Holiday Guide NZ
  • hooroo
  • HostelBookers
  • Hostelworld
  • Hotel Network
  • Hotel.de
  • Hotels2go
  • Hotels4U
  • Hotelbeds
  • HotelClub
  • HotelTonight
  • ImpulseFlyer.com
  • Jasons
  • Jetstar
  • Laterooms
  • LeisureCom
  • Lido
  • London 30
  • Loving Apartments
  • MakeMyTrip
  • Mr & Mrs Smith
  • MyBookings.com.au
  • NeedItNow
  • Not1Night
  • NZBedBank
  • PacificBedBank
  • Pan Pacific Travel
  • SkiTravelCompany
  • Splendia
  • Standby Rates/Ok Jack
  • Stay247
  • Superbreak
  • Tablet Hotels
  • Thomascook.com
  • Tourico
  • Tiket.com
  • TotalTravel
  • Trademe
  • TravelBug
  • TravelStay
  • TravelRepublic
  • TravelZoo
  • Venere
  • VIP Backpackers
  • Whistler.com
  • Wide Discovery

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