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Generating more revenue for your hotel must include hotel booking software optimized for conversion, deeply integrated with your CRS.

Most hotel booking systems can’t hold a candle to Windsurfer Booking Engine. It includes many fresh, new features, optimized for single property independents, multi-property groups, and large hotel brands, all geared to allow cross-selling as well as suggestive selling, prompts.

Not only has the number of direct bookings gone up with Windsurfer, but the quality of those bookings has increased as well. I feel like anything is possible now. Hatta Othman, Manager of Corporate Sales and E-Commerce, Izumi Hotel

Our website booking engine, for instance, was just not attractive enough for our guest demographic. Yet just great technology would not be enough. We looked at many different companies, but they were simply too big for us to get the right amount of attention. We can’t afford to be just a number. We wanted a real partner, one who understands our needs. Wendy Norris, Corporate Director of Revenue Management & eCommerce, Valencia Group


Welcome guests to your digital lobby with Windsurfer Booking Engine, providing them with content and booking options not found in other hotel booking systems. Crafting the hotel shopping experience has never been better.

Crafting the Hotel Shopping Experience


When a guest is viewing availability for a desired rate and that rate is unavailable on one or more of their selected dates, a pre-determined rate can “fill-in” the unavailable dates providing the guest a desirable alternative of blended rates.

  • Reduces the frequency of showing an unavailability message
  • Decreases booking abandonment
  • Shows true availability
  • Offers promotions that are more flexible


This feature brings the ability to create special rates for those guests who sign in on the hotel booking engine. Guests can then create a unique user profile that allows them to view these personalized rates, customizing their booking experience even further. Learn More


With the shopping cart, guests can:

  • Feel at ease when shopping for a room or as they add or edit items in their cart
  • Book multiple dates of stay, each with multiple rooms and multiple occupancies
  • Book at multiple properties within the same chain within the same reservation session
  • Fully edit a reservation within the cart screen before checkout


Once a guest has searched and added reservation information to their cart, they have the option to call to continue by simply touching a number on their mobile device, sending the reservation information to the hotel’s call center with a unique Cart ID for the call agent to pick up and complete the booking.

  • Aids in abandonment reduction
  • Creates a frictionless checkout

Hotel Booking Engine IBE - call to continue


This feature allows guests to save a cart for later by entering an email address. A link to their cart is emailed to them so they can complete the booking process at a later time.

Key functions:

  • Abandonment reductions
  • Greater flexibility and ease of booking for the guest
  • Helps support cross-device conversion

Hotel booking engine save for later


Guests can quickly filter availability results by selecting desired room attributes. For example, the guest can see all available rooms that have king-sized beds and direct pool access, or all available suites that have an ocean view.


To facilitate promotions and up-selling, the Windsurfer Booking Engine system offers a Discount Code field on the shopping cart and checkout screens. These screens also highlight any discounts the guest has already received during the booking process.

Hotel booking engine IBE enriched discounts


This feature gives mobile bookers unique rates while they enjoy the ease of Windsurfer’s smooth, no-hassle booking experience.

Use this setting to:

  • Promote special, last-minute deals
  • Encourage mobile bookings
  • Better compete with the OTAs


Windsurfer’s new calendar displays allow the guest to see availability restrictions more clearly, and can be combined to show daily rates within the calendar.

  • Makes the booking process more efficient, saving time and increasing booking likelihood
  • Creates a single page where guests can select or change different attributes to their search without having to open a new screen
  • Possible guest choices include:
    • Change room or rate
    • Select number of rooms
    • Select number of guests
    • Change date
    • Select add-ons


SHR Group knows that guests will view your site and booking engine in a variety of contexts, using a variety of devices. With Windsurfer, there is no longer a need to maintain a separate mobile platform — a single, responsive booking engine is all you need.

Automatically adjusts to:

  • Desktop computers
  • Tablets
  • Mobile phones

booking engine responsive design


This feature promotes to guests what room upgrades are available, encouraging guests to upgrade their room selections, ultimately helping your hotel capture greater revenues.

Download the Windsurfer Booking Engine datasheet.

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To say that Windsurfer has been instrumental in our confidence level is an understatement. We’ve seen bookings grow 23% YOY, and revenue grow 28% YOY. Windsurfer’s booking engine gives us a great opportunity to increase revenue and please our guests by putting everything out there at once, so nothing is missed.Niki Gross, Managing Director, Whitney Peak Hotel

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