Hotel distribution in India – challenges, trends, opportunities

Tnooz attended an event hosted by RezNext in Bangalore this week, where leading hoteliers discussed the challenges and opportunities in Indian hotel distribution.

Below is a summary of the discussion:

In some respects, and inevitably, the Indian hospitality sector is evolving differently compared to other parts of the world – mobile is ballooning in the country and the middle class demographic continues to grow. Most hotels in the country are online, with the sector as a whole reporting that 40-50% of business comes via the web. Also, local travel service providers contribute a similar percentage share for their hotels. More than the sale numbers, Indian hoteliers are more focused on getting visibility in online channels. It doesn’t matter in which channel a booking comes through, hoteliers appear to be happy as long as they are available to book in all online channels. Read More

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About RezNext

RezNext is the world’s only true Real-Time Distribution Management Solution provider. It empowers hotels to adopt a distribution strategy that simplifies the complex global distribution environment and makes it understandable and manageable. It is integrated with revenue management, operating intelligence and powered with reputation management insights. RezNext’s portfolio of offerings include Rate & Channel Manager, Revenue Management, Online Reputation Management, Website Designing and Web Booking Engine, Mobile solutions, Central Reservation System, Business Intelligence, Property Management System (PMS) two-way connect, GDS and OTA Interface and Loyalty & Feedback Management. Our growing range of solutions can be access by hospitality properties across market segment and size, such as independent hotels, chain hotels, business hotels, resorts, clubs, service and limited service apartments, spas, restaurants and others.
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