Press Release: May 28, 2015
London, United Kingdom, May 29, 2015 -mycloud announces the release of its third generation, responsive and mobile optimized Hotel Web Booking Engine.
In year 2012, $162.4 billion were generated through on-line sales, 148.3 million travel bookings are made on the Internet each year which account for 57 % of all travel reservations, in this 2 out of 3 on-line bookings are made the same day, and originate from a smart phone. There are average 238 reviews per hotel, and 81 % of travelers refer to these reviews before booking a hotel, 49 % of travelers won’t book a hotel if there is no review. So as a hotelier have you done enough to meet the needs of this new breed of traveler? If not, your inaction could be costly.
Today hospitality technology market is as crowded and competitive as ever. Chains need to expand to new markets and independent hotels need to keep pace with the big brands. Meanwhile, guests are demanding more for their hospitality dollars; more ways to interact with a hotel, more offers, more information, faster and real-time responses. Hotels now need a technology partner who understands the industry and can deliver innovative solutions to meet these challenges.
At mycloud, we have continued to enhance our hospitality platform by consistently addressing the industry-specific challenges experienced by hotels around the world with new functionality in every release. In our new release, Web Booking Engine features a mobile friendly design built for guest conversion, the new, sleek user interface of web booking engine, enables guests to book from any device and technology. Web booking engine displays necessary information in real-time, with the new reconfigured layout, users get more visibility with fewer walls, and an intuitive, smart design that decreases customer support calls, increases guest confidence, and helps convert your on-line lookers to bookers.
Our new web booking engine allows you to offer countless merchandising opportunities to your guests that result in a high ROI for your property. Whether the booking engine is on a traditional or mobile website, it is seamlessly integrated with PMS. Guests can view a full range of room and rates on offer, including special and last minute opportunities, packages and value-added incentives. This new tool allows you to take the absolute control of your rate plans, manage and set your availability plans, reduce communication costs remarkably and automate the booking administration process with your potential guests. This new responsive and mobile optimized web booking engine will help hotels reach their guest directly and offer a superior guest experience with enhanced features, and a ready to use integration with Trip Advisor to bring in review feeds.
Mobility is quickly replacing desktop applications and every guest facing application must offer a responsive design to ensure no business is lost because of design constraints or device compatibility. During this redesign process our key focus was on some of the below features:
Merchandising options, to sell add on services and products.
Custom branding options to match your website.
Conversion optimized design, step wise booking process, image carousel , different filters for room types, rate ranges, dates, reviews and a availability calendar.
Simplified location search with maps.
Hotel Services and nearby attractions listing.
Our new web booking engine allows you to shift your human resources from reservations to customer service and spend quality time with your guests. Now you can increase your product exposure by being available 24 hours, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
In the past, small and mid size hotels had limited access to the tools or technology needed to compete with their larger counterparts. mycloud hospitality technology platform has closed this gap, PMS solution being cloud based, it is scalable, serving everyone from small Inns, bed & breakfast, hotels, motels, service apartments and resorts to branded-chain operators. With minimal training, mycloud can deliver immediate improvements across all departments in any hotel segment. mycloud is a cost-effective alternative to on-premises applications with zero capital expense. Hotels only need to subscribe to the bandwidth through a reliable Internet service provider and sign up for mycloud PMS by choosing a plan they like. Solution allows hospitality companies to spend more time serving their customers, and less time worrying about software and hardware issues. Whether mycloud develops the functionality or we collaborate with another value added software partner, mycloud is committed to providing complete, end-to-end applications for customers across all of our target segments.
In today's competitive market, relying on an integrated suite of applications such as mycloud hospitality technology platform is critical to help drive brand loyalty and facilitate measurable bottom-line results. mycloud helps hotels usher into the new millennium with cloud technology, and is designed to help hospitality organizations around the world increase efficiency, improve collaboration and speed services to guests, it not only offers quick deployment, but it is scalable both vertically and horizontally.
mycloud is developed and promoted by Prologic First– a hospitality technology innovator and a leading international hospitality IT solutions provider.
Prologic First is a group of companies that develops and internationally markets integrated software solutions for the hospitality sector. Prologic First software solutions are in use at more than 1200 sites in 35 countries. Professionals formed Prologic First more than a decade ago with extensive experience in developing and deploying hotel IT solutions.
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