What is a Channel Manager for Holiday Rental ?
What is Channel Management
Channel Management is the process of managing your online channel distribution in order to sell a property inventory to different agents across the globe. It is the best way to bring a global audience to your business without risking overbooking.
Developed by the Travel and Hotel Industry, channel management allows Property Managers to partner with a large range of distributing agents, from major channels, to OTAs and to small local agents in different markets.
A Channel Manager for Holiday Rental updates your inventory automatically across all your channels, to provide guests, wherever they come from, with accurate information on property, price and availability to book instantly.
What are the benefits of a Channel Manager for Holiday rental
The channel manager enables you to increase your bookings, optimize your occupancy rates and maximize your revenue.
By displaying your apartments and houses through a wide variety of agents, you increase your chance of selling all of your available inventory at any time. This is the only way to increase your revenue over time.
The channel manager automatically connects you with new markets that you would not reach directly and your inventory becomes visible to many types of travelers from wherever in the world.
What does FlatsWire Channel Manager support
- Connection to OTAs
At minimum we recommend opening distribution to the Major Channels of the Vacation Rental Industry providing more than 80% of the Market: Booking.com, HomeAway, Flipkey/Tripadvisor and AirBnB.
We have over 100 channels available.
- Connection to a worldwide Network of Travel Agencies and partners (B2B MarketPlace)
We believe that local Travel Agencies, no matter where and whatever the size, drain their own customer that rely on relationship and trust. We provide a way for these agencies to partner with Professional Property Managers and sell the inventory of accommodation.
- Support and training.
Our support team is available in order to train and help you navigate the system and connect you to all channels required.
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