New Travel Edge Hotel Software Adds 88,000 New Vendor Options
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
Travel Edge says its luxury travel advisors are now armed with more provider options for hotel bookings, more competitive pricing, and more markup opportunities to increase profitability. The enhancements are thanks to new software dubbed Hotel EDGE.
“Travel Edge’s ADX Hotel EDGE is going to change the game for advisors wanting more choice in how they run their travel business,” says Michael Johnson, Executive Vice President, Travel Edge.
“We believe in celebrating the craft of the luxury travel advisor and by continuing to provide world class technology combined with the best commissions in the industry – the Travel Edge Advisor is empowered to do what they love – sell travel. Hotel EDGE provides more choice for the Advisor – more choices for their business, and more choice for their clients.”
Hotel EDGE is designed to simplify the hotel booking process from start to finish. Hotel rate commissions are guaranteed without having to chase vendors and are paid on the next billing cycle.
Travel Edge says when it examined how travel agents’ days were spent it found that 50% of a typical day was spent logging in and out of 20+ different systems and waiting on hold with call centres to book a single customer’s itinerary. With these chronic booking efficiencies, Travel Edge saw an opportunity to modernize travel agency workflow through the development of ADX, an all-in-one intelligent booking system.
“ADX was a revolutionary travel booking platform created by Travel Edge in 2014 and designed specifically for the needs of the travel advisor,” says Johnson. “Its promise was to make travel bookings simple, seamless and quick, leaving advisors more time to sell – Hotel EDGE continues to drive that focus and empower the travel advisor.”
ADX HOTEL EDGE HIGHLIGHTS:
88,000+ more hotel properties than before – including worldwide inventory in the 3 and 4 category
Guaranteed commission on every booking – paid on next 30-day billing cycle
Mark up opportunities – agents can choose to save client money or increase revenue
All prices are in US Dollars – meaning no currency fluctuation
Minimized administration work with ADX auto invoicing
Bruce Parkinson Editor-in-Chief
An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.