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How to start your own travel business with travel portal software

Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:51 AM

Travel portal software can be used by users in order to make online reservations for all business as well as personal purposes. This is an online booking engine which provides instant measures including immediate confirmation of reservations. The apprehension generally faced by travelers in waiting for the reservations of travel tickets or hotel rooms to go through is eliminated by this method. With the help of such software it is possible to select your own destinations, stops, dates, routes etc and hence you are able to plan your own vacation which will fit your particular requirements. Apart from this a good travel booking engine also provides a very secure payment system which is also customer friendly, reliable and fast. For the inquiry regarding tariff, billings and availability all can be checked automatically via online booking measures. A good travel portal development company will also usually provide Custom light weight development, API integration, XML integration, building travel iphone and Android applications.

If you really want to fetch business with the help of your travel portal, you need to ensure that it includes some strong features like:

Online domestic and international tickets for airlines, trains and buses

Hotel bookings

Tour packages

SMS gateway integration

Payment gateway integration

Powerful back office module

Set booking limits and mark ups for agents

User log in and management system

Forex for updated rates of currencies

Travel agency or agent management

You can find many travel portal software companies on the internet, but you should opt for the one that can provide customized software which will cater to your specific business requirements. If hotel reservation software has been designed keeping in mind specific tasks then the business gets enhanced as it takes care of all the faulty issues and availing of easy solutions to the problems faced by the hotel.


Make sure that you look at and analyze a few companies before you choose a single travel portal development company for your work. Compare the services provided by different companies and the rates demanded by them. Also ask for the work that they have done in the past and if possible read some testimonials written by previous clients. If you are able to integrate such a travel portal API with your own software solution, as a travel service provider you can offer unbeatable travel related services to your potential clients. This can help you to build a travel related business of your own which will generate generous profits for you.

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