Travel Distribution System
Travel & Tourism industry consists of informal global network of independent
businesses, which form the ‘travel distribution chain’. This network allows both domestic
and global consumers to explore, reserve and pay for your product.
Travel Distributors facilitate you to broaden your customer base horizon beyond the
promotion and marketing budget. They are particularly important to the Inbound tourism
industry as overseas customers still rely a lot on the advice of local travel experts when
planning their holiday, particularly in long haul and emerging markets.
Travel distributors can also provide insights and recommendation on target. The Travel
distribution system covers all the channels through which an global traveler can buy your
Other than approaching you directly, international and domestic travelers may book your
Local travel agents
Tour wholesalers/ operators that market directly to consumers (direct sellers)
Inbound tour operators
Meeting planners, and
Online – through travel portals or individual Internet booking engines.
Distribution channels and consumer purchasing behavior varies from market to market so
you will also need to understand the structure of the distribution system specific to your
target markets. When considering how best to distribute your product to international
consumers, it is important to understand each channel and the relationships between
companies within the distribution channel.
TravelCarma offer you a solution to handle XML Travel Distribution System.
TravelCarma has addressed challenges with its proven expertise in integration with
GDS/IDS/OTAs and other Travel Distribution Systems for its clients. Some of the
features offered by this solution is mentioned here:
Access Of Inventory Available
Multiple Sources Aggregation
Incorporation Into Existing Systems
Selected Display Of Inventory
Installation Of Software Not Required
Increased Efficiency And Productivity
For more information, please visit TravelCarma XML Distribution