Techtalks: Traveltech

Should I build a channel manager (travel portal)?

I've been running a travel business for past 5 years. We are a DMC for a specific destination.

We use multiple software products to manage our inventory of vehicles and hotel rooms.

I am now planning to develop my own portal with self-contracting hotel rooms. The challenge we now face is few hotels are unable to provide us a dedicated slot of rooms and upon investigation they replied us that a lot of rooms are booked through OTA and hence providing dedicated rooms is not possible.

Hence we decided to build a channel manager by ourselves so that we can have live inventory.

Are we going in the right direction or completely lost in technology? Please advise.

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Bhavesh Jain

asked  Mar 24, 2019

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Olexander Kolisnykov, Editor at AltexSoft

answered  Mar 25, 2019