Imagine working with an online travel agent who understands how African lodges work.Someone who specialises in attracting customers who want your African experience. Someone who understands how your transfers and extras work and who can sell your beds, without you having to do anything!
Many of Africa’s top booking agents and safari specialists are investing in development to be able to link to ResRequest via our ResConnect product. Allowing them to easily check availability, quote accurately, and even book – saving the guest, agent and lodge time.
As a FREE business to business interface, ResConnect enables remote lodges to have a greater online presence and increase their sales by having real time inventory available for their agents. This is a safe and hassle-free way to streamline agent business whilst having full control of the shared information.
If you have any questions or want to know the next steps to getting connected, please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
See what our connection partners have to say!
“The integration with Travelogic and ResRequest, will further enhance our client offering. Tour Operators are looking for speed, accuracy and efficiency when putting together a quote and confirming bookings. With this integration, we are able to offer the advantage of Travelogic functionality and a live booking option, and in so doing, harmonise the relationship between the supplier and the tour operator.” Lindsay de Heer, Managing Director, Travelogic
“I am very excited about the relationship between Travelogic and ResRequest. To have the ability to prepare an accurate quotation, check availability and publish customised detailed documents all from one system is remarkable. It will save time for our consultants as well as our suppliers, and will aid with a seamless quotation process.” Cuan McLaren, African Ubuntu Safaris
“At Expert Africa we breathe a sigh of relief when one of our lodges moves to ResRequest. We know it’s a reliable platform, we know it’ll work well even when comms are challenging, and we know that we’ll easily be able to access their availability information through ResConnect – which speeds up our business of sending travellers to them on tailor-made itineraries.” Chris McIntyre, Managing Director, Expert Africa
“Our travellers can get all the safari lodge information they need in one place, from wide screen photos to number of beds, map location, Trip Advisor reviews, amenities, as well as availability which ResConnect provides dynamically.” David Tett, President, Bushtracks Expeditions
“ResConnect allows us to provide our African Safari Experts with access live availability and rates information – This enables them to instantly engage with travellers and rapidly develop and dispatch available and accurately costed itineraries 24/7/365.” Joanne Dickson, CEO, Go2Africa
“Globa.li connects real-time inventory from hundreds of the best hotels across Africa, many which have never been bookable online before, with travel agents, tour operators and other distributors from around the world.” Sarah Fazendin, CEO of Globa.li
Big5 Boutique is an online platform empowering people to easily discover and book hand-picked safaris across Africa.
“ResConnect is going to allow us to make our booking process for lodges much more efficient” Johnny Prince, CEO, Big5 Boutique
Africa Travel Resource is a travel company specialising in assisting travellers to create authentic and innovative trips to Africa.
ECCO Tours is happy to announce it has partnering with ResRequest to provide their clients with a seamless online booking platform. The integration will allow ECCO Tours clients access to rates and availability, ensuring maximum sales penetration as well as an easier way to transact. The integration will ensure reduced time for the booking process, a key requirement across their client-base.
General Manager & Head of Product of ECCO Tours, Tony Brink said: “The channel allows our clients to now access far more room stock as well as offers real time ability to up-sell on accommodation. This is a proven method to increase revenue for both our contracted suppliers as well as the company itself.”
“Our continual partnership with important channel distribution platforms such as ResRequest reiterates our commitment to offering our clients the best service, platform connectivity, and booking efficiency as possible”, said Rory Mathew, IT Manager of ECCO Tours.
More connecting soon…
Next steps for lodges: Connections are quick and easy – just build a relationship with the agent you’d like to connect with. Set them up in ResRequest as an agent and user, then send a request to email@example.com to link you up. Each connection is FREE – with a nominal once off setup fee.