Expedia Group is one of the world’s biggest travel platforms. In the first quarter of this year, Expedia Group has brought in 92 billion USD in gross bookings and secured over 300 million bed nights through its over 200 travel booking sites in 75 countries.
Properties using ResRequest can now connect directly to Expedia Group without a channel manager. Having access to this online platform gives properties significant advantage, as online bookings are growing and Expedia Group is a leader in this field. Adding Expedia Group to our list of connection partners is part of our ongoing commitment to provide you with the best ways to grow your business through various sales channels. Connections to Expedia Group are facilitated through ResConnect, our API and controlled with user access permissions.
Key benefits of joining Expedia Group
- Gain global exposure – Promote your property on over 200 websites (Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Trivago, etc.) in more than 75 countries – generating over 675+ million monthly site visits, up 21% year on year.
- Increase low season bookings – Increase the appeal of your property and target new customers (including 69+ million loyalty members) during low season by participating in price promotions such as early booking discounts, last minute deals or discounts for longer stays.
- Attract travellers who book earlier and stay for longer – Our international and diverse customer base tends to stay longer, spend more, and book further in advance.
The connection process is simple.
Sign up with Expedia Group and an Expedia Group and ResRequest consultant will be in touch to get you set up.
Your rates and availability are distributed and updated on Expedia platforms, directly from ResRequest. Bookings made by Expedia Group are automatically highlighted in ResRequest for your central reservation team to review, along with an email. All you need to do is manage your profile information on Expedia Group – they’re really helpful and have a team to assist with these housekeeping items.
Cost for using this connection.
A once off ResRequest setup fee of approximately 1 hour is billed at our standard data set up rate. The Expedia Group sign up is free and commission is only charged from the first booking.
Track the success of the connection.
As bookings are automatically linked to an Expedia Group agent and an Expedia Group source. Your marketing team can run their favourite report to track bed nights, yield, average length of stay and revenue filtered or grouped by the Expedia Group agent or source.
Customers have already started using the connection.
We have over 40 properties active with the ResRequest-Expedia Group connection. Join this growing number of customers and start selling your bed nights fast and easily!
For more info on all the online options available, see our Channel Management starter pack.