Hotelbeds provides the access of hotel inventory through their proprietary agent module and also offer the web services hotel API to access the data in run time. These web services are used for building a B2C and B2B hotel booking system for end client. Hotelbeds API, not only provides the solution for online booking and cancellation but also provides the amendment feature, which is not available in most of the leading hotel API providers. The API structure is well defined and can be easily customized with business logic of online travel agencies.
Hotelbeds accommodation & destination services is one of the leading hotel wholesaler with the database of around 80000 plus hotels worldwide. Hotelbeds, being a leading hotel api provider, is the preferred choice of online travel agencies. It offers hotels, transfers, sightseeing and has introduced car rental services recently. Travel agencies across USA, Europe, Middle East and India vouch for hotelbeds hotel inventory for variety and pricing.
Why to go with Hotelbeds Hotel API
Worldwide inventory of 80,000 Plus
Online direct booking, cancellation and amendment
Room merging option
Customized cancellation policy
Well structured and readable API document
Protocol / formats - XML, SOAP
Good technical support during API integration
Choosing right hotel API provider for online hotel booking system is one of the most challenging task. Hotelbeds because of its global hotel inventory, may be one of the smart choice for those OTA, who is looking for the cheapest and global inventory with booking amendment features.
Mobile usage & engagement in travel and tourism sector
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