The Odysseus Air Booking Engine will help your business increase revenues while it automates processes and reduces the time and effort required to complete an airline booking. The application is hosted by Odysseus with the headers, footers and style sheets easily customized to provide a seamless online experience for customers. Complete private label versions are also supported where Odysseus can change the complete layout to meet a client’s specific requirements. The application is even mobile ready, using the latest responsive technology to automatically adjust the display layout to fit the screen of the device being used.
Live access to airline content is provided and the Air Booking Engine even has the ability to simultaneously search multiple content sources for the best price. Revenue Management Tools include the ability to mark up or mark down a product’s selling price by airline, itinerary, class of service, dates and more.
The Odysseus Air Booking Engine is a Business (B2B), Business to Consumer (B2C) and Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C) application.
Multiple Language capability includes UK & US English, Spanish, Lithuanian, Bulgarian, Russian, Hebrew & French. Only portions of application have been translated for some of the languages listed, however Clients have access to a feature which helps them easily translate portions as well.
Mobile Friendly application uses innovative responsive technology that automatically adjusts the layout of the Booking Engine display based on the type of device being used.
Multiple Currencies are supported subject to provider capabilities and market restrictions.
Currency Exchange Management tools available to display a single price to customer regardless of the currency the product is sourced in.
Brand Management provides a customizable look and feel and uses unique sub-hosted Domains to protect customer identity.
Client purchased SSL certificates are required to access all parts of the application and ensure secured processing of transactions.
Revenue Management tools allow you to Markup or Mark Down selling fares quickly and easily by website, airline, itinerary, class of service, dates and more…
Email communication to customers using your email address, logo, etc. provides easy access for all booking related questions.
Booking Reminders can send automatic emails to Customers’ and /or Agents based on various booking parameters. For example, this tool can be used to send automatic reminders to customers holding a reservation reminding them that their payment is due.
Flexible Search by dates, nearby airports, No penalties, Non-stop only & Matrix Display allow clients to narrow their search criteria.
Booking Capability includes Hold, Book, Validate Credit Card, AVS checks and allows Airline blocking, ticket type checks as well as consolidator/negotiated fare.
Booking Management includes Status changes, cancel booking, and adding payments.
Reporting Tools include the ability for clients to generate graphical reports showing Search and Booking Statistics such as the Top Origin/Destination cities searched and the booking ratio for each. Reports can even be generated at the affiliate or website level.
Affiliate & Distribution Network features allow you to quickly add affiliate Users and websites with the ability to easily customize the look and feel of each including headers, footers, style sheets, email addresses & company name. Profile Management as well as Preferences Management provide the ability to turn on/off a number of available features.
User Management allows your Consumer & Travel Agent Booking Engine to use a single online booking engine with role based access to features and Profile Management.
Online knowledgebase, support ensures experienced development and support staff is available around the clock.
Live Access to airline content is provided via direct connections as well as GDS’s like Amadeus, Sabre and others to be sure the most up to date availability and pricing is used. Includes the ability to simultaneously search multiple sources for published and private fares to ensure the best fare is offered.
The Booking Engine is hosted by Odysseus, however you can customize the headers, footers as well as the look and feel to provide a seamless online experience for customers visiting your website(s). The administration section has several powerful features which give you the control to manage your business. Some of these features worth noting include:
- An “Affiliate” model that allows you to quickly add affiliate users & websites.
- Mark up section which gives you control of the selling price.
- Capability to simultaneously search multiple sources for the best fares
- Reporting capabilities to allow you to easily track your business.
- Easy to use application has agents selling faster
- Customizable to maintain your unique brand identify
- No limit to number of websites you can have or the number of users
- Online knowledgebase and support