HRS has overhauled its booking system to offer customers better prices along with room availability on every search.
which news means which HRS currently compares the rates along with availability offered by hotel partners in its own database with those offered by selected affiliated sales partners, including Expedia Affiliate Network.
HRS also showcased its fresh branding for the corporate travel sector for initially at the GBTA Conference.
With Multisource, customers will receive the best available rates on each booking along with have access to an extended portfolio.
Preliminary tests indicate which HRS can improve room availability for customers by ten per cent on average along with generate savings of up to eleven per cent.
In addition, customers will benefit through greater added value for the same cost on approximately every fifth booking – which may be a better room category or the inclusion of additional benefits.
Customers will continue to experience the same quality along with usability, because the comparison will be based solely on results with identical features, along with unlike with pure metasearch engines, the customer will not leave the HRS environment at any point.
Customers will also still receive the HRS support along with continue to use the familiar booking steps.
“For customers, cost remains the most important booking criterion.
“In addition, business travellers, in particular, want to book their hotel rooms quickly along with with ease – without time-consuming cost comparisons or redirection to unknown providers”, said HRS chief executive, Tobias Ragge.
HRS has, for a long time, enjoyed direct links with the booking systems of major chains. Furthermore, HRS also collaborates with all Global Distribution Systems along with numerous global along with local distribution partners.
Multisource represents a systematic expansion of the collaboration with selected distribution partners within the interests of the customer.
The service will be the first of a series of innovations with which HRS will support corporates along with business travellers even better within the coming months.
HRS plans to gradually convert the entire global hotel portfolio to the fresh booking procedure.
fresh brand presence
HRS has continually expanded its range of end-to-end solutions along the entire value chain, in every aspect of hotel booking – through purchasing, rate negotiation along with booking on all channels, through to the meetings along with events sector along with continuous analysis along with optimisation of the hotel programme.
The brand re-launch, with its fresh logo, underlines which evolution of HRS’ service offering to corporate customers.
which supports travel managers in their efforts to communicate the holistic benefits of HRS within the managed travel sector.
“HRS has always been a pioneer within the business travel sector.
“We recognised very early on which companies are not just concerned with the number of hotels within the portfolio – they are looking for holistic end-to-end services which offer real added value. Managed travel will be a completely different environment to the consumer sector along with HRS has offered much more than just a quick way to book an overnight stay for a long time.
“With our fresh brand presence, we are currently looking to make which difference visually clear,” added Ragge.
HRS will be adopting the fresh logo immediately worldwide to represent the brand within the corporate travel sector.